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In Photos And Slogans: Students And Unions Manchester And London Protests

THERE are spasms of violence at the anti-student fees, anti-coalition cuts to public spending in London and Manchester. The mainstream media should enjoy this.

Sky News talks of protestors “throwing bottles and sticks”. The police form the kettle and crank up the temperature. In Manchester, Aaron Porter, the president of the National Union of Students, is surrounded and subjected to anti-Semitic insults. (What is it about the extreme left and their hatred of Jews?)

The BBC does not note the racism, going with Porter being “challenged by demonstrators wanting a more militant leadership”.

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Posted: 29th, January 2011 | In: Key Posts, Reviews | Comment (1)