Category Archives: anarchism

Bonding Warehouse to be developed (finally)

The York Press this week reported that the Bonding Warehouse, a building by the side of the river near Clifford’s Tower, has been bought by local developers: YORK’S historic Bonding Warehouse has been bought by a developer and looks set to … Continue reading

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Workfare protests in York

This Saturday, 31st March, saw groups across Europe take part in an international day of action against capitalism. A full list of events can be found at march31.net along with reports from the demonstrations and other actions, with further updates … Continue reading

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T’other history: an alternative York 800

In 1212, the people of York were told they had the freedom to govern themselves. Eight hundred years later, we’re still waiting… 2012 marks the birth of York as an “independent” city – the anniversary of the charter provided by … Continue reading

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Bulldoze date for Dale Farm leaked!

So, we are now aware that the bulldozing of people’s homes at Dale Farm is to be commenced on the 19th September. It is more than a smidge disingenuous that the courts have taken the approach of embracing the facade of fairness in that … Continue reading

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Crap Sentence of the Week

Okay, so it’s still only Thursday, but hopefully even the British legal system won’t be able to top this until the weekend’s done. Though I wouldn’t put money on it. Regardless, in the finest SchNEWS tradition, it’s time for… Crap … Continue reading

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Free Frank Fernie – demonstrate tomorrow!

Tomorrow – Saturday 6th August – will see a demonstration through York as part of the Free Frank Fernie campaign. Protestors will be assembling at 1pm at the fountain on Parliament Street, before setting off on a demonstration which will … Continue reading

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Conference season

Last October, protestors gathered in Birmingham outside the Conservative party conference. It seems like a lifetime ago; Millbank was just a building, the Ritz was just a hotel, and Ed Miliband was just a bland, rather forgettable figure who’d done … Continue reading

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