Scotland (highlands & islands)

Scotland (highlands & islands)

What Better Time? Issue One out now!

What Better Time? banner logoWhat Better Time? is a free news sheet from the Scottish Climate Activist Network. Issue one is out now, get em while they're hot (actually after the demo on Saturday they're a bit wet and soggy).

National Squatters Meeting 9-10 February 2008 Leeds

Squat action days flierSo we are inviting people involved in all squatted autonomous spaces around the UK to meet and discuss the squatting situation and some preparation for the days of action in April.

300 on the streets of Helsinki for squat Elimäki - International Days Of Action For Squats & Autonomous Spaces - April 08

Helsinki, Finland: We get more time – 300 on the streets of Helsinki for squat Elimäki

Thursday was a day of victory for the squatting scene in Helsinki. 300 people defied the really shitty weather and gathered to demonstrate at the Youth Department of the city to show their support to the social centre Elimäki, aka squat E15.

Autumn EF! Action Update out - and advance notice of the Winter Moot, 22-24 February (gathering of eco-activists), Nottingham

EF! earth fist logoThe latest issue of the quarterly EF!AU was dished up at the Anarchist Bookfair - bursting at the seams, it had to be turned into a bumper issue, with a round-up of the actions around the time of the Camp for Climate Action, plus loads of action reports from around the world since then - from pieing oil executives, blockading garages & airports, polar bears locking-on, sabotage, prisoners, occupied spaces, digger-diving, GM crop-trashing, to cake and the cunning use of mung beans (oh, and of course, much much more).

Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) Day of Action - protests throughout England, Scotland & Wales - from cake to locked-on polar bears

Protests in Bristol, London, Manc, Norwich, Cambridge, Sheffield, Oxford, Edinburgh, Truro, Birmingham, Glasgow, Aberystwyth, Cardiff, Bath, Bradford, St Andrews, Plymouth, Reading, Leamington Spa, Leicester & Altrincham ('read more' for details, photos, audio & video clips)

Bristol RBS 1

Worldwide Day of Action Against McDonalds 16th October

Dying for a burger (London McD demo)
14th October 2007 early demo report: nearly 30 people took part in the London leg of the worldwide anti-McDonald's day. It started at noon at the Leicester Square McDonald's. There was a Ronald McDonald attacking a person dressed as a cow. The cow went down well with the kids and even some adults! Lots of leaflets were handed out and the public seemed to be receptive on the whole. Also, the police were noticeable by their absence. The demo moved onto the Shaftesbury Avenue McDonald's and finished at about 3.30.

Call to organise a German climate camp 2008. Plus new climate camp 2007 photo galleries, video (& links to news compilations)

Short haul flights are for birdsCall to prepare and organise a climate camp in Germany!

1) The idea
2) How the idea emerged and how where we can go from here
3) Why organise a climate camp?
4) Communication

15th October - Nationwide Day of Local Action against Royal Bank of Scotland - Truro...

RBS action day flierInspired by the Camp for Climate Action? Don't wait till next year to take part in collective direct action against the causes of climate change. At this year’s Camp, the Rising Tide network called a Day of Local Action against RBS, major backer of the aviation industry, key funder of the Liquid Natural Gas (LNG) pipeline currently tearing up the Welsh