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Random thoughts of an Amsterdam squatter…

…through the eyes of a tourist. When you live in this strange city you get used to it like everything else over time. Then you get a visitor from home who sees the world you live in through different eyes. … Continue reading

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All quiet on the Russian front…

…after a nice vegan barbecue in the garden yesterday. It turns out this place was once a Soviet consulate so we are sleeping on former Soviet territory. All they left behind were some dolls and some seventies style furniture. Two … Continue reading

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Squatting Mother Russia…

…in the heart of Amsterdam just around the corner from the American Consulate. Yesterday afternoon I helped some friends successfully squat an empty building belonging to the Russian Federation. The cops were cool about it yesterday. This morning however they … Continue reading

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Amsterdam squat protest great success…

…Photos/Hans/Story Indymedia/NL …It was a night to remember. The Friday squat protest on Dam Square was peaceful, the food was good and every one had a great time. Everyone I spoke to this morning who was there still feels energised … Continue reading

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Amsterdam sleeps in…

…Well most didn’t. This was more of a dance-in as squatting protesters drummmed and danced the night away. Everything went peacefully and the whole atmosphere was inspiring. The free food was great with sushi, pancakes and vegan dishes made through … Continue reading

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Sleep-in posters and preparations…

…Preparations are underway for the sleep-in on Dam Square on Friday night. So far we’ve had a positive response for the idea from those we have spoken to, and many have promised to come. It really is a case of … Continue reading

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