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If you’re in London and not sure what to do on Saturday afternoon, why not grab a book and head down to the read-in at the Vodafone shop on Oxford Street? It’s being organised by UK Uncut to protest against both the mobile phone company’s tax avoidance and the recently announced cuts in local government funding:

The Library bloc’s mission is to target Vodafone and highlight the government’s 27% cuts to local government budgets. Vodafone’s £6bn tax dodge could pay for every single cut to every single council everywhere in the country for the next two years. Library bloc will meet inside Vodafone’s flagship store to stage a read-in. At exactly 1.04pm, on the librarian’s signal, everyone will sit down, take out a book and begin reading. If you want to join Library Bloc bring flyers, banners and a book. And remember…shhhhh!

The action will be done by 3pm.

Comments on “Read-In Saturday”

  1. Justus Civicas says:

    On the meaning of the Book bloc see:

    Critical Legal Thinking
    Law & the Political

    Biblioclasm and the Book Bloc
    Author: Tomas White*

    Biblioclasm: biblio- comb. form + Greek – klasmos breaking

    http://www.criticallegalthinking.com/?p=1221#comments

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