DONATE TO THE ANTI-FASCIST 5 DEFENCE FUND: Don’t let anti-fascists who stood their ground and won pay the costs alone

*Despite winning, Sandy Nicholl and Soren Gøard face legal fees of up to £3000 *Make sure they aren’t left out of pocket for standing ground against police tactics increasingly common on anti-fascist and other protests Click here to donate: http://www.defendtherighttoprotest.org/donate-antifa5/ On April 15th, 5 anti-fascist protesters were vindicated after the case against them collapsed – the prosecution admitting they had “no evidence” to proceed due to their key witness Chief Inspector Williams being “on leave”.… Read More

Inviting Police onto Campus: Why have University Vice Chancellors and the Police become such Likely Bedfellows?

Nadine El-Enany (Lecturer in Law, Birkbeck, University of London) – based on a talk delivered at the event, ‘Policing the Neoliberal University’, SOAS March 10 2014 See also Priya Gopal on “The Consumer Student”  who also spoke at the event http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate-uk/2014/04/02/the-consumer-student/ How and why have we come to a point where police are so regularly invited onto university campuses?… Read More