The movements opposing the British government need a set of aims: here’s my attempt at a first draft.
The Barbarians at the Gate
Why has policing in Britain gone so mad?
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.
The Paranoia Squad
A British police unit is demonising peaceful protesters to stay in business.
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.
A Likely Story
As the evidence accumulates, the Evening Standard’s allegations of terrorist planning have fallen apart.
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.
Attack of the Baby Eaters
The press has been publishing a series of crazy scare stories about our intentions at the climate camp
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
A Plague of Lawyers
Their over-representation in politics is partly responsible for a long sequence of oppressive laws.
Bayoneting a Scarecrow
The 9/11 conspiracy theories are a coward’s cult.
9/11 conspiracism is dragging activists away from the real issues
Putting the State on Trial
Protesters who have damaged military equipment are walking away from the dock
A World Without Men
An untold story from Greenham Common
Protesters are Criminals
And hardly anyone is contesting the new clampdown
Protest as Harassment
The new crime bill permits the police to stop almost any demonstration.
The Alternative Media
Undercurrents and Schnews are both ten years old, and still blooming.
A Thousand Dusty Codicils
Little by little, democracy is being banned
Rattling the Bars
Something very big is stirring among Europe’s young people