Sex Pistols: Sir Philip Green’s “Cash From Chaos”

  This is Sir Philip Green, the billionaire boss of Topshop, Dorothy Perkins and Miss Selfridge among others.  These UK companies are part of Green’s Arcadia Group which is in turn owned by Taveta Investments Limited, which is registered to an office on the tax-haven island of Jersey. Taveta Investments is owned by Green’s family …

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Keith Allen in Gay Rasta Scandal

Or: Pseudo Gay Rastas part one Sex Boots Dread – Tickle Tune (Rinka, 1980) A nice bit of traditional toasting over the Pick Up The Pieces riddim: Me think about the lion as him rest upon the sand Me tink about the help that me have from white man And me want to crying Becah …

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Top Ten Hackney Films – Heckler issue 3

Issue 3 of the borough’s scurrilous subversive freesheet is now available online. All your news and analysis as well as a crucial rundown of cinematic masterpieces which have been shot in Hackney. Available around and about, but you can download a pdf here. Pdfs of previous issues also available, including “Top Ten Hackney Tracks” and …

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election selection corrections

Basically turnout was high and Diane Abbott’s vote increased massively. Plus the Greens did much worse than I expected, and I overestimated the prospects for the Indepedents. There’s has been some consternation about a few hundred people getting locked out of polling stations last night. Whilst that’s unfortunate it’s unlikely to have made much of …

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Agit Disco 20 by Neil Transpontine « A G I T D I S C O

Agit Disco 20 by Neil Transpontine « A G I T D I S C O Neil is involved with the Transpontine and History Is Made At Night blogs. Agit Disco is Stefan Szczelkun’s collaborative series where people make a compilation of their favourite political music and then write a commentary. Neil’s contribution is great: …

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