Archive - 2009

December 31st

Strathclyde Police Assault Teenager, Boxing Day Morning

 A video has come to light of a Strathclyde police officer viciously beating a teenage boy in the early hours of Boxing Day. The police had been called to the house on Toryglen Road in Rutherglen, Glasgow, to break up a fight outside a Christmas party.


December 30th

Update on January

Our next discussion group will actually be in Favorit on Teviot Place as the library is shut.  If you have concerns about access or are worried that you won’t be able to find us then just email at

'Making Cents: Life Below the Bottom Rung' (2009)

 A new series of oil paintings examining the daily existence of people making a living in the worst working conditions in the global economy.

PHILIPPINES: Capitalist Villar is CPP's bet in 2010 presidential election

After trying to come on board the Noynoy-Mar’s Liberal Party, Satur Ocampo and Liza Maza went forum shopping until they landed in the lap of corrupt bureaucrat capitalist Manuel Villar Jr.’s presidential bid.

December 29th

January Discussion Group

The next discussion group will be on the 3rd of Januaryfrom 3-5 in the McDonald Road Library.  As always this is a discussion group for self-identifying women only and children are welcome.  The McDonald Road Library is accessible (ramps, ground floor meeting, disabled parking) but if you need more information on accessiblily then just get in touch.

Its the start of a new year and we know a lot of people won’t be around but if you are then please join us for some discussion about how the last year was for you personally and for the feminist movement and for what we all hope for and want to do in 2010.

Anti-German left-wing sect banned Oi Polloi from performing

It would be funny if it would not be so sad at the same time: infighting in the German Left about the political position towards Israel and the USA resulted in a ban of our local well-loved and fun-plotting anarcho-band Oi Polloi in the Autonomous Centre in Freiburg, in Germany.  After filling in a lenghty academic questionnaire and re-examining the band's position in a meeting last monday by the managers of the centre, the ban has been revoked.

December 28th

Sabotage at Broken Cross Open Cast Coal Mine (Mainshill Solidarity Action)


December 27th

Escalating violence against anti-mining capmpaigners in Cabanas, El Salvador

 In the last week, two more campaigners against gold mining by Canadian company Pacific Rim have been murdered.

4 people killed in teheran riots against the dictator Ahmadinejad


December 25th

Former Power Station Site to Be Hub for Scots Police Protest Training

 "A new facility the size of 70 football pitches has become operational this week adjacent to the Scottish Police College - providing a potential centre for large-scale police public order training ahead of the Olympics and Commonwealth Games."

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