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Goodbye Mappin Street Hello Matilda

29-10-2005 18:16

The Blind Institute on Mappin Street, like many buildings it seems these days in Sheffield, is being taken over by Sheffield University, and in partnership with the Blind Institute is being rebuilt as a centre for the blind and student accommodation.

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The Critical Mass flame comes to Gothenburg

29-10-2005 10:03

We were 24 glad cyclists who turned up in Gustaf Adolfs Torg in central Gothenburg to celebrate cycling and celebrate we did. Nothing in comparison to London’s thousands but still it was our first ride.

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London Critical Mass reports

28-10-2005 17:01

Today is the first London Critical Mass ride after participants were informed about possible arrests at future Critical Mass rides. The Metropolitan Police demanded that the 'organisers' give notice of the route at least six days in advance [report]. The Rhythms of Resistance Samba Band has been practicing samba on wheels.

Solidarity rides are taking place simultaneously in Bristol and Brighton In this posting, we are collecting updates from the streets in London.

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Brum Food not Bombs serving this Saturday in the City Centre

28-10-2005 12:02

There will be a Saturday Food not Bombs serving in Birmingham City Centre this weekend. FnB will be meeting at 5pm on New Street, outside Tesco and Starbucks if the weather's good and outside HSBC if it's raining.

We would also like to encourage people to bring along some vegan food for everyone to share too. If you need some culinary inspiration check out these great vegan recipies and FnB's food logistics

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Boatyard in court - Protest outside

26-10-2005 16:53

Outside the Court
Today was the day of the Jericho Boatyard Courtcase, while outside there was lots of people and Breach of the Peace Samba band

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25-10-2005 20:53

a time sequence

Be at MATILDA For our usual Social Thursday and Join the Artists Celebrations

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repost of small version of SOCA arrest film from earlier

25-10-2005 19:37

after probs with picture on small quicktime version of this film, here is a 1.1Mb repost in mp4 format which hopefully should work
for report and other info see

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Poland: police raid on De Centrum squat

25-10-2005 19:17

view of DeCentrum squat
The DeCentrum squat in Białystok has been attacked by police.
Please watch Polish Indymedia and DeCentrum websites for
more info and please start telephone/fax/email pressure on
local authorities.

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When The Levee Breaks…

25-10-2005 18:29

A full account of the Katrina/New Orleans crisis. From police murders, to the National Gaurd, to the flooded Ninth Ward, to Whiskey in the French Quarter.

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pics of this morning's arrests (see separate film thread)

25-10-2005 15:28

not the biggest of demos!!
two activists from 'justice not vengeance' were arrested opposite downing street this morning under the recent 'serious organised crime act' legislation which outlaws protest near government buildings around parliament square and whitehall

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film of SOCA arrest at whitehall protest this morning

25-10-2005 15:18

two activists from 'justice not vengeance' were arrested opposite downing street this morning under the recent 'serious organised crime act' legislation which outlaws protest near government buildings around parliament square and whitehall

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Seven Arrested After Bookfair Now Released On Bail

24-10-2005 12:17

Just heard the seven people who were arrested during the incident outside the Coronet pub next to where the anarchist bookfair took place on saturday have been released.

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Cambridge Critical Mass

23-10-2005 15:42

Some Cambridge Critical Mass dudes are off to London!

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Thoreau's Civil Disobedience

23-10-2005 03:20

I recently had the good fortune to read Henry David Thoreau's essay "Civil Disobedience". I did not realise it when I first started reading but this essay has a most remarkable history. Tolstoy, Gandhi and Martin Luther King have all read and been influenced by it. Emma Goldman, the American anarchist, was arrested for reading Thoreau's essay from a public platform in 1917.

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Take Back Dublin City

22-10-2005 01:43

Agit Prop Music Video about last months Street Party in Dublin.

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Free space oddstream

21-10-2005 14:50

Looking for creative and artistic productions connected to globalisation (other tipocs are also welcome)

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Art and media exhange

21-10-2005 13:45

Loesje an international NGO is searching for creative activist from the UK for an exchange next month in berlin. 19th-26th of November.

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Londons longest surviving sqatted streets threatened with demolition

20-10-2005 17:32

St. Agnes Place, Kennington, is London’s oldest squatted street. Two hundred people are threatened with imminent eviction and the twenty-something Victorian terraced houses are soon to be demolished.

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In London for Anarchist bookfair this weekend? Rubbish!

20-10-2005 16:45

If you are going to be in London for the anarchist boof fair then...

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Venezuela Solidarity March

18-10-2005 17:23

To support President Hugo Chavez against US Imperialist death squads and to allow freedom from foregin intervention to run his country.
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