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In 2011 all across the world people took to the streets in from Greece to Spain from Egypt to New York. These uprisings where the first glimpse of a global movement against political and economic injustice. In 2013 the movement continues and has spread to Turkey and Brazil where people face brutal state repression.[...]

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A POULTRY MATTER

A Poultry Matter
A giant chicken handed out information about GM food to passers-by in Holborn, next to Sainsbury’s Head Office in Central London on Tuesday 3rd September 2013.
The leaflets being handed out were to publicise www.GMHealthriskweek.org and the Work of http://www.gmfreeze.org/.
Most Britons don’t realise that supermarkets’ own brand dairy and meat has[...]

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ANY EXTENSION TO CUADRILLA PLANNING PERMISSION LEGALLY FLAWED.

Shale: Govt aims to reform planning rules as Cuadrilla forced to withdraw drilling application
Government plans to end people’s right to be notified about plans to drill for gas and oil beneath their homes and land, have been slammed today (3 September 2013) by Friends of the Earth.
This Torygraph article, in the Finance section,[...]

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Nicki Locked onto Balcombe Gate. 03/09/2013. Four arrests so far today. #28DaysLater

Nicky starts the day off doing the right thing for the right reasons . She got away for a while but was arrested shortly after this photo was taken. Since then one of the other younger women have also been taken. seems the police are extra picky this morning. Anyone found to be obstructing the[...]

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START OF ROLLING BLOCKADE. 2nd SEPTEMBER 2013.

Guy locked himself on to a tanker at Balcombe! BRILLIANT!
More here on twitter
https://twitter.com/Ifthesetrees
On 2nd September Rob an
Anti fracking activist climbs a loaded lorry exiting the Balcombe Cuadrilla site and d-locks himself to the vehicle
blockading the road.

One Man Stop from You and I Films on Vimeo.
Email arrived today:
On[...]

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DPAC AND BLACK TRIANGLE DIRECT ACTION. BBC PORTLAND PLACE, LONDON

Disabled People against the Cuts and Black Triangle from Scotland paid a visit to BBC offices to show their anger at censorship from the state media.

Mark Thomas passing by and decided to show his solidarity.

Ciara of DPAC.

BBC Security set up barrier.
Ciara points out that new figures not reported on BBC. 75%[...]

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The Mass Sleep Out. City of London Solidarity on the steps of St. Paul’s Cathedral.

Why the Mass Sleep Out?
This demonstration is about solidarity between those on benefits and those lucky enough not to currently need them. Solidarity for Renters in the private sector suffering high rents  due to 2 million Council housing sold off and not replaced and solidarity for Council tenants being threatened with increased rents due[...]

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TENTS PITCHED OUTSIDE LEICESTER TOWN HALL AS NATIONWIDE PROTEST AGAINST THE BEDROOM TAX COMMENCES

by Matthew Varnham
In anticipation of the nation-wide sleep-out, where thousands of campaigners are expected to turn to the streets of over 60 cities across the country, tents have been pitched on the grass of Leicester Town Hall Square. The move comes as groups across the country have decided to assemble and openly reject the[...]

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ASSERTING OUR RIGHTS AND TAKING BACK CONTROL OF OUR LIVES

 
By Melanie Strickland
 
I came to Reclaim the Power to help build a democratic movement that can challenge the vested interests that are making decisions behind closed doors which affect us all, such as on energy policy. At a time when we desperately need to transition to renewables, for the sake of the[...]

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