Thousands barred from public spaces; latest council bans; checking the checks; outdoor smoking bans; and more…

18 June 2015 — Manifesto Club


Our Campaign Against the ASB Act briefing document exposes how police forces are using new powers to bar people from public spaces.
Dispersal powers have been invoked at public events including bonfire night and Christmas lights switch-on, and used against groups including the homeless and political protesters.

 See the briefing document here, which was covered in papers including the Times, Telegraph, Express, and local news.

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New at Black Agenda Report 18 June 2015: Hillary Fake on Voting Rights, Tamir Rice, America Prosecutes the World

18 June 2015 — Black Agenda Report

by BAR managing editor Bruce A. Dixon

Hillary is getting undeserved praise for her stand on voting rights, which is way too little, and factually less than some of her apologists want us to believe. But she’s a Democrat. After blowing the historic 40 year window during which a Constitutional right to vote amendment might have been passed she and her party have no intention of actually leading a fight for voting rights. But it’s not too late to start waging that fight ourselves.

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