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Attorney General misleads the people

12-03-2009 22:12

This article looks at the merit and veracity of a speech given by Attorney General Robert McClelland on Australia's democracy and the rule of law. The following article will disprove all his points and comments.

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Council workers protest job cuts

12-03-2009 22:05

On Monday 9th March a several hundred strong protest was held in Nottingham's Market Square calling on the city council not to follow through on threats to cut jobs in its budget that evening.

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SHAC South Busy Across Hampshire

12-03-2009 21:50

Tuesday, 10th March

HLS collaborators and arms trade targeted in the south

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The economic third world war has begun long ago already?

12-03-2009 21:40

Is Marx the first theoretician of globalization obsolete?

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Nottingham City Council job cuts demo

12-03-2009 19:59

On Monday March 9th, workers at Nottingham City Council held a rally in protest against proposed job cuts.

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Venezuela: the death of the "process", the weight of the warlord By Rafael Uzcá

12-03-2009 19:15

President Hugo Chavez won the approval, through an election process, of a constitutional amendment that allows indefinite re-election to all government officials in popular vote public offices.

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Closure of landless movement's autonomous schools!

12-03-2009 18:57

A couple of weeks ago the state governor of Rio Grande do Sul in Brazil forcefully closed schools which attended to 600 kids from the encampments of the landless peoples movment in Brazil. The movement runs its own autonomous schools, providing an education specifically tailored to the needs of it's students. Now Landless children are forced to go without an education or travel miles to study in schools where they are subject to discrimination and a curriculum irrelevant to their lives and needs.

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Berlusconi calls for the leaders to vote for their MPs

12-03-2009 18:17

Berlusconi - Mussolini
The proposal by the Italian Prime Minister, Silvio Berlusconi, to reform regulations to allow the parliamentary leaders of political groups vote for all members of their group yesterday provoked angry reactions from the opposition and widened the gap between (a few months ago) the prime minister of his main ally, Gianfranco Fini, who described the reform with the Constitution.

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RampArt eviction attempt - in pictures

12-03-2009 17:33

photos of todays eviction attempt of the london RampArt social center

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Palestinian Today 031209

12-03-2009 15:58


Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center,, for Thursday, March 12th, 2009.

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SHAC prisoner release refused

12-03-2009 15:54

A SHAC activist locked up for liberating a Beagle has had her release delayed.

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Five women fined for blockading nuclear weapons factory

12-03-2009 14:38

Campaigners outside Reading Magistrates' Court - Copyright D. Viesnik 2009
Trident Ploughshares Press Release

Defendants disappointed at failure of judge to uphold international law

The founder of Trident Ploughshares, Angie Zelter, from London, was one of five experienced female members of the group on trial at Reading Magistrates’ Court on Monday, 9 March 2009 for obstructing the highway during last October’s Big Blockade of the Aldermaston Atomic Weapons Establishment (AWE) in Berkshire, England.

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Amok run of Winnenden, in Germany, is comprehensible

12-03-2009 13:31

In a State Media television interview yesterday the German Chancellor Angela Merkel from the Christian Democratic Union Party, CDU, announced the Amok run of Winnenden in the Federal State of Baden-Wuerttemberg, near the regional capital of Stuttgart, as being "incomprehensible". In fact there are specific historical, sociological and psychological influences and efficacies.

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**callout** RAMPARTS eviction

12-03-2009 13:23

latest update - NEED PEOPLE NOW

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Goodbye Oil: LPP receives $1.2 million to test clean, cheap Fusion Power

12-03-2009 13:05

Yes we can... We can stop global warming without reducing industrial output.

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Occupied spaces film nights

12-03-2009 13:03

London Indymedia Cinema presents...

Two nights of films on occupied spaces

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Police Raid 3 Houses Of Palestine Supporters In Swansea

12-03-2009 12:57

Three houses of Palestinian supporters were raided yesterday morning and two people were arrested on suspicion of 'conspiring to commit racially aggravated criminal damage', the third person was not at home. Police seized three computers and papers relating Palestine and Israel. The 3 are outraged at the racist slur implied by the charge.

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Rampart Social Centre -Being Evicted - Support Needed

12-03-2009 12:23

Rampart Social Centre - Whitechapel is Being Evicted - Support Needed
15 -17 Rampart Street, London E1 2LA (near Whitechapel, off Commercial Rd)

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Climate Camp Cops feel the heat

12-03-2009 11:25

Climate crime scene 2

The Guardian continues it's coverage of the over-policing of the 2008 Kingsnorth Climate Camp with coverage in today's paper of a Lib Dem report on policing at the camp.

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Shell To Sea Protester Jailed For 28 Days

12-03-2009 10:53

Maura Harrington, a Shell to Sea spokesperson has been jailed for 28 days in relation to an incident that took place during a protest against the Shell onshore gas terminal construction work in 2007 . She recently went on hunger strike against the Shell gas pipe-laying ship the Solitaire. Messages of support to: