Britain's Labor Government decided last week that there wasn't going to be any insurrection. Squatting unbudgeably on the law of trespass, the Government took out high court injunctions, ordering thousands of London squatters to vacate the luxury apartments they had recently taken over (TIME, Sept. 23).

Out of the Duchess of Bedford House the squatters marched in solemn ceremony, singing lustily to the obbligato of a small band headed by a Scottish bagpiper.* Then they were whisked away in buses furnished by the British Communist Party, which had decided to move them into...

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