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Earth First! Winter Moot – Brighton 6-8th Feb

January 25th, 2009 · posted by Fred Goodsell · marked as: News · radical culture

The Earth First! Winter Moot is a chance for those involved in the ecological direct action movement to reflect, discuss and plan. The event is being held in the Cowley Club, Brighton over the weekend of the 6th February 2009.
“Earth First! is not an organisation, but a banner for non-hierarchical organising and the use of [...]

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Occupied London has returned to the UK and so the blog, which since Alexis Grigoropoulos’ shooting, has reported the uproar and rioting in Greece, is closing for the time being. Published here are some upcoming Greek solidarity events and a breakdown of the last few months in Greece.

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The Paris declaration: We won’t pay for your crises

January 15th, 2009 · posted by anon · marked as: News · radical culture

More than 150 representatives from all over Europe gathered last weekend in Paris to analyse collectively the current crises, to develop joint strategies and to discuss joint demands and alternatives in response to these crises.

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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 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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Comica 2008 & Comiket small press event

November 11th, 2008 · posted by Edd · marked as: News · radical culture

Comica, London’s annual international comics festival, is happening again from the 14th – 26th November. The event, organised by Paul Gravett, has always bought together some of the finest talent both from the underground and independent comic scenes, but also more mainstream creators too.

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Handmade & Bound fair

October 17th, 2008 · posted by natalie · marked as: News · radical culture

Handmade & Bound is happening in London on November 8th 2008. It’s an independent fair featuring affordable, handmade artists’ books, comics and zines. It’s apparently a new event created in response to the lack of a London Artists book fair at the ICA…

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Why Prisons Don’t Make Our Communities Safer

October 9th, 2008 · posted by Fred Goodsell · marked as: News · radical culture

Bristol’s Kebele Social Center in conjunction with Bristol ABC hosts this important workshop titled ‘Why Prisons Don’t Make Our Communities Safer ‘

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Good news for Dave

October 3rd, 2008 · posted by Edd · marked as: News · radical culture

Our friend Dave Mahoney was in court yesterday (October 2nd) for a preliminary hearing. It went well with the judge dropping the assault charge that the prosecution was wanting to hold against him.

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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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