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Census COs

Conscientious objectors to the 2011 Census in the UK continue their courtroom struggles.

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Global anger against Vedanta

Mining company's operations spark protests.

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G4S occupation

On 2 June, two campaigners from Stop G4S climbed onto the roof of security company G4S near Crawley, West Sussex, displaying two banners.

Hilary Powell and Isaac Marrero-Guillamon, The Art of Dissent: Adventures in London’s Olympic state

Marshgate Press; 302pp; £14.99

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Mark Perryman, Why the Olympics Aren’t Good For Us, And How They Can Be

OR Books 2012; 140pp;£8

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Security Games

Community legal observers – one response to the Olympic police operation

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Platform, Liberate Tate and Art Not Oil: Tate à Tate

Ansuman Biswas, Isa Suarez, Mae Martin, Mark McGowan, Phil England and Jim Welton, 2012; 47mins (Tate Britain), 20mins (Tate Boat) and 43mins (Tate Modern) downloadable from:www.tateatate.org

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RBS funds nuclear arms production

Royal Bank of Scotland finances 16 companies that are heavily involved in the manufacture, modernisation and maintenance of US, British and French nuclear forces.

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Obscene amounts of money

The government boosted company profits, while increasing inequality and global hunger

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Conscious Wales

Diana Marquand, Carmarthenshire, diana.marquand@btinternet.com

In July of this year, following exhibitions in Llangollen and Carmarthen, there was an exhibition of Emily Johns’ prints “Conscious Oil” at the environment centre in Swansea.