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The Loft and the BNP

19-12-2009 18:07

The Loft on Mansfield Road in Nottingham, has recently reopened to much fanfare in indie publications like the Left Lion. Apparently the venue will serve "morally conscious" food, and "organic, fair trade and vegan wines" as well as "actively supporting and showcasing Nottingham's culture and arts scene". However, the venue appears to have been bought by none other than Finbar Bryson, widely criticised for being on the leaked BNP membership list and for his anti-Muslim racism. Has Mr Bryson really turned his back on the BNP or is he just cynically milking 'ethical' capitalism for his own benefit?

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National Fronts Big Day Out...

19-12-2009 17:59

Antifascist call out in response to National Front Day of Action

"King's Lynn National Front will be holding its second "Day of Action" on Saturday 19th December 2009. If you are from the Norfolk area, please make your best effort to support this activity as the NF continues, at log last, to expand throughout Norfolk."

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Titnore Woods update!

19-12-2009 16:04

Breaking news on the campaign to save Titnore....

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Solidarity with Swedish ELF anarchist Jonatan‏

19-12-2009 14:28

ELP has received the following e-mail from supporters of Swedish eco-prisoner Jonatan Strandberg. ELP encourages everyone to support Jonatan. He reads and writes English and as the below e-mail shows, he welcomes all letters of support.

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Naxalite rebels hit back at oppressors

19-12-2009 13:07

NAXALITE rebels in India have hit back at reactionary state communists involved in brutal attempts to crush their peasant uprising.

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Jury Find Police Restraint Killed Mikey Powell

19-12-2009 12:38

Damning narrative verdict returned at inquest.

The jury at the inquest into the controversial death in police custody in 2003 of Michael Lloyd Powell (known as Mikey) today returned a damning narrative verdict and found that the way that he was restrained resulted in his death from positional asphyxia (see below).

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University Struggles Update

19-12-2009 11:45

The struggle to save jobs and the quality of education continues at the University of Birmingham.

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Remember Gaza Vigil

19-12-2009 00:00


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Nanny State gives parents nightmares

18-12-2009 20:08

A new Bill threatens to undermine the rights and responsibilities of parents

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Rotten Borough of Rushmoor rejects 10:10 greenhouse gas reduction

18-12-2009 15:33

The Rotten Borough of Rushmoor has refused to support the 10:10 campaign for a reduction in CO2 emissions of 10% by 2010.

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Around the Campaigns Friday 18th December 2009

18-12-2009 13:48

[Correction to previous message, fifth line should have read, 'From now through to the end of the first week of 2010 there will be extra police checks on cars.']

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Fascistic Danish Police Force Threatens to Shoot Activists!

18-12-2009 13:01

In connection with a funny, rather innocent, yet cheeky and coordinated Greenpeace action last night in front of and inside the Danish Parliament – Christiansborg – the Chief Inspector of Copenhagen Police, Per Larsen, now severely threaten people.

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This Festive Season? / Stay out of cars / stay out of detention

18-12-2009 11:49

The next fortnight, supposed season of good cheer, it probalyl is if you are a UK national, not if you are a 'foreign national' with out secure status.

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Free Amadeu Casellas, Anarchist Political Prisoner

18-12-2009 10:37

Llibertat Amadeu Casellas! Solidarity with Anarchist Political Prisoners!

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Never ending horror of child immigration detention

18-12-2009 09:32

Report on an unannounced short follow-up inspection of Tinsley House IRC 13-15 July 2009 by HM Chief Inspector of Prisons (Full report attached)

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Banner Action in Central Copenhagen

18-12-2009 08:11

Today we dropped a massive banner in central Copenhagen. We dropped it over the corporate "Hopenhagen" greenwash campaign in the town hall square because Hopenhagen is damaging the planet!

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Worldwide database

18-12-2009 06:47
"Almost 20 years ago, Sir Tim Berners-Lee, then a contractor for the European Organization for Nuclear Research, invented a document hypertexting format that became the basis for the World Wide Web. He now hopes to advance this technology another step by building a web of data. And he wants government to lead the charge.

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Climate Camp Trafalgar- Ice Bear action

18-12-2009 01:42

As Copenhagen refuses entry to NGO's and delegates from around the world, Climate Camp Trafalgar enter another day of solidarity action. This time, the target..... The London Ice Bear.... He just didn't see it coming.
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