New freesheet on struggle for open spaces from past tense

past tense have recently published a freesheet, Stealing the Commons, A Brief Introduction to the politics of Open space, Enclosure and Resistance in London.

This is just a short piece, covering some of the research into open green space in the London area we have done over the last few years.

A PDF can be downloaded here for your pleasure.

It is also available in paper form. If anyone would like a paper copy, you can order one from us by sending us two first class stamps to

past tense, c/o 56a infoshop, 56 Crampton Street, London, SE17 3AE

‘Stealing the Commons’ is also available free in some bookshops, social centres, and other spaces in London… So far its in Freedom Bookshop, 56a Infoshop, the Commonhouse, the DIYSpace for London, Review Bookshop in Peckham, New Cross Learning, The Field (New Cross), Brick Lane Bookshop, Black Cat Cafe (Clapton), Hornbeam Centre (Walthamstow), Newham Bookshop, London Activist Resource Centre, Electric Elephant Cafe (Walworth), Big Green Books (Wood Green), and the Hub Cafe (Limehouse).

We aim to get it into some other places when we get round to it. The text of the freesheet is also up on our website here



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