"Suddenly, four policemen grabbed my shoulders and pulled me out of my wheelchair." In a new installment of his 'Life on Wheels' blog, Ceasefire contributor Jody McIntyre gives a detailed account of the shameful incident that exposed the met police as an international embarassment.
On Saturday, 20th Nov 2010, ten thousand protesters joined a march calling for the immediate withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan. Ceasefire contributor Jody McIntyre was one of the speakers. This is his speech.
Reporting on yesterday's protest against the coalition government's assault on free education and the public sector, Ceasefire contributor Jody McIntyre, who was on the roof of Tory HQ, recounts the anger, the exhilaration and the new found belief in the power of protest.
When Vince Cable, the Business Secretary, headed to a constituency surgery last week, he probably expected some form of protest would be taking place. However, nothing could have prepared him for a grilling by Ceasefire contributor Jody McIntyre. In a new blog entry, McIntyre recounts a very unusual encounter.
By Jody Mcintyre When I was born in East Dulwich hospital, the doctors told my parents I would never walk, and probably wouldn’t talk. After proving them wrong, and eighteen wasted years of education, I decided to go and see the world, and travelled around South America for three months on my own. While I was [...]