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Codename 'Two Point Two'

05-04-2008 12:08

On the run up to the decentralised days of action for squats and autonomous spaces (, a new squat has been opened to provide yet another autonomous social centre in London.

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Stop Lib Dembs padlocking Paddick who wants to say NO to Crossrail

05-04-2008 11:33

In January 2008, the Lib Dems' 'candidate' for 'mayor' at the London elections scheduled for 1 May 2008, said that Crossrail was not about benefiting ordinary commuters

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FLASHBACK: The Liquid Bomb Hoax: The Larger Implications

05-04-2008 10:50

The Times, 4 April 2008
"The charges leveled by the British, US and Pakistani regimes that they uncovered a major bomb plot directed against nine US airlines is based on the flimsiest of evidence, which would be thrown out of any court, worthy of its name" wrote James Petras on August 2006.

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Re-Sound Money

05-04-2008 09:32

Browns errors are coming home to roost.

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Ergenekon investigation in Turkey: “terrorist organisation” or a “military junta

05-04-2008 09:09

Describing Ergenekon as a terrorist organisation implies that it has no connection with the Turkish military. In this way, a message is conveyed to the military personnel involved in the alleged coup, advising them to wash their hands of it before it's too late.

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Battle to stop the M3 in Ireland continues...

05-04-2008 02:08

Here's a short video showing the run of events after squeek left the tunnel!

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West-Midlands climate activists join occupation of Welsh coal mine

04-04-2008 22:33

capitalism or the planet
A group from the West-Midlands neighbourhood of the Camp for Climate Action
yesterday joined with others from around the UK to halt the climate wrecking
activities of Europe's biggest opencast coal mine at Ffos-y-fran in South

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MRC etc plan a public display and interaction mid April. Contact MRC.

04-04-2008 21:54

The MRC are planning a public display and interaction with the people of Camden / London in mid April in order to convince the people that live there that a virus containment facility / animal torture lab instead of the homes needed there {Gordon Brown promises} are a "good idea". This will be built on a Camden council estate - somers Town. The MRC plans have also been criticised recently at government level.

We are looking forward to it.

contact for more details

Stopping Camden Animal Lab Department

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Should the U.S. End 'Aid' to Israel?

04-04-2008 21:33

Since Israel maintains clandestine programs of nuclear, chemical, and biological weapons (WMD), under existing US law, all US tax money sent to Israel is illegal.

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Wall of Sound to Drown Tony Blair, London, 3 April, 2008

04-04-2008 20:02

Pax Christi silent vigil
Several hundred protesters turned up outside Westminster Cathedral where Tony Blair was speaking to make clear their opposition to the war in Iraq and his disgraceful part in it.
Pictures are copyright (C) 2008, Peter Marshall

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Climate Change Art Exhibition

04-04-2008 18:31

A brand new art exhibition goes on show on April 5th in a squatted car showroom tomorrow evening in North London.

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This Week In Palestine – Week 14 2008

04-04-2008 18:22

This Week In Palestine, a service of the International Middle East Media Center,, for March 29th through to April 4th, 2008.

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Totalitarian Fossil Fools Day report

04-04-2008 17:47

Total Petrol Station Marylebone Rd
Totalitarian Fossil Fools Day took place at the Dorest House Total Petrol Station 170-172 Marylebone Rd on April 1st. Joining in with the events of the 5 protesters demonstrated against the French oil company's fossil foolishness causing climate change and pollution as well as the usual protest against Total's support of the brutal Burma junta. Total funds the evil junta with 500 million dollars a year and its gas pipeline in Burma was built with slave labour (see

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Smash EDO article on Al Jazeera

04-04-2008 17:22

This is the story about the Smash EDO campaign- in Arabic

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Direct Action: Italy, Germany, France & UK

04-04-2008 16:33

2nd-4th April -- World Month for Lab Animals Begins!


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Harassment of the unemployed

04-04-2008 15:22

A deliberate policy of harassment of the unemployed appears to be taking place, if not to force them off the Job Register, at the very least to force them into destitution.

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Harmondsworth detainees' petition

04-04-2008 14:01

Original text of the petition written by the Harmondsworth detainees on hunger strike.

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Perfectly Clear, Shinning Example of Climate Change Danger - Here and Now

04-04-2008 13:57

In the past several years there have been studies showing plants flowering as much as a month early, butterflies migrating weeks later than usual, changes in the timing and location of bird migrations, tropical frog extinctions, bears in Spain no longer hibernating because there is enough food to eat all winter, tree lines moving up mountainsides and up in latitude, the line of permafrost moving north, and others. But none of these are close enough or important enough to us, personally, to make us (Americans) concerned. These are all out on the fringe of our world and simply do not affect us.