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The Summer Of Rage Starts Here! - Call from London Anarchists

London Anarchists | 07.03.2009 14:59 | G20 London Summit | London

G20 London Summit: A rebellious call for days of action
March 28th - April 2nd 2009

MARCH 28/09 // 
'Put People First' Anti-G20 demonstration, 11am Central London

As the financial crisis has spurred a global economic recession the reality of the situation is being faced by us all – price hikes and wage cuts, job losses, spiralling debt and repossessions. The institutions of government and global finance are making us pay for their mistakes, giving themselves hefty bonuses for the privilege. As big banks get billions of our money to bail them out, the Post Office is threatened with privatisation and mass redundancies to claw back the pension hole! Government and bosses, while protecting their own interests, are steadily losing their grip as the anger of the working class becomes more and more apparent after a decade of enforced 'social peace'.
Putting working class anger first
The recent wildcat strikes at the Lindsay Oil Refinery saw workers take action for themselves, without union backing. Thousands of workers across the country walked out in sympathy strikes – a practice still outlawed under the Thatcherite anti-trade union laws. No repercussions were suffered by the workers - a lesson to us all.  And although we oppose such slogans as “British Jobs for British Workers”, we do not dismiss the experiences, anger and positive action of those workers to develop a pro-working class position, based not on capitalism's demands for inter-worker competition, but on international class solidarity.
If we want social change we must fight without prejudice for it.
Solidarity is not a word but a weapon

Our purpose is to put direct action at the core of any fightback - against the repossessions and redundancies that we will face over the coming months and years, to restate our commitment for an international unity amongst all working class people regardless of nationality, race, sexuality or religion. We stand shoulder to shoulder with all those who take direct action against their current situation (against the state and its institutions, against the bosses and the capitalism they cling to), and confront those who seek to hinder or recuperate that action - fascist parties like the BNP, government forces, the trade union elite and the corporate media. The memory of the miners strike, Wapping, Poll tax lingers long and hard.
2009 is our summer of rage - we are only as strong as the power we give ourselves.

Join the direct action bloc on the Put People First mass demonstration on Saturday March 28th. Meet in Victoria Embankment Gardens, 11am. Look for the red and black flags.

Meet in the Square Mile (London's Financial centre) to take back what's ours

World leaders, including Barak Obama, are set to meet at Docklands Excel Centre in London's East End, for the G20 financial summit on April 2nd, to sort out the global crisis they themselves conspired to create. While unemployment escalates along with debt and poverty - we are told to tighten our belts, not to complain, to have faith in bankers, bosses and politicians, these leaders are preparing the biggest shake up in the history of capitalism since the 1930s. We can only imagine what is on offer as their solution - from the people that brought us wars in Afghanistan, Iraq and Palestine, from the heads of economies that continue to concentrate the world's wealth in the hands of a tiny minority from the obscene rich and powerful who continue to steal the products of our labour and time, forcing us to fight amongst ourselves for what's left.

We are living in uncertain, dangerous times, where we can either allow our futures, and the future of our children, to be decided by the same class of people that have brought us into this crisis (and continue to profit from our misery) or we can decide to get rid of the lot of them and organise society differently - for our own benefit and of the benefit of those around us; those we work with, those we live with, for a future based on our collective needs. 

We are their crisis
Let's make this a chance for a fundamental change in society. Let's reclaim the history of working class struggle for a new free world, for a global human community fit for all, not the undeserving rich elite who are happy to see our lives ruined if it means that they stay in charge and at the top.

Join thousands of disgruntled, angry, pissed off people on the streets of the financial district. As the bankers continue to cream off billions of pounds of our money let's put the call out – RECLAIM THE MONEY, storm the banks and send them packing.
April 1st in the square mile, City of London financial district
APRIL 2/09 // G20 London Summit, Excel Centre, Docklands
A day of fucking up the summit and other adventures. Be warned. Be aware. Be ready!

London Anarchists


Display the following 52 comments

  1. Join the anarchist block and get penned in by cops, no thanks! — sensible protester
  2. remember kensington 08? — smash g20
  3. Can't wait — BruisedShins
  4. RE:sensible Protester — REALIST
  5. Taking details? — General Degenerate
  6. Summer Of Rage Starts Here! YOU TWATS. . . — An old Hat
  7. put ya thinking caps on! — cockney reject
  8. re: sensible protester — well
  9. G 20 — Fred Flintstone
  10. Re: G 20 — Barney Rubble
  11. erm.. — still angry
  12. G20 — Fred Flintstone
  13. No, what bit of the website? — Wilma
  14. 14 March G20 finance ministers — ACAB
  15. Dear erm. . . — Old Hat
  16. If you protest, you will be playing right into their plans!!!!!!! — Dont be fooled
  17. kensingston gaza demo — @.
  18. virtual reality — London Anarchists
  19. Honestly there are other ways rather than protesting — Dont be fooled
  20. Save it for the 1st — Jasper
  21. no point arguing, just do what you think is right — anon
  22. Police State — miner major
  23. Makes no sense — does not compute
  24. Beatniks and Politics — Cold Stomper
  25. to "does not compute" — London Anarchists
  26. DAMN — lev
  27. March 14 — Elma Fudge
  28. response to honestly there are other ways than protesting — jelly baby
  29. Do what you want — pablo
  30. we need more active protest. — Jake
  31. we can also make progress in the good, and start creating the world we want — wellwell
  32. How many times have we all seen black blocs infiltrated by pissheads or agent pr — Durutti MIB
  33. A WARNING — Garcia
  34. Come on — @
  35. soz about the repeat post, computer probs — @
  36. Oops computer probs, Remember anarchists are not just in low positions many are — @
  37. take it easy — Ratamahatta
  38. shortly — ratamahatta
  39. The Birth Certificate Fraud With Which We Stop the Bankers — Mirthful Merryweather
  40. Dissent or no? — Anonymous Crusading Journalist
  41. Qualification of earlier post — Well well
  42. A to B on the 28th? Maybe not... — rage
  43. Email from Builidng Services company based in Square Mile — BornPunk
  44. Fun at the seaside — Slim Jim
  45. Your right under section 44 — blue_mohawk_punk
  46. another silly walk ? — semi weneb
  47. focus on creating the world we want. — jelly baby
  49. to Kurt Mangger — George
  50. the black bloc effect — a rabbit
  51. Storm the banks? Come off it! — Brian Davey
  52. yes yes to rabbit & brian davey — jelly baby