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GREECE AND THE EURO

By Peter Dombi; cross-posted from Our Broken System
 
Over the next few weeks the news will be full of the unfolding Greek tragedy, and if current trends are anything to go by most criticism will be firmly directed either at the Greek people – for borrowing so much money in the first place; or[…]

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BREAKING: DPAC RETURN TO PARLIAMENT!

DPAC and friends return to Parliament in a day of action to say #Balls2TheBudget.
DPAC joined by Class War, Streets Kitchen, Black Dissidents & others
Announce:
Balls to the Budget
#Balls2TheBudget
Wednesday 8th July, 10.30 am
Downing St
Big balls, small balls, footballs, tennis balls, volleyballs, handballs, rubber balls, plastic balls, flour balls, paint balls,[…]

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DPAC take direct action in Parliament to save the ILF

Disabled People Against the Cuts took direct action this morning during Prime Minister’s question time. The group of mostly wheelchair users forced their way down the main corridor towards the House of Commons. The action was an escalation in their campaign to save the Independent Living Fund currently being slashed by the Torries.
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Block the Factory

Last summer’s assault on Gaza, which killed over 2,200 Palestinians, was one of the most brutal effects of Israel’s ongoing occupation and colonisation of historic Palestine. The massacre was carried out using drones manufactured by Israeli arms company Elbit Systems. In response, activists occupied Elbit’s factory in Shenstone, causing its operations to grind to a[…]

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Support Black Dissidents!

The Black Dissidents are a group of black and brown radical activists, fighting against the shackles of capitalism and the institutional injustice that comes with it.
This means that we are anti-racist, anti-sexist, anti-capitalist, anti-islamophobia, anti-transphobia, anti-homophobia, and anti-imperialist. We believe that all of these are connected: to fight one, you must fight them all.[…]

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The Occupy Gandhi Three Update by Donnachadh McCarthy

The Occupy Gandhi Three Update by Donnachadh McCarthy
(Update on my Gandhi arrest!)
At 11.30am on Monday – three things were happening for me simultaneuously.
RUNNYMEDE TALK
I was giving the talk that I was invited to give about The Prostitute State at the Runnymede Eco-Village Festival of Democracy which was surrounded by police, illegally[…]

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Save Independent Living!

The Independent Living Fund in England closes at the end of June yet even now many ILF recipients have no idea what will happen to them after that date. Many are facing cuts in funding and even the threat, as we said was a possibility, of residential care.
DWP are saying there are no problems[…]

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The Radical Assembly

The Radical Left Assembly had it’s 3rd large meeting on the 14th. It was a roaring success.
The meeting had around 250 attendees. It was at the CLF Cafe in Peckham. A historic cultural space with a real community feel. Women lead the main parts of the meeting while men looked after the creche and[…]

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Magna Carta Vs. Runnymede Eco-village

MAGNA CARTA VS RUNNYMEDE ECO VILLAGE
Eco-villagers call on police to stop overeaching powers and respect the law
Human rights lawyers say democracy workshop leaders and festival goers should be allowed in
Eco-villagers issue statement to Surrey police
Use of “Illegal rave” legislation inappropriate
Organisers of the Runnymede Festival for Democracy [1] have been advised[…]

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