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What do the 99% want?

“We are the 99%” “We sit in peace and we have strength in numbers” Bankers got a bail-out, we got sold out” “Neoliberalism sucks, lets try something else. Come on!” These were some of the key messages that people brought … Continue reading

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In a strange twist of recognition, the Mayor of London, Boris Johnson has said that the planned cuts in the police budget should not be carried on (read more). This mean broadly two things: 1) the government plans to cut … Continue reading

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London Riots

Map of UK and London riots: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-14436499 A 29 year man, Mark Duggan, was shot in the face by police in Tottenham, north London last Thursday (4 August). To protest against police brutality and racism a group of family and … Continue reading

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The rain does not scare us

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  Expressing agreement and support at the General assembly Every day the square changes. There were a dwindling number of Indignados on Plaza Catalunya when the police attacked on the morning of 27 May. 121 were reported injured, of whom … Continue reading

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Politics vs Football: Spanish style

“Caminante no hay camino, se hace camino al andar” A. Machado Today, 28 May Barlecona plays Manchester United in the Football Champions League Final and if they win everyone will gather at Bafcelona´s Plaza Catalunya, where protesrets have been camping … Continue reading

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Spain rocks!

Against the backdrop of one of the highest unemployment rates among young people in Europe, the Spanish take to the streets and a change of mentality has begun: And each poster has a clear message: http://www.letra.org/spip/spip.php?article4060     2 people … Continue reading

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Protesters occupy Puerta del Sol in Madrid

Peaceful protester occupy the Puerta del Sol square in the centre of Madrid to protest against government planned cuts in public spending in Spain. http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/gallery/2011/may/20/spain-protest#/?picture=374825837&index=0 2 people like this post. Unlike

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The continuing Lybian uprising and the future of Western intervention there

The chairman of the Libyan Transitional National Authority, Mustafa Abdul Jalil, has recognised the key role of NATO-led intervention in Libya but has called for the international community to “Give us the means to liberate ourselves and we will astonish … Continue reading

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Interview with an Anarchist

Young anti-capitalist activist Che talks about the motivation of young students behind direct action at London’s March for the Alternatives that took place on 26 of March.   3 people like this post. Unlike

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