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First Aid training London 12/9/11

11-09-2011 20:51

UK Action Medics training.

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Karla on the trapeze: the 15 year old Chilean high school hunger striker

09-09-2011 18:45

Karla, 15 years old, is one of 50 Chilean school and university students on hunger strike in the occupations of Santiago de Chile.

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Harsh sentences for student demonstrators

09-09-2011 16:04

Student demonstrators arrested at last years protests have been convicted without sufficient evidence, and have been subjected to disproportionate sentences according to legal support activists.

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Help Stop the US Army From Poisoning Monkeys!

06-09-2011 05:03

help stop the monkey chemical casualty training During the week of September 12, 2011

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Worldwide Animals Pitchforked, Boiled Alive, Bombed, Trapped, Starved, Abandoned

05-09-2011 14:52

Please see the video links at the end of the post
for documentation

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UG#566 - If Not for The Man, Then for Whom? (Deschooling Society 6)

03-09-2011 18:52

This show anticipates a time when most people are not working for the man, but interacting through what Ivan Illich describes as 'Learning Webs'. We start with a US valedictorian, Erica Goldson's bold speech against the school machine, and the conclusion of the John Taylor Gatto interview. Then we read chapter 6 of Deschooling Society, Learning Webs, before concluding with some thoughts on how a decentralised money system might work.

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SOAS Students Day X - The Battle for Education

26-08-2011 12:09

SOAS samba on protest.
SOAS Students Day X - The Battle for Education is a documentary in the shape of a diary of events that led up to the day of the vote. It is a first hand account from the perspective of students. Funds to finish doc are being raised on indiegogo Powerful and unflinching the film is an elegy for the right to protest.

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Liberatory Education for Autonomy

22-08-2011 23:24

The goal of liberatory education is to provoke the student to question all taken-for-granted values, ideas, norms, beliefs, etc. of her experience that are the given presuppositions comprising the dominant social paradigm. The space this educational act opens up, as rupture, emancipates the learner from the domination of what has been taken-as- given.

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Pirates attack in Newcastle

22-08-2011 22:04

Pirates take action in Newcastle.

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UG#564 - Choosing A Life of Action (Deschooling Society 4)

21-08-2011 05:51

The show this week reflects on why, in the face of dire predictions if we do not make big changes to how we live, so many people feel either powerless or even disinterested to try to effect such changes. We continue with last week's Gatto interview, followed by another chapter of Deschooling Society and an essay by Philip Balla.

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Uk riots - music / song reflecting on riots

12-08-2011 15:23

Music + words released about the riots - and forward thinking, and a better place.

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Anarchist Guidebook to Post-Civilization

09-08-2011 18:40

A guidebook to post-civilized culture, including what it might entail and how we will survive. The book will contain a large amount of practical knowledge for survival including how we can build sustainable housing and grow food in a regenerative way.

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LUC Skill Share Report

06-08-2011 22:03

A report of the first Lincoln Underground Collective Skill Share at the Jolly Brewer, Lincoln on 31st July 2011.

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Parachute Jump for Children Mobile Library in the Gaza Strip

25-07-2011 21:03

On Saturday 23rd July 2011 Musheir did a sponsored parachute jump in aid of the first ever Children Mobile Library in the Gaza Strip.

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Challenging Military Activities in Schools with US & UK activists

09-07-2011 12:53

Teacher? Parent? School or college student?
Are you concerned about military activities in schools?

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Fashion Show to Fight Human Trafficking and Support Fair Trade

30-06-2011 11:36

To take a stand and raise awareness of Human Trafficking, the Florida Coalition Against Human Trafficking and Youth for Human Rights of Florida are working together to raise awareness of this horrific problem with the “Colors of the World” fashion show on Saturday, July 16th in Tampa.

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Strathclyde University students go into occupation against savage course cuts

27-06-2011 10:37

Strathclyde students have just gone into occupation of their university. They are occupying against the cutting of four departments which were ruthlessly voted through by the senate last week. They need the support of every Glasgow anti-cuts activist to make this a success. Come down to the Graham Hills building and show them support.

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If the plans are approved it would be one of the largest factory farms in the UK

23-06-2011 12:48

TAKE ACTION: Object to Foston pig factory, Derbyshire
UK Company, Midland Pig Producers (MPP) is applying to build an indoor pig factory farm on a green field site near the village

of Foston, Derbyshire (
Application CW9/0311/174
). If the plans are approved it would be one of the largest factory farms in the UK, containing 2,500 mother pigs (sows) and around 25,000 growing pigs, with 1,000 going for slaughter each week.
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