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Obama Mania

11-11-2008 02:27

In the 1970s, the Rockefellers (America's most powerful family) chose Jimmy Carter for president after the turbulent Nixon years. Gerald Ford went along as window dressing. The same process repeated in 2008 to decompress after eight toxic Bush years. A needed respite for the country, the world, and humanity. A new party and face to appear different from the old one. Who better chosen than the first black president (a stroke of genius some believe) to deflect attention from the past and focus it all on him and the task he faces.

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Sucessful Eviction Resistance & Bristol's Nuclear Trains

11-11-2008 01:08

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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Gazans plunged into darkness - Low profile – large scale, Ethnic cleansing

10-11-2008 21:57

Thousands of Gazans have been left without electricity following Israel's suspension of fuel shipments to the Hamas-controlled territory's only power plant.The power station was shut down on Monday evening after Israel refused to restart deliveries, despite warnings that fuel supplies were almost exhausted. Al Jazeera's Sherine Tadros, reporting from Gaza City

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No Borders / NO2ID / Defy-ID protest against ID Cards for Foreign Nationals

10-11-2008 19:03

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THIS THURSDAY 13th November, there is a planning meeting in Liverpool for an action. 7pm at the Liverpool Social Centre, next to News From Nowhere bookshop, 96 Bold Street, Liverpool L1 4HY.

The action will take place on Tuesday 25th November, the first day on which foreign nationals will be interrogated and processed onto the Government's Database State. All groups opposed to identity cards, imposition of restrictions on foreign borders etc. are urged to attend.

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Good Night White Pride! - an evening of good music and antifascist solidarity

10-11-2008 19:02

benefit in support of activists brutally attacked and arrested whilst peacefully protesting against the BNP's Red White and Blue Festival this summer.

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737 demands for legal procedure signed by italian lifers presented in Bruxelles

10-11-2008 18:27

Florence, the 6th of November 2008
> On the morning of the 4th of November 2008 a delegation of the
> ‘Liberarsi’ association symbolically presented various European
> Parliamentarians in Brussels with a copy of the 737 demands for
> of procedures, as undersigned by the corresponding number of life
> prisoners now detained in over forty prisons across Italy, who are
> asking for life detention to be abolished.

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Pataudi black buck case: SC notice to Haryana Govt - PTI

10-11-2008 16:13

Founder Chairman of the People for Animals Haryana Naresh Kadyan, Representative of OIPA in India moved to the Supreme court against the orders passed by the Punjab & Haryana High court, notice issued today by the SC to the Govt. of Haryana as stated by Vishal Somany, Advocate appeared in this matter along with his seniors.

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The surveillance state

10-11-2008 16:02

North Camp Station
The state is monitoring and controlling every aspect of our lives.

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Outrage as Bloody Sunday Report is Further Delayed

10-11-2008 15:17

The Saville Inquiry is the public Inquiry into the events of Bloody Sunday in Derry in the north of Ireland. On Sunday 30th Jan 1972 13 civil rights demonstrators were shot dead by British paratroopers, another died later as a result his injuries. Four years after the end of the Inquiry there is still no report.Please act - see below

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Council homes for life' to be scrapped/linked to availability for work M

10-11-2008 14:54

The destruction of the welfare state continues,

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Palestine Today 111008

10-11-2008 14:39


Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center for Monday November 10 2008

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The Triangle Of Peace Foundation: Redefining Sinister, Shitting On Us All

10-11-2008 14:19

What can you say about an advert that fills an entire page of a broadsheet newspaper, containing a title (”The Triangle Of Peace Foundation”), a heavy duty strapline (”The birth of Philanthropical Capitalism, a new global responsibility.”), an address in New York (”Triangle of Peace, 420 Lexington Ave, Suite 518, New York, NY 10170 USA”) and a section of some kind of stylised monolith, all tastefully decked out in black and white?

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Please support Ali Baher facing suspension from Israeli University

10-11-2008 12:24

In early November, Ali Baher, Chairman of the Arab Students Committee at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem, was detained for three hours, questioned, summoned to a hearing pending suspension, and evicted from his dorm room - all for refusing to shake hands with Israeli President Shimon Peres.

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Hyperion Unbound - MicroNukes

10-11-2008 12:17

A new range of small nuclear generators are being developed by corporations to provide local or even domestic power. The Observer published an article on this yesterday - without mention of the 'security detail' that Hyperion's website predicts will keep it safe.

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Fur shops in Leeds

10-11-2008 12:11

Two in Leeds

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Bon fire night documentation

10-11-2008 11:25

Hello, anyone having any photographs, films from the Bonfire night at
London Fields (last Thursday), if you can contact me please do so.
I am the person arrested at that day and mentioned above will be well useful
for the defense (coming in Feb) as well as further proceedings (suing the police).

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Terrorizing Dissent! at the RNC

10-11-2008 10:49

A film has been made about the police repression of the RNC protests that occurred in September of this year. You can find out more information at

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The Obama '08 Phenomenon: What We have Learned?

10-11-2008 09:52

There is no doubt that history has been made, "for reasons that go beyond
the obvious `first Black' aspect of race." 2008 was the first year in modern
history that Blacks made no demands on the Democratic candidate - and
consequently, were promised nothing. This was the election cycle in which
the Black who began as a supposed "underdog" became the most heavily-funded
candidate of all time. There are many lessons to be learned - but few of
them palatable to folks still drunk on ObamaL'aid.

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new update on greek prisoners in struggle!

10-11-2008 09:18