Monday, 9 May 2011

From persuasion to coercion...

I wrote about UKUncut, the intimidation of protesters, and what that says about the government's confidence in its own spending plans, in the Independent today. Read it here.

29 comments:

  1. I did quite like the bit about the angry toddlers motivated to demonstrate. Slightly more poetic than accurate?

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  2. Alfie Meadows, the young man who was nearly killed in the police kettle on 9 December

    As Meadows was leaving the Kettle and it's been proved that he wasn't hit by a polcie truncheon now, it might have well read
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  3. VR: There were toddlers at the last UKUncut protest I went to! Very sweet.

    Johnpaul: the Alfie Meadows case is still extant, and there has as yet been no proof that he was not hit by a police baton.

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  4. Red your article and the comments in the Independent.
    First of all congratulations.
    Second, as an anti-system journalist you can not spend too much time and energies trying to answer the mega mountain of low level comments -crap- that your articles attract.
    This is a weakness that it is not hard to spot. I noticed that since you join NS your language and vocabulary has changed and you have become more aware of troll criticisim -how it is called nowadays.
    Anyway your strongest point is the directness of language and not being afraid of calling the shots. You probably realized that you are in a unique position of been at the top but reporting the class point of view. Your style of journalism is as refreshing as it gets.
    PS: Don't be afraid to get it wrong....fuck them...

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