Alfred Stevens and Julian Langevin report on a cold yet inspiring protest in Manchester that demonstrated a growing radicalism and a thirst for politics.
Over 1500 students from schools, colleges and universities marched through Manchester as part of the second national day of action against the cuts in education and the rise in fees. The police presence was overwhelming with … read this post
Well, what a day. I think all of us are still processing exactly what went on at last Wednesday’s London protest at Whitehall. There were the highs of seeing so many young people rush into Whitehall still wearing their school uniforms, there were the lows of being treated like animals by the state apparatus of her majesty’s government. And there … read this post
Frances Grahl’s report of Wednesday’s demo in London. Originally posted at http://shareorshelve.blogspot.com/
12.30: Left work at Tottenham Court Road. Phone L. She was leaving Trafalgar Square ‘with the march’ to walk down Whitehall. Had expected ‘carnival’ in Trafalgar Square to last longer so hurry down Charing Cross Road.
12.45: Can see end of march in Whitehall. Lots of police vans … read this post