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The Black Fish - UK speaking tour

November 02, 2012 19:00


Join co-founder of The Black Fish, Wietse van der Werf, at one of the upcoming UK events for an evening of information and inspiration. Learn about the growing problems created by industrial overfishing and the creative ways in which The Black Fish is turning the tide.

Dissident Island Radio: Cuts Cafe interview, Porn & Capitalism and more...

This 109th Dissident Island Radio features some lovely people running London’s Cuts Cafe, a radical space in the belly of the beast designed to allow for movement building in the run-up to the TUC demo on October 20th. We also hear about porn, capitalism and sexual desire. Does one lead to the other? Could you have anarcho-porn? And as always the show features rabble rousing, tunes, an…

Extradition: Judiciary Aborts British Civil Rights


On 5th October 2012, Human Rights campaigners gathered outside the Royal Courts of Justice in London, awaiting the final verdict, on the extensive legal battle challenging the extraditions of British Citizens to the U.S. A short film documenting the public solidarity stand can be viewed here - http://youtu.be/JOC_XhITPmE

Dissident Island Radio tonight - Episode 109

October 05, 2012 21:00



LoveMusic HateRacism - Racism, Police & Solidarity


London Criminal Barrister, Brian Richardson and a UEL Student, Arnie Joahill, discuss Racism, the IPCC, Stop & Search Policty, Police and solidarity action at love Music Hate Racism Celebrations on 15th September 2012 - http://youtu.be/FfLEOjGciTI

Globe Protestor: "Why is Israel the Exception?"


Habima Israel's National Theatre is performing in London at the Shakespeare's Globe Theatre (SGT). Habima regularly performs in illegal Israeli settlements & is funded by the State of Israel. SGT refused Global calls to Boycott Habima. On Habima's opening night yesterday a Protestor from Denmark was thrown out by the Globe for displaying a banner against Israel's Apartheid. He later said, "I …

Disarm the National Gallery: Launch Action 2012


On 31st March 2012, Campaign Against the Arms Trade (CAAT) & Stop the Arms Fair (STAF) launched a campaign to ‘Disarm the National Gallery' in Trafalgar Square, London. A video of this action including never seen before footage of protests & discussions inside the National Gallery and an interview with BBC correspondent & Channel 4 reporter Paraic O'Brien at Stop the Arms Fair 2011 can be viewed …

Indymedia Ireland: Peace Process Without Due Process

John McGuffin an Ulster Anarchist

John McGuffin an Ulster anarchist was cremated 10 years ago on this coming May Day in Belfast. I met John in London almost 40 years ago, when we got drunk together.John was the sole anarchist of the People's Democracy movement of the late sixties and carried alone an anarchist banner on the infamous Burntollet part of the civil rights march which was viciously …

Ed Greens: ‘Screaming Revolution' & Palestine


Ed Greens, 21 year old musical artist & poet from Camden Town, London performed at the Hackney Picture House on 29th March 2012. The show premiered the music video to ‘Screaming Revolution' by Empdy x Ed Greens. I caught up with Ed to ask a few questions, particularly, how he came to start making ‘active' music and why Palestine is a common thread in his music.

Dissident Island Radio - 100 episodes old!


Friday 16 March 2012 marked the 100th episode of Dissident Island Radio - our centenary! And with that in mind we decided to make it a bit special. Alongside the usual mix of music, banter, and special guests on the mic we be heard an extended piece on the consolidation of neoliberal capitalism in Europe post 'crisis'. The discussion focuses primarily on the situation in Ireland, Spain, and Gre…

www.dissidentisland.org: Dissident Island - Episode 99 ready for download

On this show before the party Dissident Island came at you from

every angle, wild and whacky, energetic and up-for-it - featuring a plethora of

politics to make you ponder and tunes that'll have you pumpin' up the volume to

eleven and a half. Look forward to hearing...

- the latest news from the ZAD, an autonomous zone airport expansion protest

and experiment in sustainable living located in France

- fo…

the show before the party - D*I - episode 99

March 02, 2012 21:00


pumpin out your stereo

www.dissidentisland.org: Dissident Island - Episode 97 ready for download

On this show we've got all sorts of stuff and things from here there and

everywhere. We'll be hearing from La Quadrature du Net about ACTA, censorship

and the enclosure of the internet commons.

We'll be hearing from a member of the drive cooperative, discussing London's

newest housing coop. A person from No Borders will be in tonight too, talking

to us about the No Borders Convergence from 13-18…

'Occupy London Communities Walk'. brainstorm

January 31, 2012 15:00


Tent City University, St Paul's. 

Protest at Israeli export company Mehadrin


A group of Palestinians and campaigners for Palestinian rights delivered rotten fruit and empty water bottles to the UK headquarters of Israeli fruit and vegetable export company Mehadrin in Borehamewood, near London, yesterday in protest at the role the company plays in the colonisation of Palestinian land and resources and the exploitation of Palestinian workers.

An evening with The Black Fish

November 25, 2011 19:30

The Lucas Arms, 245a Gray's Inn Road, Central London, WC1X 8QZ

www.dissidentisland.org: Dissident Island - Episode 89 ready for download

On episode 89 of Dissident Island Radio We had many fingers in may pies including:

- Photojournalist Guy Smallman discussing Afghanistan, war, and imperialism 10 years in to the 'war on terror'.

- Words from a member of the Campaign Against the Arms Trade (CAAT) on the activities surrounding this year's DESI arms fair in east London.

- Derek from tokepure telling us about the need to break th…

youtube: 7/7: Crime and Prejudice

A brand new investigative and analytical documentary from the maker of 7/7: Seeds of Deconstruction. It explores the 7/7 cold case via new evidence from the recent inquests and discusses the war on terror in the context of numerous miscarriages of justice and acts of violence committed by the state.

The first section of the film examines the history of the British state's use of double agents, fr…

Dissident Island Radio tonight - Episode 89

September 16, 2011 21:00





Land & Freedom Camp planning

August 30, 2011 15:00


The Bandstand, Clapham Common. 

Blog: Reflections On Facebook vs J30Strike

Earlier today I posted about a current crisis of censorship on Facebook.


  • Citizen activists created J30Strike.org, a website advocating peaceful demonstration against austerity measures in the U.K. on June 30th
  • Sometime in the last 48 hours or so, anyone who tried to post or share a link to J30Strike on their Facebook account was blocked from doing so, receiving instead an error me…

Demotix: Animal Rights activists target Air France KLM

Protesters targeted investors in Air France KLM as the airline is reportedly the largest transporter of animals for vivisection and supply primates, dogs and cats to labs globally. Franklin Templeton and Bank of New York London were targets.

Demotix: No anti-wedding zombie breakfast following raids

An anti-wedding zombie breakfast gathering, organised by Chris Knight's Government of the Dead, failed to amass after Chris was arrested last night following a handful of pre-wedding raids in which a guillotine and effigies were also confiscated. London, UK, 29/04/2011.

www.dissidentisland.org: Dissident Island - Apr. 15 show ready for download

Episode 80 of Dissident Island Radio brings you:

- Words from Temporary Autonomous Art about their upcoming weekend of exhibitions and events

- The notorious WAG, discussing the disillusion of their group and the formation of ALARM

- An update from the Ian Tomlinson inquest from Dean, who has been in attendance over the past few weeks

- The Counter Olympics Network discussing points objection …

Demotix: Protesters gain entry to BP's AGM in London

Protesters breached the gates of excel during BP's AGM. A teary eyed Diane Wilson from Texas covered her face and hands with oil and was arrested for breach of the peace whilst Axel Kohler-Schnura demandined entry as a shareholder.

Demotix: London vigil for Fukushima against nuclear power

A vigil was held opposite Downing Street as the events unfold at the nuclear plant in Fukushima, Japan. They were also calling for an end to the UK government's plans to go ahead with the new generation nuclear power. London, UK, 20/03/2011.

Demotix: Squatters take over Saif Gaddafi's London house

Squatters calling themselves 'Topple the Tyrants' moved in to Saif Gaddafi's £11m house in North London this morning as they do not trust the British government to properly seize Gaddafi's corrupt assets. London, UK, 09/03/2011

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- Words from some Grow Heathrow residents about their upcoming PEDAL bike ride to Palestine as well as talking to us about Reclaim the Fields

- Justus, our German correspondent, spoke to us about Antifa in Dresden and Anit-Nuclear actions across Germany

- An audio piece from Dale Farm travellers site in Essex, the biggest travellers site in Europe so…

Demotix: Solidarity with the arab people

Around 200 people marched from the Bahranian embassy via the Libyan embassy to Downing St. in solidarity with Arabian people against dictatorships. London, UK, 25/02/2011.

Demotix: Muslims for Shariah law protest

A group of what appeared to be Muslims Against Crusades demonstrated for Shariah law in Libya next to anti-Gaddaffi supporters protesting for Gaddaffi to step down outside the Libyan embassy at Hyde Park Corner. London, UK, 25/02/2011.