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Reclaim It: Women’s library occupied in resistance against cuts

UPDATE 9 March 7pm

Those occupying The Women’s Library have now been evicted; they were carried out one by one as supporters outside chanted in solidarity. The occupation – an International Women’s Day action – highlighted the injustice of cuts to public services and of inequality and oppression of women and minorities who all too[...]

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Save our Homes Haringey’ say ”NO!’ to forced gentrification.

Families At Connaught House, Muswell Hill, To Be Made Homeless: if the Met have their way. Locals and residents are resisting Metropolitan Police plans to evict 21 families that live at Connaught House, Muswell Hill.

Forming a coalition of resistance with activists from ‘Haringey Solidarity Group’, ‘Save Friern Barnet Library’, and supporters of Occupy London,[...]

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Shutdown the EDF Energy Conference

The No Dash for Gas campaigners - www.nodashforgas.org.uk - are currently being sued by EDF for £5million.
 

The response from the activist community has been overwhelming. But the fight will not win itself. On Wednesday the 1st of May a solidarity action is being organised.
A reader of the Guardian wrote:
“I want to[...]

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Self Organised London

A group comprised of many groups called “Self Organised London” has taken over a huge abandoned office block in Elephant and Castle. The buildings occupation is in opposition to the so called “re-generation plans” that amount to dismantling and removing the community to make way for luxury apartment blocks.
The local residents had already been[...]

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Where will economic growth come from?

The global economic system demands exponential growth to survive rather like a bicycle which falls over if forward momentum ceases. It is underpinned by the interest based money system which demands expanding debt to provide sufficient money to pay the interest on pre-existing debt.
Growth in the US, UK and other countries has, for the[...]

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The Tower Bridge 3 get a date in the Old Bailey.

Three activists from the Climate Siren direct action climate protest group appeared in court at the Old Bailey on Thursday 14th February. The three were arrested on September 1st last year for suspending a giant banner displaying the words “Climate Change: Our Next Challenge”m the upper level of Tower Bridge. They were charged with Public[...]

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We don’t owe! We won’t pay!

 
Alternatives and strategies against Debt and Austerity Measures.
 
International Citizen Audit Network (ICAN) Meeting.
February 15th-18th Thessaloniki / February 19th-22nd Athens (Greece)
 
European activists meet in Greece to discuss the debt problem, coordinate resistance strategies and propose alternatives.
The International Citizen Audit Network (ICAN) holds its third meeting in Thessaloniki from February[...]

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FOR A EUROPEAN SPRING: Our democracy against their austerity!

 
- a call for action from the international networks against the EU Spring Summit
 
‘For a European Spring’ is a call for actions, strikes and demonstrations all over Europe on the 13th of March, and for a pan-European demonstration and creative actions in the city of Brussels on the 14th of March. It[...]

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A Victory for The Friern Barnet People’s Library

The Friern Barnet Library occupation ended today after five months. The building was occupied and reopened by squatting campaigners, members of the Occupy movement and local residents. The occupation itself with it’s overwhelming public support and mass media appeal forced the current Tory council in Barnet to give way and remove it’s threat to evict[...]

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