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Press Release: Anarchist Federation

11-11-2010 18:13

Statement on November 10th events

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Stop the Primate Trade: Hit Amerijet's Agents

11-11-2010 18:04

"Yeah! Well, he was fine before I got hold of him and dosed him. So, yeah, I'd say I had something to do with him dying!"
- HLS Animal technician bragging about puncturing a primate's lung during dosing

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Death TV: Overwhelmed and bored analysts recommending drone strikes

11-11-2010 17:49

The Washington Post quotes Marine Corps General James Cartwright, Vice Chair of the Military Joint Chiefs of Staff, as saying the video feed from Reaper drones in Afghanistan was "Death TV"

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Call for Action: Stop the repression on Saharawi people

11-11-2010 17:34

By filling this form you will send an e-mail to your country's representatives in the European Parliament in your own language. Please, write with respect and clarity. The aim of this utility is to allow you to reach every MEP with a unique message written by yourself (i.e. not using "copy&paste"):

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Going to America?

11-11-2010 17:26

During a period of over 10 years, a special intelligence unit within the US State Department, has spied on citizens in foreign countries. The unit is known as the "SIMAS unit" and is connected to US embassies all over the world, there task is, officially, to secure US embassies and the staff working there.

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Wikipedia Founder coming to Bristol

11-11-2010 17:22

So I hear.. 13 January 2011 12.00-13.00 - Victoria Rooms, University of Bristol
Yup, Jimmy Wales, the founder of free, open-source, non-commercial volunteer encyclopaedia Wikipedia is coming to Bristol to talk about the past and future of the project.

Now, before some troll says, yes it has its issues as a project, but overall it's an amazing accumulation of knowledge that is freely given and freely made and shows the power of positive human corroboration.

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Palestine Today 1111 2010

11-11-2010 16:42

Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center,, for Thursday, November 11th 2010.

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Manchester Uni Occupation

11-11-2010 14:01

Occupation of Manchester Uni's Finance office to expose planned cuts within the institution

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First hand reports from the storming of the Tory Scum HQ

11-11-2010 13:58

The following is a first hand report from Leeds Student Class War documented on Ian Bone's blog.

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White Poppies Awareness Day

11-11-2010 13:07

Luton for Peace is holding a stall in the Luton Town Centre to increase awareness of white poppies and what they stand for.

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War on Want calls on BT to "Hang up on the Occupation!"

11-11-2010 12:33

On November 11th, War on Want campaigners assembled outside BT's HQ in London to protest against BT's complicity in Israel's crimes against the Palestinian people. Activists held up a seven foot high replica of the Apartheid Wall, unveiled a banner and disseminated flyers calling for BT to cut ties with Israeli telecommunications company Bezeq International.

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Social Service Activist Group

11-11-2010 12:14

We are a reform movement against the abuse of government power that is sanctioned in the secret family courts.

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It was about much more than university fees…

11-11-2010 12:06

“Those students who raised up on 10 11 2010
for there heroes
who took The Class War to
The Tory Head Quarters“

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Jimmy Mubenga demo tomorrow -- Press Release

11-11-2010 11:03

This Friday, 12 November 2010, exactly one month after Jimmy Mubenga's death,
the Mubenga family will march from the Angolan Embassy to the Home Office in
central London.

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November 10th Demonstrator Defence Campaign

11-11-2010 10:28

Were you or anyone you know at the National March against Cuts or at the Conservative HQ in Millbank London ?
Posted on November 10, 2010 by nov10
November 10th Demonstrators Defence Campaign

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Statement of solidarity with students arrested

11-11-2010 10:22

Sign this statement to stand with the Millbank protesters against victimisation!

We need unity to break the Con-Dems’ attacks
Stand with the protesters against victimisation

Wednesday’s national NUS/UCU 50,000-strong national demonstration was a magnificent show of strength against the Con-Dems’ savage attacks on education. The Tories want to make swingeing cuts, introduce £9,000 tuition fees and cut EMA. These attacks will close the doors to higher education and further education for a generation of young people.

During the demonstration over 5,000 students showed their determination to defend the future of education by occupying the Tory party HQ and its courtyards for several hours. The mood was good-spirited, with chants, singing and flares.


Yet at least 32 people have now been arrested, and the police and media appear to be launching a witch-hunt condemning peaceful protesters as “criminals” and violent.

A great deal is being made of a few windows smashed during the protest, but the real vandals are those waging a war on our education system.

We reject any attempt to characterise the Millbank protest as small, “extremist” or unrepresentative of our movement.

We celebrate the fact that thousands of students were willing to send a message to the Tories that we will fight to win. Occupations are a long established tradition in the student movement that should be defended. It is this kind of action in France and Greece that has been an inspiration to many workers and students in Britain faced with such a huge assault on jobs, benefits, housing and the public sector.

We stand with the protesters, and anyone who is victimised as a result of the protest.

Initial signatories include (all in a personal capacity):
Mark Bergfeld, NUS NEC
Ashok Kumar, Vice-President Education LSE
Vicki Baars, NUS LGBT Officer women’s place
Sean Rillo Raczka, Birkbeck SU Chair and NUS NEC (Mature Students’ Rep)
Nathan Bolton, Campaigns Officer Essex SU
James Haywood, Campaigns Officer Goldsmiths College SU
Steve Hedley, London regional organiser RMT
Wanda Canton, Women’s Officer QMUL
Michael Chessum, Education and Campaigns Officer UCL SU
Jade Baker, Education Officer Westminster Uni SU
Dan Swain, Essex Uni SU Postgrad Officer

To add your name or organisation email
The Facebook group for this appeal is here.

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Italy, Germany Slovenia France Ban Bayer's Bee-killing Insecticides

11-11-2010 10:15

(While the US government pretends no one knows what is causing
bee deaths and hides behind obfuscating terms such as 'colony collapse disorder', Italy, Germany, France and Slovenia have taken action.against Bayer. Monsanto's Roundup,
Dow, DuPont, Union Carbide and all insecticides have negative impact on the
world's bees.

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50,000 opposed German nuke waste transportation

11-11-2010 09:34

“The CASTOR consignments stand for everything I hate about this country and this system: police protecting big-corporate interests, democracy ignored, parties that only lie, media that only propagandise instead of reporting independently, inhumane technology, lobby-driven policies.”
The words of one of 50,000 protesters who over the weekend went to the tiny village of Gorleben in central-north Germany, which normally is home to 600 people, to oppose the 12th delivery of nuclear waste containing the radiation equivalent of about 100 Hiroshima bombs.

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Don't break our communities apart!

11-11-2010 09:31

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G20 summit dominated by specter of currency, trade wars

11-11-2010 09:21

The G20 summit of leading economies opens today in Seoul, South Korea under conditions of mounting international currency and trade conflicts exacerbated by Washington’s drive to gain a competitive trade advantage over its rivals by devaluing the dollar.