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Workers at Royal Mail sites to strike next week

18-09-2008 13:44

Maintenance staff at Royal Mail facilities to strike over attacks on working conditions.

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Music and poetry in St brides charity night

18-09-2008 13:30

On the evening of the 26th September St Brides Church (Percy Street, Liverpool L8)
will be host to an evening of music and poetry in aid of Nerve magazine (promoting grassroots arts and culture on Merseyside) and The Basement Night drop-in centre (providing support for homeless people in Merseyside).
Entry is £4 on the door and £3.00 concessions.

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Whoops Pork-barrel-Apocalypse! Press almost miss USA nuclear-power-by-stealth !

18-09-2008 12:18

The new "energy security" measure going through congress this week is seen as a "big oil" scam, but also includes the almost open cheque for new NUCLEAR power stations that was defeated when attached to the USA nuke industrys tame congressperson last attempt, quite recently. . . .
(News breaking- Colombia Free Press)

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Roof top occupation of Shell offices in Belmullet

18-09-2008 12:13

Yesterday afternoon in solidarity with Maura Harrington, Shell to Sea activists occupied the roof of Shell's offices in belmullet hanging a banner reading: 'Solitaire Out Now'. They were accompanied by a demo of around 40 people.

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Latest EZLN communique translation

18-09-2008 11:10

Communiqué from the of the Indigenous Revolutionary Clandestine Committee—General Command, of the Zapatista Army for National Liberation
Sixth Commission—Intergalactic Commission of the EZLN

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18-09-2008 11:05

Inexcess, the programme that deals with all of the issues affecting people today. Tune in everynight at to see a mixture of guests and proffesionals talking about their lives and experiences.

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Respect Nigerians Coalition protest against BA

18-09-2008 11:01

Protesters arrive at BA Waterside HQ, Harmondsworth
The Respect Nigerians Coalition demonstrated outside British Airway's HQ building near Heathrow in support of Ayodeji Omatode and their 'Boycott BA' campaign. Pictures (C) 2008, Peter Marshall, all rights reserved.

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Hands Off Latin America: London 17 Sept

18-09-2008 10:50

NUJ General Secreatary Jeremy Dear speaking
More than 50 activists turned up for an emergency picket of the US Embassy in Grosvenor Square London on Wednesday 17 Sept called at short notice by the Bolivia Solidarity Campaign and Hands off Venezuela, with the support of Equadorians in the UK, Colombia Solidarity Campaign and Global Women's Strike.

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Smash EDO Smashing Update

18-09-2008 10:17

Smash EDO Events

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Kick em off Campus - New Activist Network Intro Meeting

18-09-2008 10:13

Kick em off Campus is a direct action network that struggles against army recruitment and arms manufacturers on campus.

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Letters from Milwaukee. A new show from Riseup Radio.

18-09-2008 10:11

The first in a series of shows focusing on activism and music from cities around the world. Our first show comes from Milwaukee. A city famous for it’s breweries, cheese and giving the world the Fonz.

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The Fight to Save Annociate Nimpagaritse

18-09-2008 09:45

On Friday September 12, 8 policemen raided a house in Burngreave at 6.15 a.m. Frightened women woke up to find police in their bedrooms. The purpose of the raid was to arrest and detain a young Burundian woman, Annociate Nimpagaritse, and prepare the way for deportation to her country of origin.

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Bath Bomb 14 hits the streets

18-09-2008 09:41

Another issue of Bath's should-be award winning grassroots publication...

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Hands Off Latin America, US Embassy - Pictures.

18-09-2008 09:35

Power to the People.
Peace camapigners gather outside the US Embassy in London to protest the ongoing violence taking place in Bolivia as anti-government forces operating within the small nation are reported to be attempting to stage a coup against the left leaning government of Evo Morales.

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Peace Action London- Thurs 25th September

18-09-2008 09:22

The next Peace Action is taking place on Thursday 25th September.
Come and join in! We'll be meeting outside Holborn Tube Station @ 1PM, before heading to an army careers office.
For more info, please contact:

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Back to the 80's

18-09-2008 08:31

New changes to stop and search due to be announced by jaqui smith next week will see a step back in time to the 80's pre brixton riots for londoners.

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Catholic Worker sent to prison

18-09-2008 08:02

Fr. Martin Newell
Yesterday, Father Martin Newell of The London Catholic Worker was sentenced to prison for wilfully refusing to pay a fine at Highbury and Islington Magistrates Court.

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9-11 eyewitness Barry Jennings is dead

18-09-2008 03:55

Barry Jennings, a key 9/11 eyewitness who was an emergency coordinator for the New York Housing Authority, has passed away at age 53 from circumstances not yet disclosed. A spokesperson for the Housing Authority has now confirmed his death, after weeks of rumors circulating online, but refused to give any further details.

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Police veto BBC 7/7 film - Press Office lied over shelving of documentary

18-09-2008 02:19

London Bombings of 7th July 2005
As part of BBC2's Conspiracy Files strand BBC Television at White City have produced an hour long documentary into the London Bombings of 7th July 2005. The Series Producer is Mike Rudin.

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Protest against the detention of Babi Badalov

18-09-2008 02:00

After the shocking news that Babi Badalov was snatched yesterday, ( ) today saw an overwhelming show of support from friends and supporters of his campaign at a protest outside the UK Border Agency offices in Cardiff.