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Armed Forces Bill

03-11-2005 10:48

Clare Short's Armed Forces Bill defeated

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Money Versus Wealth

03-11-2005 01:20

David Korten provides some details as to why capitalism is a broken concept and we need fair trade and economic democracy now.

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The Neocon Agenda: Will We Undermine It? Or, Is Democracy Dead?

03-11-2005 01:06

Will the American and British people demand -- not wish, hope or plead for, but demand -- that their ransacked, just-barely ostensible, and corporatized democracies be exchanged for the real McCoy, true democracies built upon solid foundations of truth, law and mutual respect, so that democracy itself may live?

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Haifa Zangana talk at Edinburgh University Wednesday 2nd November

03-11-2005 00:01

There are notes from the talk given by Iraqi Kurdish writer and activist Haifa Zangana at Appleton Tower, Edinburgh University on Wednesday 2nd November 2005. 2 photos (excuse quality) are attached.

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03-11-2005 00:00

Blair wants to demolish the remainder of the ‘welfare sate’ just as he wants to smash the remainder of a constitutional democracy in the UK...
The Labour ‘rebels’ are no rebels and they will acquiesce as fast as they can run to their coveted posts as MPs or as holders of office they wrongly think they owe to Blair rather than to the disrespected and misrepresented electorate and constituents.

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Repression wave continues in Poland: Marek Kurzyniec detained

02-11-2005 22:13

In less than 10 days following the election of homophobe Lech Kaczyński to the presidency of Poland, squats have been evicted in Białystok and Warsaw and an anarchist in Krakow has been arrested, probably for participation in a human rights demonstration against war criminal Vladimir Putin (Jan 2005).

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REACH (Registration, Evaluation and Authorisation of Chemicals)

02-11-2005 22:06

Lobby MEPs to support this important legislation!

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Song for the victims of the recent Schiphol disaster

02-11-2005 21:10

Doc Jazz, prolific writer of protest songs from the Netherlands, has released a song called "Such a Shame", about the eleven victims who died in the fire at Schiphol airport recently. By clicking on the link, the song can be streamed, or downloaded as a free mp3.

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Outback DNA evidence 'contaminated'

02-11-2005 19:56

Did not know how his DNA came to be on the exhibit
During cross-examination by Grant Algie, defending, Ms Eckhoff said she did not know how his DNA came to be on the exhibit.

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Lloyds TSB Group Plc Drop Shares in Crest Nicholson Plc

02-11-2005 19:10

Crest Nicholson Evicted Dad Edinburgh Appeal to Lloyds TSB Plc
Apparently ‘Shafted’ by Surrey-based house building firm, Crest Nicholson Plc, Mr. Vince Shalom stood alone on 27th October 2005 presenting a direct appeal for ‘help’, to Lloyds TSB Group Plc. His one-man demonstration in Edinburgh, Scotland may have gained a strong, Lloyds TSB response?

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Mass Lobby of MPs For 'Trade Justice not Free Trade' (report and pics)

02-11-2005 17:40

Campaigners numbering in the thousands today took part in a mass lobby of MPs demanding Trade Justice, not Free Trade, ahead of the WTO ministerial meeting in Hong Kong in mid December.

They assembled in regional groups, snaking from parliament over the bridge and right along the other side of the thames back up to parliament bridge.

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Terrorism Bill majority falls to one

02-11-2005 17:25

The government's majority fell to one on a rebel amendment to the terrorism bill.

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Why the world should Boycott Bush!

02-11-2005 16:15

The corporate USA has become the global parasite as it sucks "surplus value"(profits) out of the rest of the world at an exponential rate!

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Iranian Journalist tortured.

02-11-2005 16:14

Iranian journalist Akbar Ganji has been tortured to try to
get him to renouce his human rights writings
Report by Human Rights Watch. Nov 2nd.

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02-11-2005 16:12

A whole community is being evicted this weekend by Brent Council, through lies, maladministration and neglect Brent Council have tried to crush this vibrant peaceful safe community. WE ARE FIGHTING BACK!! PLEASE JOIN US!! WHERE:1:30pm on Friday 4th November outside Brent Town Hall, Forty lane, Wembley HA9 9HD.
We will be there wearing cardboard boxes, as most of us will be on the streets by Monday.

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02-11-2005 15:58

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Suicidal Statecraft and Intrigues in Washington

02-11-2005 15:22

"Suicidal statecraft. Sadly for President George W Bush's place in history but-much more important-ominously for America's future, it has lately seemed as if that adroit phrase might be applicable to the policies pursued by the US since the cataclysm of 9/11."

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Lothian & Borders post G8 wanted list

02-11-2005 14:49

Police are appealing to the public to help identify G8 protesters who took part in disturbances in Edinburgh during the summer.

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Judge threatens first time peaceful GM protesters with ASBOS and electronic tagg

02-11-2005 12:55

Community service for those doing the community a service- 5 Sainsburys milk blockaders recieved harsh sentences, in an indicatoion of an increasing clampdown on civil disobedience?