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One Year Since the ‘Reinstatement’ of Leyton Marsh

Here’s a short essay I wrote for the Guardian ‘Shorts’ competition which asked for submissions of 5000 words on the topic of personal involvement in protest in 2012. It didn’t win (or even get close) but one year on from … Continue reading

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video – poverty torch relay 27 July 2012

film by Genie Weaver Also there is a great film by DailyMotion here.

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Olympic projection spotlights Adidas factories ‘exploitation’

Inspirational action from War on Want. From war on want here Olympic projection spotlights Adidas factories ‘exploitation’ 05 August 2012 NEWS PEG: Sunday, 5 August 2012   Olympic men’s 100 metres final Olympic projection spotlights Adidas factories ‘exploitation’ London 2012 sponsor … Continue reading

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Solidarity with Critical Mass arrestees

While millions watched the London2012 opening ceremony last Friday night, just outside, 182 cyclists were kettled, detained and arrested for the heinous crime of cycling. CS gas was also used by transport police against cyclists. Strict anti-protest bail conditions have … Continue reading

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Defend Our Right to Protest public meeting: Report

Defend our Right to Protest: The Olympics and Beyond Tuesday Harmony Hall, Walthamstow 7-9:30pm. About 85 people attended. We watched abut 15 minutes of Ophelia Coutures film about the marsh “Beginning”. The introduction by the chair was a brief history … Continue reading

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Press Release from Counter Olympic Network

From: counterolympicsnetwork.wordpress.com/2012/06/24/press-release-from-counter-olympics-network/ Press Release from Counter Olympics Network   COUNTER OLYMPICS NETWORK – 24 June 2012 – for immediate release WHOSE GAMES? WHOSE CITY? CRITICS OF LONDON OLYMPICS ANNOUNCE LARGE SCALE EVENT TO COINCIDE WITH FIRST SATURDAY OF GAMES The … Continue reading

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Beginning

For a report of the visit by Jenny Jones of the Green Party, please go to our Press Releases page Great film by Ophelie Couture about the struggle to Save Leyton Marsh. BEGINNING from Ophélie Couture on Vimeo. Solidarity with … Continue reading

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