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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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Bad apples vs social change: policing after the G20 protests

August 2nd, 2009 · posted by anon · marked as: Articles · Columns · resistance

Since the G20 protest in London this year the policing methods used over April 1st and 2nd have been dissected and discussed regularly in the media and in parliament. Reports have been produced and protests condemning police violence have been organised. Thousands of words have been published both in mainstream and independent media sources discussing civil liberties and issues around the right to protest. But has anything actually changed?

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What happened to the summer of rage?

July 18th, 2009 · posted by Peter Hogan · marked as: Articles · resistance

Earlier in the year it seemed to accepted almost as fact that this summer would see waves of unrest and street riots. But half way through summer none have happened. Peter Hogan takes a brief overview of the reasons why people haven’t come out onto the street in any great numbers.

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Eco Has Landed?: Kew Ecovillage photo report

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

England is hit by a heat wave and we are all out enjoying the sun. What a great time to arrange a trip to visit the Kew Ecovillage in west London.

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No Border in Calais

June 30th, 2009 · posted by anon · marked as: Articles · resistance

An account from the No Border Camp at Calais in France

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Prison privatisation: alive and kicking

June 9th, 2009 · posted by Bra · marked as: Articles · resistance

An in depth look at the privatisation of prisons.

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Monday morning in Ramsey County District Court, RNC activist Dave Mahoney pled – under pressure and significant duress – to a single count of second degree assault, a felony. Instead of going to trial on the 10 felony counts stemming from a single invented incident, Dave and the office of Ramsey County Attorney Susan Gaertner agreed to a plea bargain

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Mayday 2009 in Brighton -Timeline

May 30th, 2009 · posted by anon · marked as: Articles · resistance

On May 4th 2000 people turned up in Brighton to the Mayday protest against Capitalism organised by the Smash EDO campaign. Last Hours was out on the street sending updates to a live online time-line which can been seen below.

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Two more of the Forward Intelligence (FIT) officers who witnessed (and ignored) the attack on Ian Tomlinson have been identified as U2934 PC Colin Nye (F3) and U2337 PC Carl Small (F4) from the TSG. Colin Nye is the officer who walked forward to where Ian Tomlinson was on the ground but did nothing to [...]

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Spring Break ‘09 – protests at NATO

April 17th, 2009 · posted by Raz · marked as: Articles · resistance

Personal account of the April 2009 Anti-NATO mobilisation in Strasbourg by four anti-war activists from Brighton

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