Tag Archives: Occupations

Dancing in the streets: Reflections on March 26th

To start off with, it’s worth admitting that the end of my last post was a bit of excitable pre-demo hyperbole. I forgot to consider what actually happened, which was that there’d be some disorder that the cops and stewards … Continue reading

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Springtime for campus and university, springtime for you and me?

The universities have been a fair bit quieter in 2011 than in the last few months of last year, but that seems to be changing this week. The UCU strikes that took place in several regions on Tuesday, and will … Continue reading

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Recent highlights from the struggle

So, it’s been a while since I last found the time to write anything on this. Not a massive amount of time, only just over three weeks, but things are moving amazingly fast at the moment, so there’s an awful … Continue reading

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An example worth following

I certainly can’t claim any direct causal link, but it’s certainly nice to see that people in Lewisham seem to agree with my thinking on the idea of occupying libraries. (Lewisham anti-cuts campaigners are clearly not short of good ideas, … Continue reading

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Spreading the idea of occupations

One issue that anyone who’s involved in revolutionary politics and still has some grasp on reality has to deal with sooner or later is that, most of the time, what we do is pretty much pointless. Outside revolutionary situations, our … Continue reading

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Today Tunisia, tomorrow Egypt, the world some time after that

So, it’s been a busy week or so since I last wrote anything on here. The revolt in Tunisia’s really taken off, and the uprising in Egypt seems like a promising sign that the unrest could have the potential to … Continue reading

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From Cornwall to Korea

News round-up: an appeal’s being circulated by the American Communist Loren Goldner for solidarity with eight Korean revolutionaries who’re facing prison time: “I don’t believe too much in the efficacy of the kind of write-in protest advocated below, but an … Continue reading

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