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MP Dennis Skinner lambasting ATOS in House of Commons last Wednesday

22-10-2013 18:54

The Labour party backbencher Dennis Skinner MP asked the Prime Minister David Cameron a question in Prime Ministers’ Questions in the House of Commons on Wednesday 16th October 2013 about ATOS - the French multinational IT services corporation who are the Department for Work & Pension's contractor carrying out the benefit system's Work Capability Assessment, raising a tragic case of one of his constituents, to a largely respectful and silent House-of-Commons, as the gravity of Skinner's sad and tragic story about this particular constituent hit home...

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London property market explodes (again): London as world financial hub

22-10-2013 15:23

On the day after it is announced that London House prices have risen an incredible 10% in just 1 month
just thought I'd share this with you - something I wrote in TLIO's name back in 2006/7 (updated):

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Anti Fascist Action for Greece

22-10-2013 13:57

Antifascist Action for Greece mass gathering 27/10/13 St Paul's Cathedral
AAfG call for a mass gathering outside St Paul's Cathedral

Sunday 27 Octomber 2013 at 02:00 p.m
Join AAfG - discuss the rise of fascism in Greece and what actions we should take as a collective.

Meeting point: Behine Queen Anne's statue, towards the shops and roads, and away from the Cathedral steps, to ensure we are not trespassing on Cathedral property.

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Liverpool Book Launch - Behind the Myths at News From Nowhere

22-10-2013 13:31

LIVERPOOL BOOK LAUNCH: "Behind the Myths - The Foundations of Judaism, Christianity and Islam" by John Pickard (Marxist and Atheist)
Saturday 26th October - 12 noon.
Venue: News From Nowhere - Radical and Community Bookshop, 96, Bold Street, L1 4HY.

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Sat 2 Nov in Liverpool & Sun 3 Nov in Wrexham: Solidarity gigs/events for US prisoner of conscience Private Manning

22-10-2013 10:48


Join us in Liverpool and Wrexham as the Rugby League World Cup gets underway

SAT 2 NOV 6pm - 11pm

Live music, films and speakers at The Casa, 29 Hope St, Liverpool
Entry by donation

SUN 3 NOV from 11.30am

Vigil outside the Wales vs USA match at Wrexham Racecourse, Mold Rd, followed by Social nearby in the afternoon.

MON 4 NOV from 9.30am

Join us at Bristol Crown Court where a police prosecution over display of FREE MANNING banners continues.

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Anti-Fascist Football zine

22-10-2013 10:39

Call out for submissons for a new anti-fascist football zine

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Banner on Parkinson Building (Leeds) steps in solidarity with Brazil's protests

22-10-2013 08:56

Today a huge banner appeared on the steps of Parkinson Building (University of Leeds) proclaiming “Freedom for Political Prisoners.” The group “Solidarity and Action Mobilization with Brazil Activists - Leeds” (SAMBA_Leeds) prepared this action in order to bring to the public attention the current violation of human rights occurring in Brazil as well as the group’s support and solidarity with the occurring popular protests. In particular they are calling for the immediate release of the people unjustifiably arrested during the protest on the 15th of October (300 arrested, 12 still in jail on 21st October) and the end of the violent state repression of a genuine and heavily supported popular movement.

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Anniversary of Tower Hamlets Council being changed for the worse

22-10-2013 01:45

Dated 16 October 2010, the London 'satirical fortnightly magazine' 'Private Eye' carried a 'Rotten Boroughs' entry that summed up the problem that the Labour Party in Tower Hamlets, East London, faced.

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Life After Prison Evening at Hydra, Bristol - Sun 27th Oct

21-10-2013 17:56

Bristol ABC have organised a launch evening for our new publication ‘On the Out’ a zine about life after prison. Articles include pieces around license conditions and social control, tagging, the emotional affects of repression, supporting someone leaving prison and more.

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Homeless to live in shipping containers

21-10-2013 16:15

Homeless to live in shipping containers for up to five years in bid to tackle housing shortage

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Reminder: Two demos against the UKBA in London

21-10-2013 12:58

Join us to demonstrate against immigration raids and the UKBA poster campaign

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Finding The Best School For Your Child in UK with EduInfo

21-10-2013 11:18

Picking the right school for your kid may be a nuisance and there's quite a lot of reasons that count here.

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Catholic among the Pigeons

20-10-2013 10:18

Ciaron O Reilly, Assange and Anarcha-Feminism at yesterday's bookfair and beyond.

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Syria Peace Vigil this Tuesday as foreign ministers meet in London

20-10-2013 08:44

This Tuesday (22 October 2013), 11 foreign ministers and representatives of some Syrian opposition groups will meet in London to discuss the ongoing conflict in Syria and the upcoming Geneva peace talks:

All peace-loving people are warmly invited to join an all day peace vigil (non-partisan) outside the Foreign Office, to put forward the following demands:

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I Have A Confession to Make

20-10-2013 00:40

Emerging threats analyst and author Robert Marston Fanney on new frontiers of climate change. Plus Dr. Alex Rogers of Oxford: State of the Oceans 2013.

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Walk a mile in the shoes of a nation crying to end cyanide mining and political

19-10-2013 23:30

What’s worth more than gold? People? Water? Mountains? 10th protest called in London this Sunday, 20th of October, to stop Europe’s biggest gold mine poisoning Romania. Rosia Montana campaigners join global Fracking protest in Trafalgar Square on Sunday 20 Oct 2013 at 3pm. The protest will include a barefoot art performance with painter Teodora Czentye

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Can't Pay, Won't Pay: Callout for Bedroom Tax Non-Payers to Go Public

19-10-2013 20:45

Merseyside Federation of Anti-Bedroom Tax Groups is looking for a group of tenants to publicly declare their non-payment.

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LaDIYfest Sheffield 2013 - Saturday 30th November

19-10-2013 19:37

Sheffield’s anti-capitalist, feminist festival LaDIYfest returns for its third Birthday this November, taking over the city for a day and evening of practical activities, discussion workshops and live music. All funds raised at the event will go to the National Ugly Mugs, a sex worker safety scheme.

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Abused Childrens Concert

19-10-2013 09:33

Celebrity Concert at the o2 Arena 2014 to raise funds for he safe houses.

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Speech (in English) by S'bu Zikode of Abahali baseMjondolo

19-10-2013 07:03

In this talk S'bu Zikode of Abahlali baseMjondolo gives a clear outline of the recent repression that has seen 3 activists murdered, three shot and many evicted, arrested and beaten in Durban, South Africa.