Monthly Archives: August, 2011
Environment In Montana in early July, an oil pipeline operated by Exxon Mobil ruptured beneath the famous Yellowstone River leaking as much as 42,000 gallons of crude oil. Although the company originally claimed that the spill affected only 10 miles of the river, a distance of 150 miles was soon revealed as accurate.
On the tenth anniversary of the killing of anti-capitalist protester Carlo Giuliani by Italian police at the anti G8 summit protest in Genoa, a memorial park was opened in Kreuzberg Berlin to commemorate his death, and as permanent reminder of the power of resistance and the fragility of human life. Article originally appeared [...]
I tried to help Carlo Giuliani but he was already dead. Here is my account. It was a human form but it was not a human. Life had left his body, the soul departed, the brain expired:- whatever conceptual or narrative terms you choose to couch it in, for me it seemed and remains an [...]
The death of the anti-globalisation movement For the anti-globalisation movement it became a tragic, defining moment. The death of Carlo Giuliani, a young Italian activist shot and killed by police on the streets of Genoa one hot July day in 2001 as thousands upon thousands from across Europe converged on the old port town to [...]
The US state’s final clamp down on the queer anarchist action group The Lansing chapter of the queer anarchists Bash Back! Network have been served a court injunction that permanently prevents them from disrupting religious services anywhere in the United States. The fourteen named individuals are also permanently prohibited from conducting protests on the private [...]
Thanks to cunning use of wordpress.com’s excellent analytics widget (who loves ya wordpress) we can reveal the post which led to poverty pimps Atos issuing legal threats against the Carer Watch forums. It turns out that it was a repost of a piece (re-produced below) which first appeared on the Void blog http://johnnyvoid.wordpress.com/.
The Carer Watch forums forced offline by poverty pimps Atos Origin are still not back despite Atos claiming to be willing to negotiate. It now appears that Atos are refusing to even state which posts on the site, a volunteer-run online meeting place for disabled people and their carers, they have deemed to be ‘libellous’.
Wildcat Keeps Going ISBN: 978-1-904491-14-9 Price: £5.00 Donald Rooum (coloured by Jayne Clementson) Freedom Press Buy or order in store Another classic set of satirical political cartoons from the pen and the mind of Freedom’s longest serving comrade.
Latest edition of Freedom #7216 WE’VE HAD ENOUGH! available to buy. Either directly from Freedom or at all good radical bookshops or social centres. Stockists: » Freedom Bookshop, London » Housmans, London » LARC, London » Cowley Club, Brighton » Kebele, Bristol » Sumac Centre, Nottingham » News From No-where, Liverpool » ACE, Edinburgh » [...]
State repression of political dissent On the afternoon of August 17th, police raided a house in central Bristol where an editor of local newspaper The Autonomist lives. Riot police kicked down the door of the property without warning, detained the inhabitants for two hours, and seized articles relating to the production of The Autonomist. Delighted [...]