THATCHER DEATH PARTY- A GRAND NIGHT OUT!

What a magnificent night of joy and solidarity! Despite the pissing rain and police intimidation, I don’t think so many people (I’d say 3-4000) have had such fun in Trafalgar Square for years…When I arrived at 6pm there were about a thousand standing about in something of a tense and apprehensive way- until some wag (who might have been me- modest, I know)) shouted ‘Is everybody happy!?’ and ‘DING DONG!’- then the spell was broken as the assembled throng broke out into the repeated and raucous chant of ‘Maggie, Maggie, Maggie, dead, dead, DEAD!’ . The vibe went from great, to terrific, as the tunes of the samba band and the sound system belted out,  and especially when the banner for the North East NUM turned up- people shared drinks, memories and their common  anger for the wasted 80s and the shit we’re in now. We created an Autonomous Zone, and while we didn’t manage quite as much mischief as we’d have perhaps liked, I think everybody there can be proud that they made the fucking heroic effort to have a massive piss-up at the expense of Thatcher’s memory.  The unctuous SWP showed up with their bourgeois pergola and miserable paper sellers who were roundly ignored (and who buggered off when the sun went down and it got a little fruity with the Old Bill).

Apparently a few fascists made their presence felt, one of ours got bottled by one of the cunts, but word has it the scum were tracked down to a pub on Whitehall by some Durham miners and Antifa comrades and ‘politely‘ seen off.

Plainclothes cops also mingled in with the crowd making crass attempts to gather information from pissed people, but a woman I spoke to rumbled one arsehole who scuttled off without a word…

A rather inebriated Irish guy took exception to the union flag umbrella being used by a bloke doing a live feed to the net, it was unceremoniously ripped from him and completely destroyed.

A lovely welsh woman told me and my comrade the miners are planning to turn up to Maggot Catcher’s funeral and protest by lining the route and turning their backs on her coffin…

Retiring to the Chandos pub for a pint or five, the place was heaving with pissed and happy Thatcher-haters of all hues, united in the joy of her demise, we chanted and danced to ‘I’d rather be a picket than a scab’.  The warmth and solidarity flowing through both young and old was palpable, and living proof that there is, and will always be, such a thing as ‘society’ despite Thatcher’s demented, sociopathic, claim otherwise…

Long live the anti-capitalist Conga-line!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=tASvCJqkc3Y

Dave Douglass’ speech (NUM)

http://soundcloud.com/mattieu-varnham/miner-david-douglas-gives#play

THE RICH ARE OUR MISFORTUNE.

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3 responses to “THATCHER DEATH PARTY- A GRAND NIGHT OUT!

  1. Comontismo & Co

    – “3/4000” … Sure ! Including the pigeons, the lost tourists, the cops, the security gards, the journalists, etc. So roughfly 1000 people.
    – “We created an Autonomous Zone”. What’s that ? An “Autonomous Zone” inside a police cordon ? Our experience on attempting to create an “Autonomous Zone” produce that :

    or

    (So, we will contact you for the next one !)

    INCUBUS SAYS: THERE’S NO NEED TO BE A CUNT, (OR A COUCHON) ABOUT IT- THERE WERE 3-4000 PEOPLE THERE (WHAT THE MEDIA DIDN’T SHOW), AND YEAH, THE DE-POLITICISED, FLUFFY NATURE OF ACTIVISM IN THE UK IS SHIT- BUT FOR US IN HERE, ONE OF THE MOST REPRESSIVE THATCHERITE STATES IN EUROPE, IT WAS ABOUT AS AUTONOMOUS AS IT COULD BE. SO YOU COULD SHOW SOME SOLIDARITY INSTEAD OF BEING A COMPETETIVE, ARROGANT, SNEERING ASSHOLE. OK COMRADE?

    • Comontismo, Eunus, Delenda

      There’s no need to dodge the criticism by insulting bravely behind a screen (cochon not “couchon”).
      There’s just a need to be honest about it. There were 1000 “activists” there + …
      It’s the comprehension or the analysis of the reality in the uk who is shit.
      The words have a sens ( “Autonomous Zone”) .
      The ‘Thatcherism’ is simply global now (we, who sharing our time here and in the continent, can ensure you that we are subjected to the same butchery, just some time more insidiously).
      We always show some solidarity (we were there from 17.45 to 19.30 … we participated in the rioting two years ago) and more (for exemple all together we totalize 7 years of imprisonment).
      Sincerity, frankness (and yeah with some provocation) is nothing to do with competitivity, arrogance, etc.

      INCUBUS SAYS:-
      -NOT DODGING, WAS HONEST IN MY ESTIMATION. YES UNDERSTANDING AND ANALYSIS IN THE UK IS SHIT, I AGREE. IF I INSULT YOU IT’S BECAUSE YOU CAME ACROSS AS ARROGANT, THOUGH YOUR ENGLISH IS BETTER THAN MY FRENCH ( ‘SENSE’ NOT ‘SENS’ BTW! :] ). SEVEN YEARS EH? TRY NOT TO GET CAUGHT NEXT TIME? SALUT.

      • Comontismo, Eunus, Delenda

        No offence, but …
        – Contrary of you, at least we make a effort to understand a foreign language. For exemple the language of the enneny (the howl of the City, the shriek of Wall Sreet). Having said that, recently in one of your posts you used several french words. We replied to you in the same language … and we still waiting an answer. So, we deduce that you’re bluffing like most of your fellows. It’s for the posture, it look stylish to mixed some foreign words with english.
        – Concerning the repression : your blog can be easly interpreted as one manifestation of the post modernism symptom (the virtualism), i.e. nothing can happen to you, the autority know very well you are struggling to survive in a fantasy/schizophrenic world (to vomit the system theoretically and accepting the unacceptable in daily basis).
        All the best.

        INCUBUS SAYS: Well, that’s nice, thanks for making the effort with English, sorry I ‘failed to make the effort’ to learn enough French to satisfy you, maybe that was down to my personal circumstances, rather than perhaps coming from a stable, privelaged background in which to study…I didn’t answer your comment in French because as far as I could tell you never actually asked a question- and if I used some French in a post, that was to show some solidarity rather than to ‘posture’- as I also used technology to write in arabic too…You can interpret my blog any way you want, and I don’t have to give a shit either do I? Though you can save the ‘post-modernist’ spiel for the lofty heights of academic institutions since you obviously have experience of them, along with your rank, essentially bourgeois psycho-analytic arrogance (and absurdly, what you say of me, can equally apply to your own anonymity). Plenty can happen to me, plenty has, though I’m not so fucking stupid as to have ever been caught- and if I ever was, well I’d certainly not boast about it-isn’t that a little more than revelling in ‘the unacceptable’- glorifying your failure? Perhaps you want a medal for being revolutionary heroes? Perhaps you look down on people for their supposed failure to fill the role of a kick-ass, hard-core street-fighter. You don’t think you version of an ‘autonomous zone’ wasn’t created in, and surrounded by, a cordon of yet more cops, the military and millions of commodities? So you say you were only at this event for a few hours, 5.45 to 7.30? Ah, well, that would explain it then…So you can shove the ‘Holier than Thou’ attitude up your arse sunshine- you know nothing about me, nothing at all on which to base your stupid assumptions, and your comments add nothing to the sheer joy most of us felt on the night regardless, fuck you very much!

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