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Festival of inspiring films from around the world- South Wales

19-11-2008 18:58

This weekend-Undercurrents hosts the annual Beyond Tv international Film festival.
November 22-23rd. Please join us!

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Spanish bank occupied by workers

19-11-2008 18:40

In the southern Spanish city of Granada today, a powerful workers demonstration has been taking place. It includes the simultaneous occupation of the offices of a local developer/estate agents and the main branch of the BBVA bank.

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A Call to Climate Action at COP15, Copenhagen 2009

19-11-2008 17:54

We stand at a crossroads. The facts are clear. Global climate change, caused by human activities, is happening, threatening the lives and livelihoods of billions of people and the existence of millions of species. Social movements, environmental groups, and scientists from all over the world are calling for urgent and radical action on climate change.

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The lot that "La Repubblica is missing"

19-11-2008 17:14

Now is a very precarious moment for democracy and education in Italy. La Repubblica is certainly not helping in bringing democracy to the fore.

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British National Among Three Held In Israeli Sting On Palestinian Fishermen

19-11-2008 16:59

UK politicians call for the release of prisoners and an end to Israeli aggression

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Palestine Today 111908

19-11-2008 16:21


Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center for Wednesday November 19 2008

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Young People Welcome Greater Student Voice

19-11-2008 16:03

School students across England have welcomed the amendments to the Education and Skills Bill that will make it compulsory for schools to listen to students’ views when making decisions that affect them.

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Country Guidance on DRC - appeal heard today

19-11-2008 14:51

The Country Guidance case (BK) appeal hearing took place today at the High Court.

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British National Party (BNP) membership list leak, personal privacy...

19-11-2008 13:39

First a little background for those not in the UK. The British National Party (BNP) is a fringe political party in the UK with a view to the extreme far right. According to their own constitution the BNP is "committed to stemming and reversing the tide of non-white immigration and to restoring, by legal changes, negotiation and consent the overwhelmingly white makeup of the British population that existed in Britain prior to 1948." - they are generally regarded as a racist bunch of thugs - mainly due to documentaries which have exposed many of their members as thugs who are racist.

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Join the Black Bloc on Reclaim the Night

19-11-2008 13:29

The london anarchafeministkolektiv has called for a black bloc in this years reclaim the night to protest against the police co-option and pro-criminalization stance of the event. Saturday, November 22nd at 6:00 pm.

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UK Charity 'stops human traffic' on London's Oxford Street

19-11-2008 12:24

Stop Child Prostitution
A UK Charity, Restless Beings, this weekend (15th November) confused, amused and enlightened Christmas shoppers in London’s Oxford Street. Modelling agency Model Advice, contacted upcoming models to take part in an initiative to raise awareness of issues such as displacement, child prostitution and substance misuse for children in street situations in Dhaka. A procession of models, walked hand in hand along Tottenham Court Road all the way to Marble Arch and back stopping along the way to freeze in positions to capture the imagination and curiosity of the Christmas shoppers.

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ID Cards protest against Thales in Stockport - Monday 17th November

19-11-2008 12:07

A group of student activist held a noise demo outside the offices of Thales in Stockport to protest at their involvement in ID Cards and the National Identity Register.

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If Not Capitalism, What?

19-11-2008 08:27

CSSGJ Annual Lecture - University of Nottingham

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Death in Custody Protest London Sat 22. Nov

19-11-2008 03:45

This is the annual ‘Justice for Ricky Bishop March’ but this year it’s been extended to include the demand to end all forms of violence against our community, and so the route of the march has also been extended.

Starting at 1:00 PM Brixton Library (near Ritzy cinema), marching to Brixton Police Station -> Coldharbour Lane -> Camberwell Green -> Peckham Square.

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Aldermaston case: “Guilty of trying to provide a better future for the world”

19-11-2008 01:40

Irene (left) with supporters outside court
Irene Willis appeared at West Berkshire Magistrates’ Court in Newbury on Friday 7 November 2008 to answer the charge of "wilfully obstructing a highway without lawful authority or excuse" at Atomic Weapons Establishment (AWE) Aldermaston, Berkshire, England on Monday 27 October, 2008, during the Aldermaston Big Blockade, organised by Trident Ploughshares.

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Wikileaks publish BNP membership list just as blog deleted!

19-11-2008 01:26

The main list which was found at has now been removed by the man. Needless to say heads are going to roll after the data from this list has been examined by anti fascist groups. There are police officers, social workers, current army servicemen, prison officers and politicians in this document.

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Israeli president met by noise demo

19-11-2008 01:03

The planned lecture by Shimon Peres in Oxford tonight was delayed by noisy protests outside.

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18-11-2008 22:49

[I]t will be interesting to see how antiwar activists react to this. Are they antiwar or just anti-Republican?