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Don’t be fooled: The Statue Defenders are doing the bosses’ work

Do not be mistaken- It is no coincidence that this demo by the NDL is being held at 5, just one hour before a demonstration by the No Evictions Campaign is due to take place at George Square. This demonstration by the No Evictions Campaign is organised and led by those asylum seekers so cruelly forced into unsafe hotel accommodation by Mears, the company currently holding the Home Office’s contract for housing asylum seekers.

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The Radical Act of Taking Up Space

Selfish, reckless people, we are told, are responsible for the extent and speed of the spread of coronavirus. The general public are flocking to parks and beaches in spite of the current lockdown. ‘How dare they?’ we hear, when the truth is that the general public have more time and less money than they are used to living with, and the prospect of several months alone in a small flat is not an easy one.

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A Taste of Democracy – Starving for Power: Reflections on the 2019 General Election

It was an election that was dominated by Brexit, which saw Labour uprooted from its heartlands despite a popular policy agenda. The reasons for the loss have been attributed to Jeremy Corbyn’s media-bedraggled personality, Brexit fatigue, and unrealistic expectations of the Labour party, as well as unclear policy among smaller concerns.

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