Friends of MULE panellist spotlight: Chris Allen

Article published: Tuesday, November 12th 2013

The second in our series of Q&As with Thursday’s Friends of MULE Whose City? discussion panellists is Chris Allen, a lecturer at Liverpool John Moores University.

Friends of MULE panellist spotlight: Morag Rose

Article published: Tuesday, November 12th 2013

In the lead up to our panel discussion event at the Black Lion on Thursday 14 November we’re running a series of Q&As with the panellists so that you’ll be familiar with the speakers and can come prepared with your own questions. Starting off the series is Morag Rose, who runs the Loiterers Resistance Movement and will chair the debate on Thursday.

Who should investigate murder — the police, or a private security company?

Article published: Friday, April 20th 2012

Senior police officers were quick to play down the implications of plans exposed in the press last March to outsource whole swathes of policing tasks to the private sector, yet despite the assurances major companies such as the security giant G4S are gaining disturbing new powers.

‘A violent eruption of protest’: Reflections on the 1981 Moss Side ‘riots’ (part two)

Article published: Thursday, August 25th 2011

The second part of Andy Bowman’s interview with Professor Gus John from the Moss Side Defence Committee about the Moss Side riots of July 1981.

‘A violent eruption of protest’: Reflections on the 1981 Moss Side ‘riots’ (part one)

Article published: Monday, August 15th 2011

Andy Bowman interviews Professor Gus John from the Moss Side Defence Committee about the Moss Side riots of July 1981

GMP Chief joins anti-protest propaganda war

Article published: Monday, January 10th 2011

The Chief of Greater Manchester Police has weighed into the propaganda war against the student protests – and he has the local media in tow.

Students complain of GMP violence

Article published: Monday, November 29th 2010

Participants of the 24 November student protest in Manchester have spoken out with allegations of police violence directed towards demonstrators following Greater Manchester Police’s (GMP) claim that the demonstration had been a “success” that “passed off peacefully.” Additionally, video evidence of a charge by police horses into a densely packed crowd of demonstrators has emerged, […]