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Wise old judge shows us the way forward...

26-09-2005 12:31

A retired social worker from Devon has become the first woman pensioner to be jailed in England for refusing to pay part of an increase in her council tax.

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Blogging + Privacy for Cyber Dissidents: New Reporters Without Borders Handbook

26-09-2005 09:28

Reporters Without Borders has produced a new handbook with handy tips and technical advice on how to remain anonymous and to get round censorship, by choosing the most suitable method for each situation. It also explains how to set up and make the most of a blog, to publicise it (getting it picked up efficiently by search-engines) and to establish its credibility through observing basic ethical and journalistic principles.

Create your own blog, remain anonymous and get round censorship !


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Digital TV and the abuse of state power

26-09-2005 09:14

The move to digital TV only (and eventually digital radio) is an exercise in state greed and is profoundly undemocratic. The democratic way would be to maintain both analogue and digital signals.

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Nestle to be awarded Fairtrade mark?

26-09-2005 08:15

The media has reported that Nestle is applying for a Fairtrade mark for a new brand of coffee, to be sold in the UK only. Do you think this is a step in the right direction or a cynical strategy to counter the boycott over the company's baby milk marketing? Will it affect your promotion of the Fairtrade mark?

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The Mama and the War President

26-09-2005 07:09

Transcript of communique by award-winning journalist, ex-Black Panther and political prisoner Mumia Abu-Jamal from his cell on death row, gleaned from , intended to be disseminated as widely as possible (no edits).

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New rules in Goulburn prison

26-09-2005 05:25

Their right to hold their family and friends
Their right to possess anything at all, their right to have access to the outside world, their right to hold their family and friends, and the right to hold them, is being challenged. Their right to listen to music, or have exercise or hobbies are also being threatened. They want us to help.

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New Orleans: Prisoners Abandoned to Floodwaters

26-09-2005 04:05

Flood waters in the jail had reached chest-level
These inmates, including some who were locked in ground-floor cells, were not evacuated until Thursday, September 1, four days after flood waters in the jail had reached chest-level.

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Audio - interviews from Hyde Park anti war rally

26-09-2005 03:47

On Saturday 24th September, thousans of people marched in London under the banner 'Peace and Liberty' to demand the withdraw of British troops from Iraq. Rather than ask people yet again about their opposition against the ongoing occupation of Iraq, we sought out people to express a wider analysis of the global war of capital against people. The interviews are available to download or you can tune in to rampART radio and try you luck.

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Audio - 'Basiragate' an exclusive interview with David Shayler

26-09-2005 03:32

7 minute 3MB audio file 32kbps 22,050khx 16bit mono MP3

Exclusive interview with David Shayler, the ex MI5 domestic counter-intelligence whistleblower.

This in one of a series of interviews made at Hyde Park in London after the Stop The War Collalition 'march for peace and liberty' on the 24th Sept 2005

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Cellphones on airliners era about to begin.

26-09-2005 02:14

So how did the cellphones work on 9/11?

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Audio - Interview with a terror suspect, David Mery

26-09-2005 02:14

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David Mery popped into the rampART radio studio to talk to us about his terrifing night at the hands of Londons terror police...

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Spectacular Terrorism and the Terror of the Spectacle

26-09-2005 01:53

“Such a perfect democracy constructs its own inconceivable foe, terrorism. Its wish is to be judged by its enemies rather than by its results. The story of terrorism is written by the state and it is therefore highly instructive. The spectators must certainly never know everything about terrorism, but they must always know enough to convince them that, compared with terrorism, everything else must be acceptable, or in any case more rational and democratic” (Guy Debord, Comments on the Society of the Spectacle).

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26-09-2005 01:01

911 : the truth
this came through earlier, i am inspired and encouraged by the washington DC protests although it is nice to know that the guns are all protecting the white house and not the people it represents[NOT]. respect to the authors and wing tv.

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Wind Power to Destroy Economy?

25-09-2005 22:26

Anti New Labour rant cut to Hypercane query

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John Pilger Speech at Peace & Liberty demo, London.

25-09-2005 22:12

John Pilgers speech at the Peace & Liberty demo in Hyde Park, London, Saturday 24th September 2005.

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Peace & Liberty March - Video

25-09-2005 21:48

Video footage from Saturdays march in London, including speech from Tony Benn

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The Mother of All Anti-War Rallies

25-09-2005 21:27

George Galloway, MP
The Anti-Iraqi War rally in Washington, DC., today, 09/24/05, put on by the “United for Peace and Justice” organization, was a highly-spirited event. The Ellipse was overflowing with protesters and the march around the White House seemed to go on forever. MP, George Galloway, blasted George W. Bush and Tony Blair as “war criminals.” He said that we owe it to the world to make it clear that these “war criminals are not acting in our name!”

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Pics from Brian Haw’s peace camp, 24 Sep

25-09-2005 20:42

Without the right to protest there are no rights
Brian Haw’s peace camp is still there in Parliament Square, and under the Serious Organised Crime act, he is now the only person who can protest there without prior police approval(!) Here are some photos of the messages on display there. See also report, photos and audio clips from the stop-the-war demonstration held in London on the 24th September at:

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Anarchic art exhibition spotted in London

25-09-2005 20:38

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Some of the marchers on the stop-the-war demonstration held in London on 24th September 2005, spotted an exhibition of anti-war / anti-capitalist art, cartoons and subvertisments attached to the railings in Park Lane. Here are photos of some of them. Report of the march, more photos and audio clips at:

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Placard-spotting pics from stop-the-war demo, London, 24 Sep

25-09-2005 20:32

Make levees not war
Photos of placards, banners, clothing and unusual props which were used by marchers to get their message across at the stop-the-war demonstration held in London on 24th September 2005. Report, more photos and audio clips at: