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Peter Tatchell joins Bradley Manning contingent on Mayday march

03-05-2012 08:19

Anthony and Serena were joined by Peter Tatchell taking the 'Free Bradley Manning' message to the streets in London for the Mayday march with placard and megaphone from Clerkenwell Green to the rally in Trafalgar Square.

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Wrecsam Gig for Bradley Manning concludes Welsh Solidarity Tour

03-05-2012 07:59

gig poster in Saith Seren's window
Report from the gig for Bradley Manning held at Saith Seren Welsh cultural centre in Wrexham on Sunday 29 April.

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EDL Luton 5th May Muster Points

03-05-2012 07:41

Please contact the owners of the establishments listed and politely ask them not to open their doors or to serve the EDL. The Love Luton Festival is a family event and day out and nazis are not wanted, needed or welcome.

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Whistleblowers meet in Denbigh as part of Bradley Manning solidarity tour

03-05-2012 07:20

Report from a meeting of north Wales whistleblowers and supporters held last Friday, 27 April in Denbigh.

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May Day in the Philippines

03-05-2012 06:27

THOUSANDS of trade unionists and activists poured into the streets of Manila and other key cities to celebrate May Day amid renewed hopes that the two latest efforts at labor unity will provide strong impetus to their uphill battle for labor and trade union rights.

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A visit to Occupy Brookes

03-05-2012 01:05

In mid-April 2012 a group of students from Oxford Brookes University in the UK started an occupy camp as part of a movement for free education and to demand that the University switch from fee waivers to bursaries.

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Take Back the Land! 12-18 July Douglas Valley action camp

02-05-2012 22:18

Opencast coal mining in the Douglas Valley is about the ruling class destroying communities for their own financial gain. Its about ecological destruction on a massive scale for capitalism’s unquenchable thirst for cheap energy. Its about absentee fat-cat land-lords making millions off land that shouldn’t be theirs. Its about morally corrupt local (and national) government putting profit before people. Join us 12-18 July in the Douglas Valley, South Lanarkshire, to build on 20 years of community struggle and four years of direct action against the UK’s biggest opencast mining company. It’s time to Take Back the Land!

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Face the Music: Smash EDO Summer of Resistance Day Two

02-05-2012 20:58

20 people turned out today to play some bad music outside EDO. A sound system blared out Rick Astley, Phil Collins and the Osmonds while sirens blared. Campaigners created a mighty racket playing Ukuleles, Violins, harmonicas, bullhorns and cow bells.

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Bristol May-hem: 2 Highstreets attacked in 1 night

02-05-2012 20:55

On the night of May 1st (2am Wednesday morning) a number of targets in 2 different locations were attacked. In Downend, the windows and ATMs of Lloyds and HSBC banks were smashed, with a Besley Hill and St Andrews estate agents both smashed up as well. On Wells Road in Knowle, the windows and ATMs of a Natwest were destroyed, as well as a Money Shop; Besley Hill and Mathews estate agents were also attacked.

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Updated Squatters Convergence Info - Brighton

02-05-2012 18:48

we like seaside
International Squatter’s Convergence, Brighton UK May 17-20 2012

Coming soon!

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Help Stop US Senate From Allowing Hunting In National Parks

02-05-2012 17:10

Please stop the US Senate from supporting expansion of hunting into national parks

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It's Wrong to Wreck the World

02-05-2012 16:41

From the University of Oregon, Kathleen Dean Moore delivers an artful talk about our attack on Nature, and hope of reviving love instead. Recorded in Vancouver. With readings from her work & original songs by Libby Roderick and Australia's Tempting Eve. Radio Ecoshock 120502 1 hour.

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Liverpool Workfare Walk of Shame Occupies City Centre Exploiters

02-05-2012 16:14

Report on Liverpool Workfare Walk of Shame that took place on Sat 28th April

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Celebrate 40 years of Black Power media - tune in May 5-6 to Uhuru News live

02-05-2012 14:59

Uhuru News invites listeners and readers worldwide to tune in for 2 days of special programming during its 2012 Spring Radiothon. For over 40 years, The Burning Spear newspaper has served as the voice of the international African revolution. The oldest Black Power journal in continuous publication since the 1960s, The Spear is now available online at, along with live radio and video broadcasts from throughout the world.

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Defend vulnerable people

02-05-2012 14:46

We are a group of individuals who have friends, relatives and are vulnerable people ourselves.

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Smash EDO: phone/twitter blockade and this week's events

02-05-2012 14:29

With the launch of the Summer Of Resistance, this is has been a busy
start to the week for Smash EDO and this is just a quick update about
how you can be involved during the coming days!

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Sheffield Against Sexism March 28th April 2012

02-05-2012 13:22

Last Saturday around one hundred and fifty people marched through Sheffield City Centre in response to Sexism in our city. Supported broadly across Sheffield under the banner of 'We will not calm down "dear"' women, men and children united in a loud and angry demo against austerity measures and their disproportionate effect on women.

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Smash EDO: Noise demo and public planning meeting today

02-05-2012 10:01

Yesterday saw an inspiring start to the Summer Of Resistance so stay involved!

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Mayday in Seattle

01-05-2012 23:42

Starbucks Coppy Shop
Some pics from Seattle, where banks and other businesses including NikeTown have been trashed. Mayor has declared an emergency.
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