It’s 2013, a bustling Monday night and autumn has finally started eyeing up winter clothing. Inside my chosen venue, the walls are lined with baby-faced images of the alternative comedy elite: faces who make you laugh, but with a clear conscious. Up there, in their pre-pubescent glory, Baddiel, Skinner, Merton, I kid you not, are [...]Read more →
[Content note: references to racial violence and rape]
Welcome to a world where Diane Abbott stumbles to say what David Lammy states fearlessly. Where The Sun’s Trevor Kavanagh did what Ed Miliband couldn’t. James O’Brien elegantly provided an open door but leading political figures declined the offer. Contrary to what appeared to many as obvious, Cameron and [...]
By Wolfgang Moneypenny/ @MoneypennyHomes
For the past year or so it has felt like housing politics has entered the Zeitgeist, perhaps another steroidal effect of George Osborne’s potentially reckless Help To Build stimulus. There has been a growth in dialogue and activism. And now the Labour Party enters the conversation by beginning to release details of planned [...]
On Wednesday 26th March, Kimberlé W. Crenshaw, the black woman who coined the term “Intersectionality” and professor of law at University College of Los Angeles and Columbia, gave a lecture entitled “Justice Rising: moving intersectionally in the age of post-everything”
For those of you who missed it, you can listen to the recording of the event here.
Over 1000 students marched and demonstrated through Central London yesterday, stopping police cars, bringing a blazing bin rampage in their wake. They demanded cops off campus, and lo it was so, this achievement was undoubtedly sweet and surprising. Many people put their bodies in defiance of not only state power but their well founded [...]
As heard by @JustinTheLibSoc
Creasy (Lab): Many young women are unemployed is that why you want to keep Page 3?
PM: I am getting behind working women
By Let Down 15 private tenants from 7 local tenant action groups across London held a ‘housewarming party’ at a development of newly built private rented flats in Stratford, east London, in protest at soaring private rents and the government’s failure to tackle the problem. London rents have been rising at around 7 per [...]Read more →
Video by @IWGBUnion
On Saturday 2nd November, members of the Industrial Workers of Great Britain and workers at John Lewis Store in Oxford Street, occupy the store to protest and demand the London Living Wage. The video below is in Spanish and also has segments in English:
D.W Kasper queried this morning if today’s Chinatown action was led by business owners or not, coupled with a big hint from @TheRubyKid, I decided to find out what was actually going on.
Suresh Grover’s anti-racist organisation, The Monitoring Group, issued a press release which described the Chinatown shut down as a “Strike and Closure of Restaurants“. [...]
As heard by @JustinTheLibSoc
Blomfield (Lab): Payday loans is a debt trap for many people. Let’s regulate the shit out of them
PM: Yup state regulation works.
Fox (Con): Guardian newspaper fuckers has hacked the government. Let’s assassinate Greenwald
PM: Guardian has destroyed the files
Ed M: COME ON 1 NASHUN EN-GER-LAND. Cost of living crisis is bad isn’t it?
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