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Publicity for Sumac Debates

10-09-2008 19:02

Sumac Debates Poster
The first of the Sumac Debates is less than two weeks away. Today we announce a draft schedule and release blurb and press release. Get involved!

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Cardiff Coal Protest

10-09-2008 17:30

Undercurrents filmed a direct action against the Coal authority AGM today. Watch the action on

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Greenpeace Kingsnorth protestors get off!

10-09-2008 17:16

6 Greenpeace protestors who climbed the coal power station chimney at Kingsnorth and painted it with slogans have been found NOT GUILTY by a jury. Check :

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Direct Action; UK, Mexico, Argentina, USA & Italy

10-09-2008 17:01


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The 300-350 Show: Dr Pachauri on livestock and climate change

10-09-2008 16:44

Lecture by Dr Rajendra Pachauri - joint Nobel Peace Prize Winner and Chair of the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change - on the impact of livestock consumption and production on climate change.

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Palestine Today, 091008

10-09-2008 16:14

Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center for Wednesday September 10, 2008.

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9/11 Accomplices vie for US Presidency

10-09-2008 16:04

In his much-ballyhooed acceptance speech, Barack Obama declared that he
would "finish the fight against the terrorists who actually attacked us on
9/11". If Obama wishes to be true to his promise, he could begin with his
own running mate, Senator Joe Biden.

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Transition Sheffield 3x3 Film Festival

10-09-2008 14:52

3 films in 3 areas: Meersbrook, Nether Edge and Burngreave
Transiton Sheffield are a new group aiming to raise awareness about climate change and the looming energy crisis and how they will transform our lives.

We hope that a number of local groups may start up in Sheffield, and we've set up a mini Film Festival to kick things off. See below for upcoming film screenings for the Autumn.

If you'd like to receive updates about future events, then send an email to:

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Coal Protest Hits the Cardiff Hilton

10-09-2008 13:55

Merthyr Tydfil residents and climate change campaigners staged disruptive protests at the Cardiff Hilton today during the AGM of the UK Coal Authority.

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Nazdrove Benefit for Roma in Italy 20th Sept Sheffield

10-09-2008 13:49

In aid of the Roma being persecuted in Italy, Nazdrove DJs slap down some tunes at the Cremorne Pub in Sheffield.

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Anti-Fur Update - Yorkshire

10-09-2008 13:08

An update on the 'fur scene' in Yorkshire

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Irish Embassy Targetted for Rossport in Berlin

10-09-2008 13:06

Berlin 7th September
A declaration sent via e-mail:

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Bobby Roberts Posters Cancelled in Sean Kirtleys hometown!

10-09-2008 11:24

Posters taken down and destroyed by activists in solidarity with Sean!

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Labour Movement Conference; Class, Climate Change and Clean Coal

10-09-2008 10:37

Labour Movement Conference; Class, Climate Change and Clean Coal
Sat 1st Nov
Bridge Hotel, Newcastle
Confirmed speakers: Arthur Scargill, Ian Lavery, Davie Hopper, Davie Guy, David Douglass, environmentalists including Climate Campers
UNITE, RMT, NUM, IWW (Tyne and Wear Branch).

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10-09-2008 10:04

Last night Shell to Sea campaigner Maura Harrington began a Hunger Strike to coincide with the arrival of the Solitaire, pipe-laying vessel in Broadhaven Bay.
Urgent call for solidarity actions-please check for updates

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NUJ film shows police obstruction of journalists

10-09-2008 09:41

VIDEO: The NUJ has released a short film highlighting some of the problems faced by journalists covering public demonstrations.

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Heckling Heckler & Koch

10-09-2008 09:25


On Mon 8th Sep the monthly picket of arms dealers Heckler & Koch took place at the entrance to Easter Park, Lenton. Locals wearing Heckle H&K T-shirts were joined by supporters from Brighton's Smash EDO campaign and enjoyed a great selection of tunes on the mobile sound system, as well as refreshments by Veggies.

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Was America Attacked by Muslims on 9/11?

10-09-2008 03:45

Is it conceivable that this assumption might be false? Insofar as Americans and Canadians would say "No," they would express their belief that this assumption is not merely an "assumption" but is instead based on strong evidence. When actually examined, however, the proffered evidence turns out to be remarkably weak. I will illustrate this point by means of 16 questions.

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Stop the Camden Animal Research Lab National Demo - Friday

10-09-2008 02:51

Friday 12th September 2008

Support this National Demo to support the animals in the biggest research laboratory in London.

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Northern Venue needed for Free-food fayre

10-09-2008 00:20

Basically, we're trying to find a venue for Animal Aid to hold a free-food fayre in November (Vegan Month). Any ideas are greatly appreciated!