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ProtectTheWilderness Updates, Gathering, Information!

23-04-2012 21:55

The good, the bad, and the ugly!
Peasants not allowed into their own Court Appeal!

We're all taking a few days to rest and reorganise right now, so I'll quickly outline the events, what happened and where it's going from here.

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St.andrews Mayday Extravaganza!

23-04-2012 12:49

Mayday St.andrews extravaganza!
St.andrews, long known as a bastion of conservatism, privilege and wealth, will be hosting a gathering in church square on Mayday of all those facing dire threats to their wellbeing, inflicted by the government, bosses and corporate fat-cats! Towards a combative anti-cuts movement!

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Education as a market and the collapse of expectations

22-04-2012 22:35

What about the "bubble in education"?

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Occupy Brookes photo report

21-04-2012 22:53

bursaries not fee waivers!
Occupy Brookes settles in - an update and photos.

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Global Teach In

19-04-2012 16:43

Birmingham Teach In organised by Occupy Birmingham:
UNISON Birmingham Branch, 19th Floor,
McLaren building, 48 Priory Queensway

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Occupy Brookes kicks off despite monsoon weather

18-04-2012 21:53

The occupy camp outside Oxford Brookes Uni started up today amid crazy downpours.

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ProtectTheWilderness street party Bristol 17th April Appeal of the Peasants

14-04-2012 20:36

April 17th 11 AM @ Bristol County Court, Redcliff Street, Bristol, BS1 6GR

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Equity and The Peasants ProtectTheWilderness

12-04-2012 14:15

Peasants working the land.
The argument is quite simple; the county council had a legal obligation to make an equality impact assessment before making any decision to evict us from the wilderness centre. Their attempt to follow this requirement exposes their negligence, carelessness and complete misunderstanding of the situation. We are going to argue that the county council has not shown due regard to take into account our statutory needs as part of the decision making process. In doing so they have discriminated against us and our beliefs as a socio-economically deprived group.

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GFEST 2012 Open call for artists announced

05-04-2012 10:47

We are looking for submissions from artists and organisations, with a particular focus on collaboration across art form, age and cultural backgrounds. The festival accepts submissions in three categories: films, visual arts and performance.
The deadline for submissions is Friday 29 June 2012.
Submissions are accepted on:

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Activism Training Programme for Gamechangers

03-04-2012 16:35

Do you want to bring change to your community and could use extra confidence or skills? Friends of the Earth are offering a free training programme for passionate people who want to make change happen.

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London Teachers' Strike (Video)

01-04-2012 20:01

A collage of interviews with people about why they were supporting the teachers' strike during the march on Wednesday in central London. These struggles aren't taking place in isolation, but are part of an international movement against neoliberal austerity plans and the privatisation of education. For an overview of other actions currently taking place around the world, check out (International Student Movement).

Music by Beatraider.

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The Real Transition Handbook

31-03-2012 19:38

The Real Transition Handbook offers an more realistic guide to coping with transition.

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Toulouse School Targeted by Hate Mail

28-03-2012 16:10

The French Jewish school where three children and a teacher were murdered this month has received a wave of anti-Semitic hate mail and calls, the local prosecutor said Wednesday.

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Birmingham Free University Talk and Discussion with Norma Bermudez

27-03-2012 18:07

Wednesday 28th March 18:30 until 21:30

Function Room, Ropewalk Pub, 15-20 St Paul's Square, Hockley

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Birmingham Free University

27-03-2012 18:01

We are a newly created group seeking to build and participate in more democratic educational processes;
Our aim is to work together towards higher education experiences that are not consumerist, indebting, authoritarian or judging of individual worth;

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25 March 2012 (Sunday) - The Black Rose hosts Jeff Monson in London

19-03-2012 20:51

The Black Rose hosts Jeff Monson in London; Sunday 25 March 2012
London Action Resource Centre (LARC), 62 Fieldgate Street, Whitechapel, London, E1 1ES. 17:00 until 19:00

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Chile: riots after the student march (photos)

19-03-2012 12:19

Chile: Clashes and riots after the first student march since the beginning of classes in Santiago

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Animal Rights Issues In China

19-03-2012 04:23

Primates, elephants, bears, dolphins, pigs, rhinos, dogs, cats, turtles are some of the many species abused in China

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Protect The Wilderness- Public meeting Fri 17th

16-03-2012 01:36

We are having a public meeting today -Friday 7pm- at the Miners Welfare Hall in Cinderford, Glos. Please come along and join in discussing the future of your centre, and how it relates to the future of environmental education, and the privatisation of Forestry land -by proxy- through-out the country.
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