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Is this our future?

May 20, 2012


On Tuesday the Red and Black Umbrella hosted video collective Reel News with short films from their new DVD Our Present is Your Future, about different aspects of grassroots resistance and organising in Greece. While the news is dominated with dread at Greece leaving the Eurozone it seems from this footage that many of the […]

Cardiff Castle Two backed by AMs and MPs

February 2, 2012


Two Occupy Cardiff activists, due in court next week, have been backed by AMs and MPs including Plaid Cymru leadership candidate Leanne Wood. The two were among six people arrested when the original camp, outside Cardiff Castle was removed. A number of AMs and MPs have backed the campaign to have the charges against the […]

Coming up this week

January 22, 2012


Coming up in Cardiff this week. As always, let me know if you think something should be added. Monday 23 January Work Day at The Red and Black Umbrella. 10am-4pm. Help with looking after the building from DIY to cleaning. Tuesday 24 January People’s Kitchen at The Red and Black Umbrella. 6.30pm. Vegan meal for […]

Coming up this week

January 2, 2012


Another quiet week this week but here’s some stuff going on in Cardiff between 02/01/11 and 08/01/11. Anything I’ve missed please let me know. Thursday 5 January Open Meeting. The Red and Black Umbrella. 7pm. Clifton Street, Splott. On the agenda is the future of the RBU and having a larger group running and making […]

Occupy Cardiff de-camped

December 19, 2011


On Saturday 17 December, after a month long camp, Occupy Cardiff took down their tents and left the ground outside Transport House. It was decided at one of the camp’s regular general assemblies, on 14 December, to shut down the camp. Around 20 people helped take down the camp and clear the grass in front […]

Occupy Cardiff story in Storify form

December 15, 2011


An account of the Occupy Cardiff story using Storify for a more visual version with more social media. Occupy Cardiff *NEW* 19/11/11 *NEW*. Occupy Cardiff is now occupying the grass outside of Unite the Union as its been offered to us for now, 1 Cathedr… Co A growing group of people decide Cardiff should join the worldwide […]

Occupy Cardiff: the story so far

December 14, 2011


Two camps, two evictions, six arrests and two court appearances. Compared to other Occupy movements, Occupy Cardiff’s journey has been full of false starts. Since Autumn 2011 the Occupy movement has sparked protest camps around the world. Coming in relatively late, Cardiff has had its own camp since Saturday 19 November. The first attempt to […]