As part of the new comix anthology that Last Hours is producing Peter Hogan has written a piece on why the police do more harm than good, exploring their formation in the nineteenth century and their ongoing violence against individuals since then, it also looks at some alternatives that may be considered to the police force.
Earlier in the year it seemed to accepted almost as fact that this summer would see waves of unrest and street riots. But half way through summer none have happened. Peter Hogan takes a brief overview of the reasons why people haven’t come out onto the street in any great numbers.
So who won? In the run-up to the G20 everyone and anyone (including Last Hours) was making predictions about what would happen on Wednesday 1st April
Nineteen years ago, the poll tax riot dealt a crippling blow to the Thatcher administration. Could the G20 protests deal an even more significant blow to the Brown administration?
Articles like have appeared in the Evening Standard for many years in the run-up to contentious demonstrations. It is a ritual in which the hacks working for the Standard have never failed to participate.