Sunday 9th December Demonstrations

Discussion in 'protest, direct action and demos' started by Jeremiah18.17, Nov 28, 2018.

  1. Jeremiah18.17

    Jeremiah18.17 Well-Known Member

    So, it now looks that a range of demos and causes will be represented in London on Sunday 9th, the weekend before the “meaningful vote” in May’s EU leaving deal.

    It looks like this time there may be large forces on several sides unlike previously, when the right have mobilised well the left have not and vice versa.

    This time SYL, UKIP and the far right are mobilising on a Sunday, so not as many of their football crews will be otherwise occupied.
    On the other side there are various discussions about an anti fascist mobilisation, with something of a split between those who want to take on the whole anti-Brexit message of the right, and others seeking to organise both Brexit and Remain elements around a purely anti fascist unity.

    This might lead to an anti Brexit mobilisation and a specific anti fascist mobilisation.

    Could get heated.

    Owen Jones take: The far right will try to exploit any Brexit outcome. We can’t let it happen | Owen Jones
    Last edited: Nov 28, 2018
  2. Jeremiah18.17

    Jeremiah18.17 Well-Known Member

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  3. Jeremiah18.17

    Jeremiah18.17 Well-Known Member

  4. Riklet

    Riklet procrastinación

    What if at the Gilets Jaunes protest, all the left groups were there mainly protesting about there being a few well know dodgy fascists there and focusing on that above everything else.

    As far as Im aware this is a leave-backing march backed by Robinson, UKIP etc. But not actually organised by them. If no one's focusing on the politics of the actual event, then it's these groups who will seize the initiative, whether they get a kicking or not.
  5. Jeremiah18.17

    Jeremiah18.17 Well-Known Member

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  6. treelover

    treelover Well-Known Member

    The wider left* seem to be putting all its effort into marches like these and the Trump events, Universal Credit is decimating communities more than creeps like Robinson, where are the national protests against UC, rising homelessness, etc? If they did more of the former, the latter would not be as viable to people who may feel abandoned, left behind(so sad to see ex miners supporting TR, the Tories , etc.)

    *and of course much of it with the resources of the rape apologists.
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  7. bellaozzydog

    bellaozzydog rolling turds in glitter

    I’m heading there. No idea what to do when I get there, i’m Not affiliated to any organisation. Just feels like the more bodies the better:D:thumbs:
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  8. bellaozzydog

    bellaozzydog rolling turds in glitter

    Any Urbans heading there? If so any chance of an invite to join you, other wise i’ll be walking about like a lost child :p:D

    Take pity :D
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  9. spitfire

    spitfire Toast

    I'm going to try and head down, (hangover dependant). Will probably be on my own as well so if there is an urb contingent then I'd be up for tagging along. I'm definitely not a copper. I've got a badge and everything.
  10. bellaozzydog

    bellaozzydog rolling turds in glitter

    Yep not a copper either :D:D:D

    Happy to link up so I don’t feel totally like a spare prick at a wedding

    Landing in Waterloo 1030

    I don’t own any badges
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  11. spitfire

    spitfire Toast

    I'll bring you one.
  12. The39thStep

    The39thStep Well-Known Member

    This demo is a practise run for what we can expect from a Farage free UKIP . SYL , even though he is not a member, has said that he wants to turn UKIP into a 'popular revolutionist ' party. At the recent UKIP planning meeting the most significant player wasn't Danny Tommo , a disposable thug, who got all the attention but the rep from The Middle East Forum who have the dosh and will speak at the rally.
    UKIP need a two track approach using SYL's international standing to consolidate further funding and to also consolidate their support on the right . Previously the DFLA have been at arms length , there's an opportunity to bring them closer. The breakaway For Britain group is ripe for recruiting from if the new UKIP /SYL alliance can demonstrate a show of force.
    I don't think any of these groups are Nazis but they are rapidly blurring the lines between alt right/ populism and fascism. I suspect that their road to success isn't going to be linear but they aren't going to go away with both opposition and a political alternative .
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  13. bellaozzydog

    bellaozzydog rolling turds in glitter

    So worth attending ?
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  14. The39thStep

    The39thStep Well-Known Member

    Worth opposing. Going to be a long drawn out war.
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  15. brogdale

    brogdale Coming to terms with late onset Anarchism

    Pic in Guardian would suggest otherwise:

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  16. FridgeMagnet

    FridgeMagnet Administrator

    That's from Anti-Islam activists get key roles in 'family-friendly' Brexit march btw. Yeah, it's TR and his US backers and assorted connected parties. UKIP are tagging on.

    For this reason I don't think there will be a huge turnout, though I've been wrong before. TR himself has managed to maintain a good level of popularity but filling a rally with cunts off the internet whinging about being banned from Twitter is only interesting to a small segment.

    ETA: this turned out to be wrong
    Last edited: Dec 9, 2018
  17. Cheesepig3

    Cheesepig3 Cheese. Cheese. Cats.

    I don't get off work until 1430, can be at Waterloo around 1545... is it worth it?
  18. bellaozzydog

    bellaozzydog rolling turds in glitter

    In the choo choo:D:thumbs:

    Slightly hungover
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  19. spitfire

    spitfire Toast

    Just surfaced, contemplating my movements. Will drop you a pm if I get my shit together.
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  20. bellaozzydog

    bellaozzydog rolling turds in glitter

  21. YouSir

    YouSir Look out Laika, it's Earth.

    Here too if you find a meeting point
  22. spitfire

    spitfire Toast

    I’m on my way in.
  23. spitfire

    spitfire Toast

    Am at the apple store. In the March. Stop start.
  24. Lord Camomile

    Lord Camomile Lemonade socialist

    I couldn't make it (work :( ), but a mate I march with is going. Glad the weather turned out better than this morning. Large crowd?
  25. spitfire

    spitfire Toast

    Seems to be. I’d say the length of regent street but it’s hard to tell.
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  26. spitfire

    spitfire Toast

    But only half of it. The other half is open to traffic.
  27. spitfire

    spitfire Toast

    Old bill are all kitted out ready for a ruck at the drop of a hat. This ain’t no Waitrose march. :D

    Quite a few black hoodies around me.
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  28. spitfire

    spitfire Toast

    315431F6-4C3F-4D60-9BC1-DDBD73231E9B.jpeg Anti fascist action attracting plenty of police attention.
  29. FridgeMagnet

    FridgeMagnet Administrator

    The Brexit one is just setting off down park lane now.
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  30. spitfire

    spitfire Toast

    I appear to be at the front of the March.

    Everyone follow me!:D
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