UK Free Spaces Newswire Archive
12-07-2009 22:22Here is this months events at 56a Infoshop in South London, a social centre now in its 18th year of operation. As usual there is the monthly screening of films about work presented by Full Unemployment Cinema. Also there is a special weekender organised to show our finally rejigged Zine Library.
12-07-2009 08:13Aspire (Leeds) - Chris is dead but will not be forgotten
12-07-2009 07:52For a brief moment, at vast and lawless raves such as Castlemorton, a generation glimpsed an alternative way of life. Speaking to survivors of the early 90s free party scene, Tim Guest tells the story of how the state crushed the dream
12-07-2009 01:24after the court case yesterday, squatter's at the MP's empty property in Brentwood held a farewell party last night. misguided thugs from a local estate attacked the party in a gang with pit-bull terriers. the last of the squatters moved out this afternoon.
10-07-2009 20:51Squatters occupying the long-term empty “main home” of MPs Ann and Alan Keen had a stunning victory in Brentford County Court today. A courtroom packed with squatters and supporters agreed that the greedy MPs should not be allowed to kick the squatters out.
09-07-2009 22:08After the eviction of a squat named the "Clinique" in Montreuil, near Paris, police set an ambush to protesters and shot them with flashball guns aiming at their heads. One of the protesters has lost an eye.
09-07-2009 18:53Split between a proposal of rejecting this space and a full usage as a living space, we finally decided, during a long discussion, that we will use this space in a subversive way.
24-06-2009 20:22The Anti-Defamation League (as its contrarian euphemism for an organization that does little, if anything, to fight defamation against Arabs and Muslims by rabid Islamo-phobes in the U.S. like Jewish-American Michael Savage) is “again” proposing another anti-free-speech bill disguised as the “Megan Meier Cyberbullying Prevention Act” HR 1966, which makes it a thought crime to “intimidate” and “harass” anyone over the Internet or on the airwaves.
Pictures Copyright (C) 2009, Peter Marshall, all rights reserved.
23-06-2009 12:35In the weekend of july 4th we declare a war on cars. In this weekend there will be a bike festival in Amsterdam. On different locations events, workshops, info stands, fun & games, parties, and direct actions to block and frustrate the traffic will be held. Cars lead to pollution, climate change, deaths and injuries. They are a nuisance, and are dominating the public space.Where the public space is not designed to facilitate the ever consuming shopping frenzy and industry it is designed to please fossil-fuel-traffic.
22-06-2009 18:54An intrusive and intimidating police presence aims to disrupt the free spirit of summer solstice 2009 with dogs, horses evidence gatherers and hi-tech arial surveillance.
22-06-2009 11:43An eviction notice has been served on the occupation at Lewisham Bridge.
Bailiffs are arriving at 10.30 on Wednesday morning.
22-06-2009 10:42The new edition of Bath's monthly tabloid rantfest
20-06-2009 15:25Ask not what your Infoshop can do for you, but what you can do for your infoshop...