UK Newswire Archive
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Approximately 70 people took part in a procession to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the nuclear disaster in Chernobyl on Saturday 30 April. A small group of student activists also protested against the Dalton Nuclear Research Institute at Manchester University.
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A talk and discussion.
Date: Wednesday 3rd May
Place: The Hub, Liverpool University (2nd floor of Guild)
Kicking and screaming from the streets of Leeds into
the forgotten cracks.. discoveries, journeys,
expression, finding and being found...
An exhibition of found, discovered and expressive
art-forms that will be discovered in a found location.
Taking back space from a shinking 'developing'
gentrified city... an exploration and reclaimation of
ourselves, our skills, our city, our art.
You'll of course be unlikely to miss it. It could be news for days (at least until the next scandal!)
For those in the West Midlands (and beyond) that want to protest against the resumption of live exports from the UK who cannot make either the Dover or the Hull Stop Live Exports demos on Saturday May 6th, a 3rd demo has been organised outside the headquarters of the National Sheep Association and the National Beef Association in Malvern, Worcestershire.
A few of the articles covering Mayday in London 2006 are below.
Two of the articles were accompanied by pictures of police pushing or grabbing at people on the autonomous bloc, despite no mention of the bloc, or the sound system incident being contained within the articles:
Well at least me and The G will be.. Armchair is working i'd guess.. AD not sure and we have a newish person on board d4maths or Tony as they like to be named so what will we be cooking?
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Started as advertised at Buchanan St for 1pm. Fair few folk, but not as many as previous couple of years. No sign of a soundsystem. Good spirits. Cops around the outside, but not /too/ bad.
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A round up of photos from 2006's Mayday documenting Critical Mass, Clerkenwell Green and the Police party.
Today saw the launch of a new organisation to support low-wage and migrant workers across London, backed by faith organisations, trade unions and social justice organisations.
Chicago is the birth place of 'May Day', but today's march demonstrated a disconnect between the current low paid workers demanding recognition within the system, and what we have grown globally to understand May Day as celebrating.
Mayday banners are like a walk through history. Here are only four pics, including probably one of the youngest banners: The Gate Gourmet worker's.
The space hijackers had a police victory party at 2pm at the Bank of England. They looked pretty sexy in their plastic hardhats. But their haircuts were nothing like those of the real cops that gathered in small groups all around the area. Lots of cameras around, even a big fluffy professional microphone. Two big cops stood there, filming away, with red and white checkered bands round their hats. I thought: These space hijackers, really made an effort! But no - these two were real. Or so they said.
Lots of sounds on the mayday march in London. Some even sung the international.