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'NY-Lon' - Republican Nation Convention coverage

26-08-2004 09:42

The Republican National Committee has, for the first time in its 150 year history, selected New York for their Convention from August 29-September 2, 2004. In a shallow attempt at exploiting the lives lost at the World Trade Center, the RNC has pushed the Convention date to September. Having witnessed two unjust wars in the name of freedom and democracy (plus at least one American life lost each day overseas, a depressed economy, the collapse of the dollar, $87 billion to boost war profiteering, the closing of our firehouses, a health-care crisis, millions of children being left behind, and now this), Americans are gathering to say, ENOUGH!

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Big Brother is Watching You!

26-08-2004 08:36

This is the beginning of end for our freedom in
the UK. Under the disguise of protecting our
children. Please read.

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Open Boat Day Revisited.

26-08-2004 02:19

Bank View No.1
More Pictures of Sunday's Open Boat Day...

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DNC2RNC + Miami Model + international videos

26-08-2004 01:26

Somewhat short notice as usual but...

Tonight (thursday 26th)

  • a screening of bits of The Miami Model ( the film the NYPD shut down a few days ago...
  • a screening of resistance to eviction of the 10 year old squatted EUSKAL JAI AURRERA social centre in the basque country (see
  • a screening of the video journals from zapatista style DNC2RNC democracy uprising march that arrives in New York this evening for the Republican National Convention (see for details)
  • plus a workshop on subtitling and translating video...

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Eviction Venue Change: Thurs Autonomous Spaces ESF Meeting

25-08-2004 22:46

Due to the eviction of the Ex Grand Bank Occupied Social Centre this morning, Thursday's Autonomous / Self Organised Spaces meeting for the ESF has been moved to LARC:

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Lower Nazeing Roma Memorial Park

25-08-2004 20:15

These photos were taken at the Memorial Ceremony at the Travellers site, at Paynes Lane, Lower Nazeing, Epping Forest. The ceremony was held to dedicate a field owned by Harry and Linda Smith, as a Memorial Park, to Roma people, who were killed in the holocaust. and who have died from persecution up the present day. They also sought permission from the parents of Johnny Delaney, who was murdered in a racist attack, in Cheshire last year, to name the field after him.

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The semantics of Israeli occupation

25-08-2004 19:48

Every few months, an Israeli official creates a public-relations nightmare for government spokesmen by simply pointing out the obvious.

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Israeli crime in palestine

25-08-2004 19:29


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25-08-2004 18:55

(Tuesday) at 2pm.

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Iraqi Resistance Report 08/ 19-22 /04

25-08-2004 17:58

Iraqi Resistance Report for events of Thursday, 19 August 2004 through
Sunday, 22 August 2004. Translated and/or compiled by Muhammad Abu
Nasr, member editorial board The Free Arab Voice.

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Iron Age hill fort faces destruction in Cornwall

25-08-2004 17:13

Iron Age hill fort faces destruction in St. Austell, Cornwall

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Nuclear Energy Belongs in the Technology Museum

25-08-2004 16:38

Nuclear energy is still too expensive and too dangerous. Huge amounts of water are needed in a time of increasing water shortage. Uranium supplies are limited. In Europe $1 trillion was spent on nuclear research and development while renewable energy received only $50 billion. Hermann Scheer is the winner of an Alternative Nobel Prize and honorary president of Eurosolar.

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The ''War on Drugs and Terror'' in Colombia haunting the imperial liers

25-08-2004 16:16

Like all things, the truth comes out eventually, although slowly. Uncle Sam’s leading exponent of the ''War on Drugs and Terror'' in the Western hemisphere is a blood thirsty fascist drug trafficker repressing political opposition in Colombia.

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Pavilion Housing Association in Crisis

25-08-2004 15:45

Following a damning report on Pavilion by the Audit Commission and his forced appearance before a committee of Rushmoor Borough Council, Pavilion chief executive Mervyn Jones tried to pull a fast one by inviting the committee back to his place where he could brief them away from public gaze. Only problem was, it all backfired and Jones was left humiliated wondering if by the end of the week he would still have his job left.

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Coca Cola & Colombia- ' Not Us Guv'.

25-08-2004 14:50

Reply from Coca Cola to recent emails to the company regarding the violence in Colombia.
Basically doing a whitewash of themesleves.

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Workers Without Bosses: Solidarity With Argentina's Self-Managed Factories

25-08-2004 14:18

The workers of Brukman, one of about 200 self-managed factories in Argentina, need your help. Although they recovered their factory at the beginning of 2004 and are running it again, the factory has been damaged by police action, and many of the machines are not running at full capacity due to lack of spare parts and repair manuals.

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Party Funding

25-08-2004 13:53

Did UKIP buy 12 MEPs in the last European elections?

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The Fourth World War: Interview with Rick Rowley of Big Noise Films

25-08-2004 13:41

Fourth World War

From the front-lines of conflicts in Mexico, Argentina, South Africa, Palestine, Korea, 'the North' from Seattle to Genova, and the 'War on Terror' in New York, Afghanistan, and Iraq, comes a feature-length documentary from Big Noise Films. The product of over two years of filming on the inside of movements on five continents, "The Fourth World War" is a film that would have been unimaginable at any other moment in history. Directed by the makers of "This Is What Democracy Looks Like" and "Zapatista" , produced through a global network of independent media and activist groups, it is a truly global film from and for our global movement.

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A.R.M.O.R.Y - Animal Rights Media Online Repository Launched

25-08-2004 12:44

A new website has been launched for individuals and groups to post their images/videos.

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Ewa Jasiewicz update

25-08-2004 09:54

News from "The Scotsman"