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Democracy Village, London - the calm after the storm - pics

05-07-2010 19:24

Images of Democracy Village in Parliament Square Gardens, Westminster, central London on the evening of Friday, 2nd July and Saturday, 3rd July 2010.

All images are Copyright © 2010 D. Viesnik, but may be reproduced free of charge for non-commercial use if credited. For high resolution versions / commercial use, please e-mail.

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Intersquat Meeting, Berlin, September

03-07-2010 11:15

INTERSQUAT – Festival in Berlin from 10th until 19th of September 2010

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July Events at Cowley Club

03-07-2010 11:12

The Cowley Club is a social centre on London Road in Brighton. It houses a cafe and bookshop during the day, a members bar during the evenings, it also has a library and is a base for a variety of other projects.
The club is collectively owned and run as a base for those involved in grassroots social change and those sympathetic to such activities, giving us control over our social space and resources. It is run entirely by volunteers - no one gets paid, and no one is making any profit. Instead, we are trying to provide a much needed alternative to everything else around us.

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Barcelona: Notes on the european squat meeting (17-20 june 2010)

02-07-2010 23:48

Translation of an article written in french and originally published on

From june 17th to 20th, 2010, an european squat meeting took place in Barcelona...

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Lewes Road Community Garden V Tesco

01-07-2010 00:37

Gardeners and residents on Brighton's Lewes Road Community Garden face the bailiffs in the next few days. THE GARDEN IS OPEN despite sub-contractors Terrins locking up the front gates today (June 30).
More bodies the better over next few days. Gardens By The Community For The Community - Fuck the Corporates...

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Ambient Picnic 2010

29-06-2010 14:38

Celebrating Surrey Festival at Loseley Park
I did not think the Ambient Green Picnic could get worse than last year. I was sadly proved wrong.

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Lights Camera Action Revolution!

27-06-2010 18:54

The Venue
Agon, Public Space and the Power of the Media
Tues 6th July @ The Scoop Amphitheatre
More London, next to the GLA
SE1 London Bridge Tube

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Lewes Road Community Garden Demo Mon 28 June 3.30pm

27-06-2010 09:04

Say no to Tesco. Developers Alburn Minos Ltd acting on behalf of Tesco and a betting shop are coming to take possession of the site which is next to the Co-op on Lewes Road, Brighton. Have your say...

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Bonn CJA meeting / Klimacamp / Climate Wave and associated actions

22-06-2010 11:36

Here's a short report back from Bonn, the CJA meeting, the Klimacamp, Climate Wave and associated actions. Written for other purposes but posted here to share.

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Will a wildlife crime be committed?

20-06-2010 08:35

North Hinksey Parish Council are carrying out unecessary work on a lovely bit of woodland, despite local opposition.

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Capture The Flag V Tonight

19-06-2010 14:42

The lines have been drawn. Capture The Flag V will be held in the Shorditch area tonight.Meet outside the ex-foundry, 84 great eastern street at 7pm.

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Support Lewes Road Community Garden at County Court Demo

17-06-2010 21:49

Lewes Road Community Garden in June sunshine
Lewes Road Community Garden is facing eviction to make way for a Tesco and betting shop. Come down and support the gardeners and put communities before corporations, people before profits. Demo at 9am on Monday 21 June at Brighton County Court, William St, (just down from Magistrates Court) Brighton.

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Behind The Scenes at Parliament Square's Democracy Village

14-06-2010 22:58

Have you passed by the Houses of Parliament recently? If so, you may have noticed that the number of “residents” in the Square has sky-rocketed. Want to know who they are? What their placards claim? How long they’ll be there? We recently dropped in on the inhabitants of the “Democracy Village” to have a chat about their causes and plight. Here’s what we found out.

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Democracy Village - Sat 12 June - pics

13-06-2010 20:56

Images from the Democracy Village in Parliament Square on Saturday, 12 June 2010 - more interesting than Trooping the Colour.

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Lewes Road Community Garden Public Meeting (Fri June 18 - 7pm)

12-06-2010 22:22

Lewes Road Community Garden mural
The Lewes Road Community Garden faces eviction to make way for a Tesco Express and betting shop. Come and have your say and get involved:
Fri June 18 at 7pm in St Martin's Church Hall (Wagner Hall) on Lewes Road.
Help stop a development which will kill community spirit and urban greenbelt. Communities Before Corporations.

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Bath Bomb #30 Out Now

12-06-2010 08:31

The thirtieth edition of Bath's 'monthly' radical freesheet is finally out, after a month long's break...

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12-06-2010 01:10

June events at the Cowley

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Feral Theatre - Month of Workshops

10-06-2010 14:53

Come to Hounslow Community Land Project on the Hanworth Road for regular dramatic workshops with our resident thespians!

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Update on the JB Spray

07-06-2010 18:18

Last Thursday's court case went well for the occupiers. The case has been adjourned until the start of July. They intend to stay and continue to build their community.