Category: protest

Angry Men

There’s no solidarity in the ‘sovereign citizen’ protests now taking off around the world, only incoherent rage.

This is the Moment

At extraordinary speed, the government is shutting down crucial political freedoms. We must resist while we still can.

A Tyrant’s Power

If the government’s amendments to the Police Bill are passed, we are on the path to authoritarianism.

Extremophiles

Anyone seeking to defend life on Earth is now labelled an extremist. Yet the real extremists are those in power.

Oil Strike

The oil companies have successfully transferred blame for their actions to us. It is time to fight back.

Grounded

History will be kind to the protesters who plan to stop flights at Heathrow airport. They are climate heroes.

No More Excuses

No one is coming to save us. Only rebellion will prevent an environmental apocalypse

First Strike

Drawing on the successes and failures of the past, we must help young climate strikers to win their existential struggle

Re: generation

Why older people must stand in solidarity with the youth climate strikes.

Bring It On

Did an undercover policeman help to instigate a major riot?

The Wrong State

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

Corporate Blowback

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

The Promised Land

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

The Freedom Swindle

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

What We Are For

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

Printing Police Lies

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

From the Bottom Up

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