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Save EMA, Walkout and Protest [2]

06-01-2011 16:22

The vote on tuition fees passed, but thanks to our protests, almost didn't. Scrapping EMA is far more controversial than scrapping tuition fees - we can stop this happening, all we have to do is make some noise and show that we care. Assemble with us at 11am by the fountains, and show this government that Bristol will not be silent when the rich threaten our education!

Update - planning taking place on HMG Ministry of Resistance discussion tab, so it can be more democratic. Please post ideas and suggestions there!

Note - some groups have reported that there is a vote parliament about EMA on this day ( This is not the case. New applications for EMA have *already* been stopped. There will be protests in London on this day, and there will be debates/questions about it in parliament then and in the next few weeks. MPs won't speak against it unless they have our voice behind them!

Time Tuesday, January 11 · 11:00am - 2:00pm
Location The Fountains, Bristol

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Petition to cut military spending not education!

06-01-2011 15:53

Want to take a stand in protecting education and condemning wasteful military spending? SIGN THE PETITION HERE!

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Target the bosses who have ‘snouts deep in the trough’

06-01-2011 15:26

Time to escalate the anti-cuts protests

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Action East End Film Club

06-01-2011 14:51

Latest film from Action east end Film Club

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Jewish Defence League Toronto Sponsors 'Support Rally' for EDL

06-01-2011 14:38

Toronto's Jewish Defence League has announced a 'support rally' for the EDL. at the Toronto Zionist Centre, Tuesday, January 11, at 7:00 PM. 'JDL Supports the EDL' said JDL spokesperson Meir Weinstein. The event has alarmed many in the city who plan strong protests against both organizations.

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Resistance Bulletin issue 128 December 2010 - January 2011

06-01-2011 13:22

DECEMBER 2010/JANUARY 2011 RESISTANCE is out. THE SPARK (Student movement takes off), Analysis of the growing student movement, actions against government plans regarding tuition fees, the struggle of asylum seekers in Glasgow, council disrupti

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Wikileaks: a Political-Economic History

06-01-2011 13:22

Despite blanket media coverage of Wikileaks and Julian Assange, there has been little discussion of the fact that Assange is merely one leader within a large and complicated social movement.

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3 Catholic Workers in Newbury Court Charged under SOCPA for Aldermaston Break-In

06-01-2011 12:48

"Hurry and Wait" for Catholic Workers at Newbury Court House today!

Ploughshares activists Chris Cole, Sr. Susan Clarkson from St. Francis House/ Oxford Catholic Worker and Fr. Martin Newell from Giuseppe Conlon House/ London Catholic Worker are presently in Newbury Court for a plea hearing. They are charged under SOCPA legislation with "criminal damage" and "criminal trespass".

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International Resistance - OCCUPY MONACO

06-01-2011 12:43

We'll give Capital Flight a whole new meaning. 1st August 2011

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EDL Nonce Division

06-01-2011 12:42

Forget the EDL's tokenistic "uncle tom" Sikh, Womens and Gay Divisions. A brand new subgrouping within the English Defence League has been formed (void of all publicity), the EDL Nonce Division, offering fascist kiddie fiddlers the opportunity to protest against the unfairly tough stance meted out to child abusers in hardline Islamic states. Children and young people plentyful on EDL marches, put away your stained raincoats and purchase the brand new range of EDL merchandised paedophile gear.

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Wikileaks: 1990 cable details crucial meeting on eve of Iraqi invasion of Kuwait

06-01-2011 11:39

A previously secret US diplomatic cable from 1990, published by WikiLeaks on New Year’s Day , provides a detailed account of a crucial meeting between the US ambassador to Iraq and Saddam Hussein on the eve of Iraq’s invasion of Kuwait.

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Wikileaks are now Wikidrips?

06-01-2011 11:09

So far this year there have been 12 Cablegate cables released in six days (based on the deoxy rss feed, 8 cables released on 2nd January and 4 on the 4th January 2011) at this rate it won't take 35 years to leak them all it will take 350 years...

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Wikileaks cables reveal how US and UK sought to plunder Zimbabwe’s resources

06-01-2011 10:55

The US diplomatic cables published by WikiLeaks contain revealing details of how the United States and Britain sought to further their commercial interests in Zimbabwe.

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Poles are often sentenced by their conservative administration

06-01-2011 09:40

We are Polish Ras Tafari Family. It happened already several times, that members of our community who were found in posession of cannabis, were sentenced without any court and any proper trial. It is very typical for recent Polish judical system, that cases do not make even to the courts, and public is disinformed about human rights for an impartial judge in the court. Instead, they are judged by the member of the ultra-catholic administration.

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Protests as Clegg holds secret town hall meeting

06-01-2011 00:19

Clegg leaving Sheffield Town Hall
Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg looked shaken leaving Sheffield Town Hall this evening, as an impromptu demonstration chanted and hurled abuse.

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Black Fish Ocean Defence Info Night

05-01-2011 23:22

Info night with a former Sea Shepherd crew member who worked on several campaigns before
launching the Black Fish..

Wednesday 26th January, 730 at the Smiling Chair info shop, 40 Stokes Croft

The Black Fish is a European based conservation organisation that takes action on the
issues of whaling, industrial fishing and marine animals in captivity.

Net cutting at the Taiji dolphin hunt.

Stopping overfishing and extinction in European waters.

Attack on the whaling industry, especially in Norway and Iceland.

Campaign for closing dolphinarium in Münster.

Campaign to release captive orcas.

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THE CUTZ: city council redundancy announcement shambles

05-01-2011 23:22

With staff redundancies now just a couple of months away, here's how senior Bristol City Council officers explained proposed staff redundancies coming in April to elected councillors tonight.
This is taken from a budget document 'HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE - Revenue budget monitor' presented to Bristol City Council's Resources Scrutiny Commission for discussion this evening.

Have councillors agreed to an unknown level of redundancies in the city's Adult Community Care Department?

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Kraft Closes Cadbury Plant

05-01-2011 22:44

The US "food" giant Kraft will be closing the Cadbury plant at Keynsham near Bristol in a few days time.

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Labour Left Back Down on Cuts in Preston

05-01-2011 22:09

5 Preston Labour councillors, who voted for a motion against cuts and privatisation at the Preston Trades Council and at Anti Cuts meetings spoke and voted against the same motion when it was put to full council

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Nick Clegg Sheffield Demo

05-01-2011 21:12

At short notice a spontaneous group demonstrated Nick Clegg's attendance at Sheffield Town Hall
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