A standard response to anyone who is religious is to assume that they are misguided or deluded. In the same way many religious people see those who are not as being without beliefs or values. But it is important to remember that religious or spiritual people can express and protest: their spirit is in the spiritless situation and it is this experience that can make them act.Read more
Thousands of people flooded the streets of Bristol in an anti-austerity demonstration which was organised by a group of young, determined women.
A group of seven teenagers organised the march, which opposed the Government's austerity measures, on social media.Read more
In this episode:
1) Osbournes Budget, an exercise in secrecy and unsound statistics.
2) What is Austerity? We talk to Matt Willgress of the North London Peoples Assembly about what austerity means, and what it means for you....
3) Upcoming actions - the part where you get to take part.
4) New music from Honeyfeet. You saw them at the Manchester rally with Billy Brag and loved them. They loved you too so they're giving you a song if you've signed up to support the show via Patreon.
GEORGE OSBORNE came under increasing pressure yesterday to spell out where he plans to cut £12 billion from welfare after he dodged commitments to protect child benefit.Read more
An anti-austerity organisation which described Fife Council’s controversial budget as an “ideological attack on the very fabric of our society” is to carry on its campaign.
The People’s Assembly Fife — whose members are from various campaigning organisations, trades unions and individuals — were among those who demonstrated outside Fife House on Thursday ahead of the council’s budget meeting.Read more
Fife People's Assembly and Union branches protest outside Fife Council today when they vote on the latest cuts.Read more
The BBC have responded to the people's complaint over the lack of coverage of the National Anti-Austerity Demo on the 21 June.
"Thanks for contacting us about coverage of the People’s Assembly anti-austerity demonstration on 21 June.
We understand you feel there was insufficient coverage of this demonstration by BBC News.
We have received a wide range of feedback about our coverage of this story. In order to use our TV licence fee resources efficiently, this general response aims to answer the key concerns raised, but we apologise in advance if it doesn’t address your specific points in the manner you would prefer.