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Why politics needs arts & crafts

By Dr Anna Feigenbaum, lecturer in Media & Politics and contributor to the ‘Disobedient Objects’ exhibition at the Victoria & Albert Museum.

Inflatable cobblestones, book blocs, musical pot lids. 546 more words

Protest Camps

Occupy Revival

I wrote this for the Occupy London website.

At an Occupy Assembly on March 1st 2014, two years after the Occupy London Stock Exchange camp was evicted from the City of London, Occupy activists reclaimed the steps of St Paul’s Cathedral. 808 more words

From The Frontline

Popular savvy about finance - more than just money

Geoffrey Ingham, a Life Fellow of Christ’s College, Cambridge has weighed into openDemocracy’s Just Money debate with a worthwhile article called: “Whose money is it? 280 more words


Public event: Creating worlds together: a workshop on experimentations and protest camps

We are involved in organizing a public workshop about protest camps as part of the ESRC Festival of Social Science.  The workshop will be held on Saturday 2 November 2013 (10.00 – 13.00) at Birkbeck College in central London.   293 more words

Non-Stop Picket

MP's do not represent us, they represent themselves

Something like 100,000 people have signed a petition for Iain Duncan Smith to live up to his comment that he could live on £53 a week, which is the amount that as Works and Pensions Secretary he has said is that the State will provide to the unemployed. 515 more words


Call me Jack, as in I'm alright

It is the nearly the end of January and I have had one the best January ever.  I seem to be, as my Boss would say, cooking on gas. 682 more words


Skivers and Strivers

If his Omni-shambles of a government is good at anything it is the sound bite – reducing complex political and social issues to binary opposites, to black and white, good and bad. 781 more words