Necessity Still Breeds Ingenuity - Archive of SQUALL MAGAZINE 1992-2006
Squall 8

Squall 8

'Act Up'

'Magazine for Assorted Itinerants'
Autumn 1994 (56pp A4)

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The State It's In / Six-part special on the Exodus Collective / Criminal Justice Act / Tinkers Bubble / CJB March July 24th / Squatting in Hackney / Land ownership / Housing quangos / International squatters / Road Wars / In The Net / News of the Skews / Actors Of Parliament / Consultation Exorcise / Westminster Council scandal / letters, regulars and more.


CONTENTS

3. The State It's In
Travels in a political arena: as the Criminal Justice Bill resumes its progress through parliament

News Shorts & Other Busyness

5.
Oxford Evictions - Anti-CJB protest in Oxford brutally policed
Homeless Cruelty - RSPCA refuse to return dog to homeless person
Empties Filled - Bristol City Council to bring empty properties back into use
6.
Protest Squats On The Increase - a rise in squatting since the CJB
Private Roads Go Ahead - Govt gives the green light to privatised 'shadow' toll roads
Hackney Homeless Acquittal - Eloise Parrack acquitted after arrest following the Hackney Homeless Peoples' Festival in May
7.
Travellers "Too Friendly To Slander"
- Sun journo accidentally off-message as he gives travellers positive coverage
Global Profiteers - global capital is increasingly dominated by trans-national corporations
Crescent Evicted - Park Crescent in Stoke Newington evicted, making over 40 people homeless
Tomorrow's Slums - most new housing-association-built homes are low quality
8.
People On Welfare "Too Comfortable" - out-of-touch Tories propose Housing Benefit cut
9.
Traveller Benefit Census
- census reveals that the numbers of travellers is falling
Water Waste - decreased accountability for wate companies following privatisation
Traveller Surveillance - Operation Snapshot targets travellers
10.
Violent Eviction Arsonists Jailed - Two men imprisoned for arson attack on No M11 Link Rd protesters living in the chesnut tree on George's Green, Wanstead
DoE To Sue Big Issue Editor - the meagre income for Big Issue sellers comes under attention by benefits office
Rinky Dink - the bike powered sound system
Beggars In Desperate Need - CRISIS report shines light on the reality of beggars
11.
Velvet Revolution Tour - raising awarness about the CJB across the country
Taking Liberties - new anti-CJB benefit CD out
Anarchy In The UK, Ten Days That Shook The World - plug for huge upcoming Squall benefit gig

12. Actors of Parliament
The farce of Labour's effort to oppose the CJB

14. News of the Skews
The British media and the second CJB rally

16. Consultation Exorcise
Police show dissatisfaction with the CJB, and their role in implementing it

17. The Trouble With Words
Lip-service from the Dept of Environment on World Environment Day

18. Road Wars
Nationwide round-up of road protests including: Solsbury Hill, Stanworth Valley, Newbury, Pollock, and Cardiff Bay

20. The Triumph of Love Over Pain
CJ Stone gives his account of the central London anti-CJB mass demonstration on July 24th (1994)

22. Hackneyed Hypocrisy
Squatters battle Hackney Council's 'para-municipal' eviction squad

23. The Jewel in the Mud Award
Words of wisdom in times of crisis from Edward de Bono

24. DIY in the Sticks
Tinkers Bubble, and the difficulty of restrictive planning laws for rural communities. By Simon Fairlie

26. Get On Your Land
Land ownership in Britain, and the process of enclosures over centuries. By Glyn Walters

28. You've Been Quango'd
Patrick Nother looks at the disappearing accountability of facelss housing quangos

30. Westmaladminister
The gerrymanderers of Westminster, by Jim Carey

International Squatters

Illegal cities and pirate urbanisation around the world by Sam Beale and Emma Eastwood
34. Illegal Cities
35. SPAIN - The Battle Foe Euskal Jai / La Barcelona La Vaqueria
37. PARIS - Bank Of France Squatted / NICARAGUA - Violent Evictions In Managua

38. In The Net
Ben Schneider looks at the information revolution

Introducing Exodus

- The Battles, The Raves, The Regeneration...
A six-part in-depth look at the Exodus Collective, Luton. Articles by Jim Carey

40. A Now New Testament
41. Introducing Exodus
42. Exodus - The Battles
42. Exodus - A Chronology
47. Exodus - The Housing Initiative
50. Exodus - The Dances

53. Letters
Cambridge Capers - Anti-CJB demo
Obituary For A Crescent - Park Crescent eviction
Reformist's Revolution - A rant from Tony Allen
Hackney Acquittal - Letter of thanks from Eloise Parrack's solicitor following her acquittal

54. Contacts