Activism

Can Cannabis Cure Peter Reynolds?

August 26, 2012

So last week, NORML UK published a testimonial from someone who had been using cannabis oil to treat his cancer, which had suddenly gone into remission. Our contributor had titled it “Cannabis Cures Cancer!”, which proved very controversial among our membership. To avoid confusion, the title was changed to “Cannabis Cured My Cancer”. That worked […]

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Letter from Wirral Magistrates’ Court Regarding Roger Hayes

July 13, 2012

In my previous post on Roger Hayes, the Chair of the British Constitution Group, and his recent trip to prison, someone commented that Roger Hayes’ outfit had posted the following message: “Roger Hayes was visited in prison this morning by Danny Bamping, who took an affidavit from Roger in which he makes it clear he […]

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When It’s OK to Oppose Same Sex Marriage

July 9, 2012

Orthodox Chief Rabbi Jonathan Sacks found himself on the front page of the Jewish Chronicle this week for, unsurprisingly, being against gay marriage. Or actually, having put his name to a response to the government consultation on same sex marriage by the London Beth Din, the Orthodox religious law court. In response, the Jewish Chronicle […]

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Roger Hayes, Merseyside Police, and Wirral Council

July 3, 2012

  Roger Hayes is the chair of the British Constitution Group, a group which campaigns for lawful rebellion against governmental intrusions like Parliament, magistrates, and council tax, on the basis of our rights under Magna Carta. This morning he was arrested and imprisoned in Liverpool Prison by a magistrate’s court, and my Facebook feed went […]

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UMSU Exec Election Results 2012

March 16, 2012

Final rounds only: Activities and Development: Tommy Fish: 1309 Rachel Longworth: 764 Wellbeing Catriona Gray: 967 Kaspar Lisa Murgatroyd: 407 Campaigns: Khalil Secker: 1039 Zoe Creighton-Hird; 674 Communities: Kaz Dyson: 867 Nick Wilkinson: 761 Women’s: Tabz O’Brien-Butcher: 976 Grace Skelton: 750 Diversity: Saad Wahid: 1007 Lucy Kravariti: 951 Education: Luke Newton: 1136 Hafsa Mahmood: 1133 […]

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Peter Reynolds and the

January 13, 2012

Related Posts:Peter Reynolds and the MPs who Weren’tPerverts in the Fashion Industry and Cannabis Law ReformEveryone Vs. Peter Reynolds (Lol)Peter Reynolds vs. Everyone (Apparently)Peter Reynolds and the Rampant Sexism (Aimed at Me)

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Perverts in the Fashion Industry and Cannabis Law Reform

January 4, 2012

There is currently something of a storm erupting in the cannabis law reform community. Peter Reynolds, the leader of Clear, the cannabis law reform party, is known publishing right wing and controversial opinions on his personal blog, and somewhat more dubiously, on his Facebook profile which he uses for both personal and public commentary. Fair […]

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Why I’m not in Tahrir, I mean, Albert Square

October 5, 2011

There is a peculiar trend within the activist community that all occupations, all protests, and all protesters must be defended at whatever cost from the tyranny of the state. That’s a fair enough stance to take, though I think given our manpower compared to that of the state, that’s too optimistic for me to agree […]

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Help Wanted: Were You at the 9th of December Student Fees Protest?

April 18, 2011

Please see below for a shout-out for witnesses by two of my friends who got beaten up and nicked by the police on the 9th December at the student protests. They need help, so please spread widely! Help Wanted With Our Defence Were You at the 9th of December Student Fees Protest? Did You see: […]

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Reclaim your Night: Feminist Chants for Marches, Protests, and Parties

April 10, 2011

Here is a list of helpful, feministy chants for every occasion you might need to shout down patriarchy. Hannah Paterson, the amazing Welfare Officer of UMSU, compiled these, but she wanted a wider audience. Fly, my pretties, fly! Chant and cheer and win us our rights! Oh you know. You might find these useful. *shrugs* […]

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