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Brighton residents stop deportation of Iranian journalist

Brighton campaigers successfully prevented the deportation of an Iranian dissident journalist who faced torture and persecution.

Broadway Market occupation - two weeks on

Tony Platia

Café Francesca in Broadway Market, Hackney has been occupied for two weeks by local people to prevent its demolition by property developer Dr Roger Wratten and conversion into luxury flats.

Tottenham pub saved by campaigners

Successful residents' campaign to save much loved local pub in Tottenham threatened by developers

Municipalization: Community Ownership of the Economy

Collective bread distribution during the Spanish Civil War.

Murray Bookchin's Libertarian Municipalism is an attempt to bring up to date the historical legacy of those directly democratic organs of self-management that were thrown up in times of struggle by the working class. It suggests the potential of moving towards a non-market economy with no separation between economic and political democracy.

Community Action Gathering - 18 June 2005