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/
We are putting together a pamphlet about radical resistance to GM in the UK. Send us your reflections, analysis, stories, illustrations and photos (!) about resistance to GM. We would like people to contribute with accounts of covert crop trashings, sabotage, occupations, Smash Genetix, animal feed actions, Watlington, crop squats, Bayer campaign - stuff that doesn't often get written about in more official accounts of the fight against GM.
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.
TUSCANY: ALIVE AGAINST A WORLD OF GHOSTS
About the arrests in Pietrasanta and Pisa (Italy)
At the beginning of May eleven anarchists were arrested in Pisa and La Spezia accused of â€˜subversive association (conspiracy) with terrorist aims and subversion of the democratic order of the Stateâ€™ (article 270bis). Some are accused of sabotaging pylons and mobile phone masts.
Fliers & pretty posters, in English & Welsh, are available if you contact the EF! gathering collective, or you can download them from the website, http://earthfirstgathering.org.uk
Plus all the usual info on workshops, entertainments (& how to offer both), what to bring and not to bring, pratical info on access, dogs, kids and much much more.
On 13 April 2006 activists occupied the seed factory of Monsanto in TrÃ¨bes, Aude, France. As of 2pm local time, 100 activists are still inside the building carrying out a "citizen's inspection", looking for GM seeds.
February 22, 2006
Irish farmers, food producers and consumers held a public protest at the entrance to the DÃ¡il at 1.15pm today Wednesday 22 February to call for the Government to ban genetically modified (GM) crops in Ireland, and prevent the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) from authorising the release of GMO potatoes in Co. Meath.
The cows were back in town today when Sainsburys tried to have an uneventful champagne launch of a new store in North West London.
There was a food scare spectre at the feast in Rayners Lane this Thursday when Sainsburysâ€™ opened their new store. Protesters, including a pantomime cow, handed out warning leaflets to shoppers. The group is part of a coalition from farmers unions to the Womenâ€™s Institute who are concerned by the fact that milk from Sainsburyâ€™s stores come from cows fed genetically modified animal feed.
US EF! organizers' conference & winter rendezvous, 15th Feb on: update; international invite; discussion on Do or Die article
Additional info to that on http://earthfirst.org.uk/actionreports/?q=node/117
South Florida is an accessible location for international travel, and is a social hotspot of current global commerce and politics. For several years, the globalization movement has influenced (and been influenced by) EF! But rarely has it been possible to dialogue with eco-radicals in other parts of the world, especially the majority world movements who have been inspiring direct action efforts within the U.S. empire. For these reasons, the invitation is being put out to help bring folks from other countriesâ€™ radical environmental movements and indigenous struggles here for the OC and Winter Rendezvous (this means visa assistance and some extra fundraising, so if you can be