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BP faces day of anti-tar sands action tomorrow!

09-04-2010 18:42

Saturday 10th April is an international day of action against BP and tar sands extraction. See below for details of the actions publicly announced so far - come and join in!

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Revolutions erupting across Asia

09-04-2010 18:30

ANGRY revolutionary crowds in two Asian states have demonstrated how people power can prevail against riot cops - even armed ones.

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The politics of life

09-04-2010 15:32

While our rulers claim to embrace democracy with a dangerous fervour, it’s probably fair to say that many of us have rather less enthusiasm for the elections that come around with such regularity.

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DIY Aye! Newcastle's Radical Festival returns

09-04-2010 14:59

2010 Poster
DIY Aye! is taking place again this year at the Star and Shadow Cinema in Byker, Newcastle on May 1st and 2nd.

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UN Western Sahara report sparks international call human rights monitoring

09-04-2010 13:54

Parliamentarians and campaigners disappointed that new UN Western Sahara report fails to implement human rights monitoring in the disputed territory

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Dissident Island Radio - 2 April broadcast - check it out!

09-04-2010 13:09

Check out the latest show featuring Election Meltdown, Steal Something from Work Day, Zapatista Solidarity, Hackers v. Scientology and Rastko on video activism in Serbia...

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BP Fortnight update

09-04-2010 11:11

Here is a new graphic for the BP Fortnight of Shame which people can use, and a report of a BP action in Plymouth.

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Pets At Home & Centre MK: More campaign success

08-04-2010 18:01

Everyday animal rights activism still going strong..

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EDL Attack Newcastle UAF Meeting

08-04-2010 02:28

Leon Gloating Over Attacks
A UAF meeting in Newcastle is disrupted following similar attacks in Manchester and Bristol

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Call for Solidarity for imprisoned anarchist Giannis Dimitrakis

07-04-2010 23:42

In light of the appeal on April 28th 2010, we call out for actions of solidarity everywhere.

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Police attack UAF demonstration against EDL in Bolton

07-04-2010 23:39

The British state’s response to the Unite Against Fascism (UAF) counter mobilisation to the English Defence League (EDL) event in Bolton on 20 March was a change in tactics from previous confrontations. The police used a clear strategy of attempting to criminalise the UAF demonstrators and leaders, by using ‘kettling’, snatch-squads and dogs to attack and arrest people.

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Meeting to Support CEHRNN

07-04-2010 17:54

Meeting to be held to support the Council for Equality and Human Rights Nottingham and Notts.

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London’s gay art festival GFEST offers opportunity for sponsors

07-04-2010 11:21

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GFEST – an unrivalled platform – will perform well for its sponsors – A ‘’ news update in 2009.

GFEST – Gaywise FESTival in London has put up the sponsorship package on the website:

An overwhelming 96% of audiences recommended that funders should continue to sponsor GFEST.

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Hereford Heckler #13 now out

06-04-2010 17:40

The April/May issue of the Hereford Heckler is now out...

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Serco goverment services attacked

06-04-2010 11:31

A Molotov cocktail was thrown at a Serco government services building in Nottingham on Saturday at 4am.

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French workers threaten to blow up factory over redundancy pay dispute

06-04-2010 11:07

French workers threaten to blow up factory over redundancy pay dispute

By Henry Samuel in Paris

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EDL Dudley - Clashes at Right-Wing Demo - Video

05-04-2010 12:26

EDL chant "If you build your f*cking mosque we'll burn it down" at 3:15 in this video from Saturdays far right demo in the West Midlands town of Dudley.

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Help us prevent Climate Crisis in Alberta Canada - Take action to keep BP out of

05-04-2010 11:53

THE WORLD IS TEETERING ON THE BRINK OF CLIMATE CRISIS. But attempts to avert it are being threatened by a massive industry in the Canadian wilderness.