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ALB interviews the Cuban Libertarian Movement

16-07-2008 13:27

* During mid-June 2008 the Iberian counter-information collective A Las Barricadas posed several questions to the MLC, an affinity group of Cuban anarchism abroad. The complete text of this interview follows.

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Teachers against Wembley Academy resist Brent Council eviction of 'Tent City'

16-07-2008 13:19

Local teachers stand their ground against eviction (photo by Guido)
Yesturday, teachers and their supporters - part of the campaign against a proposed academy school in Wembley, NW London - defied Brent Council officials as the deadline to leave their protest camp expired without the threatened eviction. Brent Council obtained the eviction order yesturday for the removal of ‘Tent City’ on Wembley Park Sports ground, and an injunction order against Hank Roberts, one of the leaders of the campaign, who is camped on the roof of the community centre on the site.

THE LATEST: Brent Council have served all protestors on the site with an injunction to leave the site and have already received court paper for specialist baliffs. Police are threatening protestors with being chraged if they resist.

Brent Council have pushed for an immediate eviction order on the Tent City on the Wembley Sports Ground, Bridge Road, so the construction of temporary accommodation for the first 60 pupils can start for what has been termed the 'pre-academy'. (More info and background below).

Wembley Tent City Occupation, Bridge Road, Wembley:
Nearest Tube: Wembley Park (Metropolitan Line)
Turn left out the station, walk up the hill to main junction on Bridge Rd, turn left, walk 100 metres, turn left into the gate way to Wembley Park Sports Ground and you're there.

Buses: From Central London: 18 from Euston to Sudbury and then the 182 to
Wembley Park Station (the N18 runs past Sudbury. Get off at Wembley
triangle from which Bridge Road is a 15 minute walk past Wembley Arena).
Other routes: 83 from Golders Green Stn, 302 from Kensal Rise Stn, 297
from Willesden Bus Garage.

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Wembley Tent City Occupation Forced Eviction 4pm: Resist!

16-07-2008 13:09

Council balliffs have just arrived on site following the injunctions and threats of prison time, served less than two hours ago, for all involved in the campaign and have given orders for everyone on site to leave before 4pm or face for forced eviction and possible arrest.

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Smash School Privatisation: Wembley Anti-Academy Protestors Served Injunctions

16-07-2008 12:27

Following the resistance and support from across the city yesterday as the Wembley Tent City Occupation defied yesterday's 6pm eviction order, this morning Brent Council officials arrived and served a written injunction order on one Tent City member and injunction orders on every empty tent, lisitng the addressee as "unknown occupier".

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Greenwash Guerrillas Embarrass E.ON

16-07-2008 10:16

Greenwash guerillas assemble outside conference
This morning, Climate Campers and friends put a fresh dent in E.ON’s tarnished reputation with a Greenwash Guerrillas demo outside the Guardian Climate Change Summit, which E.ON are sponsoring.

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Oxford Climate Action Spin The Spinners!

16-07-2008 09:59

Oxford Climate Action activists have today
blockaded the headquarters of Edelman PR. They arrived at 9:30 to
protest the PR giant's collusion with E-On in "greenwashing" its
proposed Kingsnorth power station development. Several protestors
gained access to the firms offices. Others outside climbed onto the
roof to unfurl a banner reading "Edelman: Spinning The Climate Out
Of Control" as another colourful contingent spoke to
passers by about the protest. MP John MC Donnell has also dropped by to lend his support.

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George Galloway exposed as he betrays East End over Crossrail - deal with Ken

16-07-2008 08:08

After having done a deal with Ken Livingstone, which involved selling out the East End over Crossrail in true SWP style, George Galloway has been attending the Commons plugging his reputation as a man who cares about the middle East. The man's latest concern is Pakistan while the poor and oppressed in East End continue to suffer at the hands of Tower Hamlets Council and the Respect clique which has joined forces with disreputable contingencies in the Labour, Liberal Democrat and increasingly Conservative Party. In short, George Galloway and his supporters are a fraud. Look at his record

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Second attempt to remove Alliance Ngondiop

16-07-2008 08:08

Alliance Ngondiop
Alliance Ngondiop, a Cameroon national, is currently detained in Yarl's Wood Immigration Removal Centre and due to be forcibly removed from the UK on Friday 18th July 2008 at 06:15hrs on British Airways Flight BA302 to Paris and onward to Douala, Cameroon.

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SHAC Report from Demo in Peterborough

16-07-2008 00:07

On Saturday 12th July, we held a march through Peterborough, followed by the demo outside HLS, Alconbury, Cambs.

Pictures: (scroll past a few additions)

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Anti City Academy protest camp defies eviction order.

15-07-2008 23:38

Today Teachers and their supporters were celebrating as the deadline to leave their protest camp expired without the threatened eviction. Officers of the council were present but announced that they would only ‘report back’ the situation. Bailiffs were seen casing the area earlier before the deadline.

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Fuck the War Coalition Communique

15-07-2008 18:49

Fuck The War Coalition Strikes Again!

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Bath Bomb #12 Out Now

15-07-2008 17:25

Bath Bomb #12 hits the streets running? Cycling? Bathing? The twelfth instalment of Bath's monthly radical rag is now online...

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Palestine Today 071508

15-07-2008 14:21

Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Centre,, for Tuesday July 15th, 2008.

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The Festival of Useful Openings....

15-07-2008 13:29

we're looking to have some fun this week and maybe even learn a thing or two. Bowl Court Social Centre thus brings you the Festival of Useful Openings taking place until Thursday 17th July. Come along play some ping pong, have a bike ride
or attempt to make a rocket stove, it's your choice. And if there's
nothing on the menu you fancy why not suggest something else?

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Operation Stop The Monkey Business: Day 2

15-07-2008 13:27

Day 2 of the week of action against Nepal's monkey exports....Today focuses on the media

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Starvation Reason to Hate World Bank.

15-07-2008 12:39

They are the Rich.

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Army Recruitment Centre Demonstration

15-07-2008 12:11

Policemen waiting for us at the meeting point in Waterloo station
Peace activists show their objection to the recruitment of young men and women for the war machine outside of an army careers office.

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Smash School Privatisation: Wembley Tent City Issued Imminent Eviction - Resist!

15-07-2008 12:07

Just 30 minutes ago a Willesden County Court judge ordered Hank Roberts and all those with him to leave the Wembley Park Sports Ground immediately, take all tents and belongings and be removed by 6pm tonight, an impossible injunction if you've seen the photos, or face further prosecution and even jail. Resistance and support is needed now. SMASH SCHOOL PRIVATISATION!

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Carnival Against Vivisection! - German, French and Spanish Translators needed

15-07-2008 11:21

English Version
A huge thank you to those who are currently translating a polish version and helped with the Italian version below.

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G8 Genoa: Police receive low sentences

15-07-2008 11:15

[Media G8way | Gipfelsoli Infogroup]

Press release, July 15th 2008

* Lawyers criticize judges
* Week of action in Genoa

After nine hours the "Bolzaneto trial" against 45 members of police, jail staff and doctors ended yesterday evening in Genoa. The accused persons were under investigation for the misuse of authority, constraint, abuse, intimidation, and falsification of evidence. 300 demonstrators were arrested during the protests against the G8, most of whom were brought to police barracks that were being used as temporary jails.