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Back-door squatting law is a democracy bypass

The government is ignoring the ‘96 per cent’ to rush through anti-squatting legislation that preys on society’s most vulnerable, says Rueben Taylor..…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Squatting law is cause of problems, not a cure

Vyvian Raoul calls for change in England and Wales to avoid more deaths like that of a homeless man outside an empty Kent bungalow.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Why outlawing squatting will be way too expensive

Criminalizing squatters is likely to cost £790 million and deep cuts to legal aid won’t even cover half of that, warns Rueben Taylor.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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The battle for Notre-Dame-des-Landes

A French airport project has attracted the resistance of thousands. This supporter says it is direct democracy in action.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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‘Grow Heathrow’ could change housing law

A win for the community garden could see private landlords held to account under the European Convention of Human Rights. Michael Pooler reports.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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‘We are like a wheel: sometimes we are up; sometimes we are down’

Manila’s poorest live in both hope and squalor, finds Paul Roy..…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Leave squatters alone!

The government ‘crackdown’ on squatting is a smokescreen for a full-scale attack on society’s most vulnerable, warns Rueben Taylor.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Past tents, future perfect?

A year after the eviction of the tented Occupy protest at St Paul’s, Tim Gee asks what might be next. .…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Indigenous Kenyans evicted in the name of ‘conservation’

Matthew Newsome exposes a government scheme to rob the Sengwer people of their forest home.…

  • Tue Jul 5 13:59:00 2016
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MIXED MEDIA: Mandela and the myth

Richard Swift’s picks from the 2014 Toronto HotDocs festival include: Nelson Mandela: the myth and me, Mission Blue and The Malagasy Way.…

  • Fri Jul 8 09:52:00 2016
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