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New third runway planned for Heathrow

23-11-2007 12:03

The government has now given the go ahead for a new third runway next to Heathrow airpirt which will destroy the villages of Sipson and Harmondsworth and cover many acres of open space.

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Goldsmiths College London actions against war with Iran

23-11-2007 12:00

Goldsmiths College London students staged various actions yesterday in support of Stop the War's student day of action against war with Iran.

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Fluoride Toxicity:

23-11-2007 11:31

Toxic Fluoride! Read aboutHexafluorosilicic Acid on the NPWA website.
Please read the article:

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pandemics flu's crossover from the meat industry

23-11-2007 10:58

This has got to be the issue that really makes the public think seriously about the health benefits of not eating meat & hopefully stop the subsidy of meat industry & to support health & the environment

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One Million Dead in Iraq: Our Own Holocaust Denial

23-11-2007 09:04

Institutionally unwilling to consider America’s responsibility for the bloodbath, the traditional media have refused to acknowledge the massive number of Iraqis killed since the invasion.

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Iraq's Laboratory of Repression

23-11-2007 02:53

The Bush administration is turning Iraq into a test tube for modern techniques of repression, from sophisticated biometrics that track populations to devastating weapons systems that combine night-vision optics from drone aircraft, heat resonance imaging and deadly firepower from the sky to kill suspected insurgents. The harsh repression surrounding the “surge” has drawn far less U.S. press attention. The grim reality, however, is that an increasingly desperate American military has stepped up its indiscriminate killing and jailing of Iraqis, especially “military-age males” or MAMS.

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Radioactive Ammunition Fired in Middle East May Claim More Lives Than Hiroshima

23-11-2007 02:35

By firing radioactive ammunition, the U.S., U.K., and Israel may have triggered a nuclear holocaust in the Middle East that, over time, will prove deadlier than the U.S. atomic bombing of Japan.
So much ammunition containing depleted uranium(DU) has been fired, asserts nuclear authority Leuren Moret, "The genetic future of the Iraqi people for the most part, is destroyed."

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The Struggle of the Haudenosaunee Confederacy

23-11-2007 01:45

please read this

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UK press launch of Loose Change Final Cut

23-11-2007 00:47

The film is the third and final version of the most downloaded and watched movie in Internet history.

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The Shortwave Report 11/23/07 ¡Listen Globally!

23-11-2007 00:38

A weekly 30 minute review of news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio. With times and freqs for listening at home. 2 files- broadcast and slow-modem streaming. Free to rebroadcast. China, Netherlands, Cuba, and Russia.

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Palestine talk at Nottingham University

22-11-2007 23:01

Nottingham University Palestinian Society presents:
'Peace and Apartheid: Israel's 'peace process' from the Quartet to One Million Voices', by Ben White
December 5th, 6.30pm

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Where was Posada Carriles when Kennedy was killed?

22-11-2007 22:52

Robert Kennedy was investigating the CIA and the Cuban- and Italian-American mafias in relation to his brother’s assassination.

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'Route Irish' Feature Doc Now Available On Net

22-11-2007 22:07

Route Irish, a new Irish documentary, was made from a comprehensive archive of material filmed by a loose network of political activists between 2002 and 2006 and is a vérite documentation of the emergence between 2002 and 2004 of a broad popular opposition in Ireland to the US military use of Shannon Airport in the buildup to, invasion of, and occupation of Iraq.

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Benefit Gig for Vegan Prisoners in Birmingham

22-11-2007 21:36

As many of you are aware the number of people in UK prisons for animal rights has grown considerably in recent months and the VPSG needs YOUR support more than ever so please make the effort and get to this gig...

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PHILIPPINES: Estrada's pardon honor among thieves

22-11-2007 21:13

AKBAYAN (Citizens' Action Party) condemned the granting of executive clemency for former President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo (GMA), saying that it reflects not national unity but honor among thieves.

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Stop the Deportation of Jahongir Sidikov!

22-11-2007 20:10

Jahongir Sidikov is being held in Harmondswoth Detention Centre and faces forceful deportation to Uzbekistan where he faces prison, torture and death. Craig Murray has written about his case here: and below is a repost from Areopagitica with some more background information.

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Leave the Oil in the Soil

22-11-2007 20:05

Leave the Oil in the Soil: Yasuni, ITT, the Huaorani people and the Amazon.

There is a potentially radical process unfolding - keep the oil in the soil:

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Burma solidarity: TOTAL ‘given the boot’ at Wembley

22-11-2007 16:21

Three activists braved the rain to stage a demo at a TOTAL petrol station near Wembley Stadium on Wednesday evening (21st November 2007), before the England v Croatia football match, to highlight the company’s ongoing support for the military dictatorship in Burma.

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Screw Wildlife - Let's Play Golf!

22-11-2007 15:39

I have just got off the phone after speaking to Neil Hobday, the Project Director for the proposed Trump Golf links golf resort development in eastern Scotland. I would like to say that he seemed a reasonable man, but that would be untrue because despite trying to interest him in the views of the rest of life on the irrepairable damage that will be caused to 1400 acres of pristine sand dune habitat, he was clearly stuck in the lie that the economy was far more important than our life support system.

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A Soldier Wars for God and Country - Heroin Smuggled in Body Bag of GIs

22-11-2007 15:34

Look, families are threatened with arrest for not agreeing
to cause neurological damage to their children. The cause
for why their children are not in school, is not the parents
fault, but the unlawful decision by the health authority to
not allow the children in school.