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You Calling Me An Unpatriotic Wimp?

16-07-2004 12:54

Peace Flag
When Americans opposed to Bush are called unpatriotic wimps, a disabled veteran in a wheelchair goes on the attack.
By Jack Dalton

To announce that there must be no criticism of the President, right or wrong, is not only un-patriotic, but it is morally treasonable to the American people.
--President Theodore Roosevelt

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"No Comment" updated and republished

16-07-2004 12:25

No Comment, the Defendant's Guide to Arrest has been upadted by formers members of the ABC network and LDMG.

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no sweat comic

16-07-2004 12:12

new >>> 16 page comic from 'no sweat' based on real events in mexico 2001 where sweatshop workers fought for and won an independent trade union.

artwork by andy vine

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Penelope Swales plays Ex-Grand Banks 18th July

16-07-2004 11:45

See the post 'Peneolpe Swales plays 1in12 Club 16th July' below for details of who she is. See her live in london on the last date of her uk tour.

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art matters - exhibitions at rampART

16-07-2004 11:09

The rampART creative centre and social space is a block of squatted buildings in East London. It acts as a social centre, a hub for socialising, skill and resource sharing, information exchange, and having fun. The space is not intended as an exclusive hang out for 'alternatives' but hopes to enage the wider community into the events, activities and involvement. Some of the activities taking place include skipped food cafe evenings, open access free shop, free film screenings, themed info days, political meetings and art exhibitions...

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Penelope Swales plays 1in12Club 16th July

16-07-2004 10:21

Melbourne Singer/Songwriter Penelope Swales touring “Monkey Comfort.” Best described as a musical journalist, she combines wry and often outrageous humour with her deep passion for people and issues. The fruit of 5 years of writing, traveling and informal study, “Monkey Comfort” is a playful combination of anthropology and anthropomorphism that draws on the lush imagery of the natural world to describe the human condition.

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A Vision of Joint Life: Israeli Intellectuals Recognize the Right to Return

16-07-2004 06:03

A Vision of Joint Life: Israeli Intellectuals Recognize the Right to Return

Prof. Anat Biletzki, Andre Draznin, Haim Hanegbi, Yehudith Harel, Michel (Micado) Warschawski, Oren Medicks

English version: 12 Jul. 2004

full text and links:

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Why social centres are pants...

16-07-2004 00:50

Is it just me or does anyone else think that the current trend toward starting up so-called 'social centres' is a load of wank?

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16-07-2004 00:29

A weekly 30 minute review of news and opinion recorded from a shortwave radio. 2 files- broadcast quality (13.3MB) and quick download (3.3MB). With times and freqs for listening at home. Free to rebroadcast. Netherlands, Spain, China, Germany, and Cuba.

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Nazila’s Life is in Great Danger!

15-07-2004 22:56

According to the latest news from IFIR’s branch in Turkey, Nazila Mohamad Hasani Zamani’s life is in serious danger and she is threatened to be deported back to Iran by the Turkish Government. She was told by the Turkish police that the Iranian embassy has asked the Turkish police to hand Nazila over to them.

Nazila’s life can only be saved by an international pressure on the UNHCR.

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Real-Life David vs. Goliath (with art)

15-07-2004 22:04

art illustrating the ideological fight going down in Canada
A Real-Life David vs Goliath story: Hauling Up and Exposing the Bamboozle Game, re: sheep-herders and fanged sheeple mobilized to do the bidding of the Masters; this time around, via what some call the Therapeutic State. A survivor of society abuse dares to speak!

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Bayer to Pay $66 Mln to Settle Price Fixing Charge

15-07-2004 20:06

Bayer AG, Germany's second-biggest drug and chemical maker, agreed to pay $66 million to settle a U.S. charge it participated in a global conspiracy to fix prices of chemicals used to make rubber. Bayer agreed to assist the government's investigation that has already netted the guilty plea of Crompton Corp., which was fined $50 million for its role in the c

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15-07-2004 19:52

The following "article" is more of an announcement of research in progress concerned with a radical way of thinking about money, and the world.

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Israel-Palestine coverage leaves viewers baffled

15-07-2004 19:42

'In this admirable study, the authors, who are pioneers in their field ,demonstrate the distortion of the UK television coverage of occupied Palestine. Every journalist should read this book; every student of journalism ought to be assigned It’ John Pilger- New Statesman, 28th June 2004

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Millions of Movie-Goers Take Gibson Film "Far Too Seriously"

15-07-2004 17:20

In the most startling display of people taking a film's inherent message far too seriously, almost 75% of Americans now base their religion on the story depicted in Mel Gibson's "The Passion of The Christ." Theologian Tom Sandell sat down and talked to us about this extraordinary phenomenon.

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15-07-2004 16:16

De Beers has this week been backpedalling fast on its refusal to
recognise indigenous rights in southern Africa.

De Beers told Survival International in October 2002 that it did not
have a policy on indigenous peoples' rights in southern Africa
because such a policy would 'head down the path' to 'apartheid'.

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Botswana: Government will 'change constitution to get its way'

15-07-2004 16:13

14 July 2004 e-news from Survival International, supporting tribal
peoples worldwide.

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ID Cards: Almost invisible Consulation

15-07-2004 16:11

ID Cards - Official Comments Deadline: Tuesday, 20th July

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Seymour Hersh says US government has videotapes of boys being sodomized at Abu Ghraib

15-07-2004 15:37

"The worst is the soundtrack of the boys shrieking," the reporter told an ACLU convention last week. Hersh says there was "a massive amount of criminal wrongdoing that was covered up at the highest command out there, and higher."

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Mugabe's 'Red-Eye'

15-07-2004 15:08

Ageing dictator Mugabe's paranoia bans the colour Red