Yesterday squatters occupied a former Royal Mint building in Tower Hill in protest against homelessness, empty buildings and the ongoing criminalisation of squatting. The building on Royal Mint Court was converted into offices in 1980, when the Royal Mint completed its move to Llantrisant in Wales. At its height, the building symbolised the monetary power
Jon Bigger has read the Conservative Party manifesto and it contains some very interesting passages on well-known policies and also some terrifying paragraphs on their aims and objectives.
Up to 1,000 members of academics union UCU and base union IWGB and their supporters walked the pickets today as part of the first-ever joint strike between cleaners and academic staff at University College London (UCU).
Fifty years ago to the day, Fred Hampton – the 21 year old deputy chairman of the Black Panther Party – was assassinated by the FBI and the Chicago Police Department.
Vasudevan’s radical history of squatting looks at self-help housing in a half-dozen European and North American locations across the post-war globe, yet can really only manage to sketch out the historical differences and geographical peculiarities between them.
Giuseppe Sciacca is the latest person to have been detained over attacks aimed at shutting down migrant detention facilities following raids which closed the Asilo Occupato social centre in Turin on February 7th.