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Edge: Groundbreaking Funding open for First Round

A groundbreaking new funding organisation named the Edge Fund which aims to support grassroots social justice and systemic change opened for a first round of funding on 1st October. Could this mark the end of philanthropy? The fund was initiated by a small group of philanthropists and activists including members of Transition Heathrow in early &hellip Continue reading »

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A Feast of Stories presents PEDAL

A Feast of Stories presents PEDAL //Old St Paul’s Hall, 63 Jeffrey Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1DH //Wednesday 3rd of October //7pm-10pm // Proceeds to Jordan Valley Solidarity campaign PEDAL. London to the West Bank, Palestine. 100 days. 20 people. 40 wheels. 7,000km. Fourteen countries. Twelve communities.  A toolkit of ideas. Three Aims: B.D.S., Food Autonomy, &hellip Continue reading »

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PEDAL @ Palestine Place / 14.6.12 / 7pm

PEDAL workshop/ Thursday 14th June 2012/ 7PM Palestine Place/ 24 Gray’s Inn Road, Camden Town, WC1X 8HP “You did what?” “We cycled to Palestine.” “Blimey, how long did that take?” “About four months.” “What, did you do it for charity or something?” “Well, not exactly for charity. It was in response to the call-out for international &hellip Continue reading »

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Stories of Land & Liberty! 11.6.12

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PEDAL Reflects on the ‘Flytilla’

On a rainy evening in November, a handful of PEDAL cyclists gathered in Manchester to reflect and reunite. The last item on the agenda seemed minor at first, but hints of divided opinion could be sensed when it was brought up over e-mail. We had been asked to provide a statement of support for the &hellip Continue reading »

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Bil’in, Fasayile, Al-Walaja: A visit to the streets of Manchester

The stories of the Palestinian villages Bil’in, Al-Walaja and Fasayile mysteriously found their way to the brick bridges, billboards and street walls of Manchester this week. The photographs show the violence and oppression of the Israeli Occupation on each Palestinian community, and also the strength of the people behind the struggle. These messages have been &hellip Continue reading »

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Stop the JNF Report Back & London Organising Meeting- 1 March, 7pm

STOP THE JNF Organising Meeting The greenwashing of ethnic cleansing and what we can do to stop it Thursday 1 March, 7pm, Crossroads Women’s Centre, 230A Kentish Town Road, London NW5 2AB The JNF is losing key political patronage.  Whereas in the past leaders of all three main political parties invariably became JNF honorary patrons, &hellip Continue reading »

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Some Jew’s vantarshasan spiel on PEDAL

Naomi Glass   I am born of a long line of European Jews, spanning Romania, Germany, Holland and Poland. I have learnt that for centuries Jews were persecuted, pushed from their homes and annihilated. My grandparents, whom I knew well, hung on to their lives by threads during the Holocaust, chased and bludgeoned by those who decided &hellip Continue reading »

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Short film on the racist discrimination of the JNF

Great video with Diana Ralph from Independent Jewish Voices explaining the involvement of the Jewish National Fund in the colonisation of Palestinian land. Tweet This Post

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Permaculture in Palestine: Bustan Qaraaqa

PEDAL had heard about Bustan Qaaraca (‘Tortoise Garden’) long before it reached Palestine in July this year. The permaculture farm located in Beit Sahour just south of Bethlehem was set up in 2008 with the aim of establishing a grassroots environmental project in the Occupied Territories. The site includes a tree nursery, fish aquaponics scheme, &hellip Continue reading »

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