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Cambridge Not For Sale - March

30-04-2006 12:27

Start of the march
Yesterday (Satuday 29th April) saw a march in Cambridge against the privatisation of public services. Almost 100 people turned out for the march.

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International Workers Memorial Day

28-04-2006 17:34

Workers Memorial Day was marked in London by a demonstration, march and rally organised by the Construction Safety Campaign. Over a quarter of all workplace deaths are in construction.

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thc @ 10: medical cannabis demo Parliament Sq

28-04-2006 01:09


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HBOS Plc AGM - Directors Receive An Appeal for Help From Evicted Boatman

26-04-2006 19:45

HBOS PLC AGM One Man For One Family Delivers A Message
Evicted some two and a half years ago, with his wife and their five children, from their own houseboat property in Penarth Marina, Cardiff Bay, Wales, Vince Shalom delivered an appeal to HBOS Directors at their AGM, (25th April) held at Manchester International Convention Centre.

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Asbestos deaths- please, can you spare a minute to email a message of support

26-04-2006 09:25

An International Asbestos Memorial for the 5,000,000 people who may die of asbestos related disease.
The United Nations International Labour Organisation estimate current asbestos related deaths are 100,000 pa.
This Friday on Workers Memorial Day there is a united call for an worldwide ban on asbestos...

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Stoke March Against the NHS Job Cuts: Saturday April 29th!

25-04-2006 13:01

Recent figures released by the Royal College of Nursing have estimated 13,000 nursing jobs could be lost as Primary Care Trusts and hospital executives seek to reduce the deficits. We say you cannot balance the books by risking patient’s lives!

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UK Forestry Minister: “Rochdale people are missing out on benefits of woodlands”

25-04-2006 10:31

Destroyed Spodden Valley woodland where Countryside Properties wanted to build
Too many Rochdale people are missing out on the benefits of getting active in the North West's woodlands, thinking they are only found in rural areas, comments the UK Government’s Forestry Minister Jim Knight.

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Intrigue on streets / common of Southampton

24-04-2006 00:33

Pst, Psst..Huddle closer, wink wink! I've even heard that one notorious spy (non other than 'XtincTv') who went to earwig on the above goings on in the park, heavy in disguise (and peer over papers in the process) was near apprehended by two local police constables on the plod whilst on their loop(y) walk.

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LINSEED OIL as antioxidant: is it Science Fraud?

21-04-2006 10:41

In studies of laboratory animals, flaxseed has shown both estrogen-like and anti-estrogenic effects. Although one small pilot study of breast-feeding women showed no adverse effects in infants whose breast-feeding mothers took flaxseed oil, pregnant and breast-feeding women are not advised to use flaxseed or flaxseed oil. Potentially, the unpredictable estrogenic or anti-estrogenic effects may affect developing fetuses and infants. In addition, the possible effects of flaxseed or flaxseed oil on young children have not been studied, so they are not recommended for children under 12 years of age.
Women with hormone-dependent conditions such as endometriosis, uterine fibroids, or cancers of the breast, ovaries, or uterus should not take flaxseed products due to possible estrogenic effects. Men with prostate cancer should also avoid taking flaxseed products.
Flaxseed can block the esophagus or parts of the intestinal tract. Therefore individuals who have had esophageal or intestinal blockages should not use flaxseed.

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Dr Janez Dmov'ek, President of Slovenia, on being a vegan.

20-04-2006 14:44

Dr Janez Dmov'ek on the ethics of a vegan diet and the foolishness of the EU in subsidising the meat industry.

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The People's Petition

20-04-2006 13:30

The People's Petition is a web petition for those in favour of medical research using animals to register their support. A spin-off from the Coalition for Medical Progress, it's an excellent way for people to show that they oppose the anti-vivisectionists who monopolise the discussion on animal experimentation.

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Immigration Policy: Send Us Your Poor, They Will Wind Up in Iraq

17-04-2006 19:42

They are coming by the millions from all
over the world. Let them come here. Let
them find that there are not enough jobs.
They will find the military to be the last
resort when their welfare is cut off. And
let them acquire Gulf War Syndrom
(radiation sickness from uranium
munitions).! It works just fine in the
minds of the neo-cons.

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'Sell-off' looms for sheltered housing

14-04-2006 14:46

On Thursday 20 April Cambridge City Council will vote on the future of three sheltered housing schemes. It's almost inevitable that Simon's House and Seymour Court will be handed over to private social housing companies for nought or at most a nominal fee, and that Tiverton House will be sold off, prior to being razed and rebuilt.

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Crest Nicholson Evicted Houseboat Family Good Friday Open Letter of Appeal

14-04-2006 14:45

So it 'comes to pass' that people change places and the companies change owners and names, but the fruits of their work continues. The Shalom Family evicted by Crest from their own Home, issues a second, Good Friday Open Appeal, to Crest Nicholson Directors. It's reproduced here.

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Bogus Aspartame Study Exposed by Experts

14-04-2006 04:43

They tried to pass off a multifood form a decade ago with one reference to aspartame in coffee or tea as an aspartame cancer study. They were trying to rebut the impeccable Ramazzini Study which showed once and for all aspartame is a multipotential carcinogen.

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Alarmist warning over B17

13-04-2006 18:02

Alarmist warnings over B17, yet again. That same story has been resurfacing for decades - every time B17 gets popular. It's one of the most blatant examples of organized health fraud perpetuated by the vested interests via the dumb media.

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Enviroment Agency in Cancer Cover up

13-04-2006 16:39

The Environment Agency (EA) are today accused of failing in their duty to protect the public as they are knowingly allowing Eastcroft Incinerator in Nottingham to continue to operate, despite it emitting levels of cancer causing poisons many times higher than allowed under their operating licence.

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Southcoast Vine and Fig Planter gets muddied hands in Sweden

13-04-2006 16:33

Hoppestubbe Mor goes to deepest Sweden to infiltrate the Swedish Peace movement / and a weapons factory at Borfors (SAAB/BaE etc).

Much intrigue ensues better than any TV (get involved and TV will only bore you). Wink wink.

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Anti M1 widening group visit Selston

13-04-2006 06:37

The Nottingham anti M1 widening campaign visited Selston.

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NAIL Public Debate - [Nottm Against Incineration and Landfill]

12-04-2006 21:52

NAIL - Nottingham Against Incineration and Landfill hosted a meeting to inform the public on the progress of the campaign, and the up-and-coming planning hearings.

This is the recording I made, of the disussions.

NAIL Public Debate - 1hr 20mins [32kbs, 19Mb]