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Hands Off Iraqi Oil - Birmingham Forecourt Closure. Full story

27-02-2008 23:04

A group of twenty protesters successfully closed down a Shell forecourt for two hours on Saturday 23rd Feb as a part of the call to action by Hands Off Iraqi Oil. We aimed to send a message of solidarity to Iraqi oil workers resisting attempts by oil companies aided by UK government to steal billions of dollars in oil revenue from their devastated country. Local community responded positively overall.

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No! G8 Japan Info Tour

27-02-2008 21:49

Following their presentation at Sumac, 'No-G8 Action' invite you to support their call for action against the G8 in Japan.

The next G8 2008 will take place from July 7th to 9th in Hokkaido Japan, near the lake called Toya-ko. Perhaps the fact that the venue is called the 'Windsor Hotel' shows where the G8's interests lie.

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First ‘work or lose your home’, now addicts are told treatment or sanctions!

27-02-2008 20:34

just saw this on the the SWAN website, some good stuff there, worth a look

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Important Findings about Vitamin D

27-02-2008 20:30

What they have discovered and are continueing to discover about (so-called) Vitamin D.

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Palestinian Womens Tour

27-02-2008 19:18

A group of Palestinian women are visiting the UK on a speaking tour

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Danger or Nuke storage etc, near Derby, Glasgow, Plymouth globally

27-02-2008 19:17

Earthquake near old nuclear bomb storage depot Faldingworth village, possibly connected to explosions reported in Market Rasen paper in last few weeks. This relates to nuclear leak after earthquake in Japan than was only around 6.5, just above our 5.3 felt in Southampton.
Threats in UK to Derby rolls royce raynesway nuclear uranium processing,PLymouth & Faslane near Glasgow Trident.

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Ken Livingstone, Bechtel and Crossrail PR and corruption with music venues

27-02-2008 18:46

Mayor of London Ken Livingstone is now saying he cares about London music venues to detract from the fact that hew is trying to move London residents out of London to bring in his office block Beijing Master plan. Ken Livingston, the City stooge pretending to be a leftie wants to pay the highest wages to the corrupt cohort of people using the Olympics and Crossrail to acquire land. Profits go to disreputable companies like Bechtel and Balfour Beatty who are allowed to do bad jobs and profit from taxpayers money. Livingstone is a fraudster - If politics changed anything they would abolish it - some wanker called Livingstone said this.

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Action against the Red, White and Blue

27-02-2008 16:58

The BNP are planning to hold their Red, White and Blue festival in Denby, Derbyshire this year. A campaign to take action to prevent this going ahead has been started.

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USA Syndrome (or Why China Is Suddenly Bad)

27-02-2008 16:34

It is often said that the greatest fear of both the politician and the businessman is that somewhere, someone is doing something that he has no control over. Witness the remarkable drive to acquire cheap oil sources by the USA (Iraq – by war, Chad – by bribery, Venezuela – by engineering a coup) and China (Sudan – by bribery, Indonesia – bribery again). Witness the rush to file new patents in everything and anything: 1.7 million in 2005, up from less than 1.1 million in 1995. Anyone would think that something bad was about to happen to the global economy.

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Palestine Today 022708

27-02-2008 16:09


Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Centre,, for Wednesday February 27th, 2008.

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South Wales Peace Conference

27-02-2008 16:00

HASSAN JUMAA, Leader of the Iraqi Federation of Oil Unions (Iraq)
ROSE GENTLE, Military Families against the War (Scotland)
IBRAHIM MOUSAWI, Editor of Al-Intiqad, Hezbollah Newspaper (Lebanon)
ANNE GREAGSBY, Co-ordinator, No2MilitaryAcademy Campaign (Wales)

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Hearts of Picadilly

27-02-2008 13:16

Reclaim Love 5 The Movie Coming Soon

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On top of Houses of Parliament roof

27-02-2008 10:54

Anti-Heathrow expansion protesters have climbed on to the roof of the Houses of Parliament next to Big Ben.

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Aldermaston - we want women!

27-02-2008 10:40

On Easter Monday - 24 March, thousands of people are expected to converge on Britain's nuclear weapons factory - AWE Aldermaston - to celebrate 50 years of anti-nuclear protest and to call on the government to abandon plans for a new generation of Trident.

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Thurs F28 8pm *RampART Screening of Anti-War Documentary "Route Irish"

27-02-2008 09:09

RampARTs social centre
15 Rampart Street
London E1
Nearby Buses: 5, 115, 25, 205, 106
Tube: Whitechapel, Shadwell + DLR

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Iraq War stork (by Latuff)

27-02-2008 07:29

Iraq War stork
Copyleft artwork by Brazilian cartoonist Latuff.

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Department for Transport workers to strike

27-02-2008 05:07

The Public and Commercial Services Union today announced a one day strike on 29 February involving over 8,500 members working for the Department for Transport (DfT) and five of its agencies.

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nuclear BAE bomb storage facility at epicentre of "earthquake"

27-02-2008 03:16

Best to close windows & avoid going to work until further confirmation is made
50 km (30 miles) S of Kingston upon Hull, England, UK
70 km (45 miles) NE of Nottingham,
Royal Ordnance Faldingworth - nr Market Rasen, north of Lincoln,lincolnshire