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New Anti Fascist publication

02-03-2010 11:49

The Anti Fascist Special Edition
An Anti Fascist compilation pamphlet of 3 articles and introduction;
£1 Spring 2010 ISSN 2042-048X
Introduction "Why Anti Fascism, why autonomous, why now?"
1) “Popular Front Anti Fascism”
2) “Autonomous Anti Fascism: Towards Praxis”

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Gr. Updates: 28, Feb, 1. March

02-03-2010 11:25

-Against "new" measures: unionists clash with cops

-Fisher-Strike on Chalkidiki the 6th week: boat-owners attack their unpaid slaves

-Occupied Aristoteles University electricity cut off ends after mobilization
more actions: Zakynthos, Volos, Chania(kriti)

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Continuing Conflicts that Create Refugees, February 2010

02-03-2010 09:17

Four actual or potential conflict situations around the world deteriorated and two improved in February 2010, according to the new issue of CrisisWatch.

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USA: The Plot to Kill Social Security

01-03-2010 14:48

In Washington each new day brings a fresh call to "reform entitlement programs" — Social Security, Medicare, etc., (in Congress, the word "reform" now means to eliminate, or drastically reduce). Tackling Social Security has been on the to-do list of the corporate elite for years, and they're not waiting any longer.

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Fossil Fools Day Is Back!

01-03-2010 10:43

FFD 2010
Climate change is no laughing matter – but that doesn’t mean we can’t confront the Fossil Fuel Empire with subversive humour.

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Defend the Yarl's Wood Five - Release them from Prison Today!

01-03-2010 07:30

None of the women have been charged with any offences or were in any way involved in any actions at Yarl's Wood that were other than peaceful. UK citizens cannot be remanded to prison, except they have been brought before a judge and the judge orders it so. Denise, Aminata, Sheree, Shellyann, and Gladys, have not and will not be brought before a judge, they have been remanded to prison on the whim of Phil Woolas MP, Minister of State for Borders and Immigration.

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open letter to the uaf

28-02-2010 22:04

Edinburgh Anti-Fascist Alliance response.

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Brutal repression of protest march in Athens

28-02-2010 21:05

A protest march against the police killing of the 25 year old plumber Nikolas Toddi a few weeks ago in Byronas, Athens, was subject of brutal police repression with 11 people arrested and many badly wounded, with one of the arrested hospitalised.

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Climate Camp Invades Lewes Tesco

28-02-2010 18:26

Lewes Tesco Action
Climate change activists teamed up with local residents to invade the Tesco superstore in Lewes, East Sussex on Saturday in protest at plans to increase the size of the supermarket by 50%. More than 80 protesters took part, entering the store and embarking on a game of Tesco Whirl. The idea is to grab a trolley keep it empty and form up with others to create a giant conga chain.

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Gr. Updates: 25, 26., 27. Feb 2010

28-02-2010 17:20

Continues updates from Greece since december 2009

pl copy paste round the world

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UKCMRI [Camden Bio Lab] Community & Residents Consultations in March 2010

28-02-2010 05:15

There are plans to build what is describes as a high level [3] biocontainment facility and animal testing lab in Camden on a council houses estate, alongside St Pancras International behind the British Library. The Evening Standard has said that MI5 have opposed the plans and the lab is opposed locally by councillors, businesses, residents and MPs. There will be community meetings in March.

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Protest outside UK Border Agency offices in Cardiff

27-02-2010 22:41

Friday’s protest outside the UK Border Agency in Cardiff was the largest one to date with over 200 people, mostly refugees. Read full report here:

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Camp Bling back up and awaiting chainsaws

27-02-2010 19:14

After years of patient occupation and apparent victory, Southend activists have had to reoccupy land to prevent the councils new road building scheme. Evictions are expected imminently and crew are urgently needed.

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Hereford Heckler - the first two years

27-02-2010 13:41

A short article taken from about the first two years of the Hereford Heckler, and what else we've been up to during this time.

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Is London Critical Mass getting its act together?

27-02-2010 11:42

During last night's February 26th ride I had the distinct impression that CM is gaining control of the traffic which threatens it. Corked drivers were mostly patient and were thanked by corkers as the end of the ride passed and there seemed to be less hooting. Could this be because there is now a plentiful supply of corkers and they appear more confident, or is it just a phase? I did speak to one corker who had been rammed by a driver but he said his bike was undamaged.

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'On Veganarchism' by political prisoner Jonny Alberwhite

26-02-2010 23:44

Originally titled 'Why Veganism is for the Common Good of All Life'
Taken from the ALF SG Newsletter April 2009

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County Hall budget protest: Report

26-02-2010 21:26

On Thursday February 25, campaigners held a protest at County Hall, West Bridgford against cuts proposed by the county council.

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Listen to the heroes of Israel

26-02-2010 19:46

In his latest column for the New Statesman, John Pilger reminds us of the struggle by an extraordinary few in Israel against the repression and lawlessness of the occupation of Palestine. They are the inspiration to break the loud silence in the Jewish diaspora.

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Glaxo Child Killers to open labs in Stevenage Science Park

26-02-2010 15:50

Glaxo Smith Kline have been caught experimenting on Black and Hispanic children in the U.S.A. Pfizer were caught experimenting on children in Nigeria, Africa. This has gone alarmingly unpublicised. For years people have campaigned to stop animal experimentation while these Nazi crimes against children have gone relatively unchallenged. Clusters of new labs are being built in the UK. The question is are they experimenting on orphans etc here in the UK behind closed doors?

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Fri 26th: Emergency Picket of BP HQ in London

25-02-2010 22:44

SOLIDARITY ACTION: Emergency Picket of BP HQ in London
4pm Friday 26 February, outside BP HQ,
1 St James Square, London SW1 (nearest tube Piccadilly Circus)


Bring banners, placards and let's make a noise!