Eleanor Penny is a writer, editor, translator and poet. She's an editor at Novara Media, and is currently working at openDemocracyUK. She holds a degree in Philosophy & French from University College London. She tweets @eleanorkpenny.
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Monday, August 01, 2016
We Must Reject the Idea of Legal Protest
On 16th August 1819, some sixty to eighty thousand people assembled in St Peter’s Field, central Manchester. Men and women, young and old. They had gathered to protest for greater suffrage, and for an end to the Corn Laws that had plunged many into poverty, exacerbating the disastrous effects of...