UK Newswire Archive
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As anarchists we have no time for nationalism or flags. That's why the only 'flag' we will carry is the black one.
Film stars Viggo Mortensen, Oona Chaplin and Ariadna Gil will be among hundreds of actors, directors and international visitors who will join thousands of refugees for the 12th edition of the world’s most remote film festival.
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Video from an impartial attendee https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8RkC469x8Ns&feature=youtu.be
On Saturday 28th of March 2015 an altercation unfolded during a home match of Clapton FC in East London. Clapton FC fans are known for their antifascist politics. The altercation took place between two sets of Clapton fans: on the one side some of the founders of the 'Clapton Ultras' and originators of its antifascist stance and their families, other well known antifascist activists, members of the RMT and visiting Celtic FC fans who had travelled to London from Scotland; on the other side the main bulk of Clapton Ultras this season, who now include members of the ISN and RS21 splits from the SWP.
The latest round of European Championship qualifiers see Wales and Belgium playing Israel and the launch of a new campaign: Fair Play for Palestine – Don’t Play Israeli Apartheid, calling for action against Israel for its sabotage of Palestinian football under the occupation and siege of Gaza.
There will be protests at FIFA’s congress in Zurich May 28-29 and a protest and rally is planned in Cardiff for the Wales v Israel return leg on September 6.
In the meantime here’s
“Economic growth” has replaced “progress” as the term with which industrial capitalism likes to justify its life-destroying rampage.
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Danny Schechter, surely one of the greatest, if not the greatest, American journalist of the twentieth century sadly passed away on Thursday 19th March 2015 after a brave battle with cancer. His prolific output, commitment to truth, justice and humanity should be a beacon of light to young journalists everywhere. Here is my tribute to the News Dissector with whom I corresponded for 14 years.
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How millions who have turned off the political system have the chance to finally vote in the 2015 May general elections thanks to The Above and Beyond Party
Impede repossession! Mortgage repossession is a huge financial setback and loss of property for any homeowner. Here are ways in which you can stop your home from being repossessed!
We are currently resisting a large scale eviction attempt in Dublin. Grangegorman is a large complex of occupied warehouses, converted offices, residential houses and community gardens. We have occupied the site for over a year and a half and are asking for people to help us resist eviction in any way they can
Attack on Balfour Beaty and The Post, Bristol
Important information for those who would like to attend tomorrows appeal hearing in Manchester and have not yet submitted their names.
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The Open Rights Group's Executive Director Jim Killock gave a talk in Sheffield on 25th March 2015 at a ORG Sheffield meeting about mass surveillance, liberty and activism, attached is a recording of the talk and the Q and A with the audience.
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Mayday falls on a Friday.
Fuck it all off and come party at a street party like no other.
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Alexander Kolchenko is a Crimean anarchist, social activist and antifascist who is held in captivity by the Russian authorities. Along with other Crimean activists, he has been kidnapped by the Russian FSB (ex-KGB) and is now detained as a political hostage in Lefortovo jail in Moscow. He is charged with committing "acts of terrorism" and "belonging to a terrorist community".
Phoenix Cinema, East Finchley London presents...
Screening of ‘Tony Benn: Will and Testament’ documentary
Directed by Skip Kite
Plus a panel discussion
Ken Livingstone and Kate Hudson
Sunday 29th March, 2pm
On March 18th 2015 thousands of anti-capitalists from across Europe converged on Frankfurt to disrupt the opening ceremony of the European Central Bank (ECB). A morning of intense rioting, followed by a 25,000 strong anti-capitalist demonstration, caused severe disruption to the ECB. Rabble received this account from someone who participated in some of the day’s events:
15 photos from the demonstration at the Scottish Parliament in Edinburgh to protest against far right group Pegida. The racists failed to make an appearance however and perhaps the far right are on the back foot. It pays to be vigilant though.
A report of a large anti-racism demonstration in Glasgow on Saturday 21st March with 20 photos.
As you may be aware the people of Liverpool have been involved in a long, protracted and nasty battle with the British state, and their mediums of communication. In particular the Sun newspaper, or as it's known here the Scum. We don't buy it, we don't stock it in our newsagents. If you visit Merseyside you will not find a copy of that shit in any of our railway stations, railworkers amongst many others refuse to have anything to do with it...Don't ask for it because you will be causing offence.