Thursday 22 July 2010

US Comrade Proclaims: “Don’t ask, ‘How can I not be labeled a terrorist?’ Ask, ‘How can I be a threat?’”

Will Potter on the Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act from Press Action on Vimeo.

I just watched a video from our comrades in the USA. The sound is crap on this clip but well worth the strain on your eardrums. Will Potter of has hit the nail on the head with this one – it's time to stop worrying about the perceptions of our actions and get back to being a threat to the animal abuse industries.

The time for worrying and wondering have past, we have had time to get over the extraordinary  new levels of repression. We are all now required to get up and act – in whatever way we individually feel is best.  

Whatever your thing is; leafleting, marches or direct action - we must stand united as one body against the abuse. If we fight each other the animals lose.  Let's stick together, support each other and show NETCU there is no way to stop the 'animal rights nutters' in the UK!

Sunday 18 July 2010

Marmite vs. BNP – “Whoever wins, we lose”

The far-right racists of the British National Party (BNP), you may re-call, ran a rather strange party broadcast with a Marmite jar in the corner of the screen at the last election. The advert was apparently a dismal attempt at humour using the strap line - 'Love Britain, Vote BNP' which as somehow supposed to spoof Marmite's 'Either You Love It or You Hate It' slogan.

It turns out Marmite's owners the animal experimenting speciesists Unilever were very angry about this and got in the lawyers. Personally I don't see what they were moaning about I really don't see how you can further besmirch the reputation of a company already linked to cruel, pointless animal abuse for the next ingredient in their consumerist household product – but that's just me. Anyhow the up shot is that the BNP are going to have to pay Unilever a (big) undisclosed amount of cash after the racists wimped out of facing the multinational in court. 

Rumours are that the BNP could be on the brink of bankruptcy over this – which is hilarious if true – but with the serious downside that the extremists at Unilever are set to benefit. Our job now is to bring Unilever trouble themselves, this does not mean bankrupting them it just means causing them to lose more than they gain from continuing to use animal tests. Unilever are in it for the money, if it's financially more profitable to not torment little creatures they will stop, so let's make it happen.  It's time to bring down all oppression once and for all. Animal liberation!

Saturday 17 July 2010

Coventry Greyhound Track = FAIL!

Coventry dog racing track will not be re-opening after the Greyhound Board of Great Britain (GBGB) refused to grant the necessary licence. It is Greyhound Action's Greyhound Remembrance Weekend in a weeks time (24th-25th July) and what better way to kick it off!

Greyhound racing is a deadly business with even those welfarist types at the RSPCA saying that at least 20 greyhounds a day from the industry 'disappear' presumed killed. In addition to this dogs are injured and killed in the races themselves. Could you remind me why they call Britain 'a nation of animal lovers' again?  

The track in Coventry (when it was still open) attracted almost weekly protests according to Greyhound Action and the campaign was very successful in persuading people to boycott the business. GBGB clearly made a smart business move on this one as the track had already when bust twice in the past (with the help of local activists) leaving a load of debt behind!

This news just shows the effectiveness of sustained campaigning against the right target. The great thing about local animal rights groups is that we can deal with local problems by consistent targeting until we win! The animal rights movement is at it's best both in terms of local and national campaigns when it clamps it's jaw shut and won't let go – consistency and determination is key. Well done to the Coventry lot, nice one! Let's bring the whole industry down now!   

If you want to help from the comfort of your armchair please contact your MP about the Racing Dog Protection Act – which could hopefully improve things.

Why it's time to start loving state repression!

Warning Contains Ranting...  

Many people have blamed certain tactics for attracting state repression. Well yes they did and it's a good thing too! The reason tactics attract repression is they are effective. If they don't work Ians Skivens' and Superintendent Pearl's bosses really are not that bothered! The fact the animal rights movement has been so heavily repressed over recent years is a badge of honour that should be worn with pride.

We all know from experience that the type of police response you get on demos varies between targets (regardless of tactics) because the state is choosing to protect the target. It has nothing to do with upholding the law – the police will routinely break the law themselves to protect these institutions.

We must understand that it is not the type of tactics used, but their effect, that creates the overall response. Fans of legalism should look at the case of the Austrian animal activists locked up because their lawful campaign was being to effective!

If the entire movement escapes repression then it escapes all victories that are a challenge to the authority of corporate interests as well! It is time we started to love state repression because as it gets worse we know we are getting closer to effecting change. The more repressive measures we face head on the closer we are to an end to the cruelty and abuse the animals face on a daily basis.

The last thing we need to do now is to become intimidated by the repression or modify our tactics in a way that does not reflect what we have seen to be successful. The movement in the UK has inspired the animal rights movement worldwide but the battle is not won, indeed it has barely begun. Other social justice movements through out history have faced imprisonment, arrest and vilification – do we really expect change without it?

Artwork pinched from Banksy's site, copyright blah, blah, blah. He writes on people's walls anyway so what would he care?

Friday 16 July 2010

Thought Criminal Mel Broughton Back In Jail!

The country is safe again as dangerous thought criminal Mel Broughton, of the terrorist group SPEAK (that hands out leaflets and hold signs against an new Oxford animal lab), is put back in jail.

Mel was convicted of conspiracy to commit arson and having an article with intent to destroy property. Mel was already imprisoned for this offence but was released pending re-trial because of the small matter of the judge misleading the jury in his case. He was clearly guilty of the offence because he owned sparklers and a battery connector and there was some inconclusive DNA evidence.

Although conviction on the grounds of the above evidence may seem dubious to the more sceptical among you – please remember that Broughton is a dangerous thought criminal!

As Detective Inspector Kevin McGuire of Thames Valley Police puts it “he [Mel Broughton] has been proven to be someone who believes direct action, in the form of planting explosives and setting fires, is acceptable.” As we know the worse form of crime is the thought crime. A thought criminal that believes these things is automatically responsible for any action he might deem acceptable. The ownership of otherwise mundane objects by a thought criminal demonstrates his intention to commit criminal acts. That's why Broghton is guilty beyond doubt.  

It is also worth remembering that Mel was such an evil thought criminal that frustrated police officers were caught on tape stating they would 'wage a dirty war' against him. As the officers said at the time there was a 'need to persecute him'. The hard work of  Thames Valley Police in waging this dirty war seems to have paid off with this dangerous thought terrorist now in jail.

This terrorist is so extreme that he was given 10 years. Even the BNP nonce that attacked his child girlfriend when she broke up with him got under 5 years – it just shows how evil Mel must be. Praise our justice system for keeping us safe from him.

Those people that support Mel should now feel very intimidated about taking action for the animals and sink into apathy, restricting activism to on-line petitions – if these extremists wish to show support for Mel that is clearly the best way to do it.

This article has been revised for publication by the Ministry of Truth in accordance with The Party's policy of Newspeak.