London. UK. The pandemic has been the starting gun of a huge project of capitalist restructuring in which we are rapidly getting lost. London is already well within the bounds of being a ‘smart city’ — this means that every molecule in this seething metropole is in the process (or already) brought into one great artificial network: capitalism certainly, but largely virtual, nearly autonomous, diffused into everything around us, and into ourselves, into our bodies, into our minds.Continue reading 1 May 2021… After lockdown, let’s look at the situation we’re finding around us [London, UK]
London. UK. March 21. 2021. A group of squatters have occupied the former Clapham Common Police Station in London to demand the withdrawal of the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill and the end of the femicide.Continue reading London, UK: Squatters Occupy Clapham Common Police Station
London. UK. We received a text and a few images from an action in solidarity with Dimitris Koufontinas at the Greek embassy in London.Continue reading London, UK: People’s Front – Solidarity with Dimitris Koufontinas!
London. UK. On March 1 an action in solidarity with hunger and thirst striker Dimitris Koufontinas took place at the Greek embassy in London.Continue reading London, UK, March 1, 2021: Action in solidarity with hunger and thirst striker Dimitris Koufontinas
London. UK. Today [December 21] four separate squats were evicted in London. One being the mutual aid community free shop [pictured] in Harringay that was very close to our hearts. They illegally evicted us, as they didn’t tell us we had court on 17 December.Continue reading London, UK: Four squats evicted just before Xmas
London. UK. A comrade writes about the Walthamstow Hoe Street Ward Mutual Aid group.Continue reading London, UK: Mutual Aid in Action
London. UK. Video of a workshop with Green Anti-Capitalist Front as part of the London Anarchist Bookfair 2020.Continue reading Green Solidarity: Learning from the GRASS experience – GAF does #London Bookfair 2020 [Video]
UK. London. Regents Park in London contains probably the richest street in the city. Many of the mansions here are said to be ‘worth’ £165 million. Many of these large properties are empty, while just a mile away people are left to sleep in doorways.Continue reading #UK (& beyond…): The real enemy
London. UK. Support the London-wide day of action against evictions on August 24th.Continue reading #London, #UK: Keep the Ban on Evictions!
UK. For years we had to accept “austerity” as Britain didn’t have any money. Ordinary people had to “tighten their belts” while the rich became super rich. But Britain was “skint”. We ‘couldn’t afford’ pay rises or increases in benefits. Hospital beds were lost, NHS staff were treated like scum. Jobs we knew were important were seen as “low skilled” so bosses paid minimum wage and use zero hours’ contracts. Prisoners and asylum seekers were “evil” so the only option was to lock them away.Continue reading #COVID19: No going back to “business as usual”