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Against the crisis of the above, organization and action from below

06-04-2009 10:19

All the fairly rigorous analysts agree in the high vulnerability of the Venezuelan economy to face the consequences of the global economic crisis.

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06-04-2009 09:22

To protest against treating the city as a shopping mall, against conforming everything to the big business, against destroying the social bonds and in defence of places such as Rozbrat – where social, cultural and political functions work together – on 9 May at 3 p.m. in front of the Opera house there will be a demonstration under the slogan “ROZBRAT STAYS – LET'S RECLAIM THE CITY”.

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Defaced Banksy

06-04-2009 08:07

Banksy Mild Mild West
In the early hours of this morning, Banksy's 'Mild Mild West' on Stokes Croft in Bristol (UK) was repainted by a member of Appropriate Media, presenting an alternative version of this 'alternative Bristol landmark'.

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Art of War : The New Goliath

06-04-2009 04:16


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Visteon Occupation - A fight for justice

06-04-2009 02:10

Interviews with Enfield workers April 4 2009

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BNP deputy leader addresses international fascist rally

06-04-2009 01:23

Simon Darby-Deputy Leader of BNP Greeted by fascist salutes in Milan
The deputy leader of the British National Party has spoken at an international fascist rally alongside a man convicted of a terrorism offence and a convicted Holocaust denier.

Simon Darby claims he addressed a 400-strong audience in Milan today (5 April)

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Nottingham Anti-NATO Demo, Market Square

06-04-2009 00:56

For those who couldn't make the 'Days of Action' in Strasbourg, Protestors gathered in the Market Square on Saturday 4th April from 12:30 to 13:30. They were demonstrating in opposition to NATO. It was the 60th anniversary of the organisations existence. This was Nottingham's contribution to the europe-wide protests and actions, to express their concerns at it's latest military adventures.

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Camden_Lab Reminder for meeting this Tuesday in Kings Cross.

05-04-2009 23:01

There are plans to build a high level [3] virus containment facility and animal testing lab in Kings Cross alongside St Pancras International. The threat of virus leak is very real and this is the issue that affects and worries most people. Foot and mouth disease was leaked from govt facility Pirbright in Surrey. We are holding a meeting regarding this on Tuesday, 7th April, 6pm, at Housmans Bookshop, 5 Caledonian Road, Kings Cross, London N1.

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It was Never about Democracy

05-04-2009 22:58

This article argues that, whatever the reason behind the Iraq war, it was never 'about democracy', as some continue to claim.

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Andy Worthington: A Comprehensive Exposé of Britain's Guantánamo

05-04-2009 22:28

In a series of articles following, Andy Worthington, journalist and author of The Guantánamo Files, follows up on a Parliamentary meeting in the House of Commons on Monday, March 30th 2009 - "Britain's Guantánamo? The use of secret evidence and evidence based on torture in the UK courts," chaired by Diane Abbott MP - with four articles examining how and why the British government has turned its back on the principles of open justice, and five statements made by prisoners held on the basis of secret evidence.

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G20 Convergence - Kidspace

05-04-2009 21:14

Here are some photos of the kidspace and childcare cooperative that was organised to facilitate the protest and activism of parents and carers around the G20 summit in London on the 1st and 2nd of April 2009.

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Strasbourg. Main demo.

05-04-2009 20:28

Despite all the media attention on the actions of a few hundred individuals it should be remembered that over 40,000 people attended a peaceful demo against NATO policy.

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NATO's Sixty Year Legacy: Threat Of Nuclear War In Europe

05-04-2009 20:13

Self-styled global, 21st Century NATO will meet for its sixtieth anniversary summit in France and Germany in three days and is expected to craft a new Strategic Concept, one that will leave few spots on Earth unaffected.

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Strasbourg. Battle of Rue Coulax.

05-04-2009 19:34

The Ibis Hotel loses its star rating.
After their poignant visit to the border the Black Block then went a couple of street into town and set fire to a bank. Unfortunately for the Ibis hotel chain one of their outlets was situated above the bank in question.

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Carmel-Agrexco infocafe, London

05-04-2009 19:27

This Thursday 9th April, from 7-9pm
@ Rampart Social Centre, 15-17 Rampart Street, Whitechapel E1 2LA

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Strasbourg. No Borders action.

05-04-2009 18:57

You got that?
After clearing the obstacles at the Vaubaun bridge activists headed for the border with Germany. 5,000 protesters were trapped on the other side by the authorities despite this being a Europe without borders.

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Putting Profit First – a Banking Perspective of Sat.28th March 2009

05-04-2009 18:56

A small minority of bankers clearly intent on disruption and provoking others into radical action were spotted parading their placards around central London on the Put People First demo on Sat. 28th March 2009 . The eight executives were there to add a dose of market rationality to this otherwise wide-eyed collective of 40,000 dreamers demanding Jobs, Justice and Climate. The bankers' message was clear: Leave it to the Market.

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G20 protests : PHOTOS

05-04-2009 18:24

Photos of the protests against the G20 are available on the website of [Contre-Faits->]