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Workers' Fightback: Update 11

19-07-2009 20:41

We support... rank and file workers' struggles against the chaotic profit system!

We believe... workers know how to run our workplaces far better than business people, the government, or trade union leaders!

We aim for... workers' control over our own jobs and our own lives!

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Two Weeks to go till the Camp for Climate Action in Scotland 3-10 August 2009

19-07-2009 18:08

Join us for a week of low-impact living and high-impact direct action in the Firth of Forth. There's just two weeks till the first of the summer climate camps begins. From the 3rd to the 10th Bring yourself and your friends to put a stop to the root causes of climate change and ecological collapse. Together we will take action to shut down polluting industry, while living sustainably in a horizontally organised camp.

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Police Shenanigans on Recent Sequani Demonstration

19-07-2009 17:19

A report about the repression from police onto activists demonstrating against Sequani at the recent No Holiday For The Animals Inside Sequani demo, as well as police repression onto supportive members of the public as well!

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A4e – War Criminals, Fraudsters and Bullies

19-07-2009 16:55

A4E, the bunch of scumbags contracted by the Labour Government to harrass and bully benefit claimants, have been busy attempting to set up an ‘online community of people who are dedicated to improving people’s lives.’(1)

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Artists Against the Coup - Artistas contra el Golpe

19-07-2009 10:30

Detengan ese show! No nos gusta la música de las armas!
Stop that show! We don't like the music of your guns!

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Brighton Class Struggle Forum – The Visteon Dispute - Wednesday 22 July

18-07-2009 21:46

The Visteon dispute – a post mortem
Wednesday 22 July 7pm
The Cowley Club, 12 London Road, Brighton.

First meeting of Brighton Class Struggle Forum, themed around a post-mortem of the Viseton dispute.

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2008 US Foreign Military Sales to Israel worth $1.3 Billion

18-07-2009 20:48

FAS Obtains Key Report on US Arms Exports

By Matt Schroeder

17 July 2009

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Eco-arsonists for the liberation of the Earth in Mexico

18-07-2009 20:34

13th June - 13th July

Eco-Arsonists Commit Multiple Actions Against Banamex, Scotiabank, & More
EpLT Sets Fire to Luxury Cars Near Mexico City
EpLT Sets Fire to Sabritas Company Office Near Mexico City

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March of Repentence, London 18/07/2009 - pictures.

18-07-2009 20:25

The cost of silence.
A year after financial chaos spreads wildly throughout the economy and public and private institutions buckle under the weight of war, nepotism and corruption, people of faith gather in London to repent and show penitence for the transgression of remaining silent throughout.

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ELF Vandalizes Home of Bank of America Director in North Carolina

18-07-2009 20:18

Earth Liberation Front Communique: 06.21.09/07.07.09

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Casuals United: the next generation of British fascists

18-07-2009 18:37

As the BNP move to appear more "mainstream," new groups are arising to continue the violent street thuggery that they claim to have left behind. Casuals United and the English Defence League are two such groups.

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From WW II To WW III: Global NATO And Remilitarized Germany

18-07-2009 18:14

Sixty five years after the defeat of Nazi Germany there is more rather than less examination of the accusation that American and British government and military figures conspired with the Nazis before World War II and with German Defense Ministry and Wehrmacht officials in the waning days of the war.

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USA-CIA-Program: Assassinations Worldwide

18-07-2009 15:40

Cheney Assassination Ring
The Central Intelligence Agency’s secret assassination squad was allowed to operate anywhere in the world, including the United States, according to a Thursday report in The Washington Post. “The plan to deploy small teams of assassins grew out of the CIA’s early efforts to battle al-Qaeda after the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks,” the paper reported. “A secret document known as a ‘presidential finding’ was signed by President George W. Bush that same month, granting the agency broad authority to use deadly force against bin Laden as well as other senior members of al-Qaeda and other terrorist groups.”

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Urgent call for solidarity with migrants in CALAIS

18-07-2009 13:12

URGENT CALL OUT for activists, legal observers, journalists and video activists to support migrants in Calais against potential imminent police attack and deportation!

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Poorest to get less whilst landlords get cash bonus

18-07-2009 13:01

The Local Housing Allowance, introduced at the beginning of 2008, was a welcome, if flawed attempt to overhaul the shambolic Housing Benefit system.

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Good Plan, 'Stan - SchNEWS 684

18-07-2009 12:32

As British soldiers are regularly returning dead from Afghanistan SchNEWS asks what is the broader deathtoll of this unwinnable war, and why are the US/UK military there anyway?... plus, fox hunters fail to get injunction placed on those monitoring their illegal activity, protesters in Britain demonstrate against Dow Chemicals, owner of Union Carbide and liable for the 1984 Bhopal chemical disaster, sacked French car part workers who are occupying their workplaces have rigged explosives and are threatening to blow it up, and more

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Social Centre evicted

18-07-2009 11:51

Last night a large number of police with several vehicles, riot gear, and dogs evicted the newly opened social centre, on the pretext of fire safety. There were no arrests. The public meeting called for tonight will go ahead in a reduced format outside the bingo hall.

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Anti-Torture candidate beats government ban

18-07-2009 11:33

Former UK ambassador to Uzbekistan Craig Murray, who blew the whistle on UK complicity in torture and is now standing as an independent candidate in the Norwich North by-election, is reporting various attempts to block him in his election campaign. He eventually won the right for distribution of an election communication in the form of a DVD, in which he describes some of the torture practices. He also states that it was known that there were no weapons of mass destruction in Iraq, and that we should only ever send people to die in self-defence.

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Fuck FIRST MAINLINE time for some direct action?

18-07-2009 10:51

Last year, First Group made £122 million profit t nationally, most of which went into the pockets of its shareholders, the same shareholders who are willing to sit on their backsides comfortably whilst complaining that their workers aren’t doing a good enough job, neglecting the fact that all bus drivers not only have to deal with their management’s incompetence,and the anger at the proposal to cut the 86 bus service This bus is not only used by residents of Rustlings Road and Nether Green but by a considerable number of the allotment holders behind Rustlings Road.