Category archives: protest

Bring It On

Did an undercover policeman help to instigate a major riot? Read more.

The Wrong State

The police spy scandal shows that mass surveillance will be used against us. Read more.

A Great Corporate Cock-up

Take a ringside seat as a giant company beats the living daylights out of itself. Read more.

Corporate Blowback

Companies like EDF, seeking to terrify protesters with lawsuits, are likely to become victims of their own aggression. Read more.

The Promised Land

This is the fate of young people today: excluded, but forbidden to opt out. Read more.

The Freedom Swindle

The government promised us the right to peaceful protest. It is delivering nothing of the kind. Read more.

What We Are For

The movements opposing the British government need a set of aims: here’s my attempt at a first draft. Read more.

The Barbarians at the Gate

Why has policing in Britain gone so mad? Read more.

Printing Police Lies

The rightwing press has briefly turned against the police, but normal service will soon resume. Read more.

From the Bottom Up

A new mobilisation could revitalise politics in the UK – but only if you get involved. Read more.

The Paranoia Squad

A British police unit is demonising peaceful protesters to stay in business. Read more.

Identity Politics in Climate Change Hell

Do you want to save the biosphere or boost your own brand of politics? You can’t do both. Read more.

A Likely Story

As the evidence accumulates, the Evening Standard’s allegations of terrorist planning have fallen apart. Read more.

Beneath the Pall of Misery, a New Movement Is Born

The climate camp at Heathrow is materially different from protests that have taken place in Britain before. Read more.

Attack of the Baby Eaters

The press has been publishing a series of crazy scare stories about our intentions at the climate camp Read more.

This Is Now a Protest for Democracy

To win an injunction against protests at Heathrow airport, BAA used a law which threatens our democratic rights Read more.

A Plague of Lawyers

Their over-representation in politics is partly responsible for a long sequence of oppressive laws. Read more.

Bayoneting a Scarecrow

The 9/11 conspiracy theories are a coward’s cult. Read more.

Short Changed

9/11 conspiracism is dragging activists away from the real issues Read more.

Putting the State on Trial

Protesters who have damaged military equipment are walking away from the dock Read more.