Police with horses charge protesters at Occupy Wall Street + Occupy Rome protest turns violent

Dandelion Salad

Updated: Oct. 17, 2011

on Oct 15, 2011

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“War and Shopping” amidst a World in Crisis: The Extremism that Never Speaks its Name by John Pilger

by John Pilger
Global Research
September 21, 2011

Brian Haw's anti-war demonstration in Parliame...

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Looking for a bookshop that was no longer there, I walked instead into a labyrinth designed as a trap. Leaving became an allusion, rather like Alice once she had stepped through the Looking Glass. Walls of glass curved into concentric circles as one “store” merged into another: Armani Exchange with Dinki Di Pies. Exits led to gauntlets of more “offers” and “exciting options”. Seeking a guide, I bought a lousy pair of sunglasses: anything to get out. It was a vision of hell. It was a Westfield mega mall.

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Riots in Britain: Back to the Future by William Bowles

by William Bowles
Featured Writer
Dandelion Salad
crossposted on Strategic Culture Foundation
10 August, 2011

1981 Brixton Riots. #1

Image by Kim Aldis via Flickr

Exactly thirty years ago Brixton exploded with rage against the de facto occupation of Brixton by the Met police. And, as I write this, all kinds of madness is going down in various parts of London and elsewhere. Continue reading