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Dissident Island Radio Olympic Radio

On tonight’s show, we cast a critical eye over the 2012 Olympic games, which are set to open in East London in a week’s time.

Miners take battle from mountains to Madrid

Miners in the mountains of Asturias who have been on indefinite strike for nearly two months have arrived in Madrid to take their strike to the streets.

Faced by escalating police terrorism were wounded in the Spanish capital over the last few days by cannonades of plastic bullets and batons rained on them by the riot police.

The miners' only demand is that they be given back their jobs, with th…

A Stateless Silenced Injustice: The Rohingya

They are branded as one of the most persecuted communities in the world by the UN and referred to as the Palestine of Asia, yet nobody knows their name.

Space Hijackers SELL OUT to LOCOG?

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Space Hijackers have been in negotiations with LOCOG for exclusive protest rights, it seems. A group of Space Hijackers left the official law firm of the London Organising Committee of the Olympic Games (LOCOG) on Monday, clutching what looked to be some sort of legal agreement. They were pictured shaking hands with a suited man outside on the pavement before trying to make their getaway. Make wha…

Dissident Island Radio: 107 - Plan C, Greg Hall, Anarchism and Sexuality..

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Five freckin years. One hundred and seven whole episodes of Dissident Island Radio. Along with sh*tloads of other stuff too. Yea I know. We impress ourselves sometimes. (Or maybe the feeling is more accurately described as general confusion and bewilderment...anyway...)

On the show tonight - 6 July 2…

5 Freckin years of Dissident Island Radio...

July 06, 2012 21:00

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BP F***ing the Future subverts

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With the Olympics now only three weeks away, protests against Olympic sponsor BP are escalating. Today dozens of BP logos across London were sabotaged, including the UK’s most prestigious billboard site at Cromwell Road. Around the capital, protesters hit petrol stations, BP-sponsored cultural institutions and advertising hoardings, protesting against one of the world’s most environmentally dest…

Ryan Harvey Show

July 28, 2012 20:00

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London Action Resource Centre (LARC)

62 Fieldgate Street

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Save Leyton Marsh - comedy fundraiser

July 31, 2012 20:00

Ye Olde Rose and Crown Theatre Pub

55 Hoe Sreet

Walthamstow

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Juntos Komo Artistas.

July 03, 2012 19:00

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How to Complete Egypt's Revolution

The Egyptian revolution's fight for life has reached a critical stage. 

Protest in London Exposes Plight of the Rohingyas

London – Over sixty protestors united in response to the horrific abuse of human rights against the Rohingyas outside the Embassy of Mayanmar on Wednesday, 13 June.

Dissident Island Radio: Episode 106! Carnival of Dirt, Carbon Town Cryer..

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What a fantastic show! This is what features:



* Carnival of Dirt with is happening in London tonight, where more than 30 activist groups from London and around the world come together to highlight the illicit deeds of mining and extraction companies.



* a short introduction to 'non violent communication' by activist,

scholar and yoga teach…

Dissident Island Radio - Episode 106

June 15, 2012 21:00

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on tonights show we have lots of cool shizzle….enough for everybody!!!,

Until Our Land Is No More.

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The city of Bonn hosted the UN Climate Change Conference last month (14-25 May). Over 3'000 representatives from 181 countries participated in the talks which are supposed to outline an extension for the Kyoto Protocol (1997). This is an international agreement linked to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate change, and the mandate ends later this year. The signing parties of the Kyot…

Building Hope

June 16, 2012 17:00

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Kobi Nazrul Arts Centre, 30 Hanbury Street, Bricklane, London E1 6QR

No Bounds magazine launch party

June 26, 2012 07:30

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To celebrate the launch of the magazine No Bounds have organised a party on June 26th 2012 in association with events promoters Movimientos. The launch night will be held at the Rich Mix in East London, with an eclectic array of performances, ranging from poets to musicians. It will be a free event. All welcome!!!!!!

Talk: Self & Determination - collective liberation

June 10, 2012 12:00

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London Action Resource Centre

Some sanity on day of parasite worship

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With 350 people gathered by 12 O'clock swelling later in the day to 1000, a good sized contingent held an anti-monarchy protest near City Hall today. Private security were reported stopping protesters from accessing the #jubileeprotest site and the organisers suggested people assemble on Tooley St, opposite the Shipwrights Arms. While some were stopped getting their banners out, others debated wit…

www.dissidentisland.org: Dissident Island #105 - Download it now!

On our 105th show we've got lots of hot stuff to keep us in tune with the weather.



- Writer and researcher dizzyshambles with musings and reflections on the politics of the militant student uprising in Quebec



- Donal from the Dysophia zine discussing Anarchism, antisemitism, and ways of recognising / combating the covert and overt manifestations of racism in our solidarity struggles.



- A che…

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED

June 07, 2012 19:00

Because of very bad weather forecasts, this event has been postponed until further notice; stay tuned.

Palestine Place resists Eviction & Opens to public

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Despite attempts by London’s security forces to illegally evict Palestine Place from 24 Grays Inn Road, a large turnout by local activists and the strength of occupiers within Palestine Place has resulted in the resistance of our first eviction attempt and a strong resolve to remain. The space will be used to raise the profile with workshops, discussion, and action from a variety of gro…

Dissident Island Radio - Episode 105

June 01, 2012 21:00

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Critical Mass London: Police violence at well-attended Critical Mass

Police violently attacked cyclists in May's Critical Mass demo through London last Friday.

At least two people were arrested as mounted police provoked and terrorised the monthly ride that pushes for the rights of cyclists to ride around London without being harrassed or intimidated by other road users.

In one incident on Charing Cross Road, police became embroiled in an incident where a black c…

15M web: Barcelona International Commission report

Below is an interesting report on the way the indignados movement has raised its profile internationally as it seeks social justice for the 15M movement:

#BARCELONA #15M Newsletter nr 15

Hello from Barcelona,

this is the weekly newsletter that will inform you about the activities of 15M movement in Barcelona, Catalonia and occasionally the main events in Spain. If you do not wish to receive it…

Globe Protestor: "Why is Israel the Exception?"

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Habima Israel's National Theatre is performing in London at the Shakespeare's Globe Theatre (SGT). Habima regularly performs in illegal Israeli settlements & is funded by the State of Israel. SGT refused Global calls to Boycott Habima. On Habima's opening night yesterday a Protestor from Denmark was thrown out by the Globe for displaying a banner against Israel's Apartheid. He later said, "I …

Free Pussy Riot!

May 31, 2012 17:00

Russian Embassy

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5 Kensington Palace Gardens

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Lies, Leveson and a progressive alternative

June 05, 2012 17:00

 

Caxton House,

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Donnacha DeLong, president of the NUJ debates JamesTurley, Weekly Worker.

Street Party outside Nick Clegg's house in Putney

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The blocs each set off from their meeting locations in central London and found themselves on a magical mystery tour  train bound for Richmond. Two blocs alighted at Putney and wandering some back streets and snickets, they finally arrived at Nick Clegg's street SW London, bringing the mesage home and forcing the government to listen to the anti-austerity message. Around 400 people now arrived aro…

Street Party - the future’s not what it used to be

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Latest: All the blocs have converged to hold a Street Party at Nick Cleggs house in Putney. UK Uncut Press release

A supporter describing why they had come out today to protest says “These cruel cuts are designed to destroy our public services, the NHS, the Welfare state and our future. The cuts are getting personal and so are our protests.”



Earlier today preparations were underway across the …