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2nd London Vestas Occupation Solidarity Demo – Pix-&-Vidz

29-07-2009 08:32

A1. Vestas Occupation Solidarity Demonsration No.2, DECC, London – Tue 28 Jul 09
Dateline: Vestas Occupation Solidarity Demo No.2, Department of Energy & Climate Change, London, UK, 18:30, Tue 28 Jul 09 – On the eve of Danish wind energy corporation Vestas seeking an eviction order at Newport County Court, Isle of Wight, to turf out the Workers Factory Occupation which is opposing 625 green job redundancies, hundreds of people protested against the pathetic shoulder-shrugging inaction of Climate Change minister Ed Miliband.

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Third Attempt to Remove Jean-Baptiste Bassime

29-07-2009 07:10

Jean-Baptiste Foukong Bassime
Jean-Baptiste Foukong Bassime a national of Cameroon and resident of Birmingham. Currently detained in Dungavel IRC, and due to be forcibly removed from UK to Cameroon on Sunday 2nd August 2009 @ 20:00hrs on Kenya Airways flight KQ101 to Nairobi and then Kenya Airlines Flight KQ524 to Cameroon.

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USA: Declassified Docs Reveal Military Operative Spied on Peace Groups

29-07-2009 05:50

Newly declassified documents reveal that an active member of Students for a Democratic Society and Port Militarization Resistance in Washington state was actually an informant for the US military. The man everyone knew as “John Jacob” was in fact John Towery, a member of the Force Protection Service at Fort Lewis. The military’s role in the spying raises questions about possibly illegal activity. The Posse Comitatus law bars the use of the armed forces for law enforcement inside the United States. The Fort Lewis military base denied our request for an interview. But in a statement to Democracy Now, the base’s Public Affairs office publicly acknowledged for the first time that Towery is a military operative. “This could be one of the key revelations of this era,” said Eileen Clancy, who has closely tracked government spying on activist organizations.


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Vestas Solidarity Protest @ DECC, 28th July 2009

29-07-2009 02:00

Crowd massed opposite DECC
Demonstration called by Campaign Against Climate Change and RMT in support of workers occupying the Vestas wind turbine factory on the Isle of Wight outside Department for Energy and Climate Change in London.

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ELF Mexico Targets Former City Councilman's Truck & Telmex Branch

28-07-2009 23:43

ELF Burns Former City Councilman's Truck
07.21.09: ELF Burns Former City Councilman's Truck in Protest of Corruption and Urban Sprawl in Mexico
07.20.09: ELF Targets Telmex Branch office in Mexico

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Honduras imposes State of Siege in South: The Struggle Shaking "America"

28-07-2009 20:09

"People here have been fighting for Zelaya’s return for a month now. They are incredibly committed and won’t back down,” he said. He urged people to call Congress and the White House and demand that the U.S. government pressure Micheletti to lift the siege.

White House comment line: 202-456-1111
Congressional switchboard: 202-224-3121

Send an email to Barack Obama using the Latin America Solidarity Coalition/School of the Americas Watch site

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You can't rent your way out of a social relationship

28-07-2009 16:29

Written a few years ago, this text could be read as a counterpoint for further debate on the squatting movement in England.

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Mixed Victory for Shut ITT campaigner

28-07-2009 13:09

the latest trial relating to the Smash EDO campaign, see

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We want Mira to Stay in Leeds, where she belongs

28-07-2009 12:55

Myroslava Muronyuk
Myroslava (Mira) Muronyuk, a national of Ukraine and resident of Leeds, currently detained in Yarl's Wood IRC. Is due to be forcibly removed from the UK on British Airways flight BA0882, on Friday 31st July @ 09:45 to Kiev, Ukraine.

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Demonstrate at Communications House TUESDAY 4 August 1–2PM

28-07-2009 11:53

Show solidarity with asylum seekers and migrant workers!
Protest against reporting and detention centres!
TUESDAY 4 August 1–2PM
Demonstrate outside the UK Immigration Service, Communications House
210 Old Street, London, EC1V 9BR (nearest tube – Old Street )

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Football fans do a 'G20' on RBS

28-07-2009 11:41

Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) received the G20 treatment for a second time as a group of angry Liverpool football supporters' co-ordinated attacks on three branches in the early hours of the morning.

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Ongoing need for people in Calais

28-07-2009 11:22

"We have a real lack of people from UK and France here this week and lots of work to
do.Evictions are looming and we think the Erythreans may even be evicted tomorrow !!...
Please spread the word and get people over here as soon as possible"

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Vestas - The Fight Continues!

28-07-2009 10:42

The Vestas occupation continues - DEMONSTRATE in London TONIGHT, 6pm outside the Department for Energy and Climate Change, off Whitehall.

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Statement from Greek Anarchists

28-07-2009 09:30

Some thoughts on the continued December uprising and after...

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NPOIU at Climate Camp

28-07-2009 09:30

A report released into the policing of Climate Camp has confirmed that the NPOIU were used to manage surveillance and intelligence gathering.

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Birmingham Support for Vestas Occupation

28-07-2009 06:19

PROTEST when Energy and Climate Change secretary Ed Milliband MP speaks in Birmingham 5pm, Wed 29th July Austin Court, 80 Cambridge St, B1
MEETING with Vestas worker Matthew Scanlan 7.30pm Wed 29th July Room 3, Birmingham Council House, Victoria Square

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Art of War : Re: Henry Louis Gates

28-07-2009 04:19

Being Black in America
Being Black in America

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Copyright Law and Online Freedom

28-07-2009 02:39

"The world is at a crossroads. The internet and new information technologies are so powerful that no matter what we do, society will change. But the direction has not been decided ..." -- Christian Engström

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Direct Action; Mexico, USA & UK

28-07-2009 02:06

23rd-27th July