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Late May events listing: Palestine, free Siyanda, sparks and more

A quick listing of a few upcoming events: Although there now seems to be some kind of a ceasefire, there’s still an impressive number of events organised for this weekend in solidarity with Palestine and against the latest round of … Continue reading

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General strike called across Palestine for May 18th

From Samidoun: As Israel is continuing its massacres in Gaza, its attacks in Jerusalem and settler mob violence throughout occupied Palestine from the river to the sea, Palestinians have called for a general strike! Samidoun Palestinian Prisoner Solidarity Network joins … Continue reading

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Palestine solidarity, anti-raids, and more: Mid-May events listing

General notes: the Anarchist Communist Group have a report from yesterday’s heroic resistance in Glasgow which is worth a read, and waste and recycling workers at Thurrock Council who’ve been out on strike against pay cuts since April 13 have … Continue reading

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Save Sheikh Jarrah: Shut Elbit Down – Tuesday 11th May, 1pm

A call from Palestine Action: We have all seen the horrifying and disgusting images coming out of Jerusalem. The atrocious acts committed by settlers and Israeli forces are despicable: tear gassing worshippers in the Al-Aqsa Mosque, the forceful appropriation of … Continue reading

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UK prisoner/legal support updates: Extinction Rebellion prisoners, Kevan Thackrar and the JCB 5

The Activist Court Aid Brigade has an update on the Extinction Rebellion prisoners who’ve been held in remand for the Docklands Light Railway action: one has been released on bail, while Mark Ovland is being held at Mark OVLAND A0671EJ … Continue reading

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Israel and the Palestinian Authority unite against Palestinians

One of the great lies of our time is the idea that a person’s national identity is, and should be, their major defining feature. The nationalist myth comes in many forms, from the friendly, progressive rhetoric of Scottish nationalism through … Continue reading

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If you tolerate this, then your parents will be next.

It’s a full week since the riots started, and several days since they started to die down, so where are we now? New pieces of analysis are continuing to come out: I’d recommend the Commune’s “Or Does It Explode?”, ALARM’s … Continue reading

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An inconvenient revolt: the movement no-one wants to talk about

Massive protests, talk of a general strike, the roof of the stock exchange occupied, parliament blockaded. No matter how high your standards are, the current revolt in Israel is pretty impressive. So why is it not getting more attention? I’m … Continue reading

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A good start to the year

You’ve probably seen it already by now, but an early contender for the most inspiring piece of writing in 2011 is the amazing Gazan Youth Manifesto: “Fuck Hamas. Fuck Israel. Fuck Fatah. Fuck UN. Fuck UNWRA. Fuck USA! We, the … Continue reading

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