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WAKE UP!! WAKE UP!! It's yer glam rock antifascist...
The free weekly direct action newsheet published in Brighton since 1994 - Copyleft - Information for Action
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FIRST WE TAKE MANHATTAN
New York's 'Occupy Wall Street' protest camp

It all started back on the 17th of September when a few dozen protesters tried to pitch tents outside the New York Stock Exchange. When they were blocked by police, hundreds camped out opposite the NYSE to take their anti-capitalist message to the belly of the beast.

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MEXICO: IT'S GRIM UP NORTH
Report from US-Mexico border about the cartel wars whose connections go right up to the president

The Mexican government put an end to reports that 25,000 people have been killed in the last four years of Mexico's drug wars. The correct figure, they insist, is 28,000. Last month the candidate for election in Tamulipas State, on the US border, was killed in broad daylight by Los Narcos (narcotraficantes - ie drug traffickers. On 18th of August 2010 the body of a mayor (from the governing National Action Party- aka PAN) Edelmiro Cavazos, was found dumped by the roadside; blindfolded with his hands bound behind his back. Despite this the government of President Felipe Calderón is busy assuring anybody who can be bothered to listen that there is no narco-terrorism in Mexico.

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OCCUPY USA GETS CRACKING

The Occupy movement moves on to foreclosed homes

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TAR-RA FOR NOW

Tar Sands activists in Canada are celebrating a victory this week as the controversial (and snappily titled) Northern Gateway Tar Sands Pipeline Approval Process was delayed until at least the end of 2013.

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FROM CALAIS TO KHARTOUM

French authorites start deporting to Sudan, and demonstration are held over Africa House eviction alert.

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No Borders please, we're British
No Borders Convergence targets immigration regime.

A six day No Borders Convergence last week (13-18th Feb) saw activists causing a ruckus at various border regime targets around London.

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AMERICAN OCCUPY
Away from the mainstream media's attention, the USA's Occupy movement goes from strength to strength

The Occupy Movement has joined forced with protesters demanding justice for murdered black teen Trayvon Martin- just part the ongoing struggle for justice for the 99%

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AMAZON DAMNED?
protests against brazil's hydro power dam project

Indigenous and environmental groups are fighting Brazil's Belo Monte dam. Built in the heart of the Amazon, the project threatens to destroy rich ecosystems and displace indigenous cultures

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Occupy The Farm

A new strategy inspired by South American peasant movements has emerged in San Francisco. 'Occupy The Farm' intends to break the corporations' control over the food industry and replace it by community-managed food production.

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Beat home Chicago
City of Chicago stamps down on dissent during NATO's Afganistan summit

As NATO's top-brass met in Chicago to debate a way out of the mess they created in Afghanistan, the freedoms they claimed to stand uphold there were being eroded on their doorstep.

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Do us a Favela
Aesthetic cleansing in the run-up to Brazil's Olympics

Brazilan government accused of unlawful and inhuman treatment of its citizens during the preparation to receive the Olympics 2016 and the World Cup 2014

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Fossil Fools

Almost 20 years to the day since the Rio Earth Summit in Brazil and the world is no closer to tackling climate change.

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Taking the Pizarro
Gold mining conflict claims lives in Peru.

Indigenous communities in Peru face violent repression for protests against oil and mine devastation.

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Jungle Bust
Update on resistance to the Amazon's Belo Monte mega-dam

Indigenous resistance to Brazil’s mega Amazon dam project, Belo Monte, stepped up several notches recently following the arrest by tribal authorities of three engineers from Norte Energia, the corporation behind the dam’s construction.

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AMAZON GRACE

A rare victory was achieved last Tuesday for the indigenous cause, with a high-level court ruling the suspension of the construction of the Belo Monte dam on the Amazon’s Xingu River.

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Zapatistas under attack in Mexico

Autonomous villages seiged by paramilitaries.

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US Anarchist Crackdown

Three US activists in jail as federal authrorities target anarchists

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