Reform, rupture or re-imagination: understanding the purpose of an occupation
In 2011 occupations have become the tactic of choice for popular movements worldwide. But how exactly does the...
If things are so bad in Britain, where's the uprising?
Given the obvious harms being inflicted on the population of the UK, in the name of austerity, why did the...
Hackgate, power elites and the limits of the “corruption” critique
The real significance of the "hackgate" scandal in the UK is in revealing an underlying truth about the governing...
Met can neither "confirm nor deny" censoring Facebook profiles of "extremist groups"
One might consider it "extreme" to force some of the poorest, most desperate people in our society to pay for an...
The Spanish protests and the need for politics and conflict
The popular uprising of Spanish youth has been inspiring to observe, but its call for radical democracy should not...
"Conspiracy to commit a public nuisance", the pre-crime of choice for today's police
More disturbing videos have emerged showing pre-crime arrests ahead of the royal wedding.