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Fisk Launches Doc 3

13-10-2005 21:22

As Britain descends into the gutter with US imperialism, who is chronicling this slide? Fisk is an example of a mainstream writer who has become a pariah for some mild criticism. Tomorrow he launches Doc 3 in Glasgow. Listen to his talk, online live or download after...

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Celebration of Hope - Solidarity with the Pitstop Plowshares

13-10-2005 18:06

On Friday 21st October, 8.00PM in Hackney at the Round Chapel, Lower
Clapton Road, the London Catholic Workers will be welcoming people from all over London to a "Pitstop Plowshares Celebration of Hope" -a benefit and celebration of solidarity for the Pitstop Ploughshares 5 as they go to trial in Dublin for decommissioning a US military plane at Shannon Airport in Ireland just before the invasion of Iraq started.

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13-10-2005 15:24

The Nuclear Decommissioning Authority has suggested dismantling nuclear reactors by 2030 (i). Greens have welcomed the NDA's call for accelerated decommissioning rather than waiting over 100 years, but Greens also sound a note of caution and fear new reactors could be part of the plan.

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13-10-2005 15:20

Gloucestershire Greens have joined calls for the UN to hold an independence referendum in West Papua after the Green Party adopted last week, a policy motion condemning the UN-sponsored ‘sham’ Act of Free Choice which led to West Papua formally joining Indonesia in 1969.

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Terrifying Terror Laws

13-10-2005 08:24

'He that would make his own liberty secure must guard even his enemy from oppression.' - Thomas Paine (1795)

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Norfolk USA seeking TransAtlantic TownHall Meeting on Peace

13-10-2005 06:30

Peace and Justice Activisits in the Hampton Roads area of Virginia are sister cities in UK for Town Hall meeting on war, to be conducted live via satelite hook-up

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Anti-terrorism laws draw rights watchdog's ire

12-10-2005 23:19

Detention without charge
"This is a shocking departure from Australia's proud tradition of protecting individuals from an overly powerful state."

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Arms Trade in Cambridge

12-10-2005 22:34

There was an interesting meeting in Cambridge tonight on the topic of the Arms Trade and how many public bodies - universities and local authorities for example - invest in it via pension funds and the like.

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Mistakes will be made

12-10-2005 21:59

Terrifying New Terror Laws!

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WMD weapons of mass deception showing in London!

12-10-2005 18:35

Danny Schehcter's new film `WMD weapons of mass deception` will be showing this weekend in London. Here is some information along with a review and photographs.

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Careers fair corporate invasion of University of Nottingham

12-10-2005 11:47

A careers fair takes place on Mon & Tue at which BAE Systems, Rolls-Royce, Caterpillar, Shell & others will attempt to recruit graduates. Help us give their whole stories.

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British government is shaping the battlefield with Iran?

12-10-2005 10:14

The British government is quoting 'intelligence' on shaped charges as evidence of Iranian involvement in the Iraq insurgency. How much credibility does it deserve?

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Question Everything: Worry, be alert and alarmed!

12-10-2005 06:43

Some of us have been able to build
Some of them died for democracy in Iraq and Afghanistan and others are in detention camps. Some are not very free at all. For every successive generation, some of us have been able to build on the knowledge, technology and wealth of earlier generations, and add their own, others have been exploited and down trodden. So we have also reduced poverty for some and created more wealth for others.

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an appeal to the antiwar movement

11-10-2005 18:01

This article is an appeal to the antiwar movement to launch a vigorous campaign of opposition to a likely US/Uk attack on Iran

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Experts Predict US Attack on Iran

11-10-2005 14:49

At a talk given in London last week, Scott Ritter was unequivocal. Plans for an attack on Iran are being drawn up and acted upon “right now….as we speak”.

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Art Contest at Abu Ghraib!

10-10-2005 13:32

This bunker was painted by young detainees during a Ramadan art contest
No, I'm not making this up. It's from the US Army News Service.

Sometimes I don't know whether to laugh or scream.

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(audio) Mindwalk 16: Happy Halloween!

10-10-2005 02:42

It's October as you know, I thought I'd get the Halloween episode out of the way early. This Mindwalk is not the typical Halloween type show. No freakin' Monster Mash etc.

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FILM on Thurs 13th: The Oil Factor - Behind the War on Terror",

09-10-2005 13:09

This will be shown on Thursday 13 October, in the Panel Room, Oxford Town Hall, followed by a discussion.