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Direct Action; USA, Mexico & UK

10-09-2009 16:50

5th-8th September


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Palestine Today 091009

10-09-2009 16:31


Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, for Thursday September 10th, 2009

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Days of Action for Squats & Autonomous Spaces

10-09-2009 12:09

Bristol Co-Mutiny
From the UK National Squatters Meet-up in Bristol way back in March a callout was released for people involved in squats and autonomous spaces. It encouraged 2 days of direct action on the 18th and 19th September 2009 around housing and the creation of more autonomous spaces at this time of crisis. Now we're in September and the days are approaching...

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Climate Rush: Celebration of Community Resistance

10-09-2009 11:51

Coffee in church before the walk
The Climate Rush 'suffragettes' continued their tour of Southern England on Saturday 5 September with another day of events around Sipson, one of several villages threatened with destruction by plans to build a Third runway at London's Heathrow airport. The day included activists from around the country in a 'Celebration of Community Resistance.' Photos Copyright (C) 2009 Peter Marshall, all rights reserved.

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New project to tackle food waste whilst helping communities

10-09-2009 11:42

24 year old Jenny Butcher from Forest Fields, Nottingham is launching a brand new ‘Abundance’ project in Nottingham with the aim of preventing unpicked fruit and nuts from going to waste whilst feeding those who need it most – like the homeless for example.

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Political Arrests in Belgrade

10-09-2009 10:41

arrests in Belgrade of anarchist activists believed to be attempt to repress the movement - call for protests at Serbian embassies worldwide

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A cloak of secrecy.

10-09-2009 10:02

From 1 October 2009, company directors will be able to hide their personal information.

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Vestas Blade Blockade Steps Up The Pressure By Setting Up A Tripod at Sunsrise

10-09-2009 09:27

Tripod at Sunrise
On the morning of Thursday 10 September a tripod has now successfully been erected at the marine gate preventing blades from leaving the factory. A worker from the original occupation is currently standing at the top of the tripod as the blockade prepares for an increase in activity on both sides.

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Camp Ashraf Hunger Strike press conference, London - pictures.

10-09-2009 09:21

Outside the embassy.
On the 44th day of the solidarity hunger strikes outside the US embassy in London's Mayfair district, Iranian campaigners hold a press conference to draw attention to the plight of the residents at Camp Ashraf in Iraq.

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Labour and Plaid Cymru/car mileage

10-09-2009 09:17

Do they care about the climate?

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Bristol Co-Mutiny Film Program

10-09-2009 09:11

Film Screenings during Co-Mutiny. (Which will follow the serving of the evening meal!)
Each night starts around 8pm at the Convergence Space.

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Bristol Bookfair and Co-Mutiny

10-09-2009 09:06

The Bristol anarchist bookfair 2009 sweeps into the city centre on 12 September. Bringing together local and national groups, networks, individuals and distros, the bookfair provides absolutely anything you have ever wanted to know about anarchism, and much more. It is also, this year, the opening event for the Bristol CoMutiny Convergence – details at

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Leeds in Rubbish Crisis: Tesco says "Bring It Back"

10-09-2009 04:41

Always keen to improve our image, Tesco have offered to help the residents of Leeds by providing domestic waste disposal facilities at all of our stores. Details are contained in the attached press release. For this scheme to work, it's essential that everyone who gets this message forwards it to everyone they know in the Leeds area.

Together we can beat the Rubbish Crisis!

Dusty McRaker
Operations director, Tesco Yorkshire

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NATO Welcoming Committee website live - Nov 13th day of action

09-09-2009 21:55

day of action banner
In November the NATO Parliamentary Assembly will meet in Edinburgh. As
anti-militarists we aim to shut it down.

We are calling for a mass demo to try and shut down NATO on Friday the
13th of November, the first day of the assembly.

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Support Striking Enterprise Liverpool Workers

09-09-2009 20:24

Six hundred refuse collectors, street cleaners, recycling and highways staff employed by Liverpool City Council are on strike to protect wages and conditions. A series of rolling strikes, overtime bans and a work to rule have not been enough to stop the council using strike-breaking scabs.

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Van Jones

09-09-2009 20:18

An advisor to Obama has just been forced to resign due to a smear campaign by Rupert Murdochs' Glen Beck on Fox News. This may seem irrelevant to IM-UK but have a look at his 'crimes'.

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Trouble at Vestas picket - HELP NEEDED!

09-09-2009 18:08

Police and security guards have descended in large numbers on the Vestas protest camp and appear to be attempting to break up the workers' and supporters' blockade. There has so far been one arrest -help is urgently needed!

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Disarm DSEi 2009 timeline

09-09-2009 16:44

For video and photos visit

On September 8th 2009, protesters gathered in the City of London to demonstrate against the DSEi arms fair taking place in the Excel Centre in East London. Last Hours was using mobile updates to document the event.

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Merchants of Death Free Walking Tour

09-09-2009 16:37

A brief report on the Merchants of Death Guided Tour the London arm of Campaign Against the Arms Trade carried out today.