Monthly Archives: March, 2012
The appropriately named Forest Green Rovers are looking to become the world’s most eco-friendly football club with the implementation of a number of radical initiatives at the club. The Conference League side based in Nailsworth, Gloucestershire recently launched Britain’s first ever meat-free and environmentally sustainable menu for fans at the stadium.
Stoke Newington, 2 April 1934-Lewisham Hospital, 21 March 2012 – printer, bookseller, anti-war activist and life-long anarcho-syndicalist John Brailey, SOGAT rank-and-file militant (with fellow anarchist Albert Meltzer) and anti-war activist, worked for many years as a printer in Fleet Street until the mid-1980s when the newspaper print industry moved to Wapping, after which he became [...]
Tucson school authorities list books that can’t be taught or read in schools It’s getting harder and harder to resist the temptation to see the United States as heading for true fascism and totalitarianism. If not across the board, then noticeably in geographical pockets and specific areas of legislation.
FITwatch public meeting • Report back from police tactics at the NHS demonstration FITwatch: The Open Public Meeting Sunday 25th March • 1pm London Action Resource Centre (LARC) 62 Fieldgate Street Whitechapel London E1 1ES MAP
Workers bike co-op • New anarchist publishers • The Cunningham Amendment periodical • campaign to save public woodland Bike Workshop Birmingham Bike Foundry is a workers’ co-operative. We offer maintenance and cycle training to members of the public, schools and businesses. We offer workshop repairs, wheel building, and a tool club where you can come [...]
//UPDATE from the House of Lords Debate// SQUASH, Squatters Action for Secure Homes, has produced a damning report into the true cost of criminalising squatting. The campaign group has collected and analysed information regarding the current housing crisis, empty properties and squatting in order to assess the financial implications of criminalising squatting in England and [...]
Mass unrest over lucrative industry resources Beginning on the 9th January, for several days Nigeria was rocked by countrywide industrial strikes and popular protests against the doubling of petrol prices as a result of the government withdrawing oil subsidies. The removal of subsidies forms part of wider neoliberal ‘reforms’ to the oil sector.
March 15th saw a solidarity demonstration outside the Bulgarian Embassy, London in support of Jock Palfreeman, the anti-fascist who is serving a 20 year sentence for defending himself and others from a neo-Nazi attack in Sofia.
CLASS WAR COVERS: TALK AND EXHIBITION – SUN 18th Class War Covers – An Unruly Design Talk with Phil Gard Sunday 18th March • 2pm – 5pm Calthorpe Arms (upstairs) 252 Grays Inn Road London WC1X 8JR MAP
The Met police have had a High Court ruling against them overturned paving the way for more violent mass kettling of people during demonstrations. The ruling by the Court of Appeal reverses a prior decision that said the police acted unlawfully against climate protesters who set up camp outside European Climate Exchange in the City [...]