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News Digest from 4WardEver

19-07-2007 14:11

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Keep Informed - Keep up the Struggle!

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Posstscript: the insurrectional perspective

19-07-2007 01:23

More than a year has passed since we finished the second issue of our journal Dissident, which introduced insurrectional anarchism in Sweden. We chose to introduce the insurrectional perspective because we think it brings us valuable insights and experiences. These include the critique of organisational fetishism and activism, the shift of perspective from the mass to the active minority, and the importance of projectuality. Some critics, mostly syndicalists, unfortunately interpreted the insurrectional perspective in absolute terms. This text aims to answer those concerns and move the discussion forward.

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Presidential Candidate Wants to Change US Dollar

18-07-2007 16:15

Stewart A. Alexander, a presidential hopeful with the Peace and Freedom Party, wants the face on six United States Federal Reserve Notes changed to represent the working class across America. Alexander’s proposal would affect the $1, $5, $10, $20, $50 and $100 notes.

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Kronos Quartet: Alternative Radio: Another World is Possible

18-07-2007 15:30

with host David Barsamian
28 July 2007 / 19:30
Barbican Theatre

Part of Great Performers 2007-2008
Part of New Crowned Hope - A Festival by Peter Sellars

Tickets: £7, 12, 16, 21, 26, 30
subject to availability

Kronos Quartet with host David Barsamian with special quest Tariq Ali and guest appearance by Wu Man.

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Oaxaca meeting 23 July, Parliament

18-07-2007 13:50

Forwarding from the Global Women's Strike and Payday Men's Network.

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Funke & Joseph belong to Glasgow - Urgent action needed

18-07-2007 12:44

Funke Olubiyi and her young son Joseph from Nigeria were detained on Monday 16th July at around midday when they went to sign in the Home Office in Glasgow. They were taken to Dungavel the same day and now they have a removal date for tomorrow Thursday 19th July from Gatwick airport.

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London Sound Posse presents: Detention Without Trial: Lives in limbo in Britain

18-07-2007 00:43

The Centre for the Study of Terrorism (CFSOT) with the Campaign Against Criminalising Communities (CAMPACC) & Cage Prisoners present:

"Detention Without Trial: Lives in limbo in Britain"

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The fallen paradise

17-07-2007 18:13

A photo story about the many refugees in Sri Lanka caused by the civil war between the tamil tigers and the government.

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Postal Workers To Rally In Liverpool

17-07-2007 16:25

North West Regional March & Rally
Saturday 21st July 2007

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Athens: anarchist bank robber gets 25 years

17-07-2007 15:51

Athens - A self-proclaimed anarchist bank robber arrested after a shoot-out in Athens city centre in 2006 was jailed for 25 years on Tuesday.

To jeers from dozens of young anarchists and amid a heavy police presence, an Athens criminal court found 28-year-old Iannis Dimitrakis guilty of armed robbery, attempted homicide and membership of a criminal organisation.

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First Squat “Rebil” in Romania

17-07-2007 14:09

stairs up to the community space
Some Impressions from the first Squat “Rebil” in Romania

On Friday the 6th of July a group of anarchists squatted an old “cinema” building in the city of Iasi, close to the ukrainian/moldavien borders. This first Romanian squat is named “Rebil” as an anagram for “liber” meaning free in Romanian.

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Wednesday night world premiere of "No Volverán - The Venezuelan Revolution Now"

17-07-2007 11:58

Hands Off Venezuela is very proud to present the premiere of "No Volverán - The Venezuelan Revolution Now," produced by two members of our campaign, on Wednesday July 18th from 7pm, Bolívar Hall, 54 Grafton Way, London W1T 5DL, nearest tube Warren Street, free entry. Copies of the film will be available and the filmakers are happy to speak at any screenings that you might want to organise.

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Struggle in Oaxaca at the begining of the Guelaguetza

17-07-2007 08:14

Struggle in Oaxaca at the begining of the Guelaguetza. monday, July 16th 2007

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Riots in France November 2005

17-07-2007 05:32

translation of excellent article

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Reykjavik Rave Against The Machine: Iceland's first Reclaim The Streets

17-07-2007 03:15

As an action in our struggle against the destruction of the Icelandic wilderness the first ever RTS has taken place in Reykjavik. Four people were arrested, and the level of police brutality was extreme by Icelandic standards. The action ended with a redecoration of the police station where the detainees were held.

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Who runs your local council?

16-07-2007 16:21

Who runs your local council, the officers or the councillors elected to represent the local community?

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The human cost of the June floods in Britain

16-07-2007 16:07

The flooding disaster that struck villages, towns and cities all over Britain in June has been met with callous indifference by the Labour government of newly installed Prime Minister Gordon Brown and by the Environment Agency.

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Sheffield: Residents tell of losses caused by flooding

16-07-2007 16:05

A World Socialist Web Site reporting team spoke to a number of residents of Toll Bar in north Doncaster and Catcliffe in Sheffield, South Yorkshire.