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The threat of the BNP and how to fight it

29-05-2009 13:13

The BNP is the most successful fascist/nationalistic organisation in the United kingdom's history. How should we confront this threat?

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Police shelve review on Kingsnorth protest

29-05-2009 11:16

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The failure to publish the long awaited report on policing tactics last summer is leading to accusations of a cover up. Chris Ames repor

The Home Office and Kent Police have buried a report on the policing of last summer’s climate camp at Kingsnorth power station, provoking suspicions that it was critical of the controversial police tactics at the protest.

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No to New Coal in the North East

29-05-2009 09:39

Bradley: The hillside above the woodland is all planned to be mined
On the last leg of our journey The Coal Caravan visited two communities in the North East of England, Dipton and Cambois. UK: Coal are looking to open cast for coal at Dipton and Npower wish to build a new coal fired power station at Cambois. We urge people to support the campaigns against these developments.

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Sussex Uni Protest Camp Threatened By Management

29-05-2009 09:05

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The protest camp outside the management offices of Sussex University, which has now been established for over a week, yesterday recieved a letter from the management warning of potential disciplinary action being taken against the student demonstrators.

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BNP deputy leader addresses international fascist rally

29-05-2009 02:13

Padre Tam and BNP
The deputy leader of the British National Party has spoken at an international fascist rally alongside a man convicted of a terrorism offence and a convicted Holocaust denier.

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The Struggle Continues In Iceland; Saving Iceland Summer

28-05-2009 22:35

The new left-wing government in iceland has not waited for too long to begin showing that it is exactly the same as any other government; exploitation hierarchy and crap.

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Violence In Queensland Parliament

28-05-2009 21:57

Queensland Parliament
The following article details what happened to a woman who went to Parliament House in Brisbane to draw attention to long standing human rights abuses and judicial abuse and corruption against her teenage son, who was forced out of school due to severe school bullying.

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Smash EDO update: stay (or get) involved!

28-05-2009 18:56

Now when the dust has settled on the events of Mayday, it is important that we keep up the pressure on EDO/ITT. As always, noise demos are continuing outside the factory between 4 and 6 every Wednesday and there are a few special ones lined up.

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Protest against the BBC - again

28-05-2009 17:22

One voice "stuff the BNP"
The BBC got it wrong when they refused to broadcast the appeal for Gaza. Now they've got it wrong again, by airing a party political broadcast for the neo-nazi British National Party. People showed their displeasure in a noisy protest outside the BBC building on Oxford Road on the day of the broadcast.

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Nickos Koundardas on Hunger and Thirst Strike demanding his freedom

28-05-2009 15:52

A summary of what has happened up to now and his last letter from the Hospital Ward where he is imprisoned.

Please, contribute to the summary in english (or other translations) so we can add more details and begin spreading this around the globe to inform people about his situation.

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Palestine Today 052809

28-05-2009 13:16


Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, for Thursday May 28th, 2009.

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Mormon Investment in Animal Agony, Global Heating, Disease

28-05-2009 12:52

Intrinsic cruelty in cattle concentration camps
It is ironic that Mormons are encouraged to store food,
since the cattle concentration camps of the LDS
and other animal flesh investments of the Church are a cause of famine, drought and world hunger.

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The Shanghai Cooperation Organization: Prospects For A Multipolar World

28-05-2009 11:44

Contrary to Samuel Huntington's concept of the allegedly inevitable clash of civilizations, the conclusion drawn in the SCO framework was that harmonized interactions between civilizations and their mutual assistance were possible.

"The contours of an alliance of five non-Western civilizations – Russian, Chinese, Muslim, Hindu, and Buddhist – began to materialize."

The world is at a historical crossroad with the security and even survival of humanity at stake. One path continues along the way that has been pursued to date, of the right of might and every person for himself regardless of the consequences. The other is one of a more rational, just, peaceful and multipolar alternative.

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Rape photos at Abu Ghraib

28-05-2009 11:02

The main 'world' story in the Daily Telegraph today is the confirmation by Major General Antony Taguba that photographs of rape at Abu Ghraib are among those being kept secret by Obama.

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Ecoworks Secures Local Food Funding, and Recruits for New Staff

28-05-2009 10:16

Ecoworks is a community environmental organisation based in Nottingham. We have been awarded funing by the Big Lottery Fund's local food programme to expand FRESH - our training and food production social enterprise. We are currently recruiting for 4 new staff.

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Come to the Peace News Summer Camp: 23 - 27 July, Oxfordshire

28-05-2009 09:48

Join people from across the broad spectrum of the British peace movement for five days of exploration, celebration and empowerment. Bring your contribution to a hothouse of creativity, a small self-governed society run by democratic camp meetings, a viable example of the kind of world we are trying to bring about. The Peace News Summer Camp helps build a radical movement for the future by building a living community today.

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Woman arrested at nuclear sub base talking to workers

28-05-2009 09:03

Trident Ploughshares Press Release - 28 May, 2009

Early this morning, one woman was arrested as Trident Ploughshares activists took their legal right to protest to the north gate of Faslane nuclear submarine base in western Scotland. Their placards showed quotations from President Obama and Prime Minister Brown reacting to the recent underground nuclear weapons tests carried out by North Korea. The activists wanted the workers at Faslane to consider how their work compared to the activity in that country.

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Third attempt to remove Cherbal Family

28-05-2009 08:20

A third set of removal directions have been served on Ismail Cherbal and Safia Aouf, nationals of Algeria, and their British-born children Sonia aged four and son Aya aged 15 months. Who have lived in Blackburn, Lancashire, for almost five years. They are currently detained in Yarl's Wood Immigration Removal Centre and are due to be forcibly removed from the UK on Sunday 31st May, at 15:00 hours on Air Algerie Flight AH2055.

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UK social workers for Australian Aboriginal communities?

28-05-2009 03:56

Sydney, 28 May 09 - - British social workers are being recruited to work in Aboriginal communities because Australian women would not agree to take children away from their families, a NSW Aboriginal heritage conference in Sydney has heard.