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Edinburgh street closure + boarding pics before the make poverty history march

more action required | 03.07.2005 20:58 | G8 2005 | Free Spaces | Globalisation

With all the fuss and apocalyptic media hype before the Make Poverty History (MPH) march, I talked to many residents who were expecting widespread riots. The preparations for the MPH march made it look like one was expected...

In the end the march was I found quite depressing, with the whole route penned in by barriers and seperated from the residents and other streets, while many normal saturday locals stayed well away. Still, the morning was great with the streets closed to traffic, empty expanses of road giving a vision of a city without cars...

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  1. i agree — anarchkit
  2. fear — perogrullo