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The Political Week on Twitter May 28th – June 1st

Leveson was the main event this week, with shambolic government U-turns on pasty tax, static caravans and charitable giving from the Budget constituting the sub-plot in Twitter’s social media narrative.

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David Mead: "How is it that protest, free speech writ large and untainted by commercialism, has lost out?"
Comment: This is what a Peaceful Protest Act looks like

After Brian Haw, the banned protest in Westminster. After the G20 they introduced more restrictions and used kettling. And now, with the Occupy movement, rights will be under threat again. This is how we get our civil liberties back, given the coalition seem to have given up.