Politics from below: Sisters Uncut set up occupied breakfast club

Cautiously pessimistic

This weekend was a strong one for occupations. The Focus E15 campaign took over the balconies of East Ham police station:

Focus E15 take over the balcony of East Ham police station

While Sisters Uncut in the East End occupied one of Hackney’s many empty council flats. They’ll be using the space to host a housing and domestic violence workshop at 6:30pm on Tuesday, and they’ll be running a free children’s breakfast club from 7-8:30am Monday-Friday. You can help support them by chucking a few quid their way using the donate button on the occupation’s facebook page. It’s easy to get demoralised and immobilised watching the squalid games our rulers play. But it’s at times like these it’s worth remembering the value of the old slogan about “whoever they vote for, we are ungovernable”. Whoever wins the elections, whoever gets installed into high office without even bothering to go through the motions of democracy, their power only goes…

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