The Tories are continuing to move against gay marriage - and continuing the reality of LGBT oppression - but we can continue to unite against this over the summer. Below is a list of Pride Festivals over the next two months; a list that is not exhuastive. Attend where you can and show that marriage… Continue reading LGBT Pride Marches in the UK This Summer
The High Horse of Age: Concerning Thatcher
Some of us were not alive during Thatcher's reign. Some of us were only toddlers, like myself. Some of us saw it all. Dear the latter, shut up about your age. Here is why: I've been frustrated with the amount of people who say, "How can young people protest against the funeral? They weren't around."… Continue reading The High Horse of Age: Concerning Thatcher
Writing, the countryside, fan art and bugger it.
I'm afraid I am going to bail out of giving my subjective report on the 26th of March; simply because it was super boring. I have nothing amazing to tell you other than we walked slower than a snail on sleeping pills for six hours through London. The only cool things to report are (A)… Continue reading Writing, the countryside, fan art and bugger it.
March for the Alternative | This Saturday
Hi All, Today, UCU members are on strike in opposition to the damaging cuts in education. NUS has worked closely with UCU throughout our campaigns to oppose Government cuts and stands in solidarity with their strike action. On Saturday 26 March thousands more trade union members, students and the public will join together in central… Continue reading March for the Alternative | This Saturday
Details on what is expected to be the biggest march of the year:
Saturday 26 March 2011 On Saturday 26 March, students, trade union members and supporters will unite in central London to continue the campaign against the coalition Governments savage programme of cuts to education and the public service. NUS is standing shoulder to shoulder in solidarity with trade unions to fight against the spending cuts that… Continue reading Details on what is expected to be the biggest march of the year:
The anti-fascist demo at #Luton 2011, from the perspective of a #UAF member
This is written from a subjective view-point that captures the craziness and chaos of what happened from someone directly involved. For one of the very few videos with footage of the UAF rally, click [here]. Skip to 02:42 for the speech by Martin Smith ❤ The BBC nor any other channel will ever broadcast it.… Continue reading The anti-fascist demo at #Luton 2011, from the perspective of a #UAF member
Scrivener, London demos, coffee-demons and saga eureka (maybe)
From 11AM yesterday until 4AM today, Mitch and I did not move from the sofa other than to make tea/coffee or use the loo. It was, despite not moving for seventeen hours, quite productive. I made a decent dent into my presentation (now almost finished) due in tomorrow. I’ve organised an expansive Writing Bible with,… Continue reading Scrivener, London demos, coffee-demons and saga eureka (maybe)