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culture jamming / subvertising

Big Blether 6

BIG BLETHER 6
Friday 9th- Sunday 11th May 2008
Talamh Life Centre, Near Glasgow
www.bigblether.org.uk

Synthesis and Celebration
Support and celebration within our multifaceted movement.

BB is a meeting place for activists to bring and share ideas, information and enthusiasm and to create action out of inspiration.

Everyone is welcome to participate and contribute - big or small

We Are Bad – Bronze Graffiti

We are Bad CCTV plaqueRecognising the high art status of graffiti the We Are Bad Collective have had the letters cut from their stencils cast in Bronze. These Bronze Graffiti plaques reading, “WE ARE BAD – PLEASE KEEP AN EYE ON US”, have been cast with polished text on a green Patina background.

Fossil Fools Day action round up - fully updated

Pictures, more info on all these actions and updates at http://www.fossilfoolsday.org
Start planning your next action on the upcoming days of action on False Solutions (1st May), and Food (3rd June).
More details are below these brief reports:
Bacton FFD 1Activists Blockade Major Gas Terminal, Norfolk UK
Earth First! UK activists today blockaded the UK’s largest off shore gas terminal at Bacton in Norfolk. 40% of the UK’s domestic gas comes ashore here, is processed and distributed by pipeline. Activists blockaded the main road outside the site at 6.30 am this morning, preventing construction workers and shift workers from arriving. There were 19 Arrests.

Free Paper War - LONDON LITtEr

Recycling is not answer insert15.2.2008
Ten tonnes of waste per week is generated by the free newspapers in Westminster alone, which is not a problem that can be solved just by recycling. The only solution to the problem is to remove it - stop printing the papers.

Latest details: Earth First! Winter Moot 2008 - February 22nd – 24th 2008 - Nottingham

EF! fist tree 1Join us for
Activist skill share
Planning radical action on climate change,
Sharing ideas for the Earth First! Summer Gathering
Opposition to the UK genetic crop trials and mega-dams in Iceland
a chance to share info on your own campaign

Arrive from 5pm, Friday February 22nd 2008, with dinner at 7 o'clock.
Open to all those who have been involved in radical ecological direct action and to those who just want to find out more.

Valentines Day Cowley Road Anticapitalist stylee

Oxford Valentine's graff 1
Oxford Valentine's graff 2Oxford Valentine's graff 3
Loved up pixies seem to have added anticapitalist graffiti to bus stop advertising hoardings to celebrate Valentines day in an. Anticapitalist stylee.

Personally I think it totally unacceptable to interfere with the smooth running of global capitalism like this. After all Valentines day is about consuming products not about love.

Spotted in various locations on Cowley Road.