A Great Corporate Cock-up
February 28, 2013
Take a ringside seat as a giant company beats the living daylights out of itself.
– ‘A Great Corporate Cock-up’.
February 25, 2013
Companies like EDF, seeking to terrify protesters with lawsuits, are likely to become victims of their own aggression.
– ‘Corporate Blowback’.
The Promised Land
July 16, 2012
This is the fate of young people today: excluded, but forbidden to opt out.
– ‘The Promised Land’.
The Freedom Swindle
March 29, 2011
The government promised us the right to peaceful protest. It is delivering nothing of the kind.
– ‘The Freedom Swindle’.
What We Are For
March 6, 2011
The movements opposing the British government need a set of aims: here’s my attempt at a first draft.
– ‘What We Are For’.
The Barbarians at the Gate
May 19, 2009
Why has policing in Britain gone so mad?
– ‘The Barbarians at the Gate’.
Printing Police Lies
April 21, 2009
The rightwing press has briefly turned against the police, but normal service will soon resume.
– ‘Printing Police Lies’.
From the Bottom Up
February 3, 2009
A new mobilisation could revitalise politics in the UK – but only if you get involved.
– ‘From the Bottom Up’.
The Paranoia Squad
December 23, 2008
A British police unit is demonising peaceful protesters to stay in business.
– ‘The Paranoia Squad’.
Identity Politics in Climate Change Hell
August 22, 2008
Do you want to save the biosphere or boost your own brand of politics? You can’t do both.
– ‘Identity Politics in Climate Change Hell’.
A Likely Story
March 4, 2008
As the evidence accumulates, the Evening Standard’s allegations of terrorist planning have fallen apart.
– ‘A Likely Story’.
Beneath the Pall of Misery, a New Movement Is Born
August 21, 2007
The climate camp at Heathrow is materially different from protests that have taken place in Britain before.
– ‘Beneath the Pall of Misery, a New Movement Is Born’.
Attack of the Baby Eaters
August 18, 2007
The press has been publishing a series of crazy scare stories about our intentions at the climate camp
– ‘Attack of the Baby Eaters’.
This Is Now a Protest for Democracy
August 7, 2007
To win an injunction against protests at Heathrow airport, BAA used a law which threatens our democratic rights
– ‘This Is Now a Protest for Democracy’.
A Plague of Lawyers
March 6, 2007
Their over-representation in politics is partly responsible for a long sequence of oppressive laws.
– ‘A Plague of Lawyers’.
Bayoneting a Scarecrow
February 20, 2007
The 9/11 conspiracy theories are a coward’s cult.
– ‘Bayoneting a Scarecrow’.
February 12, 2007
9/11 conspiracism is dragging activists away from the real issues
– ‘Short Changed’.
Putting the State on Trial
October 19, 2006
Protesters who have damaged military equipment are walking away from the dock
– ‘Putting the State on Trial’.
A World Without Men
September 7, 2006
An untold story from Greenham Common
– ‘A World Without Men’.
Protesters are Criminals
October 4, 2005
And hardly anyone is contesting the new clampdown
– ‘Protesters are Criminals’.
Protest as Harassment
February 22, 2005
The new crime bill permits the police to stop almost any demonstration.
– ‘Protest as Harassment’.
The Alternative Media
December 3, 2004
Undercurrents and Schnews are both ten years old, and still blooming.
– ‘The Alternative Media’.
A Thousand Dusty Codicils
August 3, 2004
Little by little, democracy is being banned
– ‘A Thousand Dusty Codicils’.
Rattling the Bars
November 18, 2003
Something very big is stirring among Europe’s young people
– ‘Rattling the Bars’.
George Bush, The Anti-American
November 13, 2003
Our protests are against the policies, not the people
– ‘George Bush, The Anti-American’.
January 28, 2003
Far from fizzling out, the global justice movement is growing in numbers and maturity
– ‘Fired Up’.
The Time for Talking Is Over
January 7, 2003
We must oppose this war as we have never opposed one before
– ‘The Time for Talking Is Over’.
World Bank to West Bank
April 9, 2002
The movement written off after September 11 is demonstrating its worth in Palestine
– ‘World Bank to West Bank’.
November 1, 2001
Review of the video “Non-Violence for a Change”, JustUs Productions (email@example.com)
– ‘On Violence’.
Raising the Temperature
July 24, 2001
It’s time we started pulling down corporate headquarters
– ‘Raising the Temperature’.
Say It With Food
May 17, 2001
Throwing Eggs at Ministers is Good for Democracy
– ‘Say It With Food’.
Violence is Our Enemy
May 1, 2001
And peaceful protesters must be brave enough to stand up to it
– ‘Violence is Our Enemy’.
Wrong T-shirt son? You’re nicked
February 22, 2001
The act which came into force this week could make terrorists of us all
– ‘Wrong T-shirt son? You’re nicked’.
February 8, 2001
A powerful new opposition movement is beginning to emerge
– ‘Britain Rising’.
January 18, 2001
In the name of preventing violence, the government is being asked to ban peaceful protest
– ‘Illegal Beagles’.
Our Peripheral Parliament
January 1, 2001
Politics is moving out of Westminster, as our representatives avoid the real issues
– ‘Our Peripheral Parliament’.
June 1, 2000
The 17th Century campaigner Gerrard Winstanley is a hero for the 21st Century
– ‘Still Digging’.
No Way to Run a Revolution
May 10, 2000
One of Britain’s Most Effective Direct Action Movements Has Lost the Plot
– ‘No Way to Run a Revolution’.
The Price of Dissent
February 10, 2000
People are being ruined for opposing development
– ‘The Price of Dissent’.
The Homespun Revolution
January 6, 2000
The Homespun Revolution
– ‘The Homespun Revolution’.
Disruptive Protest is a Civic Duty
August 19, 1999
When the law is wrong it must be challenged. That’s progress
– ‘Disruptive Protest is a Civic Duty’.
August 29, 1996
As the security services seek to justify their existence, harmless activists are being treated as terrorists
– ‘Defective Inspectors’.
Hawks and Doves
July 30, 1996
Four remarkable women are challenging the most powerful forces in the land
– ‘Hawks and Doves’.
May 8, 1996
Britain’s direct action movements have become a force for cultural and even economic renewal
– ‘Starting Over’.
You don’t give us the Earth, we’ll take it.
January 11, 1996
The direct action movement is putting the passion back into politics
– ‘You don’t give us the Earth, we’ll take it.’.
Get Off My Planet
June 19, 1995
Britain’s landlords are trespassing against our right to enjoy the countryside
– ‘Get Off My Planet’.
If Not Now, When?
January 1, 1995
There are no excuses for not joining the protest against the Newbury bypass
– ‘If Not Now, When?’.
December 7, 1994
Roads protesters are bringing art and necessity back together, sowing the seeds of cultural renewal
– ‘Subversive Genius’.
Back to 1662
October 26, 1994
The Government’s repressive new laws contain eerie similarities to statutes passed hundreds of years ago
– ‘Back to 1662’.
A Private Order Called Public Order
August 5, 1994
Environmentalism is at the vanguard of Britain’s movements for political change
– ‘A Private Order Called Public Order’.
Fire in a Box
June 2, 1994
Britain’s protest movements have emerged in response to the enclosure of the land, the mind and political power. They are seeking to recover the freedom all of us have lost
– ‘Fire in a Box’.
January 1, 1990
Why doesn’t Guinness stop fighting us and help us to turn its land into something worthwhile?
– ‘Your Round’.