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Defending a Fine Art: Anarchism and MMA (Mixed Martial Arts)

17-12-2011 09:33

Defending a Fine Art: Anarchism and MMA (Mixed Martial Arts)

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A Real Victorian Christmas Party and Picnic at Triton Square: Fri 16th

13-12-2011 10:49

Join us at the home of poverty pimps Atos ‘Healthcare’ for a Christmas Party to celebrate the continuing struggle against disability deniers Atos.

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Cruelty-Free Xmas Fair in Birmingham, Sat 17 Dec

10-12-2011 23:51

There's just one week to go until our fantastic Cruelty-Free Christmas Fair in Kings Heath, Birmingham! Please read on for details or see our website

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Protest Against Atos Outside the Paralympic Test Event Tomorrow!

02-12-2011 14:19

Disabled people, benefit claimants and supporters will be demonstrating at the Olympic Site in Stratford on Saturday 3rd December at 2pm outside the London Prepares Goalball test event for the Paralympic Games.

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Yaz: Food and Drug Administration to Discuss Dangerous Contraceptive Pills

30-11-2011 17:38

Press Release 30 November 2011

Yaz: Food and Drug Administration to Discuss Dangerous Contraceptive Pills
Ban demanded / New surveys find increased thrombosis risks / 10,400 lawsuits against BAYER / More than 200 deaths

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A Real Victorian Christmas Party and Picnic at Triton Square

26-11-2011 19:48

Friday 16th December – 2pm

Triton Square, London NW1

Join us at the home of poverty pimps Atos ‘Healthcare’ for a Christmas Party to celebrate the continuing struggle against disability deniers Atos.

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Protest Against Atos Outside the Paralympic Test Event!

26-11-2011 19:44

As part of December’s month of festive action against Atos and the benefit cuts (1), disabled people, benefit claimants and supporters will be demonstrating outside the Paralympic Goal Ball test event (2) being held at the Olympic Park in Stratford on Saturday 3rd December from 2pm.

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Bayer's top-selling pesticides continue to cause bee deaths worldwide

23-11-2011 18:29

Bayer's accountability in the phenomenon known as the Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD) is among the cases to be heard at the Permanent People's Tribunal (PPT) Session on Agrochemical Transnational Corporations (TNCs), a landmark international opinion tribunal that will try the six largest agrochemical TNCs for various human rights violations, to be held from December 3 to 6, 2011.

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heinz meanz poizn

23-11-2011 17:57

shock and horror for all you tinned food loverz out there
twenty fold jump in BPA in urine samples after one tin off soup

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Victims Of Charity

21-11-2011 18:10

Animal Aid National Day Of Action on Charity shops that fund vivisection .
Saturday 19th November.

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Protest Outside the Disabled Rights UK Conference: 22 November

20-11-2011 19:17

Tuesday 22 November 2011, from 10am

Taylor Wessing, 5 New Street Square, London EC4A 3TW

On Tuesday 22nd November Disability Alliance will be hosting a conference on disability and poverty at the offices of Taylor Wessing, New Street Square, London.

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Monsanto, Bayer and Dow face trial for 'systematic human rights abuses'

18-11-2011 13:01

Monsanto, Bayer and Dow face trial for 'systematic human rights abuses'
Permanent Peoples' Tribunal accuses biotech giants Monsanto, Dow, Bayer, Syngenta, DuPont and BASF of promoting dangerous pesticides including endosulfan, paraquat and neonicotinoids.

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Heroin Adverts in Spanish Newspapers BAYER ad images from 1912

14-11-2011 14:28

In the spring of 1912 the company BAYER started an advertising campaign for heroin in Spanish newspapers. Several of the ad images have now been found again. The corporation launched the “well tolerated cough remedy” in 1898 together with the pain relief Aspirin.

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Salvation Army Colludes With Cargill, World's Biggest Slaughterhouse Operator

10-11-2011 20:15

Christian food banks distributing toxic food

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Prospect union ridiculed over defence of Atos members

03-11-2011 13:29

Disabled activists have ridiculed a union’s claims that its members have been unfairly criticised for the way they test disabled people’s “fitness for work”.

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UG#571 - Mother Nature Knows Best (Masanobu Fukuoka, Helen & Scott Nearing)

21-10-2011 14:31

This week we hear about three people who, unimpressed by technological 'progress', quit city life to live successfully off the land - all three of them remained active into their 90's. Although travelling widely, they remained rooted to their homestead farms. In our first hour, Masanobu Fukuoka, who researched no-till farming in Japan for decades before Bill Mollison and David Holmgren coined the word permaculture. In our second hour, an audio adaptation of a film on the life and death of US back-to-the-lander Helen Nearing, and her husband, Scott.

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Vegan Extravaganza Returns to Wolverhampton!

19-10-2011 10:21

There's only one place to be on Sat 29th October 2011 - Wolverhampton Civic Hall for the biggest vegan extravaganza ever staged anywhere north of London!

Featuring: 80 stalls, 14 talks/workshops, 5 cookery demos, all vegan bar, live entertainment all day, free food samples galore, press-up competition, Vegan Society Awards presentation, Best Vegan Cupcake Competition, after party till midnight and so much more...!!

All welcome, admission is just £1 (under 16's free).

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Weekly blog roundup

15-10-2011 10:28

The following is drawn from a variety of local activist blogs

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Free coach to UK Uncut Block the Bridge

07-10-2011 11:34

UK Uncut have called for mass civil disobedience in protest at the Health and Social Care Bill that threatens to destroy the NHS, by blocking Westminster Bridge on Sunday 9th October.
There will be a free coach running from Birmingham, contact kerryliz at live co uk to book a space
coach meet at 8:30am, Carrs Lane Church, near Moor Street Train Station

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Interview: Behind the Lines

03-10-2011 09:41

Hussein Al-Alak speaks with a Jordanian based activist involved in helping Iraqi refugees who have fled to Jordan.
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