The Acorn – 10
Government plans to enact a ‘domestic extremism’ law, announced in the Queen’s Speech, threaten to make thought criminals of all who challenge the established order. At risk are campaigners, protestors, journalists and all who dissent from Britain’s neoliberal corporatocracy, writes Donnachadh McCarthy of Occupy Democracy in an article in The Ecologist.
In this issue:
- Growing revolt on UK streets
- Spirited resistance to G7 capitalists
- Fracking liars are targeted
- Fighting capitalism’s domination of our lives
- Nasa people fight for “the liberation of Mother Earth”
- Technology out of control
1. Growing revolt on UK streets
A growing mood of angry defiance of the capitalist system has been in evidence on the streets of the UK in recent weeks.
The latest instance took place in Brighton on Saturday June 6, where a large anti-austerity protest in the city culminated in the storming of the former Barclays bank at Preston Circus.
A new radical alternative community space is being created there – “a space for organising actions to challenge all recent and ongoing political events”. The wish list includes camping stoves, cutlery, cups, plates, bowls, pans…
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