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Second death from police raids in Tangier in two months, Migrants Rise Up

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    News from No Borders Morocco Originally posted on December 5, 2013 by beatingborders Reposted here because it got no attention in the international news media.   The 4th of December was a day that will be remembered by many here in Tanger. A police raid in the Doha Boukhalef region caused the violent death of Cédric, a man from Cameroon. Exact details remain unclear but his body bearing fatal head wounds was carried over 2km from Doha Boukhalef in the direction of the city…

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Report from Birmingham IOPS chapter meeting, Tuesday 5th February 2013

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We were informed about a new book about the life of Michael Albert, it can be found on ibooks and is in Graphic/Comic form.  At the last meeting Tom was asked to enquire into possible venues to host the National Gathering in Birmingham. Given the low level of interest to date and a disagreement that needs to be resolved we have decided to postpone the event.  A separate anouncement on this issue has been posted by Tom,we will keep members informed of any developments.   Remy Herge…

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Report from Birmingham IOPS meeting - Thursday 11th January

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We discussed our involvement in local campaigns - the save the NHS campaign in Walsall and the campaign against Council service cuts in Birmingham. We have been participating in these campaigns and also raising IOPS ideas within them. One member had given a talk at the Trades Council in Walsall, which was well received. We agreed it would be good to have a leaflet about IOPS to hand out at such events. We also discussed our proposal to host a national IOPS meeting in Birmingham in the spring. We…

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Report back from IOPS-NY chapter Meetup at the OFS monthly meeting.

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Report back from IOPS-NY chapter Meetup at the OFS monthly meeting.   On Wednesday night IOPS-NY had a chapter meetup at the Organization For a Free Society (www.afreesociety.org/) monthly disscussion. There were four IOPS members in attendance and around fifteen people total at the meeting. We all got to introduce ourselves and hear a bit about our politics and perspectives as we had four presentations and a thoughtful discussion around debt and debt based movements, using this…

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IOPS Birmingham / West Midlands Members Meeting Report

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Date: Fri 7 Dec 2012 Time 18:00 - 19:00 + social Location: Mark’s house Present: Stephen, Tom, Mark As agreed at the previous meeting all members would contributed £10 per month.  We decided to put this money into the bookstall petty cash to help generate some funds for new material.   Agenda: > Save the NHS / 38 Degrees Stephen discussed his continued involvement in his 38 Degrees local group in Walsall.  He talked about how he is involved in organising local group…

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IOPS Sweden: Michael Albert in Stockholm

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Here is a brief report from Stockholm: The 6th of November Michael Albert visited Stockholm, Sweden as part of his tour through northern Europe, where he gave a talk titled “IOPS – a new organization for a self managed society” at a café in Old Town. About 50 people attended and it was a mixed audience in terms of age, background, etc. which showed a lot of interest, asked questions and participated actively in the discussion. People could sign up for a second contact and…

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IOPS London Report: Robin Hahnel Events

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Earlier in September, IOPS London hosted two events with guest speaker Robin Hahnel. Robin Hahnel is an economist at Portland State University and long time activist. He has written numerous books on political economy, traveled extensively advising on economic matters all over the world and is best known for his work on participatory economics with ZNet editor Michael Albert.We held both events at a newly opened progressive left cafe/social centre called Firebox near Kings Cross.     The…

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