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22-10-2008 12:15

British Climate Camp activists have taken their campaign to stop the building of a coal-fired power station in Kent, UK, to the Energy headquarters of E.ON in Munich, Germany.

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Friends Of The Earth To Merge With UK Government

22-10-2008 10:17

In a surprise move today, Andy Atkins, Executive Director of Friends Of The Earth UK, announced that the former environmental pressure group are to become an agency of the UK Government, working within the Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.

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End this injustice - third attempt to remove Anselme Noumbiwa!

22-10-2008 09:24

Anselme Noumbiwa, a Cameroon national and resident of Tees Valley, is currently detained in Harmondsworth IRC and due to be forcibly removed from the UK tomorrow Thursday 23rd October at 06:15 on British Airways flight BA 302 to Paris and then Air France flight AF940 to Yaoundé, Cameroon @ 10:25.

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Workers on strike at Nottingham Trent University

22-10-2008 07:15

Yesterday, University and Colleges Union (UCU) members were on strike at Nottingham Trent University (NTU). Notts Indymedia interviewed the chair of NTU UCU, Brian Ward, to find out what's happening.

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Microsoft accused of hacking attack!!

22-10-2008 05:29

An angry Chinese lawyer accused Microsoft of perpetrating the biggest ever hacker attack in response to the software giant's controversial move to trigger hourly screen blackouts on computers using pirated copies of Windows XP.

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UK teachers ballot for campaign of industrial action

22-10-2008 01:34

A quarter of a million teachers in the NUT are being balloted for a campaign of discontinuous industrial action over a three-year below inflation pay offer.

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Civil servants back industrial action over pay

22-10-2008 01:32

A prolonged programme of industrial action, hitting civil and public services across the UK moved a step closer today, as PCS members backed strike action in a dispute over the government's 2% public sector pay cap.

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Work to rule starts to bite at Criminal Records Bureau

22-10-2008 01:31

Industrial action by 450 workers at the Criminal Records Bureau in Liverpool is causing major backlogs in work according to managers.

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Thieving Democracy

21-10-2008 23:30

Stealing the Presidency is easy.

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Recent Wave of Italian Protests? Any news?

21-10-2008 22:57

Anyone got any useful info on the recent wave of protests by students and union members in Italy in the last month? 'Last week university students and lecturers joined for the first time in a growing wave of protests against cuts and reforms imposed by Berlusconi's young education minister, Mariastella Gelmini. Following sit-ins and marches, the main trade union federations have called for a one-day general education strike on October 30' (The Guardian).

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Dialect - Criminals or Victims? Bristol's prostitutes in the spotlight

21-10-2008 22:02

Dialect Radio is a Bristol (UK) internet broadcasting Co-operative run by volunteers. Our main activity is our weekly current affairs and arts magazine programme Dialect, which is recorded at our Queen's Square studios and posted for download every weekend. Want to volunteer? Volunteering Bristol, Royal Oak House, Royal Oak Avenue, Bristol. BS1 4GB Tel: 0117 989 7733. Listen on air: 93.2 FM (BCFM), Tuesdays 9:00 PM.

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The Sickened State of The Federal Government

21-10-2008 21:01

TWO WARS; A 100,00 Missing Arms and Legs; A Million Young People Killing and Being Killed; A Million Broken Lives; Torture; Illegal Imprisonment; Court Appointed President; Terrorist WAR; Drug WAR; Immigration WAR on "Aliens"; Federal Government Border Patrol Checkpoints; Failing Economic Model of Debt Appreciation; Federal IRS Property Confiscation; EARMARKS;

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CNN:Greek police clash with strikers

21-10-2008 19:20

inserection!! now!!

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new social centre under threat of illegal & possibly violent eviction tomorrow

21-10-2008 18:37

This is to inform everyone as well as a callout for support - newly occupied community and arts centre in Worcester threatened with illegal and possibly violent eviction tomorrow.

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New short film from South Lebanon

21-10-2008 17:52

Bourj ash-Shamali Camp: "Harvesting Oranges"

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3 Puas arrested in Oxford St. saturday afternoon

21-10-2008 17:42

Thats right….
I was just on my way to my spot where I like to do some game when I spot 3 dudes with the PUA uniform. I spotted them and went to lean against a wall to see them in action from a distance while I was making sure that they were in fact PUAs.

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SAVE the rampART

21-10-2008 16:33

rampART londons longest lasting liberated space is facing eviction.

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Hallowe'en Anti-Capitalist Action in Wales

21-10-2008 15:44

Get down to the Nye Bevan Statue, Queen St, Cardiff at 5 pm, Friday 31st October for a torchlight march and exorcism with music, poetry, speeches and cacophony. Capitalism is bad black magick!

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Guildford Book Festival 2008

21-10-2008 15:34

Coca-Cola licensed to kill
The Guildford Book Festival is a ten day event running from 16-25 October 2008.