Just got back from the march on the Bank of England. About 200 students mostly with SWP placards but up for some action stormed the entrances to the Royal exchange luxury shops chanting ‘ The Rich..the rich…we’ve got a get rid of the rich’. Keeping mobile they charged at the Stock exchange, Bank Of England, and several merchant banks where cops just managed to keep them out. The city of london cops were badly caught off guard at first and repeatedly the students broke through police lines and resisted being penned in. It was a triumph of people who didnt know how to behave on demonstrations – who were naive, idealistic and passionate and bold and broke out of he usual SWP constraints. Racing round the city was exhlarating as the cops sent for dogs and horses and reinforcements with hands itching on their tazers. After an hour things calmed down. A few very old anarchists had trailed after the students and I salute the studeents for their boldness and passion. There were no anarchist flags in sight or any evidence of those who’d produced the Collapse Faster leaflet. The day belonged to the students……….from their fragile hands…….