UK Free Spaces Newswire Archive
10-08-2004 20:12Invite to Manchester social centre meeting on 25/8/04
10-08-2004 11:29While the world's attention has been focused on the middle east, the inavision and occupation of Iraq and the ongoing conflict over Palestine, few people have noticed the shake up occuring in South America. Everyone knows that the latinamerican countries are generally political unstable and characterised by military rule. Many people are aware that the US has a long history of intervention, installing and supporting complient dictators or replacing those that don't tow the US line. But there has been a shift, the forth largest supplier of oil to the US has excaped the cycle and liberated themselves from the yoke of the elite. However, the odds are stacked against them. Even having survived a coup and a bosses lock out in the last couple of years, and despite every indication that the people will win the recall referendum of their democratically elected president Hugo Chavez, there may be dark clouds on the horizon. Large arms caches have been intercepted entering the country. Large amounts of explosives have gone missing from military stocks and opposition are talking openly of violence and assasination.
[to find out more, visit the rampART (www.rampart.co.nr) this week during Venezuela Solidarity Week for talks, films, food, and art (see www.thenewagenda.org for programme)]
Below is an article from a right wing american publication which gives some idea of the propaganda being released to path the way for US intervention...
09-08-2004 11:51This week the rampART centre is host to 'Venezuela Week of Solidarity'...
08-08-2004 02:39The "decent majority" try to have things their own way, but the cost is the corrosion of freedom and a drift towards totalitarianism. Hysteria against the "anti-social" is a means to incorporate the masses into projects of social control. Against these projects, activists should counterpose resistance in solidarity with the "anti-social", and a logic of minorities and multiplicities which breaks down any idea of "society" as a fixed totality.
06-08-2004 15:20Call for Autonomous Spaces During the ESF in London, 14-17th October 2004, from a loose collective of people with either one-foot in the ESF and one outside, and individuals who have both feet firmly outside the ESF process.
The collective have been meeting at the Grand Banks Social Centre and at European Creative Forum events so far, in London. This meeting has taken the form of a spokescouncil, since it is a meeting point for various peoples involved in the ESF in a variety of ways from the automist side (e.g. communications).
04-08-2004 17:06From the IMC internal list...
04-08-2004 12:07CSOA Hamsa a squatted space in Barcelona was evicted by armed police during the early hours of this morning. Inside were a number of activists who have been resisting impending eviction for almost 100 days.
03-08-2004 13:56The Ambient Green Picnic is an annual event in Guildford. This year it took place on Sunday 1 August 2004.
always being here at this one moment when in fact he is making a difference, not
only to the standing of our country but to the ability of Britain to contribute and to
punch its weight... [and this: "I will end the] "animal extremists' reign of terror." For a different view - a few examples of UK atrocities:
30-07-2004 22:30The Poison Club in Dalston lane was evicted at around 3:00pm today.
28-07-2004 21:19The squatted use Your Loaf Social Centre has survived an attempt at illegal eviction... But we are being taken to court.
28-07-2004 18:51In Arms Reach 6th - 14th August
Squatted central london (zone 1) building.
firstname.lastname@example.org | www.inarmsreach.org.uk (up soon, promise)
26-07-2004 14:51On sunday, August 1, we're having another Sunday free cafe. Come down and hang out (rest after the rts?), drink some tea and eat some food. Everything is free of charge. All day event. From Edinburgh, take bus 37 or 37A towards Penicuik and get off at the first bus stop in Bilston. Go through the gate next to the bus stop and follow the path that leads to the camp. See you in the glen!