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Holocaust Memorial Day
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Holocaust Memorial Day

On the 27th of January the world will remember one of the most horrific and infamous genocides in history. 6 Million Jews were killed during Hitler’s quest for the “perfect” Arian race. This was a Nazi-state led programme that killed two-thirds of the Jewish population that lived in Europe before […]

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Squatting: under the cover of occupation

In the English-speaking world they are known as ‘squatters’, in Spain ‘okupas’, and in certain Latin American countries as ‘paracaidistas’ (‘parachutists’). These are some of the terms that refer to those people throughout the world who lead lives based on occupying abandoned buildings or abandoned housing.   Juan Galbete Less […]

Network X mobilising the opposition
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Network X mobilising the opposition

They are calling a gathering on the weekend of the 15th of January in Manchester for all networks, affiliations, organisations and individuals alike against both cuts and capitalism to join and unite as one powerful community. Since the Coalition has come into power they have responded to the tough economic […]

Political Prisoner recounts his ‘Chronicles of the other Cell’
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Political Prisoner recounts his ‘Chronicles of the other Cell’

Following his arrest on 22nd May 2009, sociologist and university professor Miguel Ángel Beltrán was charged with recruiting for and collaborating with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC).  The charges brought against Beltrán are based on alleged correspondence between the academic and the former FARC guerrilla leader Raúl Reyes, […]

Tax corporations, not the poor
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Tax corporations, not the poor

This will be one of many calls reverberating through the streets of central London on January 15th, as protesters plan to demonstrate against the 2.5% increase in VAT. The event’s organisers UK Uncut plan to meet outside the Vodafone store at 350 Oxford Street at 1pm and move on to […]