August 2006

RAG Table Quiz

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in the Lower Deck Next Tuesday

Report From Rossport August Bank Holiday Weekend 2006

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Over 60 anarchists and environmentalists gathered in Rossport over the August bank holiday weekend for two days of planning construction and fun. A contingent of WSM members from Dublin and cork along with our American Comrade Wayne Price (NEFAC) and his wife Anne traveled down to participate.

Porco Dio Benefit Night

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A benefit for Abolishing Borders From Below a bi-monthly bulletin with information on different political and cultural anarchist/anti-authoritarian activities in Eastern Europe.

Derry; FEIC monthly vigil at Raytheon harrassed by PSNI riot squad, children videotaped

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The peaceful and carnival atmosphere at yesterday evenings (Saturday 12 August) FEIC's monthly vigil in front of Raytheon was shattered when 2 landrovers full of riot gear clad PSNI de-bussed and began filming and corralling protesters.

WSM Supports Direct Action Against RAYTHEON.

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The Workers Solidarity Movement supports the actions of the anti-war protestors who occupied and sabotaged American arms manufacturer Raytheon's Derry offices. Protesters occupied the plant for eight hours.

Meeting of the North Wicklow Anarchist Forum

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On the 21st and 22nd of August there is a meeting of the North Wicklow
Anarchist Forum that will take place in Bray.

The aim of this forum is to bring together anyone with an interest in
anarchism, ranging from the slightest of curiosity to radical activists.
Discussion will range from general questions, issues and ideas brought
to the forum by those present (level of involvement is at the
individuals discretion). Independent committees will be established to further
explore those ideas and act upon conclusion.

Women only day school

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Coming out of discussion at the Revolutionary Women's Day School in June, RAG (Revolutionary Anarcha-feminist Gang) took on the organisation of a women-only day school.

London Anarchist Bookfair

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London Anarchist Bookfair

Asylum Seekers blamed by the rich and lying politicans

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Over the past fifteen years those in power made a lot of promises. They promised a country in which everybody would benefit from the economy, one in which poverty and other problems would be left behind. As usual they lied.

Facts about Asylum Seekers in Ireland

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We answer the myths about Asylum Seekers in Ireland

The Liberties - then and now – same as it ever was

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‘The Liberties’ gets its name from a number of areas which were outside the medieval walls of Dublin City. This doesn’t mean that they were somehow free - it just means that instead of being under the city’s jurisdiction they were ruled by a different group of masters. The Archbishop of Dublin was the boss of one section, the Earl of Meath was in charge of another, and so on. These men of wealth and power taxed the areas they controlled and made money from them but didn’t really care about anyone who lived there.

The Afghan Hunger strike and immigration in Ireland

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The Afghan hunger strike brought into sharp focus the new Ireland into which our country has been transforming over the last 10 years. Our booming economy and relatively high wage levels have drawn many thousands of immigrants into the country in search of a better life here. Much as the Irish once looked to America for the promise of a happier future, so many people from less well off countries now look to Ireland.

Shell Hath No Fury Like A People Scorned

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If the population of Ireland needs any more reason to doubt the word, or integrity, of Royal Dutch Shell, you can pretty much look anywhere on the planet and find plenty to shake your faith in profit driven ‘progess’. This is just a brief round-up of some of the swirling mess that Shell brings where ever it goes. However you are unlikely to see these stories covered in the Irish mainstream media in such a way as to portray the various realities of those that resist such ‘progress.’

Nefac Conference

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Nefac Conference being held in Montreal.

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