UK Free Spaces Newswire Archive
04-12-2009 20:17“The culture of hip hop and rap is at its most powerful and yet its most tender in Slingshot Hip Hop” – Chuck D, Public Enemy
“Profoundly uplifting… It’s a refreshing take on the conflict” – NOW Toronto
Slingshot Hip Hop (2009)
A Film About Hip Hop & Resistance In Palestine
Wednesday 9th December – 7pm
Lecture Theatre A, Nuffield, Highfield
Entry By Donation
(supporting Gaza Freedom March)
“The culture of hip hop and rap is at its most powerful and yet its most tender in Slingshot Hip Hop” – Chuck D, Public Enemy
03-12-2009 21:37Two months ago the rulers of Cracow made an eviction of the Independent Social and Cultural Centre, which was held in a squatted, old drive-inn on Wielicka Street in Cracow.
03-12-2009 18:25Video here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XgQgHnBNZSc
Leeds, UK, November 2009. A short about the occupation of Royal Park Primary School and its brief rebirth as a community-run space.
03-12-2009 16:41The Digital Economy Bill moving through parliament seeks to place heavy penalties on file-sharers. In this short article I look at how artists in the digital age are creating a culture of free art, and how the business establishment hope to re-establish their right to profit from all culture.
02-12-2009 16:37A treasurehunt on bicycles to support Manchester Commitee to Defend Asylum Seekers. The riders, in pairs, will be following a set route and buying and collecting presents that will then be donated to MCDAS Chidren's Christmas Party.
01-12-2009 21:34Resist the eviction of a community squatting initiative 12PM on THURSDAY 3rd of DECEMBER. They are calling for as many people as possible to assemble at our place from Wednesday night onwards. Numbers mean victory!
29-11-2009 18:23A group of council tenants and council home owners in West Lancashire is fighting plans to demolish their homes and replace them with apartments for private sale. Why do so many regeneration plans do so little for the less well off?
28-11-2009 17:23Taken from mainstream press, full article on signalfire.org
28-11-2009 14:47Following last week’s news that 127 support staff are to be made redundant – an “efficiency” measure according to Vice Chancellor Professor John Brooks – Manchester Metropolitan University has announced setbacks in plans over its proposed campus developments.
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23-11-2009 16:38the council will evict the occupiers tomorrow morning.
and is now under eviction threat.
Come and stay if you like!
Aktion & Eviktion Practice Weekend 4-6 December
21-11-2009 23:47We are squatters from the Netherlands. We are asking you to organize a protest (for example by dutch embassy) in your country against squatting prohibition in the Netherlands. We suggest to organize your protests between 26 and 28 of November, because Eerste Kamer (First Chamber of dutch parliament) will vote about squatting prohibition beginnig of December.