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Gallery: Life’s more fun with Class War



You can follow the herd. You can carry a mass-produced placard with a useless balsa stick attached. You can march in all weathers, by the thousands. You can listen to the speeches made by people you are sure you heard at the rally at the end of the last Big One. You can then take your coach or train home sure in the knowledge that you achieved… what?

Or, you identify the source of our problems – capitalism and the british class system – and fight back. Life’s more fun with Class War… (more…)

Down with the facade! Womens Death Brigade have decided the time, 3pm Sunday 19 June



Down with the facade! Womens Death Brigade says its time! 3pm Sunday 19 June

The Jack the Ripper Museum didn’t ask for planning permission for its shop front till AFTER they opened. If it they’d asked before, they’d have revealed that it wasn’t going to be the Museum of the Women of the East End that they’d promised the council.

Anyway, their retrospective planning permission has been refused. So the entire facade has to come off. Volunteers step this way! (more…)

Ripper museum must remove security shutters and signage

26 May 2016: From the usually cuntish Evening Standard here: Anti-Jack the Ripper museum billboard defaced with black paint.

Black paint mars a billboard erected this week for a new exhibition honouring women, which aims to rival the Jack the Ripper museum in the East End.

Graffiti on the poster covers the word “Don’t” in “Don’t go to the Jack the Ripper museum”, obscures a link to a petition calling on the council to revoke its planning permission and masks the site of the exhibition, East End Women: The Real Story.

It is due to open at St George-in-the-East church tomorrow.

The Jack the Ripper museum, which opened last year in Cable Street, was targeted by protesters for “glorifying” the 19th-century serial killer.