In no particular order, some of the groups who use(d) LARC for meetings or events or …
Dissident Island: Dissident Island Radio broadcasts on the first & third Friday of the month with shows featuring the latest news from the streets and a regular dj appearance. Dissident Island is part of the Catalyst Radio network
LDMG: The Legal Defence & Monitoring Group – Volunteers for the Defence of Civil Protest and the Right of Public Assembly.
Indymedia London: is a network of individuals, independent and alternative media activists and organisations, offering grassroots, non-corporate, non-commercial coverage of important social and political issues.
Rhythms of Resistance: is a drum band that plays at demonstrations and direct actions that fall within the broad definition of ‘anti-capitalist’.
Disarm Dsei: DSEI is Europe’s largest arms fair and it takes place in London. Direct action and events have been organised against the fair since 2003. Direct action against this year’s DSEi is currently being planned.
Social Ecology London: Study and action group focusing on democratic alternatives to capitalism such as Social Ecology, Communalism, Participatory Economics, and other Libertarian Socialist ideas.
London Rising Tide: London Rising Tide takes creative action on the root causes of climate chaos, and promotes socially just, ecological alternatives to fossil fuel madness. It is part of the wider Rising Tide UK network, and seeks to be part of a growing European and worldwide movement of groups working to dismantle the oil industry..
The WOMBLES: How to create effective actions in the UK, how to confront increasingly repressive police tactics, how to protect ourselves and each other from state violence. One of the answers was to form the White Overalls Movement Building Libertarian Effective Struggles.
Reclaim The Streets: A direct action network for global and local social-ecological revolution(s) to transcend hierarchical and authoritarian society, (capitalism included), and still be home in time for tea…
No Borders: The no border network is a tool for all groups and grass root organizations who work on the questions of migrants and asylum seekers in order to struggle alongside with them for freedom of movement, for the freedom for all to stay in the place which they have chosen, against repression and and the many controls which multiply the borders everywhere in all countries. This network is different from lobbying groups and NGOs because it is based on groups of grass root activists and intends to stay so.
Queeruption : ‘A meeting for queers of all sexualities’. email queeruption @ hotmail.com
CIRCA : Roll up, roll up – ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, friends and foes – welcome to the unparalleled, the unexpected, the perfectly paradoxical, the grotesquely beautiful, the new-fangled world of the Clandestine Insurgent Rebel Clown Army (CIRCA).
Earth First! : “The general principles behind Earth First! are non-hierarchical organisation and the use of direct action to confront, stop and eventually reverse the forces that are responsible for the destruction of the Earth and its inhabitants. EF! is not a cohesive group or campaign, but a convenient banner for people who share similar philosophies to work under.”
No War But The Class War: are a group of people, based in London, who have come together to oppose the war on a class basis.
Anarchist Youth Network: Revolutionary youth group set up independently by young people for young people and not as a recruiting ground for some sad leftwing political party.
The F-Word: Feminism. Feminist. That other f-word taboo that it’s not cool to mention. Based in the UK, The F-Word is a website updated monthly containing features, reviews, and other stuff, with a feminist slant, and aimed at the UK’s young feminists.
ISM: The International Solidarity Movement is a Palestinian-led movement of Palestinian and International activists working to raise awareness of the struggle for Palestinian freedom and an end to Israeli occupation. We utilize nonviolent, direct-action methods of resistance to confront and challenge illegal Israeli occupation forces and policies.
CAAT : The Campaign Against Arms Trade is working for the reduction and ultimate abolition of the international arms trade, together with progressive demilitarisation within arms-producing countries.
The Genetic Engineering Network: is a network of people opposed to the imposition of GM technology. All over the world, people are campaigning against genetically modified food, human and animal genetic engineering, and the bio-tech companies who are increasing their control over our lives and our environment. GEN includes local campaign and action groups NGOs, direct activists, and individuals campaigning against genetic engineering. The movement is diverse, exciting and growing all the time. GEN aims to support, link and publicise all parts of it.
Youth & Student CND: unites young people and students of all ages in a campaign for nuclear disarmament.
ARROW: (Active Resistance to the Roots of War) is a nonviolent direct action affinity group set up in September 1990 to oppose the Gulf War (we were called Gulf War Resisters then). Since July 1991, ARROW has kept a weekly vigil going outside the Foreign Office calling for the end of economic sanctions on Iraq. Yep, that’s ten years every Monday evening 5.30pm-7pm. ARROW has also taken action on other issues including Hawks to Indonesia, National Missile Defence, and Northern Ireland, but our main focus has been US/UK military intervention in the Third World (we’re against it).
Disobedience: is an open network made up of diverse groups and individuals. We invite all groups and individuals to join in taking action to stop this war & start the peace.