“Public House” Film Review

December 1, 2015

7:30pm 29th Nov 2015 – The Ivy House, Peckham

“Public House” is a film by Sarah Turner recording the successful community campaign to save a South London pub from developers. The campaign broke ground using the Localism Act to keep a much loved venue. The Ivy House is now London’s first co-operative boozer. Something to celebrate, you’d have thought. more…

Follow Jack Monroe Fight Poverty

August 31, 2015

Jack Monroe has removed the words “social justice warrior” from her twitter profile. Cooking on gas in never never land you’ve got to wonder, was she ever?

Jack Monroe is up for Barclays Campaigner Of The Year from the European Diversity Awards, an annual corporate shitfest run by Linda Riley. Riley has a business interest in the Ripper museum. Campaigners asked if Monroe was aware of the connection. Monroe tweeted back a list of ten responses avoiding the question. more…

Labour Deputy Leader Candidates – War Mongers, The Bloody Lot

August 15, 2015

They don’t make it easy. Corbyn of course and Wolmar just. No second preferences. £3 into this my mind turned to the Labour Party deputy leadership. more…

Extremist Lambeth Labour Councillor Alex Bigham Moves Against Democratic Process To Zero Fanfare Shock

August 14, 2015

Lambeth Labour Councillor Alex Bigham has started a petition calling for the Labour Party to halt the leadership election because he claims “we are seeing widespread infiltration”. He offers no evidence of wide spread infiltration. more…

Keep Calm, I’m A Rapist – Ranting Against The Ripper Museum Culture

August 10, 2015

A champion of corporate diversity diversifies into monetising the mutilation of working class women. I dig deep and go a little mental trying to work out what it is with the new Jack the Ripper museum. If it has never occurred to you that your iPod full of a gazillion tunes is not entirely divorced from everyday brutality then hold onto your long player and keep reading. It just might make some sense. Read the rest of this entry »

Ripper Museum Diversity Champion Purged

August 7, 2015

Self proclaimed corporate diversity champion Mark Palmer-Edgecumbe has been purged from at least three diversity web sites, presumably for his diversification into monetizing the murder of working class women with his soon to be opened Jack The Ripper Museum. more…

Shirley Oaks Survivors Group At Lambeth Council

July 23, 2015

7:00pm, 22nd July 2015 – Lambeth Town Hall

Survivors of Shirley Oaks children’s home made representations to Lambeth Council. The full council meeting was attended by two thirds of councillors. The public galleries overflowed. more…

Sneaking In Sotheby’s Back Door: Fancy Fencing & Union Busting

July 19, 2015

Sotheby’s, long time hustlers of celebrity glamour to fence looted booty to the filthy rich, are moving online to sell contemporary lifestyle choices. In a frightfully distasteful corporate drive to ‘enhance shareholder value’ it pays eye watering salaries to top staff whilst sacking cleaners who demand half decent sick pay. Read the rest of this entry »

Live In Athens

July 7, 2015

I am in Athens blogging. Read my daily reports on a punk rock web site:

http://louderthanwar.com/author/tales-southbank/

Waterloo carnival: endorsed by God, hated by Kids!

July 4, 2015

1:30pm, 3rd July 2015 – Lower Marsh

“Smile. Come on smile. Jump up and down a bit” said the teacher to the kids. It’s Waterloo carnival. more…