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Activists in BC Disrupt Lecture By UW Researcher!

From activists in Vancouver, BC:

On the morning of November 9th, University of Washington researcher Jeremy Duffield was scheduled to give a lecture about his research at University of British Columbia’s Biomedical Research Centre in Vancouver, BC.

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Solidarity Occupation and Redecoration of Skanska Worksite in NY!

Reposted from Hudson Valley Earth First!: 

For Friday the 13th last week, a couple of lawless troglodytes had a festive decorating party and short occupation of a temporary work zone being used to install a water line connecting the city of Middletown to CPV’s toxic gas power plant in Wawayanda NY.

Our message is simple: FUCK SKANSKA.

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First Anniversary Celebration: Weekend Full of Protests!

Reportback from Portland activists:

Friday was the first anniversary of the No New Animal Lab campaign, so activists in the Portland area celebrated with a surprise protest at the home of Tim Baugus, a Senior Vice President with Skanska. And that was just the start to a full weekend of celebrating!

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Saturday Morning Protest Against DC-Area Skanska Executive

From DC Activists:

DC-area activists weren’t surprised to meet grumpy neighbors when we went to the home of Stephen Skinner, Executive VP and General Manager of Skanska’s DC office.  These folks have met No New Animal Lab protests before, responding with angry chants and phone calls to the cops.

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"Good Morning" Home Demo in Colorado!

Reportback from Colorado activists:

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#SwarmNewYork Rideshares & Housing Form

Here is a rideshare and housing form for ‪#‎StormSkanska‬ ‪#‎SwarmNewYork‬. If you need a ride or can offer a ride, if you need housing or can offer housing, please fill this form out so that we can organize this information and begin sorting out how to get as many people to New York as possible. 

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Mark Your Calendars for #StormSkanska: Swarm New York!

In December of 2012, Skanska USA was granted a contract from the University of Washington for the development and construction of the Animal Research & Care Facility, a covert underground lab intended to centralize animal research and vastly increase the number of animals that will be caged, abused, and killed. It was at this moment that Skanska chose to involve itself with the vivisection industry and to profit from the imprisonment and torture of endless generations of animals by literally burying them underground. They were eagerly prepared to make millions.

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Visits to Skanska Executives' Houses in So Cal!

From Los Angeles area activists: As part of the #HauntSkanska weekend of action, people decided to make some visits to the houses of Skanska executives in the Los Angeles area. First was a Halloween home demo at the house of Executive Vice President Mike Aparicio at 867 Roxbury Drive in Pasadena. Wearing masks for Halloween and carrying bullhorns, the activists made a loud appearance -- and were met by livid neighbors.

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