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Entries from August 2009

Holiday jaunts and 2009

December 23rd, 2008 · posted by Edd · marked as: News · last hours related

A very brief note to say that everyone at Last Hours is knocking off for Christmas. The only thing this really impacts is the mailorder. The shop will remain open, but no deliveries will be made till Monday January 5th. There’s a lot planned for 2009 when we all get back. We leave with this card that one of our friends in Greece emailed through.

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LCAP ends 2008 at RBS

December 23rd, 2008 · posted by Edd · marked as: News · radical culture

London Coalition Against Poverty, and sympathisers, occupied and disrupted the Royal Bank of Scotland yesterday. Dressed up as Santa Clauses, a group of people distracted the security guards while another group passed the security barrier and went upstairs to hand out flyers to RBS workers, including those on a trading floor.

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A Vegan Christmas

December 20th, 2008 · posted by isy · marked as: DIY Guides · Food

You may think Christmas is all about family arguments, consumer hysteria and religious superstition, however I just welcome any excuse for people to not go to work and have a big meal together instead.

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International Day of Action Against the State

December 18th, 2008 · posted by Fred Goodsell · marked as: News · notes of resistance

“The murder was just the occasion – Let 20 December be the beginning.”

20th December 2008 is the date set for international action against the state. This call out has come from the occupied Athens Polytechnic after the killing of Alexandros Gregoropoulos. People are expected to respond to this message globally as tensions rise in cities and towns across Europe and the world.

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A comic on Greece and beyond

December 16th, 2008 · posted by Edd · marked as: News · radical culture

Like a number of others I went along to the Greek solidarity demonstration. To be honest though I wasn’t entirely sure why I went, I just felt I needed to. After the demonstration I came home and wrote a comic about the demonstration…

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Billy Bragg

December 15th, 2008 · posted by imelda · marked as: Live reviews · Photos · Reviews

Billy Bragg sips tea from a cup that has ‘I Keep Faith’ written on it. Keeping faith, it seems, is the theme for the evening from this very English folk singer – who could also easily be described as a punk, a pop singer, an activist and a rock and roll star.

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Greece in flames and a London blockade

December 9th, 2008 · posted by Edd · marked as: News · notes of resistance

On the night of December 6th, police shot 15-year old Alexandros Grigoropoulos in cold blood in the Eksarhia district of Athens. Since that night, Athens and tens of other Greek cities have been burning. In London a demonstration was called for Monday, 8th December, to blockade the Greek Embassy.

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Analysis on Shut ITT Demo

December 5th, 2008 · posted by anon · marked as: News · notes of resistance · photo

In an attempt to provide analysis of the Smash EDO – Shut ITT protest on 15th October, 2008 a map has been created to indicate the days events and their geographic position. This map is also important as it highlights the high level of police repression against the Smash EDO campaign as well as the use of anti-terror legislation against protestors.

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The Story of the Upper Florentine Blockade

December 1st, 2008 · posted by Fred Goodsell · marked as: Interviews

In 2006, a group of grassroots environmental activists representing forests and communities in Southern Tasmania joined together in recognition of the continuing threat to Tasmania’s ancient forests. Since this time the Still Wild Still Threatened (SWST) campaign for Tasmania’s Southern Forests has garnered significant attention and dramatically raised the public profile of forests such as the Styx, Weld, and Upper Florentine…

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