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Entries from August 2009

Carmel-Agrexco shut down

September 30th, 2008 · posted by anon · marked as: News · notes of resistance

Human rights activists shut down the Carmel-Agrexco depot in Hayes, Middlesex, for 12 hours on 28 September, 2008, as part of a week of action called by the Boycott Israeli Goods campaign. Both gates to the depot were blocked,

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Youngblood Brass Band

September 30th, 2008 · posted by Fred Goodsell · marked as: CD reviews · Reviews

Youngblood Brass Band are a nine-piece jazz/hiphop/experimental ensemble. Their energetic live performance and relentless touring schedule have earned them notoriety in the underground. On top of this they have a strong DIY ethic and have been involved in the setting up of the ‘Layered Art Collective’ that functions as “an independent record label, literature and [...]

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Alan Moore

September 29th, 2008 · posted by Edd · marked as: Interviews

Melinda Gebbie and Alan Moore spent 16 years working on their piece of pornography, a three book edition titled Lost Girls. A comic documenting the possible sexual liaisons if Dorothy of The Wizard of Oz, Wendy of Peter Pan, and Alice of the Adventures in Wonderland met in an Austrian hotel on the eve of Franz Ferdinand’s assassination and the outbreak of the First World War. It’s more than just pornography, it’s also intensely political

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Climate camp carnet

September 29th, 2008 · posted by Edd · marked as: News · radical culture

I went to Climate Camp during the final week of the event, and before the day of action. I went mainly to enjoy the atmosphere and attend some workshops. I also took my sketchbook though and thought it would be an interesting alternative way of documenting the event.

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On June 15th George Bush came to London. The demonstration against him was met with huge police violence on the day, but it appears that the police aren’t content with leaving it there. Since the day a number of people have been arrested in connection with the demo as

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The Library House

September 28th, 2008 · posted by Edd · marked as: News · notes of resistance

About a year after the eviction of the former New Camberwell Centre a new social centre has been opened in Camberwell, London, not far away from where the previous one stood. The new building, ‘The Library House’ as it has been named, lies near Loughborough Junction rail station behind Minet Library.

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London Anarchist Bookfair 2008

September 26th, 2008 · posted by Fred Goodsell · marked as: News · radical culture

Capitalism is not looking particularly healthy at the moment, $700 billion bail-outs, nationalisation of banks and rising unemployment all add up to a complete mess. And as organisers for this year’s London Anarchist Bookfair put it, “In the market of ideas the anarchist pound is bouyant”.

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Rum Lad #3

September 24th, 2008 · posted by Edd · marked as: Reviews · Zine reviews

Another issue from rum lad Steve Larder, and its another good’un. This time we have pages from his life between March and October 2007 as he moves around Nottingham

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Rolling Thunder #5

September 24th, 2008 · posted by Fred Goodsell · marked as: Reviews · Zine reviews

I first encountered CrimethInc. some years ago as I sat in a cramped living room chatting with friends. On the coffee table lay a truly battered and well thumbed copy of Days of War, Nights of Love (CrimethInc.’s flagship publication). I was a young punk kid lightly politicised by the threat of war in Iraq [...]

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Lemuria

September 23rd, 2008 · posted by Edd · marked as: CD reviews · Reviews

This collection shouldn’t be nearly as wonderful as it is. In fact it may just be the best album I’ve heard in the past six months. From Buffalo, New York, this trio

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