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They've Won!

07-05-2010 07:42

No surprises as capitalism scores a massive victory in the 2010 elections

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anarchists in greece can save us all! Or at least the way...

06-05-2010 18:46

from the rubble will come a new option, freedom
in an effort to stop people trolling my article down the newswire, (why anyone would want to i know not) i've republished with a new title. it's on the newswire as 'a way forward' and is a piece i knocked up to start some thinking and discussing about current issues amongst the 'movement'...

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An employee of the burnt bank speaksout on tonight’s tragic deaths in Athens

06-05-2010 15:29

An employee of the burnt bank speaks out on tonight’s tragic deaths in Athens – please spread....

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The murderers “mourn” their victims-(Regarding the tragic death of 3 people)

06-05-2010 15:26

Thursday, May 6, 2010": Statement by the Skaramanga squat in Athens regarding General Strike's events
regarding of what happend yesterday 05/05/21010

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A Way Forward

06-05-2010 14:55

With recent events around the globe signalling yet another kick in the gonads for capitalism (ash clouds, angry greek youths and activists, including dead workers, new york bomb attempt and millions of people marching for mayday), I felt compelled to knock up a little article for the 'movements' apetite for conversation and debate about 'where the fuck is the revolution?'

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Coal Action Network website relaunched!

06-05-2010 08:39

Check out for the updated and re-vamped Coal Action Network website and detailed coal maps of the UK. It is hoped that this website will be a useful resource to anyone taking action – or thinking of taking action – to protect communities, environments and the climate system from coal projects.

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Athens May 5 2010

06-05-2010 06:26

Riots in Athens

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All military units around Athens in high Alert as per

05-05-2010 21:38

All military units around Athens in high Alert as per

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Words of wisdom: Mohammed El-Baradai on the Iranian nuclear issue

05-05-2010 21:09

International Atomic Energy Agency’s former Director General, Mohammed ElBaradei
As we follow the NPT Review Conference in New York and the enormous salience of the Iranian nuclear issue there, it is useful to consider some recent observations about the Iranian case by the International Atomic Energy Agency’s former Director General, Mohammed ElBaradei. Baradei was in the Boston area last week, where, among other things, he took part in an extended Q&A session with Graham Allison; the event was hosted by the Institute of Politics at Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government.

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London solidarity w Greece action Photos

05-05-2010 20:24

Solidarity with the People of Greece

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Bristol Eco Villager hospitalised after tripod demolition

05-05-2010 20:14

Bailiffs succeed in evicting Bristol Eco Village

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Bita Ghaedi deportation halted by European Court of Human Rights

05-05-2010 18:42

Bita Ghaedi
Bita Ghaedi, a human rights campaigner, who has been detained at the infamous Yarls Wood Detention Centre for almost a month, has been released tonight after the attempt to deport her was overturned by the Strasbourg based European Court of Human Rights (ECHR).

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European Court of Human Rights halts Bita Ghaedi deportation.

05-05-2010 18:14

Bita outside Downing Street.
Bita Ghaedi, a human rights campaigner, who has been detained at the infamous Yarls Wood Detention Centre for almost a month, has been released tonight after the attempt to deport her was overturned by the Strasbourg based European Court of Human Rights (ECHR).

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Pogrom in Exarchia, squats attacked. Fire service say 3 dead

05-05-2010 15:22

Exarchia under attack
Squats attacked
Local citizens attacked

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Message from a Concerned Citizen of the Democracy Village

05-05-2010 14:32

An account of my stay at the Democracy Village, and a call to all 'Concerned Citizens'

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Our Dreams Don't Fit on Your Ballots

05-05-2010 13:18

The day before the 2010 General Election, some Londoners will have woken up to see a slightly different message on billboards around the city. The phrase coined in the 90's by the Argentinean co-operative movement reads "OUR DREAMS DON'T FIT ON YOUR BALLOTS"

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Ride out against Birmingham airport expansion this Saturday

05-05-2010 12:04

BIrmingham CIty and Solihull Council want to use £32 million of your money to move a road so that BIrmingham Airport can expand. If they can be persuaded not to, 17,000 new flights every year will be prevented. So we're off to reclaim the A45 with a flock of cyclists- sweeping through the countryside to the sounds of a bike-towed sound system. Dress for climate code Red, and bring ipod tunes to share.

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Bristol Eco Village Eviction Update - Urgent

05-05-2010 10:07

Bailiffs threatening to remove Trpod sitters without special equipment

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Huge demonstration this moment in Athens

05-05-2010 09:37

the ministry of economics has been occupied
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