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Sunrise Off Grid Transition Gathering 20-23rd Aug, Somerset

16-08-2009 23:48

The time has come to embrace solutions. Whether we face the End of the Age of Oil or the End of Time itself, our duty as stewards of Planet Earth is to consciously step forward into a new world, forging the future and reconnecting with our Home.

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Repression And Resistance In Mexico Part 3 Chiapas

16-08-2009 22:05


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Repression And Resistance In Mexico Part 2 Atenco

16-08-2009 22:02

Repression and Resistance in Mexico
Part 2
Justice For Atenco

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Repression And Resistance In Mexico Part 1 Oaxaca

16-08-2009 21:57

Ruben Valencia Nunez from Oaxaca Mexico spoke in Glasgow and Edinburgh at the end of July as part of a 2 month European Speaking tour campaigning against the criminalisation of social movements in Mexico.

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Defend Harrow Central Mosque from fascist attacks

16-08-2009 21:42

Fascists and racists threaten to attack the Central Mosque in Harrow. Brent and Harrow Unite against Fascism call for opposing the fascists.

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Climate Camp Cymru workshop report

16-08-2009 21:39

How can UK actually cut greenhouse gas emissions by 2020?

What will be the economic, employment, social and political consequences of the 40% cut?

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Young and Innocent. Last political prisoner of the Greek Intifada on 37th day of

16-08-2009 19:57

Thodoris Iliopoulos
Thodoris Iliopoulos, last political prisoner of the Greek Intifada on 37th day of hunger strike, His condition is serious. His life in danger.

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Marine Mammals And Other Sea Life To Be Decimated

16-08-2009 19:26

The United States Navy will be decimating millions of marine mammals and other aquatic life, each year, for the next five years, under their Warfare Testing Range Complex Expansions in the Atlantic, Pacific, and the Gulf of Mexico. The National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS under NOAA), has already approved the “taking” of marine mammals in more than a dozen Navy Range Warfare Testing Complexes, and is preparing to issue another permit for 11.7 millions marine mammals (32 Separate Species), to be decimated along the Northern, California, Oregon and Washington areas of the Pacific Ocean.

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Police raid eco-protest camp

16-08-2009 13:10

POLICE bullies have invaded Camp Titnore near Worthing and intimidated the protesters, who have been peacefully occupying the threatened Durrington woodland since 2006.

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Mass murder of Afghan infants by US, UK, NATO & Australia

16-08-2009 12:42

The "annual death rate" for Afghan infants is about 7%, this proving what an utter sham "democracy" is in Occupied Afghanistan and the war criminality of the US Alliance Occupiers, the US, the UK, NATO and Australia.

Would the Afghan parents and family members of these innocent victims willingly vote for puppets of the US Alliance mass murderers of Afghan children?

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BNP website has been down for over 48 hours

16-08-2009 12:20

Just observing that the BNP website, their main propaganda tool, has been offline for over 48 hours. Not sure if it was a technical error or that they have moved IP address.

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Mark Thomas: It’s the Economy Stupid

16-08-2009 08:51

MULE’s Michael Pooler caught up with activist comedian Mark Thomas during a visit to Manchester and Salford, which took in visits to Hazel Blears’ house and the Deansgate tax office. Right now the tireless campaigner is asking for an invasion of tax-haven Jersey and the nationalisation of Tesco…

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Africa: U.S. Military Holds War Games on Nigeria, Somalia

16-08-2009 08:31

In May 2008, the United States Army War College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, hosted "Unified Quest 2008," the army's annual war games to test the American military's ability to deal with the kind of crises that it might face in the near future. "Unified Quest 2008" was especially noteworthy because it was the first time the war games included African scenarios as part of the Pentagon's plan to create a new military command for the continent: the Africa Command or Africom.

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Clinton Threatens War in Horn of Africa

16-08-2009 08:24

Secretary of State Clinton deployed language identical to George Bush's to justify U.S. military intervention in Somalia, and made bellicose threats against neighboring Eritrea.

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ELF Torches Development Water Truck in Mexico

16-08-2009 00:26

Earth Liberation Front Torches Development Water Truck in Mexico


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BNP 'Red, White and Blue' festival hit by direct action

15-08-2009 23:11

The BNP is a Nazi Party - Smash the BNP
Thousands of British citizens came together today to blockade the BNP's 'Red, White and Blue' festival. Protesters blocked roads with their bodies, physically stopping BNP card-carriers and possible new recruits from reaching their festival.

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Latin America: Social Movements in Times of Economic Crises

15-08-2009 21:03

The most striking aspect of the prolonged and deepening world recession/depression is the relative and absolute passivity of the working and middle class in the face of massive job losses, big cuts in wages, health care and pension payments and mounting housing foreclosures. Never in the history of the 20-21st Century has an economic crisis caused so much loss to so many workers, employees, small businesses, farmers and professionals with so little large-scale public protest.

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Photos from Protest against the BNP's Red White and Blue Festival 2009

15-08-2009 20:47

Police Evidence Gatherer
Photos from one of the groups blockading a road to the RWB and the joint march back to town.