Anarchists and Police Warn of Full Scale Street Battles Tomorrow and at Margaret Thatchers Funeral Procession
by Russ McSpadden / Earth First! News
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Back in March of 1990, during the poll tax riots in London, more than 200,000 people engaged in protest, direct action and full scale rioting over the hugely unpopular new tax system introduced by then Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher and the conservative government. Amidst the wild chaos of the night an anarchist collective by the name Class War proposed a grand celebration in Trafalgar Square for the first Saturday after the future event of Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher’s death.
It was a farsighted call-to-party over the passing of a right-wing politician who was a full 23 years from her death bed.
Tomorrow, April 13th happens to be that first Saturday. Continue reading