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To the Mayor of Tower Hamlets, John Briggs

8th November 2017
To the Mayor of Tower Hamlets, John Briggs
Dear Mayor Briggs,
Re: The Jack the Ripper Museum, 12 Cable Street
We are writing to you concerning the above so-called ‘Museum’. You are, of course, aware of all the objections to the exploitation of sexual violence and brutality ghoulishly displayed in this dreadful[…]

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Charter of the Forest 800th year Anniversary

Charter of the Forest 800th year Anniversary
 

Dear Occupiers,
The Charter of the Forest 1217 was the first environmental charter in history, and enshrined the right of everyone to subsistence on the commons. The importance of this younger sister of the Magna Carta is deliberately overlooked by the establishment due to its radical implications.[…]

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National Disabled People’s Summit – 4th Nov. 2017

Join Deaf and Disabled people from the trade union movement, DDPOs and grassroots campaigns to explore how we can more effectively co-ordinate our resistance and organise joint campaigning in identified areas. Saturday 4 November 2017, 11am – 4.30pm, NUT headquarters, Kings Cross.
Saturday 4 November 2017; 11am – 4.30pm
NUT headquarters, Hamilton House, Mabledon Place,[…]

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The community food movement and migrant solidarity

The community food movement and migrant solidarity by Melanie Strickland.
 
The Zapatista Army of National Liberation (EZLN) launched the campaign, Against the Walls of Capital, earlier this year. The group, whose coffee we sell at Organiclea to support their liberation struggle, called on supporters all over the world to “organize with autonomy, to resist[…]

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CND Conference 2017: Nuclear Abolition in Dangerous Times. NoNuclearWar

Confrontation or cooperation? Abolition in dangerous times
Public

· Hosted by Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament

The danger of nuclear war over North Korea is escalating. Worldwide fears are growing. The world is facing greater challenges than ever, yet at the same time most states are working to consign nuclear weapons to the dustbin of history.[…]

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Grassroots Coalition Grows Against Social Cleansing in London – Stop Haringey Development Vehicle

Occupy News Network Video from the demonstration.
 
Mirrored article from the London GreenLeft
Grassroots Coalition Grows Against Social Cleansing in London – Stop Haringey Development Vehicle
 
Written by Gordon Peters
As previously reported on this blog, Haringey Council in north London is planning to go ahead with a £2 billion redevelopment of its[…]

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Emergency Vigil: No More Deaths – End Detention

EMERGENCY VIGIL AT THE HOME OFFICE
THURSDAY 21st SEPTEMBER
2 Marsham St, Westminster, London SW1P 4DF
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For the second time this month, there has been a death in a UK immigration detention centre.
Yesterday it was confirmed by the Home Office that a man with Chinese nationality died at Dungavel IRC in South Lanarkshire,[…]

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Remember Sabra and Shatila: 35th Anniversary of the Massacre

Remember Sabra and Shatila: 35th Anniversary of the Massacre.
THE MASSACRE
In the summer of 1982, “PLO fighters” (ie Palestinian men of fighting age) were evacuated from Beirut, and the women, children and elderly people left behind began to rebuild their lives during the respite from Israeli shelling and air raids. On 15 September 1982,[…]

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Solidarity with Occupy Veteran Tina Rothery Arrested at PNR

Solidarity with Occupy Veteran Tina Louise Rothery . When a Law is unjust, it is only right to disobey.

This afternoon Green Party life-member and activist Tina Rothery was arrested at the fracking site at Preston New Road. She has been released but will appear in court on 10 October 2017. This is our response,[…]

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