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G8 alternatives

Issue No. 1941

‘The reservoir dogs of multinational capitalism are coming in July to lick each other’s arses… We must gather in our hundreds of thousands to push them into action on permanent debt relief, real fair trade and aid without conditions’
Tommy Sheridan Scottish socialist party MSP

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Saturday 2 July
Make Poverty History demo in Edinburgh
For more details go to

Friday 1 July - Sunday 3 July
G8 Alternative Summit Edinburgh
Organised by G8 Alternatives
Speakers include John Pilger, George Monbiot, Susan George, Haidi Giuliani, Bob Crow, Dita Sari (Indonesia), Walden Bello (Focus on the Global South), Trevor Ngwane (South Africa)

Monday 4 July
Blockade Faslane nuclear base, called by CND, supported by G8 Alternatives

Tuesday 5 July
‘Refugees are welcome here’
Demonstration at Dungavel detention centre
Climate change day of action

Wednesday 6 July
Another World is Possible — Demonstration at G8 Summit, Gleneagles.
Assemble 12 noon,
Gleneagles station

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