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“Countdown to Zero” — or to War on Iran?

24-08-2010 07:00

Countdown to Zero is now playing in a theater near you, at least if you live in a very “blue state” or a “blue neighborhood,” for example, Cambridge, MA, my hometown, or San Francisco. The movie is aimed squarely at the antiwar, anti-nuclear pro-Obama audience, which dwells therein and is all too susceptible to the “humanitarian” streak of imperialism. It is a very shrewd propaganda flick, as Darwin Bond-Graham demonstrated in his superb review, a film which in fact helps to pry open a little bit further the door to a war on Iran.

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The Long Road to The Hague: Prosecuting Former Prime Minister Tony Blair

23-08-2010 19:52

Former PM Tony Blair testifies before the "Iraq Inquiry" on 28 January 2010
Ex-Prime Minister and post-Downing Street millionaire Tony Blair, to celebrate the publication of his book A Journey, is holding a ‘signing’ session at Waterstones, Piccadilly on 8 September. That this man, responsible for taking us into an illegal war, playing his part in the ruination of an ancient country because he ‘believed he was right’, should advertise himself in this way has caused outrage. Time, I think, to look at where we, and Blair, actually stand in terms of what we can and cannot do to call him to account.

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23-08-2010 16:49

In order to have an understanding of the ongoing conflict between Israel and Palestine, It's important to have a sense of its history.

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Capitalist Empire

23-08-2010 15:29

examples of ancient and modern empire

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Imagine a World Without EDO - Demo this Wednesday

23-08-2010 07:51

4-6pm, Home Farm Road, Brighton

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Newcastle protest against BBC's pro-Israeli propoganda

22-08-2010 23:21

Redecoration of the BBC building
More than a dozen pro-Palestinian activists gathered outside the BBC in Newcastle today in a lively protest against the biased reporting of the Panorama programme in it’s recent documentary ‘Death on the Med’ about the Israeli attacks on the Gaza Freedom Flotilla in May 2010. The demonstration was supported in Newcastle by the Palestine Action Group and other independent activists.

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#513 - Producing Killers and Selling Wars (Why Any Mother's Son will Do)

22-08-2010 11:51

This week's show looks at the manipulation necessary to create wars from 3 different angles, the brainwashing of recruits, the political manipulation of public opinion, and tailoring of Hollywood's depiction of war.

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Mass insanity:“War on Terrorism” propaganda ratcheted up ahead of war escalation

21-08-2010 18:13

Exemplified by the furor over the so-called “Ground Zero mosque” in New York, and rumors of a new Al-Qaeda “mastermind”, 9/11 “war on terrorism” propaganda has been ramped up to deafening levels by various political factions. Nearly a decade since Bush/Cheney’s 9/11 false flag deception, a fearful, self-destructive American mass public remains fully brainwashed by “war on terrorism” deception--- ignorant of history, and militantly oblivious to facts.

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Antiwar Forum Attacks.. The 504 Gateway Timeout

21-08-2010 16:49

A number of antiwar forums have been experiencing 504 Gateway attacks.
Are they from government intelligence, corporate, war profiteer or other sources?

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Israel will attack Iran: Will Israel attack Iran?!

21-08-2010 09:44

The Atlantic, September 2010
Over the past five years, Iran has been recurrently under the threat of an imminent war which the mainstream media have overwhelmingly talked of; a war against Tehran to overthrow the Islamic Republic and bring to power a "democratic" regime which the "international community" favors. The psychological warfare machinery is being activated again as each newspaper and website represents one arsenal. Jeffrey Goldberg is taking steps to become the Judith Miller of war against Iran and the world once again watches the funny advertisement of human rights by those who are terrifically massacring "humans" in Palestine, Iraq and Afghanistan, getting prepared for a new bloodshed in Iran.

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While Palestinians die! The BBC Lies!

21-08-2010 01:11

Newcastle, Tyne and Wear. On 17th August the BBC programme ‘Panorama’ aired 'Death on the Med' a documentary about the Israeli attacks on the Gaza Freedom Flotilla in May 2010.Since shooting nine peace activists dead on the Freedom Flotilla, the Israeli state has led a concerted attempt to rewrite history - making their commandos the victims of an assault by “terrorists”. BBC news coverage of the attack and Panarama’s recent programme clearly show that the BBC is following suit and aligning itself with the Zionist state of Israel.

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Local coverage of Smash EDO's Hammertime already...

20-08-2010 13:58

Smash EDO Mass Demo - Wednesday 13th October, 10am. Venue to be announced .

To receive updates email or text 07538093930 . Be
part of the final push!

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19th August 1953 - Anglo-American military coup in Iran: "Operation Ajax"

19-08-2010 10:05

Originally published in December 2009, the significance of this article is all the more relevant on the 57th anniversary of the Anglo-American military coup in Iran.

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the big story - decommissioners documentary

17-08-2010 22:38

a documentary about smashing edo and winning in court.

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ITT's Hammertime - Mass Siege of EDO MBM/ITT

17-08-2010 11:49

Smash EDO Mass Demo - Wednesday 13th October
Venue to be announced - to receive updates email or text 07538093930

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BBC - the ultimate prostitutes of propaganda.

17-08-2010 08:06

Audio Ken O'Keefe interviewed by Jane Corbin of BBC Panorama
If you haven’t seen it, look for BBC Panorama’s “Death in the Med” program online, you will be treated to first class propaganda as only the BBC can deliver. [1]

I am one of the passengers/witnesses interviewed for this program and I am very much aware of BBC’s role in justifying war and covering up Israeli crimes. I am in no way naive about this; to the contrary my motivation for the interview lay largely in the all too likely opportunity to expose the BBC. A relevant job considering the BBC’s role in the slaughter of over one million Iraqi’s, a direct role by virtue of the war they justified. BBC from start to present, justifying Iraq, a massive war crime and crime against humanity based entirely on lies (propagated intensely by the BBC). The British Broadcasting Corporation, synonymous with millions of orphans and refugees and countless lives destroyed in Iraq, beating the drums of war without pause, the ultimate prostitutes of propaganda.

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Bath Bomb #32 Out Now

15-08-2010 11:02

The latest offering from the dark underbelly of proud, proud Bath

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Towards a World War III scenario? Role of Israel in triggering an attack on Iran

15-08-2010 09:16

source:"Options in Dealing with Iran’s Nuclear Program", CSIS Report, March 2010
In a very real sense, the war plans against Iran, which has been on the Pentagon's drawing board for more than five years, threatens the future of humanity.

This war can be prevented if people forcefully confront their governments, pressure their elected representatives, organize at the local level in towns, villages and municipalities, spread the word, inform their fellow citizens as to the implications of a nuclear war, initiate debate and discussion within the armed forces.

The holding of mass demonstrations and antiwar protests is not enough. What is required is the development of a broad and well organized grassroots antiwar network which forcefully challenges the legitimacy of war, a global people's movement which criminalizes war.

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Zionists and EDL Unite for counter-demo at Ahava

14-08-2010 20:11

In celebration of the recent court victory which saw four campaigners acquitted for blockading the Ahava shop in Covent Garden during 2009, approximately 60 protestors gathered outside its doors in Monmouth Street, central London, to celebrate and continue promoting boycott, divestment and sanctions against the Israeli occupation. While demonstrators were met by the usual Zionist counter-demonstrators, on this occasion they arrived flanked by the openly racist English Defence League.[video]