Reclaim Brixton took place yesterday. What started out as a peaceful protest against what is being called the ‘gentrification’ of the area by inflating housing costs, turned violent. 271 more words
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My mate wrote a summary of her dissertation on how homelessness (living in temporary accommodation included) affects children & their wellbeing.
An interesting read
About 200 housing, anti-gentrification and Occupy campaigners disrupted the beginning of the annual Property Awards on Tuesday evening in London.
Nervous guests arrived in designer clothing and were forced to use side and back entrances as protesters blocked off the main doors to the Park Lane Hotel. 114 more words
Members of Action East End, as well as other members of the Radical Housing Network, supported the Bargees gathering at Victoria Park this afternoon. It is clear that the moves against the bargees who circulate is motivated by the social cleansing agenda as is the evictions of individuals and whole estates from homes on land. 84 more words
Occupy London have organised a protest at the Property Awards ceremony at the Grosvenor Hotel for 5:30 on Tuesday, April 21st. This is the chance to directly challenge those developers like Gailliard who have been building luxury high rises all over east London. 7 more words
I was in Denmark Street the other day to see what’s left of it, and I remember my Saturday afternoons there trying out guitars and stuff. 441 more words