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Foie Gras Free North: Report

03-05-2008 13:56

A brief report on the Foie Gras Free North (FGFN) campaign. Information about the website, progress and the ludicrously named 'ethcial' foie gras.

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NHS 'Overseas Patients' debt collector wanted at Haywards Heath

03-05-2008 13:09

When looking for jobs on the NHS jobs website, ( I found this advert for an 'Overseas Patients Co-ordinator', ie. a debt- collector for people deemed ineligible for treatment by the NHS. By this read 'asylum seekers, undocumented migrants' etc. The job description makes a shocking read. I'm sure most of this is in contravention with the Professional bodies Codes of conduct (General Medical Council, Nursing and Midwifery Council). People might want to give Tina Niblett (Private and Overseas Patients Manager For Haywards Heath Hospital) a call on 01273 696955 extension 7030 or email- or have a demonstration if they can find out when interviews are held...

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Boris - A Taste of Things to Come

03-05-2008 11:46

Class war is well and truly back on the streets of London after the Home Counties elected bumbling toff Boris Johnson to become Mayor.

Demonstrators outside city hall were met with TSG and FIT Teams who took it upon themselves to protect the BNP and force legal protest off the streets.

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European day of action against military infrastructure

03-05-2008 11:12

organising against war

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Dale Farm travellers unveil new Community Centre

03-05-2008 10:05

Travellers at the Crays Hill (Dale Farm) traveller site will today unveil a new £12,000 county council-funded community centre at a special launch event on Saturday.

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03-05-2008 09:51

If "God" doesnt play poker or dice, he hates russian roulette,
CERN is clever dumb, a suicidal experimental oxymoron,
IS the quest for knowledge worth threatening our entire life system,
Will bureacrats in Brussels& NewYork pull their heads from their jackseyes?

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Guardian removes report of demonstration from its website

03-05-2008 08:49

Ministry of Truth at work

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British American Tobacco AGM targetted by ASH protest

03-05-2008 08:44

BAT sells 100 billion cigarettes each year in africa causing a hundred thousand deaths. early on weds 30th april young volunteers from 'action on smoking and health' (ASH) laid shoes outside the BAT HQ to represent the dead, then energetically harangued delegates outside the AGM.

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Hammersmith Goldhawk Road get Total Oil out of Burma protest

03-05-2008 01:17

Six protestors demonstrated at the Raven Total station on 372 Goldhawk Road, Hammersmith, 30th April. They called on the French oil company to stop funding the military dictatorship with 500 million dollars a year. Total has long been an accomplice of the corrupt junta's theft of Burma's resources, funding their brutal oppression of the Burmese people and the genocide of ethnic minorities. Total's pipeline was built with slave labour.

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Scuffles break out between anarchists and BNP at City Hall, 11.30pm

03-05-2008 00:27

After the demo against the mayoral elections in London, organised by anarchists in London, were clamped down upon - a group of anarchists decided to wander up to see what was happening at City Hall at around 11.30pm.

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Interview with Stephen Gowans on Zimbabwe

03-05-2008 00:18

You may have seen or heard all the media hysteria on Zimbabwe. But you may not have heard the other side of the story. So im sending around a few items on this subject to occasion a little more balance:

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An Open Letter to Michael Ignatieff, April 24th, 2008

03-05-2008 00:00

An open letter to Michael Ignatieff on his speech delivered at Holy Blossom Temple in Toronto in which Mr. Ignatieff apologized for having stated that Israel's 2006 attack on the United Nations observation post at Qana was a war crime.

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Mayday march attacked by police in Istanbul

02-05-2008 23:16

The Turkish state cracked down heavily on an attempt to celebrate May Day in Istanbul. Here is a minute by minute report.

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The fight of the Teachers: France, Spain and Brazil... the cause is the same one

02-05-2008 23:08

The fight against the policies utility in the teaching, promoted by the governments neoliberalist in all the world! In France, In Spain and in Brazil... the teachers organize themselves against these conservations reforms.

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Should Indymedia Antwerpen(Belgium) be removed from the net ?

02-05-2008 23:02

Indymedia Antwerp
Viewpoint Indymedia Antwerp concerning law affair against protest against slaughter

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West Midlands IWW celebrate Mayday in Birmingham

02-05-2008 21:12

The West Midlands branch of the Industrial Workers of the World union (IWW) yesterday organised a Mayday celebration at the Lamp Tavern pub in Birmingham. Decorated with posters and the new, huge IWW banner, the room was packed with members and friends, who spent the evening watching films, chatting and drinking.

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Mayday Riots in Hamburg

02-05-2008 20:33

Hamburg, germany, 1st of may 2008. 1,000 nazis marched in through Barmbek district, protected by the police, while 10,000 antifascists protested and attempted to stop the Nazi demonstration.
the police violence against peaceful blockades sparked the heaviest riots Hamburg has seen since the 80's.

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Kurdish protest at the Syrian Embassy in London

02-05-2008 20:09

About 50 Kurds gathered at the Syrian embassy in London yesterday (Thursday, May 1st) to commemorate the forty-day anniversary of the killing of 3 Kurdish men at the hands of the Syrian security forces in the northern town of Qamishli while holding a street party to celebrate Newroz on March 20th. Protesters held up Kurdish flags and shouted anti-Syrian government slogans, while being penned in by the Met. The designated protest area was also 'shifted' down the road a little so protesters found themselves facing the Venezuelan embassy instead of the Syrian!

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Bolivia: An acid test

02-05-2008 20:00

The conspiracy to divide Bolivia must be denounced

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Tax Credit Casualties

02-05-2008 20:00

Representatives of Tax Credit Casualties announce Westminster Day