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Tar Sands Protest Closes BP Garage in London

12-04-2010 14:36

Beaver Lake Cree vs The Tar Sands, Oxford Circus
Protesters who claim BP's planned exploitation of Canadian Tar Sands is the most destructive project on the planet, with huge pollution, destruction of ancient forests and harm to indigenous communities, closed a BP garage at Shepherds Bush Green for the day by holding a 'Party at the Pumps. London, UK. 10/04/2010 Photographs copyright (C) 2010, Peter Marshall, all rights reserved.

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Pensioners Lead March in London

12-04-2010 14:18

Billions for Bankers, Peanuts for Pensioners
Pensioners led thousands in a march through London on Saturday backed by the trade unions to defend the welfare state and oppose cuts in public services. London, UK. 10/04/2010. Photographs copyright (C) 2010, Peter Marshall, all rights reserved

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Mainshill Coal Site sabotaged!

12-04-2010 13:58

this model of machine was saboatged
In the early hours of this morning machinery at Mainshill open cast site was sabotaged. Two Caterpillar D9T's and a 170 tonne face scrapping earth mover, an O&K RH90, were targeted, both will be inoperable today, and will cost Scottish Coal greatly.

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Ethnic cleansing: New Israel mass deportation rule (by Latuff)

12-04-2010 13:54

Ethnic cleansing in progress...
Copyleft artwork by Brazilian cartoonist Latuff, on behalf of brave Palestinian people and their struggle against US backed IsraHell's state terror.

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No Inaccuracies - But Report Condemmed by UK Coal

12-04-2010 13:45

UK Coal plc's reaction to MOPG's "UK Coal :An Independent Report" is outlined along with UK Coal plc's response to a letter MOPG sent to UK Coal about the length of time the Minorca Opencast Site Application was taking.

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Pump Your Ride!

12-04-2010 13:11

The Commons Party proudly presents 'Pump Your Ride', a community bike ride promoting alternative methods of transport in local community.

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The Global Economic Crisis: Riots, Rebellion and Revolution

12-04-2010 12:50

"In the same month, the highest-ranking general in the United States, “Adm. Michael Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, ranks the financial crisis as a higher priority and greater risk to security than current wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.” He explained, “It's a global crisis. And as that impacts security issues, or feeds greater instability, I think it will impact on our national security in ways that we quite haven't figured out yet.”[22] Rest assured, they’ve figured it out, but they don’t want to tell you."

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Bristol Ecovillage call to action for Sat 17th April 2010 (video)

12-04-2010 11:56

Next Saturday (17/4/2010), an Urban Eco Village will be setup in Bristol. Have you got the courage to move off-grid and help make it a monumental success? It doesn't matter if you have no skills or experience - this time last year I didn't.

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Pro Israel Protest destroyed in Glasgow

12-04-2010 11:47

Leaving protest disgraced with bagfulls of free fruit
On Saturday a couple of zionist’s organised a pro Israel picket on byres road in the west end of Glasgow unexpectedly. 7 comrades from the Scottish Palestine Solidarity Campaign (SPSC) were out anyway to setting up a boycott Israeli goods stall.

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English Democrats Pushing For Power In Doncaster...

12-04-2010 10:29

Mayor Davies’ political party, the English Democratic Party (EDP) are hoping to ride on the back of the Mayoral Election victory and are fielding candidates in 19 of Doncaster’s 21 wards (though Barnsley Bill is not sure why ‘reclaiming Monmouthshire for the English’ would be an obvious vote-winner in Donny..

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West Midlands BNP candidates

12-04-2010 09:36

Candidates announced by the British National Party in the West Midlands region for the up-coming general election.

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UN report on Western Sahara condemned

12-04-2010 09:12

The UN report published last week has been greeted with disappointment, disbelief and anger by Saharawi's in Western Sahara.

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Upsurge in asylum seekers in industrialized world a myth

12-04-2010 07:03

"The notion that there is a flood of asylum seekers into richer countries is a myth, despite what some populists claim, our data shows that the numbers have remained stable." UN High Commissioner for Refugees António Guterres

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Kyrgyzstan And The Battle For Central Asia

11-04-2010 22:15

Kyrgyz President Kurmanbek Bakiyev was deposed five years after and in the same manner as he came to power, in a bloody uprising.

Elected president two months after the so-called Tulip Revolution of 2005 he helped engineer, he was since then head of state of the main transit nation for the U.S. and NATO war in Afghanistan.

Which direction the next Kyrgyz government takes will have repercussions on the U.S. and NATO plans for the largest military offensive of the Afghan war scheduled to begin in two months in Kandahar province.

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Photos of the 7th Sharrow Lantern Carnival

11-04-2010 21:26

The 7th Sharrow Lantern Carnival was held in Sheffield on 11th April 2010, starting in Mount Pleasant Park and ending at the General Cemetery. The first one was organised to mark the first anniversary of the start of the Iraq war in 2003.

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Spread Truth & Love @ London "Counter Terror Expo 2010", Wed April 14th

11-04-2010 19:11

Invitation for a creative protest presence at the London "Counter Terror Expo 2010", National Hall, Kensington Olympia, Wed April 14th

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7 million Iraqis below poverty line

11-04-2010 15:43

The Iraqi government is also going to be ending the ration system to millions of people to be inline with reforms to accomodate their loan aggreements.

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Like Gary Glitter, he's back again - Killer Collett rejoins TheBNP (maybe)

11-04-2010 13:07

How confusing is it to be a member of the BNP? Just over a week ago, the world was informed that a plot to unseat the leader of the party had been discovered and that a taped telephone conversation between the party's treasurer David Hannam and the its former head of publicity Mark Collett revealed threats of murder and assault and talk of fraud and falsification of accounts, including 'skimming' off printing bills for the party.

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Freedom Press 12 page election special

11-04-2010 12:48

Freedom anarchist newspaper will be producing a 12 page special edition to coincide with the forthcoming general election.