Posts Tagged ‘Essex


Dale Farm

The sight of naked state power off the leash makes me feel physically sick, as well as angry. Today was a classic case, with taser-wielding riot police and bailiffs piling in to evict travellers from their homes at Dale Farm near Basildon.

The front page image from tonight’s London Evening Standard shows a semi-apocalyptic biblical scene, with a protestor righteously brandishing a crucifix against a backdrop of a burning barricade.