Riotous Activism: How Comedians Are Helping Change the World

Sadaf Fahim | Posted 19.08.2013 | UK Comedy
Sadaf Fahim

The best comedy is usually an act of extraordinary bravery. When a standup comic gets up in front of a crowd, armed with nothing but a microphone, they're already doing something many of us would be afraid to do. But the truly great comics, the ones who leave their audiences changed in some way, they show their bravery in their material.

Occupying London, Wall Street and Toronto - Foucault, George Carlin, and the Enlightenment Tradition

Dr. Peter Ferentzy | Posted 18.01.2012 | UK
Dr. Peter Ferentzy

On November 15 of this year, I read about how the City of London Corporation wishes to evict Occupy London. Hannah Borno intends to resist such efforts. My sympathies are with her.

Occupied: the Anglosphere's Street Protests

Dr Lynette Nusbacher | Posted 27.12.2011 | UK Politics
Dr Lynette Nusbacher

When I was a teenager I went to the barricades. Reagan! You whore! Out the door In '84! It was in Pittsburgh, probably late in 1983.  The mill hunks ...

Dean Of St Paul's 'Optimistic' Cathedral Will Reopen

PA | Posted 26.12.2011 | UK

St Paul's Cathedral could open its doors to the public on Friday, a week after it closed because of anti-capitalist protesters. The cathedral's dea...

Occupy London Stock Exchange Begins, Where will it end?

Jason Reed | Posted 17.12.2011 | UK
Jason Reed

The global Occupy protests are an organic democratic procedure that has been born out of pure frustration for the current political, media and economic climate. It's more than possible that we are in uncharted territory with history giving us no lessons on how this global movement will conclude.

Demonstrators Set Up Camp In Central London

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 15.12.2011 | UK

Demonstrators in London have made camp close to St Paul’s Cathedral following a day of protests that spread around the globe. Earlier thousands ...

London Protests Fail To Capture Spirit Of Wall Street

Huffington Post UK | Peter Guest | Posted 15.12.2011 | UK

The Occupy London Stock Exchange protests are underway and progressing peacefully, however, numbers are far lower than organisers anticipated, and the...

Police Out In Force For London Demonstration

PA | Posted 15.12.2011 | UK

Police on Saturday prevented anti-capitalist activists from occupying the London Stock Exchange (LSE). Several hundred protesters, who had organise...

Thousands Take To The Streets In London And Around The Globe

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 15.12.2011 | UK

Demonstrators have taken to the streets in cities around the globe. Inspired by the “Occupy Wall Street” protests in New York, demonstrations ...