How the St Paul’s protesters seek to democratise London
Until today, the reclamation of the public space around St Paul’s by protesters has been confused. A successful political action requires a constructive alternative, and there was none on offer. Between bemused disgruntlement and fantastical projects, the protest had no settled perspective through which it could grow and make friends. It was better theatre than politics and that was frustrating, because the backdrop, props and themes were superb.
With the protesters now focusing their criticism on the City of London Corporation, all that has changed… Read more