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Oxford Street was brought to a standstill today as members of direct action group UK Uncut and disability campaign groups gathered to protest against the Welfare Reform Bill. The busy shopping street was blocked as the demonstrators chanted and waved banners at the junction with Regent Street, with people in wheelchairs chaining themselves together to prevent police dispersing the crowd. There has been a lot of opposition to the Government’s plans to bring about welfare reforms, with some saying it will lead to thousands of families losing their homes.
When Google speaks, the world listens. And today, when Google asked its users to sign a petition protesting two anti-piracy laws circulating in Congress, millions responded.