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

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