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Fight The Cuts 30/5/2015

“£12bn more cuts, £120bn tax dodged, austerity is a lie”

The police were surprisingly cooperative at this one. Arranged by UK Uncut. 32 more words


Creative and peaceful 'anti-austerity' protest on Westminster Bridge achieves global media coverage

An ‘art as direct action protest’ against austerity and public sector budget reduction policies on Westminster Bridge has generated international media coverage.

A few hundred activists gathered on the bridge yesterday to create a large yellow painted banner with the words ’12bn CUTS. 449 more words


Tax-Dodging is Theft

UK Gold – Trailer and Soundtrack

Think Britain’s a poor country in need of austerity cuts? Think again. The UK Gold is essential viewing. An in-depth investigation of the tax avoidance industry in the UK, The UK Gold tackles tax dodging corporations and government complicity so directly that both BBC and Channel 4 refused to run it. 81 more words


Good News for NHS Funding

In his speech to the Labour Party conference on Tuesday, Ed Miliband outlined his six point plan for Britain, which included restoring a sense of social mobility of all, reinstating the prospects of home ownership for all, tackling the cost of living crisis, low wages and a lack of jobs, and, ambitiously, … 382 more words


Life on Hannan World (Part 13)

I can barely believe it. A little over 24 hours after I wrote the last “Life on Hannan World” blog, up pops Dissembling Dan with another. 1,107 more words


We love you DPAC #Occupywestminster #SaveILF

A few months ago I was invited by DPAC ( Disabled People Against the Cuts) to get involved with a protest about the Independent Living fund which is due to be cut. 1,871 more words

imatigerrr reblogged this on imatigerrr and commented:

Occupy Westminster Protest by DPAC activists Saturday 28th July, 2014. It included people with various disabilities and themselves affected by government onslaught of cuts against the disabled, on behalf of disabled nation wide, suffering effects of cuts in UK. With Independent Living Fund crucial to many in enabling having a more independent life and increasing opportunities, but being slashed by the government. A protest on the lawn of Westminster Abbey was met by 100s police presence and being kettled. The following blog item re-blogged here goes into detail about the planning and massive effort by those taking part to get this to public attention: We love you DPAC #Occupywestminster #SaveILF https://twitter.com/chunkymark/status/483370015467798529 https://twitter.com/TheSilentAnon/status/483364852455309314 https://twitter.com/chunkymark/status/483264517175246848 https://twitter.com/chunkymark/status/483565613915594752 https://twitter.com/chunkymark/status/483678350322728960 The Socialist Way: ""Judge any society by how it treats its weakest members. The blockade of Westminster Abbey https://twitter.com/churchpoverty/status/483904599980797952 https://twitter.com/AlisonPlayford/status/485038600070107136 https://twitter.com/TenPercent/status/485043912474497024 https://twitter.com/AnitaBellows12/status/485045760283918336 https://twitter.com/Dis_PPL_Protest/status/485039202200199168 https://twitter.com/AnitaBellows12/status/485048758926065664 https://twitter.com/AnitaBellows12/status/485051664110714880 https://twitter.com/hangbitch/status/485078038854795265 https://twitter.com/stevetopple/status/485073526937120768 https://twitter.com/PenPep/status/485071387414257664 https://twitter.com/SophEpartridge/status/485132955413909505

Ongoing blog item as protests develop