Monthly Archives: October 2012

Disabled activist’s house raided over anti-government facebook comments.

I don’t have anything massively interesting or original to say at the moment, but I thought this story was worth passing on: A female disability activist had her home raided yesterday [October 26th] by South Wales Police who attempted to … Continue reading

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Can’t we all just get along? Thoughts on class unity and anti-capitalist unity

A number of new radical groups have emerged over the last year. Among them is the Anti-Capitalist Initiative, which seems to have been set up by a number of activists who come from a Trotskyist background, but are willing to … Continue reading

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Labour’s future isn’t working: notes from October 20th

So, the latest lefty Big Day Out has come and gone. These kinds of events are always contradictory: simultaneously a gathering of huge numbers of workers who want to take some kind of action to stop their lives getting worse, … Continue reading

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“One less pig; perfect justice” – grieving father jailed for t-shirt

The story of Barry Thew, the Manchester man jailed for wearing an anti-police t-shirt on the day two officers got shot, has attracted quite a lot of attention in the press. But two facts about the case have been kept … Continue reading

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Leah-Lynn Plante, a third anarchist comrade jailed for silence.

So, I’ve really not written much of late, out of a combination of being quite busy and not having that much to say. I still don’t have much to say, but I thought it was worth sharing an update on … Continue reading

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