Monthly Archives: October 2012

Fight for Sites – Traveller Solidarity Network mass action

TOMORROW we’re taking action in solidarity with the families of Dale Farm, and Traveller families across the country who face racism and state violence wherever they go. Join us to expose the role the government plays in attacking Travellers’ rights … Continue reading

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Originally posted on Cuts Cafe:
HOUSING ACTION Who was there: Different housing movements came together to discuss their campaigns and how to draw them together. Including Squash (resisting the criminalisation of squatting), Digs (private renters in Hackney), Housing Solidarity (direct…

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Originally posted on Netpol:
The civil liberties organisation Liberty will provide their brand of legal observers on October 20 for the latest TUC organised march against the cuts. They will not only monitor the police, but also protesters – much…

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an invitation to get involved

Initially, ‘Housing Solidarity’ was conceived as a campaign to unite housing struggles from disparate groups, especially conscious of different types of tenure – private renting, social renting, owner occupying, squatting, travelling, mooring etc. This idea emerged from the squatting movement … Continue reading

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The future is not working for housing

The current government has capped housing benefit, clearing poor people out of areas which the housing market has deemed desirable. By criminalising squatting the government has made homelessness even more dangerous than it already is. Now the first person has … Continue reading

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