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Surveillance Project Exhibited in Nottingham

21-09-2014 00:23

Eks’Vee: NTU MA Photography degree show
Nottingham Trent University
Exhibition: 20th September – 4th October

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Newport Rises to Action

20-09-2014 15:05

Statement from new squatted social centre in South Wales

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Independent Film and Media Collective

19-09-2014 10:00

Looking for people to help in the formation and running of a new autonomous film and media collective in the North-East.

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How can BT threaten voters on Scotland with costlier service? On whose mandate?

15-09-2014 15:50

BT features as one of the Big Biz Conglomerates actively engage din consolidating to Big Biz dictating to the voters at the Referendum on Scotland on Thursday. Who gave BT that mandate to issue such threats?

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The Need for Scottish Independence

12-09-2014 18:03

It's not too difficult to get your head around is it? Decentralisation, the breaking up of the British state. What's not to not want?

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Beyond Development: Alternative Visions from Latin America

11-09-2014 23:12

First translated edited edition:
Transnational Institute / Rosa Luxemburg Foundation. August 2013
Originally printed in Spanish ‘Mas alla del desarrollo’ by Fundación Rosa Luxemburg/Abya Yala Ediciones in November 2011.

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squat!net downtime / hardware update

11-09-2014 09:16

Dear squat!net users,

Yesterday, Wednesday September 10th squat!net had a /planned/ downtime from approximately 12 AM until approximately 4 PM or earlier, which allowed us to install new hardware.

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London Borough of Hunger Hamlets, the new Chronicle

11-09-2014 07:58

The Tower is the Tower of London which is sited on the south-western
corner of the Boro that is called Tower Hamlets. Apart from that link,
the Tower of London isn’t really part of the main statistical data that has
come into the public, even inquiries, domain.
It is the English borough with the highest rates and incidents of Poverty.
So how come that the Poverty of Tower Hamlets, the London Borough, doesn’t get
in the main news that appears about the same area?

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Stop NATO action against austerity

10-09-2014 14:58

cat litter and debris at the jobcentre
On Monday of the Stop NATO week of action - Mon 1st Sep - an action took place against austerity, evictions and benefit cuts.

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The BRICS: Challengers to the Global Status Quo

10-09-2014 11:53

Can the BRICS wrest control of the global economy from the United States and Europe, or will their internal contradictions tear them apart?

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Keith Vaz will not probe RotherHamlets on Tuesday at the Home Affairs Committee

08-09-2014 22:25


How to stop another Rotherham: by telling the truth about Tower Hamlets

Asian Gangsters mass rape, pimp and abuse 1400 girls in Rotherham! Is that true? How true is it that the Asian Gangers were not seen when they grew into gangsters monsters? Were their neighbourhoods asleep? Were their parents, neighbours asleep? Or were the gangsters given criminal licence by the authorities TO BECOME the nightmare criminals that they did become?

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URGENT : Widespread Arrests of Anarchists & Radical Leftists In Egypt

07-09-2014 13:09

Emergency call-out for international solidarity for anarchists & radical leftists facing severe repression under military rule in Egypt.

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How Riccardo Magherini died in Florence city centre, Italy

06-09-2014 17:27

this is the story of a young men that died on march 3rd 2014 while asking for help in Florence City Centre. Riccardo had a son, 2 years old...

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UG#690 - Paying to Cut, Paying Not to Cut (Unbearable Costs of Financialization)

05-09-2014 02:43

Why is paying people to cut down trees like paying them not to cut down trees? Well, do these two apparent opposites actually result in opposite outcomes...? Or do they both, by equating trees with money, turn them into resources, and so effectively put them under the control of rich foreigners, with predictable consequences. In our first hour, Jeff Conant explores "REDD", the World Bank's forest protection racket for the global south. In our second hour, Max Haiven looks at the extreme and ongoing financialization of the "developed" world, resulting in a damage to society and personal identities that while difficult to quantify is nevertheless all too real. He recommends we "rededicate ourselves to moving beyond individualism and this idea that we are all competitive agents by actively building grassroots concrete effort to reclaim the commons by actively building grassroots efforts in the here and now.

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No to NATO, march to Celtic Manor. Newport, Wales. PICTURES.

05-09-2014 01:26

Police checkpoint.
As the summit opens, around 800 peace campaigners gather in Newport, South Wales to march to the Celtic Manor to voice their concerns over the summits agenda. The campaign is joined by Black and Red Blocs, Palestinian representatives, and members of the Welsh contingent of the C.N.D. (Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament).

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From petty criminals to murderers

04-09-2014 16:34

Militaristic Borot'ba ad: "YOU CAN HELP, TOO"
Essay on the evolution of stalinists at the example of Borot'ba

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Is Eric Pickles up to the job on Tower Hamlets?

04-09-2014 08:43

Tower Hamlets is almost always in the News but often it is about stuff that hardly matter to the little people. And in March, Tower Hamlets got in the News about a BBC Panorama programme was aired at the end of the month.

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The Yorkshire Ripper Cover-up / The Peter Sutcliffe Myth

03-09-2014 15:48

An international readership is gradually becoming aware that the police/media version of the Yorkshire Ripper case is false. The Yorkshire Ripper was never caught. The families of the murdered women have been emotionally defrauded by the big lie that Peter Sutcliffe is the Yorkshire Ripper.

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Anarchist report from Ferguson

30-08-2014 22:21

Three Rivers Earth First! sent me to scout Ferguson and do a report back. Here it is.

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Grow Heathrow: You can't evict an idea (VIDEO)

29-08-2014 10:44

Video about eviction resistance at Grow Heathrow