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14-05-2013 11:3915th May is International Conscientious Objectors day. Around the world, campaigners will be remembering the generations who refused to go to war, and raising awareness of the many who continue to be persecuted and imprisoned for refusing to kill.
14-05-2013 10:55The work and pensions secretary, Iain Duncan Smith, has been criticised by the UK’s statistics watchdog for misusing figures to promote the effectiveness of the coalition’s benefits cap on getting people into work. In a press release issued by the … Continue reading →
14-05-2013 00:55‘…never neutral’ Saturday 1st June 2013, 6pm @ Transmission Gallery
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13-05-2013 23:15Release Abdul Ghafar Rajabali and halt his deportation.
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13-05-2013 22:58Article written by contributor who is currently serving a 120 hour community payback order, in which they are required to do a program of unpaid work for the terrible “community”1. This Article forms the First part of a short series detailing different aspects and analysis of the community payback program, from thinking about the actions being performed and their implications to offering a kind of insight into what this shit is actually like. Please distribute to anyone you know who might be about to get sentenced to community payback.
A community cafe aimed at creating a social space in which to enjoy food together. No set prices, just donate some time or money for your meal.
"The Family Cafe is a new initiative which aims to bring the people of Sneinton together to share food in the relaxed, family friendly setting of the Old School Hall on Windmill Lane in Sneinton.
Family Cafe provides a healthy meal from 4 pm - 5.30 pm from Tuesday to Friday and there are no set prices.
Everyone must contribute something, but all we ask is that people pay what they can afford, or they can speak to us about giving up some of their time as a volunteer.
If you'd like any more information, please call and Jason McCormack Project Manager Marsha Smith will be happy to answer your questions..."
13-05-2013 20:55Reblogged from Anarchist Federation Scotland: The first Scottish Anti-Bedroom Tax conference took place on 27th April in Glasgow, its aim to unite local groups across the country into one campaign with greater strength and resources.
13-05-2013 20:48It is not workshy Britons who are the cause of the present welfare mess: it is governments of all stripes who have created it over the past 35 years through their acts of commission and omission
13-05-2013 20:44There is much noise made about the subsidising of those in social housing through less than market rents. That benefit is tiny compared to the benefits the state has lavished on those who buy their homes.
The first Scottish Anti-Bedroom Tax conference took place on 27th April in Glasgow, its aim to unite local groups across the country into one campaign with greater strength and resources. I’m surprised it hasn’t received more coverage and criticism. I suspect that’s because people are holding their tongues and focusing on organising locally and in other campaigns.