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High tension electrical tower bombed in Chile, claimed by anarchist group

13-08-2008 02:15

An anarchist group, in an e-mail sent to various media outlets, took responsibility for a bomb attack on a high tension electrical tower on the road at Farellones, where one of the major ski centers of the Metropolitan Region is located.

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America's Israeli-Occupied Media

13-08-2008 02:14

Peace, Propaganda, and the Promised Land

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No more deaths in custody! - Prisoners Justice Day! London

13-08-2008 00:23

Campaigners gathered outside Holloway Prison, London on Sunday 10 August to remember all the women who have died there, to protest against all deaths in prison and to remember the massive contribution to the struggle against prison brutality made by Pauline Campbell, who died earlier this year.

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The Israeli & US Roles in Georgian Conflict

13-08-2008 00:02

Since the attacks by Georgia which sparked the fighting (which, alone, suggests Georgia had been promised the support of a larger power) took place on the day that the last two US carrier groups started for the Strait of Hormuz, it would appear that one motive (besides the pipelines from the Caspian which rival the new ones the US built in Afghanistan) appears to be tying up Russia, in order to minimize its response to US/Israeli Aggression towards Iran.

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Climate Camp UK 2008 Slideshow

12-08-2008 23:42

Slideshow of stills taken at the Camp for Climate Action 2008 nr to Kingsnorth Power Station on the Hoo Peninsular in Kent, UK. This slideshow was prepared from the library of photos gathered by the photo desk of the Be the Media space on site at the Climate Camp and shown publically in the main tent during the evening on Saturday the 9th August. Viewable at

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Campsfield detainees on hunger strike

12-08-2008 23:38

Campsfield detainees have been on hunger strike for up to 5 days. The hunger strike was seemingly initiated by 13 Iraqi detainees who were later joined by others of all nationalities. There are fifty detainees on hunger strike at the moment.

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Footage of police shoving campers around at Kingsnorth protest

12-08-2008 23:02

Footage from the Kingsnorth Power Station protest on 9th August 2008 with a considerable amount of shoving around of climate campers on the part of Her Majesty's Police Force. Video at

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Photos and Videos from Saturday's orange block march and rally

12-08-2008 22:00

Video Working class climate agency was discussed at several workshops
Here's some images and vids from the orange block march from the camp site to Kingsnorth station. As others have mentioned, the event really wasn't that fluffy, with one arrest plus another attempted arrest and baton attacks en route, plus many more arrests at the gates when demonstrators refused to obey a police helicopter dispersal order.

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Evo Morales wins Referendum : Bolivian Seperatists set back.

12-08-2008 21:43

who is the man on the left with the inked voter thumb?
On the 10th of August 2008 Bolivians were invited to the polls to take part in a vote of confidence in the administration of both president Evo Morales and his vice-president Álvaro García Linera.

The result confirmed that the majority of voters support the project of both Morales and Garcia Linera whislt also confirming the polarisation of anti-Evo sentiments in the east of the Bolivian state.

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Call out for No Border - Patras 2008-Program

12-08-2008 20:38

Call out for No Border - Patras 2008-Program

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Red White and Blue site: Photos

12-08-2008 19:25

Welcome to Denby (sign on Codnor-Denby Lane)
Photos of the area around The Bungalow, Codnor-Denby Lane where the BNP will be holding their so-called festival next weekend. Taken sometime before the BNP started setting up, these ought to give people who aren't familiar with the area an idea what it's like.

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Whaling Under Attack in Japan by Former Japanese Whalers

12-08-2008 18:55

The Japanese whaling industry is becoming increasing desperate in their ludicrous attempts to find environmental justifications for slaughtering the whales.

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Urgent Call Out: Mayo Needs You! Now Is The Time

12-08-2008 18:54

During the next 2 weeks, the Solitaire (the biggest pipe laying ship in the world) is set to begin illegally constructing the offshore section of the pipeline. It is believed that the Solitaire is on a pretty tight schedule & booked up for the next 2 years, so ANY disruption provides us with a real opportunity to delay the project significantly.

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Anthrax Attack Was State-Sponsored Terror (But the State Was America)

12-08-2008 18:23

They needed a patsy to pin the attacks on and deflect the fact that this was
a false flag operation which also implicated an illegal bioweapons program.
The anthrax attack was a state-sponsored crime in search of a patsy.

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Animal Rights groups protest against seminar by cruelty lobby

12-08-2008 17:32

outside the hotel
Animal Rights groups were tipped off that the Hunting Association of Ireland was going to be hosting a breakfast seminar this morning to unite groups and companies which have been the subject of protest for their treatment of animals.

The main speaker at the event was Lt. Col. Dennis Foster (US Army, ret'd) who was described as an ''expert on animal rights terrorists" .

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War in the Caucasus: Towards a Broader Russia-US Military Confrontation?

12-08-2008 17:19

Are we dealing with an act of provocation, with a view to triggering a broader
conflict? Supported by media propaganda, the Western military alliance is
intent on using this incident to confront Russia, as evidenced by recent NATO

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Clashes at Lefkimmi's police station, Corfu, Greece

12-08-2008 16:57

From mass media reports and the blog

"Riots started when more than 150 persons gathered at the work site of the XYTA ("hygienic" disposal center). As the residents claim, they went there to dig water channels at their fields, that are tresspassed by the XYTA works, and the riot police repelled them with batons, bang-light grenades and tear gas. Residents state the policemen were beating and insulting women and children as well. The police claims they were attacked with molotovs, stones and metal screws."

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RIP Tinsley Cooling Towers

12-08-2008 16:57

E.ON UK Press Releases
12 August 2008 10:06
August demolition date set for Tinsley cooling towers
E.ON has today announced it will bring down the redundant Tinsley cooling towers this August Bank Holiday weekend.

The 250ft towers will be demolished in a controlled explosion in the early hours of Sunday 24th August.

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Poem by Dennis Brutus: Voices of the Assembly

12-08-2008 15:46

Dennis Brutus, South African poet and activist who has never sold out to the neoliberal project.

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Retrovision: Ozymandias' Sabotage Handbook

12-08-2008 15:17

Cafe Underground presents:
Ozymandias' Sabotage Handbook
The original from 1995: All about heavy machinery.