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Protest against Atos Origin - poverty pimp

January 24, 2011 11:30

11.30am 1a Elthorne Road, just off Holloway Road, 2 minutes walk south from Archway tube


2pm the same day at Triton Square, NW1


1000 March in Haringey Against Austerity Cuts


Haringey Alliance for Public Services, the National Union of Teachers and Unison came together on January 17th for an extremely lively march and lobby of Haringey counciil.

The demonstration was considerably larger than previous protests, with around 1,000 stopping the traffic on Wood Green High Road before hearing speakers denounce the Tory-led Government’s savage cuts to essential public …

AUDIO: Capitalist Realism: Is there No Alternative?

Capitalist Realism: Is there No Alternative?

Mark Fisher in conversation with Amber Jacobs.

Last year Mark Fisher published Capitalist Realism: Is There no Alternative? (Zero Books 2009) in which he addressed the condition of ideological malaise produced by neo-liberal capitalism -or as he puts it- the "widespread sense that not only is capitalism the only viable political and economic system, b…

#NetworkX Call for TUC Demo + Class Struggle

A call out for creative disobedience, an example of unmanageable protest for the March 26th TUC demo.

What will it take to stop the cuts?

The politicians, businesses and banks ARE in it together. The rest of us need to take action on 26th March in London, the financial and political capital. All affected by the cuts, whether unionised workers or not, will take the fight to those responsible.

Real cha…

Bank Run on Revenge Wednesday, 26 Jan

January 26, 2011 13:00

Bank branches - both ones close to other anti-cuts events and ones further afield

Fitwatch + LDMG workshop for students

January 25, 2011 18:00

Room 3.26, Francis Bancroft Building, Queen Mary, 

University Of London

Mile End

London, United Kingdom

25 January · 18:00 - 20:30


EMA: New year, new protest.


About 500 people gathered at Piccadilly Circus to start a new series of protests ( 24th | 26th | 29th ) while MPs debated scrapping the EMA (Education Maintenance Allowance) and later on marched towards Westminster. Although not as large as the November/December demos, it was a loud and good protest. People finally arrived in front of Parliament where the demo turned into a little rave.

See the…

EMA: 4pm Piccadilly Circus


a very short (and low quality) impression  from Piccadilly Circus, 19 January, 4pm.

people start gathering at the fountain for the EMA demo. sound system is playing loud music.

#CO11MetPolice hand out SaveEMA route + demo guide


At today's Save EMA demonstration in central London, the police have been handing out leaflets which tell protesters what they can and can't do, or rather what they should and should not do!!

For the first time they are specifying the route of the march as agreed to by the organisers, and caution that "Attempts by demonstrators to deviate from the agreed route may result in officers stopping or s…

Party and Picnic Against Benefit Cuts

January 24, 2011 14:00

Triton Square is on the North side of Euston Road, a minute or so from Warren Street tube and less than five minutes from Euston/Euston Square or Great Portland Street tube stations.

Rebel Clown Army Training - London

January 25, 2011 10:30


Date: 25 January at 10:30 - 26 January at 13:30

Send an email to circalondontraining AT Safe-mail DOT net to confirm your place.

Venue will be sent nearer the date to all applicants.

Reel News : Video: Student Protests: The Story So Far

Reel News Issue 26 Out Now

Taster vid: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3vWtGoKXCUY

Full issue includes:

  • TORY SCUM HERE WE COME! Students lead the resistance
  • 1) Tory Scum Here We Come! - Short Version (Reel News) 13:36 The rise of the incredible student movement, in a short version for trade union and other meetings.
  • 2) Tory Scum Here We Come! - Full Version (Reel News) 66:03
  • Part 1: Day X1 …

University Struggles Against Austerity

February 11, 2011 10:00


Friday 11 February – location : EHESS (school of social science), 105 bd Raspail 75006 (TBC), Paris

Saturday 12 February – location : Université Paris 8, Saint-Denis.

For detail programs and location see : http://www.fabula.org/actualites/article42158.php

Defend Global Education

January 18, 2011 17:30

Tuesday, January 18 · 5:30pm - 7:00pm

Location    The Underground, Houghton Street, London School of


Taking Back Education Meeting

January 18, 2011 19:00

7pm - 8.30pm London School Of Economics

LSESU Quad, Houghton Street *please note change of venue*

Goldsmiths Fights Back: OPEN MEETING

January 20, 2011 18:00



20 January · 18:00 - 20:00

The Stretch, Student Union, Goldsmiths College, 8 Lewisham Way, London SE14 6NW.

EMA: Day of Vote

January 19, 2011 15:30


Piccadilly Circus to Parliament

Demotix: Protest outside RBS in City of London

Protesters gathered outside the headquarters of the Royal Bank of Scotland in the City of London to demonstrate the bonuses top bankers receive. They tried to get in demanding it was their bank and their right. London, UK, 14/01/2011

Suggestions for activists when using Social Media

A very brief outline of some suggestions which social activists could use when using social media such as Facebook or Flickr.

Arts Against cuts // Direct Weekend

January 15, 2011 10:00




Camberwell College of Art, Wilson Road Building (off Peckham Rd)

#Netrootsuk : Digital differences or common cause?


Held: Saturday 8th January, TUC Congress House, London. Around 550 attending.

"The idea behind the original Netroots Nation, and behind Netroots UK is to leverage social media and other tools for political action" - NetrootsUK website

For a large number of people at the event this obviously meant to leverage social media to put the Labour Party back in power. First we fight the cuts, then we br…

Dissident Island : Dissident Island - Jan. 7 show ready for download

Back from our holiday break us dissidents were still a little fuzzy headed but we managed to pull our heads out of our asses long enough to have functioning conversations with a fair few people. Ben, from UK Uncut, came into the studio and had a good long chat with us about ideas behind the campaign as well as looking at what the year ahead might have in store.

One of the defendants in the recent…

Cuts! Climate! Action! Teach in on climate & cuts

January 23, 2011 13:00

Sunday 23 January 2011


Room G51, Old Building

School of Oriental and African Studies

Thornhaugh St

London WC1H 0XG

Map: http://bit.ly/gfcfkI

(Full wheelchair access)

EMA Vote Set for 19th - action day and lobby tbc

Vote on EMA called for 19th January in Westminster

NUS calls National Day of Action on 18th & National Lobby of Parliament on 19th to save EMA

Dance Against The Deficit Lies (BoE)

January 14, 2011 13:00

Dance Against The Deficit Lies - Having it Peaceful

Outside the Bank of England, London

14th January 2010 · 13:00 - 14:00

BBC: Student jailed for throwing fire extingusher

A student who admitted throwing a fire extinguisher from the roof of a central London building during the student fees protests has been jailed.

Green and Black Cross Gathering

January 16, 2011 12:00

Green & Black Cross General Meeting Sunday 16th Jan at the London Action Resource Centre, 62 Fieldgate Street, Whitechapple. 12 - 4pm

youtube: Police beat students unconscious & charge them wit

47 students were  injured on the 9TH of December 2010 as they gathered in London to show their disapproval of the trebling of their tuition fees.

Resist Changes to benefits

January 12, 2011 14:00


The Lorrimore Centre

St. Paul's Church

Lorrimore Square

SE17 3QU

National Protest Against Benefit Cuts: Day 2

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