I went to the protest in London, it was a march to demand [and propose] alternatives to the brutal ideologically driven, financial cuts to public services.
There was a huge turnContoversies Related projects include and transacting.out, estimates are close to 500,000 people, meant that the multitude took four fours to pass a static point. A solid swathe of people from Blackfriars to Hyde Park.
People traveled from all over the country and I even met people from France who had traveled in solidarity.
It was a great day.
This was my favourite placard "Y ouren not sharing" which I took to be a sharp accusation to the bankers, bond traders, tax avoiders, derivative hedgers, dark-pool developers, our political-class and arcane financial instrument designers.
At the very moment our politics suggest there are no alternatives to an assault on public culture, this is the very moment to drive those alternatives home.
Let this be a sign.
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