The Â My Tram Experience videoÂ stirred lots of debate about multiculturalism in London, and if London really was as racist as this woman.
Though a wannabe mini-Nick Griffin applauded that troubled woman’s rants, at TMP Towers, this video has won our award of best response to the racism:
Though many regard this tragic experience as a rarity, unfortunately […]Read more →
by Damien Gayle / @damiengayle
Days after the NYPD imposed a media blackout to stop the world seeing how they evicted the Occupy Wall Street camp, I fell victim to Occupy LSXâ€™s own press ban.
I had been visiting their newest occupation, a vast network of buildings owned by banking giant UBS, on Sun Street, near Moorgate […]
Saturday 5th November in Whitechapel
Dale Farm: Building the Traveller Solidarity Movement
A meeting of in-depth debate and discussion.
The ongoing Dale Farm eviction does not mean that we as a Travellers solidarity movement have failed. This is only the beginning as the struggle of Travellers all over Britain continues with multiple communities under the threat of eviction. […]
Over the past day, weeks and months, we have witnessed an unprecedented use of force and power towards one section of an ethnic minority community based in Essex. The local police constabulary and Basildon Council have admitted that the residents of Dale Farm pose no criminal threat nor are a source of other social antagonism […]Read more →
“Capital punishment is the most premeditated of all murders”
Tuesday night I, with around 300 others, answered Amnesty International’s call to hold a vigil for Troy Davis, outside the US Embassy in London. It seemed inconceivable that the world’s most powerful democracy could execute a man, especially a man whose conviction had appeared to be […]
From Dale Farm Solidarity London (dalefarmldn[at]gmail.com)
On Thursday 15th September, friends and supporters of the Traveller site at Dale FarmÂ in Essex and activists from various campaigning groups will assemble in a flash mob to create a â€œcardboard cityâ€ at the offices of the Department of Communities and Local Government (DCLG).
Supporting activists and groups include No Sweat, […]
As the launch of Camp Constant on August 27th approaches, the authorities appear poised to blockade Dale Farm.
WATER AND ELECTRICITY TO BE CUT
The Council have released information that they intend to cut water and electricity supplies from Dale Farm after the eviction notice period expires on midnight 31st August. This will leave sick, elderly, young, […]
From The Commune
Last month the English Defence League announced plans to march in Tower Hamlets, East London, in protest at an Islamist conference planned for June 20th at the Troxy centre. The conference was planned by groups tied to Islamic Forum Europe, among the major Islamist groups in the area.
Anti-racists planned to demonstrate against the […]Read more →
At The Multicultural Politic, we support campaigns against discrimination everywhere and anywhere in the world. Across Europe and especially in Hungary and Slovakia, the global recession has strengthened far-right parties and fascist groups. The Gypsy and Roma people have been at the front line of persecution and discrimination especially by these groups in Eastern Europe. […]Read more →
This is painful but important to watch, Diane Abbott struggles to answer very tough questions from Andrew Neil on the “This Week” sofa last night.
It was indeed very harsh and caught Diane unaware which has led some to claim foul play. I can’t say it is unfair for legitimate political questions to be asked on […]
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