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SmashEDO:A few words on sensationalist journalism,protest bans and the local rag

30-04-2012 09:21

Those who regularly follow the news in Brighton inevitably come across the inane ramblings of Brighton’s very own tabloid rag The Argus.

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Smash EDO Press Release - The Summer of Resistance begins on May 1st

30-04-2012 08:21

Smash EDO gear up to Summer of Resistance

Smash EDO, the Brighton based campaign to close down arms manufacturer EDO MBM (a part of US corporation ITT Exelis), has been building up to the start of our summer campaign. The Summer of Resistance is billed to start on Tuesday 1st May with a noise demonstration at the factory.

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Free School day - Sat 28th April - @ Cowley Club in Brighton

26-04-2012 17:11

A mixture of people who love what they do and would like to talk about it for free. Free School aims to talk, share, discuss, inform, develop and more including the all important getting feedback!... There's something for everyone. It's not too late to add to it yourself having a space for random talks and there are lots of workshops and talks already confirmed on the website or in the Cowley itself. Check the Cowley Club or web site for more info:
x Free School x

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Barclays 2012 AGM, Friday, 27 April, London

25-04-2012 12:49

Barclays 2012 AGM will be held at 11:00 (UK time) on Friday, 27 April at the Royal Festival Hall in London.

Seems like a prime Target Barclays opportunity for Londoners.

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Target Barclays in Brighton, Sat 28th, 1pm

25-04-2012 11:20

There will be another Smash EDO, Brighton Jordan Valley Solidarity and Brighton and Hove PSC target Barclays demo outside Barclays in North Street, Brighton, this Saturday (the 28th) at 1pm.

Come along to make it as lively as the previous ones.

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Smash EDO: The Summer of Resistance starts 1st of May

25-04-2012 10:50

On May 1st we will be holding a big noise demo at EDO/ITT starting
at 12pm.


Please come along and help kick off the Summer with a
bang. Bring pots, pans, musical instruments and sound systems.

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Confront the real terrorists: demo at arms dealers' dinner today

25-04-2012 10:14

April 25 2012, 6.30pm at the Royal Garden Hotel,
2-24 High Street Kensington: nearest tubes High Street Kensington and Knightsbridge.

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Cops get Axed in Brighton

16-04-2012 20:59

Corrupt Brighton 'protest liaison' cop PC Sean Macdonald could get sacked according to local shit rag.


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Smash EDO: Upcoming events and the Summer of Resistance

10-04-2012 20:44

The Summer of Resistance is getting closer and now is the time to get involved.

The summer will start with a demo up at the factory at 12pm on the 1st of May.

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EDO gets new Paveway IV contract – We need to step up our resistance

05-04-2012 08:34

The MoD has awarded Raytheon a new £60 million contract to replenish supplies of Paveway IV guided bombs to the British Army. EDO MBM (a unit of US arms dealers ITT Exelis) will manufacture the umbilical interconnect system and containers in Brighton. Paveway IV bombs have been used in Afghanistan and Libya and an earlier model of the Paveway was used in Iraq.

The MoD claims that this will sustain hundreds of jobs at the factories concerned (see

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Smash EDO public meeting on Iran and Afghanistan this Thursday

03-04-2012 15:51

Smash EDO presents

Stop the Attack on Afghanistan and the Prospect of Strikes on Iran

Thursday 5th April, 7pm, Friends Meeting House Ship Street, Brighton

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Smash EDO Summer of Resistance infonight at London Action Resource Centre today

31-03-2012 13:45

Saturday the 31st of March, 4pm at the London Action Resource Centre,
62 Fieldgate Street, London: Summer of Resistance info talk. Come
along to learn more, get an affinity group together and get involved.

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Smash EDO: Upcoming events

30-03-2012 20:42

Just a a quick reminder of some Smash EDO related events happening in the next few days.

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Smash EDO: Summer of Resistance talk in Worthing, Thurs 29th

27-03-2012 11:21

Smash EDO will be speaking about the Summer of Resistance at the Worthing Alliance meeting on Thurs 29th, 8pm at Beechwood Hall Hotel, Wykeham Road, Worthing.

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Smash EDO: Summer of Resistance info night, today in Brighton

26-03-2012 10:17

There will be an open Summer of Resistance info night tonight, Monday the 26th, at the Cowley Club in Brighton, 7.30pm. Come and learn more and to find out how to get involved.

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Target Barclays Sat 24th of March in Brighton

20-03-2012 12:33

During the last month Jordan Valley Solidarity, Brighton and Hove Palestine Solidarity Campaign, Smash EDO and students from Sussex university have held two very successful demos against Barclays' investments in Israel and the arms trade. We will return again this Saturday. Come along to Barclays, 139-142 North Street, Brighton on the 24th help us make this one a success!

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Smash EDO: update and upcoming events

14-03-2012 12:47

Smash EDO update about past and future events and the Summer of Resistance.