UN reporter urges government to increase regulation of private rented housing

A UN Special Rapporteur who visited the UK in 2013 to assess whether residents have access to adequate housing has described conditions in the private rented sector as a “housing crisis”.

ACE Cinema programme

16/02/2014 18:30

ACE Cinema programme. Screenings start 18.30 at the Autonomous Centre of Edinburgh 17 West Montgomery Place, EH7 5HA, Free entry...


16/2 ''Land and Freedom'' (Ken Loach, 1995)

23/2 ''Memories'' (-animation- Koji Morimoto, Tensai Okamura, Katsuhiro Otomo, 1995)


AF pub social, Thursday 13th

Now that we’ve stopped pretending we’re going to drink less and our Xmas credit card bills are serving as draught excluders ’til the gas bill comes due, we’re off to the pub to spend January’s paycheque before the sheriff officers call. Come join us. We’ll be at the Windsor Buffet near the top of Leith […]


Thurs 13 Feb 8.30am – 9.45am Council Chambers, High St NO TO ALL CUTS YES TO HIGH QUALITY COUNCIL SERVICES FOR ALL YES TO GOOD WORKING CONDITIONS AND WAGES FOR ALL City of Edinburgh Council plans £36 million of cuts. … Continue reading


NO CUTS NO AUSTERITY BIN THE BEDROOM TAX PUBLIC MEETING 6pm Wednesday 12th February North Edinburgh Arts Centre, 15a Pennywell Rd (back of Pennywell shops, by library)  All welcome Hear how we are beating the bedroom tax Learn how to … Continue reading

Gegen Gälisch: the new German purists

First Event of the Semester

A bunch of anarchism enthusiasts from EUAS had a meeting this weekend to plan for the upcoming semester, and to decide how to get regular meetings up and running. All upcoming events will be advertised on the mailing list – email equalitylibertyrespect(at)gmail.com to be put on it!

Cece McDonald free; Jeremy Hammond transferred

We have news of two of the prisoners that we sent cards to at our Xmas social. First, the good news: CeCe was released from prison on January 13, 2014, which was her long-anticipated release date. She’ll serve the remainder of her 41-month sentence on parole, consistent with Minnesota sentencing law. Then, the not-so-good-but-useful bit of news about […]