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02-06-2012 00:07Despite earlier attempts by police earlier to evict Palestine Place, a successful resistance has occurred and all advertised events will be taking place....
On June 09th a group of dispossessed people will be walking from Syon Lane Community Allotment in Isleworth, West London to Windsor. Our aim is to start a community on a piece of disused land on the Crown Estate. We have written the following declaration to express our intentions. For more info on the project, please visit: www.diggers2012.wordpress.com
Cops are trying to force entry in to Palestine Place. People are urged to head to Palestine Place as soon as possible. The address is 24 Greys Inn Road near holborn.
Cops are trying to force entry in to Palestine Place. People are urged to head to Palestine Place as soon as possible. The address is 24 Greys Inn Road near holborn. Palestine Place is due to open tomorrow. More Info: http://palestineplace.wordpress.com/
01-06-2012 18:55Bristol has a strong history and present of destroying billboards and subverting adverts (see http://www.indymedia.org.uk/en/regions/westcountry/2006/07/344582.html, and the amount of ripped down and subverted adverts around Bristol) In the last few weeks we made a contribution to this by making three attacks on the advertising industry.
01-06-2012 17:46"Disappointing US jobs report - more QE coming. What does it all mean for the working class?
Previous articles: http://leedsabc.org/another-attempt-to-sabotage-john-bowdens-parole-by-prison-hired-social-worker/ , http://leedsabc.org/update-from-john-bowden-about-lies-written-by-prison-hired-social -worker-2/ , http://leedsabc.org/support-for-john-bowden/ , http://leedsabc.org/corrupt-social-workers-attempt-to-rid-themselves-of-prisoner-john-bowden/ , http://leedsabc.org/end-lies-and-corruption-in-edinburgh-criminal-justice- services/ , http://leedsabc.org/lying-prison-social-worker-invited-to-audition-for-pinocchio/, and http://leedsabc.org/lying-prison-social-worker-has-future-career-prospects-dashed/
01-06-2012 14:50There's a film being made about the anti-war protests of 15 Feb 2003, the film makers "working closely with the Stop the War Coalition" amongst others. It doesn't sound like STWC will be claiming their share of responsibility for the failure of the day - by doing their utmost to stop any civil disobedience or resistance for example. The invitation suggests that the "Arab Revolutions and the subsequent Indignados and Occupy Movements" started here. Oh really? You may well not be selected if you present an alternative view of the day, but here are the details in case you'd like to take part.
01-06-2012 13:59Mark Kennedy, who was exposed as a police infiltrator of various movements
in the UK and beyond in October 2010, is still, after the collapse of his
police career, actively seeking to operate as a private consultant. He
appears to be based in the US, although this is not certain.
Meet us at 2:30 pm, close to the public garden “Georges Brassens”, on the “rue des Morillons”.
01-06-2012 09:59A PROTEST has been called for outside Worthing's town centre police station on Saturday June 9 in protest at a controversial Section 30 imposed on the town for the whole of the summer.
01-06-2012 08:41For the first time, EVER, in what I see as a desperate attempt to try and appease the public distaste for the elitist secrecy of the bilderberg meetings, the bilderberg group has released publicly a membership list of participants. Please note; names of guests of particularly high profile / security will most likely be left off the list.
01-06-2012 08:26Smash EDO have called for three months of direct action to close down EDO MBM - From 1st May to 1st August 2012.