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Brighton ABC – Bottled Wasp Pocket Diary 2016 (UK)

Tuesday, October 20th, 2015

Copies of the latest edition of Brighton ABC’s Bottled Wasp Diary are now available to prisoner support groups at cost price (plus postage and packing) so they can fundraise for their groups.
Cover price is £5/EUR7 and batches of 10 can be had for £15/EUR21. You can contact ABC Brighton (via group emails) for further details at brightonabc[at]riseup.net or at: thebottledwasp[at]riseup.net

This time around the Wasp takes on the history of political insurrection, revolt and revolution across the centuries, with special features on events as far afield as Argentina (Patagonia Rebelde) and China (Wuhan Incident ) or The Year of European Revolutions – 1848 – and the 1975 Portuguese Golpe de 25 de Novembro, taking in along the way the appearance of the first Red Flag as a revolutionary symbol (the Merthyr Rising in 1831), the Peasant’s Revolt of 1381, the Walloon Jacquerie, the various French Communes, the Mexican Revolution, the Russian Revolutions of 1905 and 1917, and the 1944 Dekemvriana in Greece, via visits to Macedonia, Korea, Chile, China and Australia.

For further info and a quick peak inside, see: http://www.brightonabc.org.uk/bottledwasp.html
A flier can also be downloaded at: http://www.brightonabc.org.uk/images/wasp/2016/2016_flier.pdf

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The Bottled Wasp Pocket Diary – a new Anarchist Black Cross fundraising project (UK)

Sunday, October 14th, 2012

Brighton Anarchist Black Cross is proud to announce the launch of the Bottle Wasp Pocket Diary, a fund-raising project whose very first edition goes on sale for the first time at the 2012 London Anarchist Bookfair (27th October at Queen Mary, University of London, Mile End Road, E1 4NS). Priced at £5, the diary features daily, weekly and monthly historical listings and milestones in the worlds of prison and anarchist and class struggle politics, together with long-term anarchist and class struggle prisoners’ birthdays. Additionally, the 2013 edition includes articles on a number of subjects including the history of ABC and practical advice on prisoners support, alongside contributions from the likes of Legal Defence & Monitoring Group on ‘No Comment’ and suing the police, Haven Books to Prisoners, Kate Sharpley Library, Green & Black Cross, etc. plus extensive links to other groups active in these areas. (more…)

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