If Winston Churchill was right, and the price of freedom is indeed eternal vigilance, then we’re eff-you-sea-kayed. I’d put Kill the Bill attendance yesterday at Nottingham’s Forest Recreation Ground at 400 tops.
Still, there was energy aplenty in those who did come. The groups most fearful, and rightly so, of this latest step – Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill – of our sleepwalk to tyranny were all there. In descending order of numeric strength (by my rough and ready assessment) these included Reclaim These Streets, BLM, XR, SWP, other left groups, and a small trade union presence.
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