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16-03-2007 11:30

Last night "Earth First!" closed Alcoa's headquarters in Drunen, the Netherlands. Alcoa's largest dutch factory in Kerkrade was also shut. Entrance gates were locked with chains. The gates'locks themselves were sabotaged with a liquid.

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Next BIG Aldermaston Blockade Monday 19th March

16-03-2007 10:59

Join us for a big show of strength against Trident

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Bhopal survivors risk starvation for justice

16-03-2007 10:54

Bhopal survivors stage a 'die-in' outside the Chief Minister's residence
Survivors of the world’s largest peacetime massacre – the 1984 Union Carbide disaster in Bhopal, India, which killed over 20,000 people and maimed 120,000 more– are still battling for justice while, incredibly, being poisoned a second time by the same murderous factory. As you read this, six hunger strikers are heading into their third week without food and have already lost kilos in weight.

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Washington exploits Guantánamo “confession” to justify its crimes

16-03-2007 09:11

The American public was inundated Thursday with non-stop coverage of the confession allegedly given by the man accused by the Bush administration of orchestrating the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks against New York City and Washington.

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BBC gets Red Nose by taking money from npower

16-03-2007 08:45

npower are being portrayed as wonderful by the BBC. Times to email them to say stop!

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Another World Is Possible Forums back up

16-03-2007 07:04

The AWIP forum is back.

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ARE NETCU WASTING THEIR TIME? Report into political policing

16-03-2007 01:39

Is international policing against the animal, earth and human rights movements working, or are NETCU just wasting their time?

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Fake Congressional Opposition to War

16-03-2007 01:13

Rhetoric and wishy proposals with no chance of passage are once thing, real bipartisan action with teeth another, and so far there's none from either House with key senators and congressmen voicing the usual boilerplate about not wanting to cut off funding the troops because we have to support them. Their kind of support means letting them die or get maimed and be disabled for life for imperialism on the march. Some support.

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Global Meeting - Venice - 30/31 march and 1 april

16-03-2007 00:00

Make multitude, make autonomy, make worlds
Hacer multitud, construir autonomia, crear mundos

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Kirklees Candidate Deselected

15-03-2007 23:03

It appears Peter Horsfield,last years BNP candidate for the Liversedge and Gomersal ward has been deselected.

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Large-Scale Tree Felling at the Old Garden Festival Site

15-03-2007 22:58


Parts of the site are presently a bleak sea of tree stumps
and it is very depressing. I don't know how they have managed to get
away with this environmental destruction

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Rise of the Anti-War Soldier

15-03-2007 22:41

A new video about the Washington D.C. anti-war protests in January, 2007, including US-Labor Against the War and Iraq Veterans Against the War.

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US GM corn attacks Oaxaca........

15-03-2007 22:35

An important element in the struggle in Oaxaca is the defence and protection of the precious and unfortunately seriously threatened spiritual,environmental and agricultural natural resources of their state.
Oaxaca is the birthplace of corn in the world, and the US is now aggressively and deviously manipulating Mexican economic structures to force the importation of vast quantities of US GM maize.
This is an issue of URGENT importance, both for Oaxaca, Mexico and the world.

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Brigitte jailed as a scapegoat for planning alleged Aust terrorist attacks

15-03-2007 21:48

He had, "lost all hope of being understood"
Defence lawyers called for his acquittal, saying Brigitte's statements to French police were obtained under pressure and that the prosecution's case was riddled with inaccuracies.

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an open letter to AIPAC - The New Pro Israel: Mutually Assured Survival

15-03-2007 21:12

We are writing to you out of our deep concern about your potential participation in a war against Iran, and to warn you about the catastrophic consequences that would result. We are Jewish professionals devoted to developing strategies for reducing tension, preventing violence, and transforming conflict. We work in the areas of political science, international relations, conflict analysis and resolution, psychology, history, Middle East studies, and other fields engaged in observation, research and practice in relevant bodies of knowledge. Many of us have family, friends, and colleagues in Israel. We are all committed to the survival and security of Israel and the elimination of anti-Semitism around the world.

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Plymouth Says No to Trident

15-03-2007 19:58

Plymouth activists joined the nation-wide protests against Trident. Pics attached.

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Cdn Gov Eliminates Expert Panel on Climate Change

15-03-2007 18:23

The directorate consisted of a handful of experts responsible for implementing new policy, co-ordinating climate-change efforts among different government departments, and analyzing their potential impact.

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Anti-Trident Demo, London 14 March 2007: Photos

15-03-2007 18:17

Tony Loves WMD banner in front of Houses of Parliament
Photographs of the Greenpeace banner and two groups of cyclists, demonstrators and other events of the day... As posted this morning when it seems to have disappeared into the ether.

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say no to GMO!

15-03-2007 15:44

Published on Wednesday, March 14, 2007 by Reuters
GMO Corn Causes Liver, Kidney Problems in Rats: Study

Environmental group Greenpeace launched a fresh attack on genetically modified maize developed by U.S. biotech giant Monsanto, saying on Tuesday that rats fed on one version developed liver and kidney problems.

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Climate Camp Meeting and Film

15-03-2007 15:43

Last year saw 600 people gather in the shadow of Drax Power Station for the ten day Camp For Climate Action. This weekend in Bristol is the next national planning meeting, Saturday 17th and Sunday 18th March. The venue is Barton Hill Settlement which is 5 min from Lawrence Hill Station.
Any questions, suggestions or proposals for the meeting can be sent to gatherings [at]