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Activists hijack phone boxes across London to raise their voice against poverty

29-05-2007 17:05

Phone message to Tony Blair
Oxfam, Cafod, Save the Children and over 90 other UK NGOs commandeered phoneboxes on the South Bank and Camden this weekend to give people the chance to let off steam. Members of the public went into the specially fitted out phone boxes to shout against poverty and let the G8 leaders know that they must act now on debt cancellation, aid, healthcare, sanitation, education and climate change.

The stunt is part of The World Can’t Wait – Your Voice Against Poverty Campaign, which will be followed by a huge rally in Westminster on Saturday 2nd June, prior to the G8 Summit which starts in Germany on 6th June.

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Livesupportmachine Keep Our Hospitals Awareness Gigs

28-05-2007 12:22

A group of promoters and bands in Worthing join together to organise an all age gig to support Keep Worthing & Southlands Hospital Campaign as well as 6 other events.

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Smoking is Healthier Than Fascism

25-05-2007 12:33

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For the deaf who won't listen...

24-05-2007 13:35

World cereal production is on track to reach a record level in 2007. In spite of this, supplies will be barely adequate to meet increased demand, boosted by the development of the biofuels industry...

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Ceci n'est pas une pipe

24-05-2007 08:57

The evolution of species

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The Hidden Pollution Issue

22-05-2007 23:57

It doesn’t matter who we are or where we live, we are all contaminated with harmfull chemicals that threaten our health and that of our children.

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The English Submarine.

22-05-2007 11:05

The press dispatches bring the news; it belongs to the Astute Class, the first of its kind to be constructed in Great Britain in more than two decades...

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The US war and occupation of Iraq—the murder of a society—Part two

21-05-2007 20:31

Chronically malnourished
This is the second part of a three-part series. Part one was posted May 19. Its purpose is to examine a series of recent reports establishing the immense scale of death, destruction and oppression that have been wrought by the US occupation of Iraq, now in its fifth year. Taken together, these reports confirm that US operations in Iraq have amounted to sociocide—the deliberate and systematic murder of an entire society. The third and concluding part will be posted May 22.

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New Report Challenges Basic Assumptions About Climate Change

21-05-2007 12:44

Is this a jet spraying chemicals?
About climate change and 'chem-trails'.

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Australia: 1 in 8 kids exposed to INDULGENCE: study?

20-05-2007 23:15

Drunk as a Skunk
It's not what you say it's the way that you say it!

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Health Risks from Electromagnetic Pollution

18-05-2007 10:50

The Stakeholder Advisory Group (SAGE) on ELF-EMFs was set up in 2004 by the Department of Health to investigate the implications power frequency electric and magnetic fields. Its report last month said the Government should consider banning new building within 65 yards of overhead cables. [1] "As many as 100,000 homes sit within this 'danger zone' which previous studies have shown can trigger fatal diseases in adults and children alike" ranging from childhood leukaemia, breast and brain cancer, miscarriage and Alzheimer's disease.

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Eye witness evidence of Nestlé malpractice on eve of demonstration

18-05-2007 09:27

Nestlé is the target of an international boycott because of its aggressive marketing of baby foods. A newspaper article and new film reveal how Nestlé continues to undermine breastfeeding, breaking international marketing standards, where laws have yet to be introduced and enforced.

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Food Up Front project

17-05-2007 22:36

Food Up Front is a permaculture project that grew from last autumn's Naturewise Design Course aimed at encouraging and inspiring city people to utilise the space around them for edible landscaping.

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Meningitis vaccine linked to ME in Norway concerns investigators in New Zealand

17-05-2007 02:03

In Norway approximately one third of students developed symptoms of Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME) within 1-3 weeks of receiving the Meningitis vaccination. Now Investigators say the Meningitis vaccination campaign in New Zealand may prove detrimental to children’s health.

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Department of Health tries to suppress facts about Private Finance Initiative

16-05-2007 14:31

While I am better known to readers of the World Socialist Web Site for articles on the Middle East, in my professional life I am an academic who writes on business and public policy and finance. My recent experiences reveal how the Labour government seeks to ensure that research contradicting its lies and exposing increasing corporate control over public policy is suppressed.

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New Site Provides Large Library of Information Against Porn

16-05-2007 00:45 launched in 2006 to raise awareness about how porn harms people and communities. It explores legal strategies that can be used to reduce the crime and blight that can stem from adult enterprises. We currently offer over 400 articles on porn and the porn industry. The site serves over 15,000 visitors per month.

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Food and Hospitals Not Bombs - April 28th

15-05-2007 14:53

hospitals not bombs
Workers publicising the campaign against local NHS cuts joined by Food Not Bombs, rebranded for a day.

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As Labour fiddles M.E. patients suffer and die

14-05-2007 15:46

25% ME Group
Government policy on ME/CFS seems determined to accept the patently flawed advice of psychiatrists of the ‘Wessely School’ that ME does not exist.

In an unprecedented action, a total of 18 UK ME/CFS charities have signed a joint statement expressing extreme concern.

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Nottingham NHS Campaign, Public Meeting

12-05-2007 14:11

Do you know your NHS is being privatised?
The largest independent sector treatment centre in the UK will open her soon. Come along to the campaign to keep our NHS public.

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Lincoln bin revolt

08-05-2007 15:27

Lincoln was a rock solid Labour stronghold. The Tories captured Lincoln when they promised a return to weekly refuse collection.