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18-01-2010 19:34Preston people are outraged at plans to erect a massive sculpture of a warplane at Junction 31a of the M6, costing an estimated £2.5million.
18-01-2010 18:32THE USA is trying to occupy Haiti instead of helping it after last week's massive earthquake.
18-01-2010 17:06The argus have been doing a hilarious time line and have now added some photos.
18-01-2010 15:08Why we're blockading Gordon Brown's Afghanistan conference:
Gordon Brown's international conference on Afghanistan is part of a concerted effort to revive the brand Afghanistan as "the good war". It's a makeover aimed at turning the tide of public opinion, running so strongly against a war which is clearly futile and unwinnable. In reality the warmongers are gathering for a war council masquerading as a peace conference.
18-01-2010 15:08Interview with Tadzio Muller- a spokesperson for Climate Justice Action
18-01-2010 14:54The NF have made another gaff and the infighting continues on the far right.
18-01-2010 14:36Low Carbon East Oxford public meeting!
Nottingham City Council is trying to close Victoria Leisure Centre on 31 March 2010, despite having no approved plans for development and no planning permission to demolish what is already there. If they succeed, the current Leisure Centre will be lost forever and the local community will have nowhere to go.
The Council must be persuaded to change their mind!
18-01-2010 11:59In the early hours of January the 13th an Apex drilling rig at Mainshill Woods was sabotaged.
18-01-2010 00:10To: This Petition will be handed into the Foreign Office prior to the trial of the decommissioners
This petition is from the 'Support the Decommissioners' campaign, a support group for six people who broke into EDO MBM/ITT in Brighton during Israel's bombing of Gaza in January 2009. By the 17th January, the night of the break in, Israel had killed over a thousand civilians By the end of Israel's aerial bombardment over 1400 people had died, including up to 400 children. Foreign secretary David Miliband has admitted that British supplied weapons were undoubtedly used during Israel's bombardment.
17-01-2010 22:43'The Wobblies' Film
Friday 29th January
Electron Club Cinema
350 Sauchiehall Street
Glasgow G2 3JD
17-01-2010 20:58Fears, rumour, lies and repression
In the last months of 2009, the fierce repression of communities and targeted individuals by the state and federal forces, the army and paramilitary groups has increased and extended. These actions are now not only targeting Zapatista communities, Other Campaign adherents and human rights defenders, but now also campesino groups not involved with the Other Campaign. False rumours and press releases appeared predicting an uprising in 2010 and describing finds of stores of arms.