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Former MI5 Shayler Speaks out at peace demo

27-09-2005 10:54

Giulio Sica speaks to former MI5 officer David Shayler at the London peace and liberty demonstration, 24 September, 2005.

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Blair scuppers corruption inquiry in exchange for arms deal with Saudi Royals.

27-09-2005 09:37

With the independence of our judiciary already severely compromised, Criminal Blair takes it one step further, threatening to scupper a fraud investigation to help out his friends at BAE.

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(audio) Mindwalk 14: Ten Billion Points of Light

27-09-2005 01:20

This episode features an anti-war speech by Journalist John Pilger recorded September 24 in London. Our favorite child sit-com star Dickie Richards hits the campaign trail as on the Republican ticket. A few semi-rude tunes from when I was a kid. Also a silly goofball poem by Jack Kerouac read by Juliana Hatfield.

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Sheehan Arrested During Anti-War Protest

26-09-2005 23:11

From the Guardian today.

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Report of anti-war demo in Madrid with photos

26-09-2005 15:43

This is an 800 word article about the ant-war demonstration outside the US Embassy in Madrid on Saturday 24th September. 18 photos are attached.

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Peace Tent to Peace Square on International Peace Day

26-09-2005 13:15

Peace picnic with coexistence
Cameras followed the peace tent to Tavistock Square when women from Oxford and Banbury had a multi cultural picnic.

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Uzbekistani Repression Benefit

26-09-2005 13:08

Benefit for recent Uzbek massacre, to support resistance.

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Effective Protest In The 21st Century

26-09-2005 13:03

Convincing the public through protest is no longer viable with our media being what it is. Protest should now be geared towards results not opinion.

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The Mama and the War President

26-09-2005 07:09

Transcript of communique by award-winning journalist, ex-Black Panther and political prisoner Mumia Abu-Jamal from his cell on death row, gleaned from , intended to be disseminated as widely as possible (no edits).

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Audio - interviews from Hyde Park anti war rally

26-09-2005 03:47

On Saturday 24th September, thousans of people marched in London under the banner 'Peace and Liberty' to demand the withdraw of British troops from Iraq. Rather than ask people yet again about their opposition against the ongoing occupation of Iraq, we sought out people to express a wider analysis of the global war of capital against people. The interviews are available to download or you can tune in to rampART radio and try you luck.

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Audio - 'Basiragate' an exclusive interview with David Shayler

26-09-2005 03:32

7 minute 3MB audio file 32kbps 22,050khx 16bit mono MP3

Exclusive interview with David Shayler, the ex MI5 domestic counter-intelligence whistleblower.

This in one of a series of interviews made at Hyde Park in London after the Stop The War Collalition 'march for peace and liberty' on the 24th Sept 2005

for MP3 download or visit the rampART radio website to subscribe to our new podcast service.

Look out for other interviews from the rampART radio archive

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Spectacular Terrorism and the Terror of the Spectacle

26-09-2005 01:53

“Such a perfect democracy constructs its own inconceivable foe, terrorism. Its wish is to be judged by its enemies rather than by its results. The story of terrorism is written by the state and it is therefore highly instructive. The spectators must certainly never know everything about terrorism, but they must always know enough to convince them that, compared with terrorism, everything else must be acceptable, or in any case more rational and democratic” (Guy Debord, Comments on the Society of the Spectacle).

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The Mother of All Anti-War Rallies

25-09-2005 21:27

George Galloway, MP
The Anti-Iraqi War rally in Washington, DC., today, 09/24/05, put on by the “United for Peace and Justice” organization, was a highly-spirited event. The Ellipse was overflowing with protesters and the march around the White House seemed to go on forever. MP, George Galloway, blasted George W. Bush and Tony Blair as “war criminals.” He said that we owe it to the world to make it clear that these “war criminals are not acting in our name!”

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Pics from Brian Haw’s peace camp, 24 Sep

25-09-2005 20:42

Without the right to protest there are no rights
Brian Haw’s peace camp is still there in Parliament Square, and under the Serious Organised Crime act, he is now the only person who can protest there without prior police approval(!) Here are some photos of the messages on display there. See also report, photos and audio clips from the stop-the-war demonstration held in London on the 24th September at:

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Anarchic art exhibition spotted in London

25-09-2005 20:38

buck fush fliar arms fiar
Some of the marchers on the stop-the-war demonstration held in London on 24th September 2005, spotted an exhibition of anti-war / anti-capitalist art, cartoons and subvertisments attached to the railings in Park Lane. Here are photos of some of them. Report of the march, more photos and audio clips at:

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Placard-spotting pics from stop-the-war demo, London, 24 Sep

25-09-2005 20:32

Make levees not war
Photos of placards, banners, clothing and unusual props which were used by marchers to get their message across at the stop-the-war demonstration held in London on 24th September 2005. Report, more photos and audio clips at:

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Sights and sounds from stop-the-war demo, London, 24 Sep

25-09-2005 19:54

Audio Banner hanging from stage
Photos and audio from the demonstration held in London on Saturday 24th September 2005, called by Stop the War Coalition, CND and MAB. Includes MP3 files of two speeches, the samba band and a jolly tune which was playing on the Rinky Dink. A short report is included. More photos coming soon.

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National Demonstration to Stop the War, London, 24 September 2005.

25-09-2005 19:23

Images of Stop the War Demonstration in London, 24 September 2005.

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Cambridge Peace Procession

25-09-2005 12:22

Peaced and Trolleyed...
Not quite as spectacular as what was happening in London and Washington, but nonetheless significant was a Peace Procession which took place yesterday afternoon in Cambridge, headed up by local Samba Band Arco Iris, and opened by Mayor John Hipkin (himself a member of Campeace), speaking about his recent visit to Hiroshima and the impact that the Atom bomb has had not only on those that were killed at the time, but also the generations that followed.