Tony Benn @ Occupy London

How Progress is Made… Occupy London with words from Tony Benn #occupylsx from Peter Woodbridge on Vimeo.

An inspirational video.

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Female protesters penned and maced during Occupywallstreet

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Man dies after UK Police taser him

A man has died after police shot him with a Taser during an arrest.

“The man became unwell following the arrest and was taken to Furness General Hospital by officers.”

The man, who was in his 20s, died later in the evening.

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US police have face recognition tech, will it come to the UK?

An interesting article over on Lib Com questions whether UK police would abuse this new technology.  Terrifying.

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Anarchism – report it to the Police!

“A weekly briefing by the City of Westminster’s ‘Counter Terrorist [sic] Focus Desk’ (see here – PDF file) calls for al anarchist activities and events to be reported to the police.

Next to an anarchist symbol, the briefing states:

Anarchism is a political philosophy which considers the state undesirable, unnecessary, and harmful, and instead promotes a stateless society, or anarchy. Any information relating to anarchists should be reported to your local Police.

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ATOS response to recording Work Capability Assessments

Well, well, this isn’t surprising…

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UK Uncut protesters: 109 have charges dropped

Some good news finally!  CPS have said that 109 UK Uncut activists who held a protest at Fortnum & Mason, have had their charges dropped.  Hooray!

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