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Bristol Co-Mutiny 2009 photo report

October 29th, 2009 · posted by anon · marked as: Articles · photo

Last September I attended some of the events organised as part of Bristol Co-Mutiny. The week was packed full of protest, workshops, discussions and even the Bristol Anarchist Bookfair!

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Viva La Minga!

October 18th, 2009 · posted by Raz · marked as: Articles · resistance

This report on the opening demonstration of the Minga Social y Communitaria in Bogotá, Colombia by two activists from Brighton, UK, gives an insight into the ‘congresses’ going on around Columbia linking up indigenous peoples, workers and students across the country.

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Why we don’t need the police

October 9th, 2009 · posted by Peter Hogan · marked as: Articles · resistance

As part of the new comix anthology that Last Hours is producing Peter Hogan has written a piece on why the police do more harm than good, exploring their formation in the nineteenth century and their ongoing violence against individuals since then, it also looks at some alternatives that may be considered to the police force.

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Institute for Anarchist Studies

September 24th, 2009 · posted by Elliott · marked as: Articles · Interviews

The Institute for Anarchist Studies (IAS) is a nonprofit foundation, which was founded in 1996 to support the development of anarchism by giving grants to radical writers and translators across the world. David Coombs works at the IAS, and on a recent visit to the UK took the time to talk to Last Hours about what the Institute is all about.

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No Borders camp at Lesvos

September 17th, 2009 · posted by anon · marked as: Articles · resistance

At the end of August a No Borders camp was held on the Greek island of Lesvos. This personal account from the event offers an insight into the racist immigration policies that the camp was called against, and the failure of the camp to achieve any meaningful improvement for those migrants trapped on the island.

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Disarm DSEi 2009 timeline

September 9th, 2009 · posted by anon · marked as: Articles · photo · resistance

On September 8th 2009, protesters gathered in the City of London to demonstrate against the DSEi arms fair taking place in the Excel Centre in East London. Last Hours was using mobile updates to document the event.

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Cut, copy and participate: Portland Zine Symposium 2009

August 30th, 2009 · posted by Alex Wrekk · marked as: Articles · DIY sounds and images

Alex Wrekk, one of the organiser of the Portland Zine Symposium, recounts her experience of this year’s event from the ‘51% rule’ to making sure zinesters have enough coffee.

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Children of December get ready for a new winter

August 28th, 2009 · posted by occupied london · marked as: Articles · resistance

Two Greek anarchists have written a short overview of the struggles that are continuing to engulf Greece in the summer after their December revolt. Exploring, in brief, the state’s counter-revolt and the continuing attacks on migrants and Thodoris Iliopoulos, it is an interesting account of the past few months. A more substantial piece will be appearing on Last Hours in the near future, and in Last Hours issue 18 after that.

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Are you zine friendly? Tales from the Alternative Press fair

August 20th, 2009 · posted by Gareth Brookes · marked as: Articles · DIY sounds and images

Gareth Brookes, one of the organisers of the recent Alternative Press Fair, gives a personal account of all the work that went into getting the week up and running, and some tips if you want to do something similar!

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A brief history of putting the earth first!

August 14th, 2009 · posted by Fred Goodsell · marked as: Articles · resistance

Next week is the annual Earth First! Summer Gathering. To mark the event heres some historical points in the struggle against environmental destruction, looking at action taken in recent decades as a precursor to our own movements today.

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