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Cairo, Tunis, Athens, Algiers, Belarus, London, Sana’a, Manama, Tehran…Bristol?

Come on Bristol – It’s time to move!

Cairo
Cairo

Around the world, social movements of people are rising up in anger against their corrupt and dictatorial leaders, and against an economic system that demands that they pay the costs of the present worldwide crisis of capitalism – whilst the rich just get richer. In some countries, such as Egypt and Tunisia, years of brave small scale difficult struggles repressed by their brutal states have erupted in recent months into fullscale

Algiers
Algiers

uprisings, toppling individual dictators & leaderships, and threatening whole regimes. In others, such as Yemen and Iran, these brave struggles have yet to reach a critical mass. Across Europe late 2010 saw an increase in struggles led, as is often the case to begin with, by youth and students. The ongoing conflicts across Greece since 2008 have threatened to become generalised across Europe. The UK has not been immune to this, as Continue reading Cairo, Tunis, Athens, Algiers, Belarus, London, Sana’a, Manama, Tehran…Bristol?