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‘Stretched resources’ applies to parliamentarians, too…

I listened to a sad story on BBCR4 today this morning – a grieving mother can’t bury her daughter, murdered, because there’s no body – in years of searching none has been found. The killer isn’t co-operating (they don’t have … Continue reading

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Camberwell Green consultation closing – reject these plans!

(Reposted from SouthwarkCyclists.org.uk…) Southwark Council propose expensive and disruptive alterations to Camberwell Green junction and area. The plans are terrible. Southwark Cyclists have thoroughly examined their proposal with expert advice and we have decided to formally reject these plans.    Please respond to the … Continue reading

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Community Fusion – Hilsea Lido: This Sunday!

Playing the fundraiser I mentioned last month this weekend (Sunday 14th, 1-6pm): Tweet this Digg Post to LinkedIn Slashdot Stumble This

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Community! Fusion

Love fundraisers.* Next month we’re taking part in one that’s a little bit different. Community Fusion is a new charity venture in Portsmouth, a youth volunteering programme that aims to match young people to community projects. The volunteers benefit from … Continue reading

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George Monbiot: Robot Wars II

George Monbiot recently raised the issue of automated online astroturf campaigns, in this article for the Guardian, repeated on Monbiot.com. For those that don’t know, this involves a special interest group recruiting a team to create and maintain multiple digital … Continue reading

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Voting: Intentions

“A fair society starts with a fair election” – Billy Bragg So tomorrow we will go and cast our votes to try and pick a government. The Election has come at last. Except there’s not one single election where we … Continue reading

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Found a book.

I found a book I thought I’d lost for ages. : “A small boy, about nine years old, was following his goats as they grazed in the mountains. His name is not known. He was probably playing a little, throwing … Continue reading

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War Waste Workings

Hi (got to write this quick, dodgy connection. sorry for mistakes) I really, really, really care about this stuff on all sorts of levels. Please read on if you’ve got five minutes. I’ve tried quite hard to make a slightly … Continue reading

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Silence in the Streets

Originally published in The Oxford Student, Feb 2008. Read the original article here (.pdf format): OS6.20.OST OS6.21.OST It’s 8.30 on a wet Monday morning in January. I’m standing beside the Thames outside 11 Millbank – better known as ‘MI5’ – … Continue reading

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World Protest Record Attempt: SOCPA videos

Inspired by Mark Thomas‘ ‘official’ world record attempt (highlighting the ludicrous SOCPA law) we thought we’d try and break his WR of 20 protests in a day. We managed 24 out of 26 planned protests (being unlawfully prevented from completing … Continue reading

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