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Facebook censorship: clamp down on political views as over fifty groups and pages are closed

April 29, 2011

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While the country grinds to a stand still for the Royal Wedding, Anti-Cuts groups up and down the country are in turmoil as their pages are being systematically shut down by Facebook. At the last estimation over fifty different groups had been closed; from York Anarchists to Save the NHS, all information and presence has […]

UnfairFareDodge – A Railway Adventure

April 18, 2011

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On Saturday around 60 activists met at Monument for readings and speeches before marching towards London Bridge. Their protest – about the obscene rate at which rail fares have raised and are set to rise in years to come. The target, London to Canterbury. At London Bridge we swiped in with our Oyster cards which […]

Protest Politics

April 13, 2011

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“When citizens are blocked from exercising political influence through legitimate participatory channels, protest politics exists as an option” Dalton   Over the past three months a number of us have developed a notoriety on campus and in town. Whether it be from the student occupation, the protests against banks, or the orchestration of the Chaucer […]

Vote Green for Blean – Diversification of the campaigning model

April 8, 2011

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  Let me introduce myself; I’m a liberal humanitarian, I’ve climbed more bookshelves than a working librarian, Not that I see facts as intrinsically valuable, We’ve all seen how wikipedia can be wholly fallible, I’m a student cliché attending marches and meetings, But only cos I’m stunned at the third worlds beatings, By a Western […]