capitalism/globalisation

capitalism/globalisation

Steal Something Day, a shameless 24-hour stealing spree!

Steal Something DayThe 24 hour moratorium on spending, 'Buy Nothing Day' is this Saturday 26th November in the UK. 6 years ago some Canadian anarchists came up with a critique of 'Buy Nothing Day' and called for a new initiative, 'Steal Something Day'.

Buy Nothing Day Manchester

Rhythms of Resistance Manchester Radical Samba Band & Manchester Critical Mass

Cordially invite you to a pleasant sambista, cyclista & clownly gathering
on Saturday 25th November, Meeting 11am
at Basement Social Centre, 24 Lever Street.

Buy Nothing Day this Saturday 25th November in Birmingham

buy nothing pound noteSaturday November 25th 2006 is Buy Nothing Day (UK), It's a day where you challenge yourself, your family and friends to switch off from shopping and tune into life. Anyone can take part provided they spend a day without spending!

Edinburgh Buy Nothing Day

World Buy Nothing Day is on saturday the 25th of November, we will be celebrating it on the east end of Princes street in Edinburgh.
To challenge the rampant consumerism that overshadows the festive season we will be celebrating WORLD BUY NOTHING DAY in Edinburgh. On saturday the 25th of November at the east end of Prince's street we will be having a FOOD NOT BOMBS stall, along with festive musicians, and carnival. We will also have a Green Santa's grotto with face painting and a space for kids to make their own presents and cristmas cards.

Northern Eco-action gathering

power station drawing
wind turbines drawing

You are cordially invited to the NORTHERN ECO-ACTION GATHERING taking place on Saturday 11 November from 10.30-6pm in the BRADFORD RESOURCE CENTRE followed by food and socialising in the 1 in 12 social centre. For practical details see below and check our website http://www.eco-action.org/northern/

Free Shop in Guisborough, nr. Middlesbrough

23.10.2006

This week, on Wednesday or Thursday - watch this space!, there will be a free shop in the main square of Guisborough. Pop by to pick up something for nothing, thumb your nose at the brandname shops, and use a public square for something other than spending money and carparking.

Launch of Bath Activist Network

Sep 28 2006

Birth pangs of a new group, the Bath Activist Network, bringing together people in Bath who want to work together to fight for positive change, connecting all radical "disciplines" holistically, knowing that every problem in this world is interlinked.

Gagged 13

GAGGED! #13 Autumn 2006 - South Wales Anarchist
Newsletter • Against Power & Profit •
Anti-Copyright
it's alot prettier on .pdf - theres pics too -

http://lists.riseup.net/www/d_read/gagged/gagged13.pdf

30 000 riot in Bangladesh against UK Coal Mining Company

On Saturday 26th August 30 000 people tried to storm the local offices of Asia Energy, a London-based mining company that owns the right to 570m tonnes of coal in Bangladesh's Phulbari. Paramilitries fired on the crowd killing six and injuring 300.

Drax shares take a slide

30.08.2006
Sell Sell Sell

Three years ago, Drax coal-fired power station group, was virtually bankrupt. This year however, Drax shares have been the best performing blue chip stock, with an 'electrifying' 85.6 per % share price increase. Drax has been benefiting from the massive shift back to coal for electricity generation last winter, thanks to supply difficulties with Natural Gas. With North Sea production of gas in terminal decline, the UK has had to turn to greater and great imports of increasingly expensive Gas from Russia and elsewhere. This has sparked a rapid revival of fortunes for coal fired power generation and a staggering 17% increase over the previous year.

Radley Lakes -v- NPower - Ruth Kelly now has the power to decide!

After receiving numerous complaints about the way in which the Planning Application for NPower was handled, Oxfordshire County Council have forwarded the paperwork to Ruth Kelly. They didn't send the Petition containing 11,500 signatures, but sent one page with a note to say it was a "sample".

IMPORTANT ADDITION OF DATES OF INTERNATIONAL DAYS OF ACTION AGAINST THE ICELANDIC STATE AND ALCOA

1 AND 15 SEPTEMBER - INTERNATIONAL DAYS OF ACTION AGAINST THE ICELANDIC STATE AND ALCOA

No matter the environmental and social cost, no matter the ever increasing protests from the Icelandic and international communities and the intensifying warnings fom the scientific sector, the Icelandic government is hellbent on going ahead with its plan to inundate the projected Hálslón reservoir at Kárahnjúkar between 15-30 September.

Titnore Woods ... Urgent Eviction Alert

26.08.2006
Titnore Woods protest site faces imminent eviction and needs support urgently.

A police helicopter is currently circling the site whilst the witless boys in blue attempt to count the number of activists present. An eviction could begin at any time.

1 SEPTEMBER - INTERNATIONAL DAY OF ACTION AGAINST THE ICELANDIC STATE AND ALCOA

No matter the environmental and social cost, no matter the ever increasing protests from the Icelandic and international communities and the intensifying warnings fom the scientific sector, the Icelandic government is hellbent on going ahead with its plan to inundate the projected Hálslón reservoir at Kárahnjúkar between 15-30 September.