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Not guilty verdict for Alfie and Zak

A vindication for the student protest movement and an embarrassment for the Metropolitan police, which should never have made this charge in the first place. Would Alfie have been charged if he had not been hit? Surely it has never … Continue reading

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Protest in support of Alfie Meadows on the first day of his re-trial, Monday 11 February

See Defend the Right to Protest for details about the protest in support of Alfie at his second re-trial, on Monday 11th February, 9am, Woolwich Crown Court (2 Belmarsh Road, Thamesmead, London SE28 0EY).

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Protest in support of Alfie Meadows on the first day of his re-trial, Monday 29th October

From Defend the Right to Protest: Protest in support of Alfie Meadows on the first day of his re-trial, Monday 29th October, Woolwich Crown Court: 2 Belmarsh Road, Thamesmead, London SE28 0EY On the 9th December 2010, thousands of students … Continue reading

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Petition for Alfie Meadows

[From Mdx anti-cuts group:] There are 7 weeks until Alfie’s trial. Join the call for the charges to be dropped NOW. Alfie nearly died after being struck with a police baton during the 2010 anti-fees protest. He should not be … Continue reading

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Hegel Now? Workshop Thursday 5 May

Hegel Now? Workshop at the Philosophy Department, Thursday 5 May 2011. Saloon, Mansion Building, Trent Park campus, 2.45-9.00pm Immediacy is reality; language is ideality; consciousness is contradiction. The moment I make a statement about reality, contradiction is present, for what … Continue reading

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Police charge Alfie Meadows

The Metropolitan police have charged Alfie Meadows, Middlesex philosophy student, with ‘violent disorder’, after bludgeoning him with a baton at the student demonstration in London on 9th December 2010. There is an ongoing IPCC investigation into this assault by the … Continue reading

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Philosophy at London Metropolitan University under threat

[Shutdown of philosophy in London continues. From philosophers at LMU:] Closure of Philosophy at LMU A meeting of London Metropolitan University’s Academic Board yesterday approved proposals for the closure of Philosophy, along with its fellow Humanities subjects, History and Performing … Continue reading

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