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Australian Industroal Relations Terror

05-07-2005 11:29

"Bosses are waiting with bagful of money to give a way to workers – but the bloody union leaders are standing in between because they don't want to loose their powers".

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Anti-shell action in Edinburgh

05-07-2005 11:24

The parade started at the Irish embassy, and moved along early in the streets of Edinburgh. It was a colorful and relaxed protest despite the police taking photographs.

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EVICTION ALERT nr rampART east london

05-07-2005 07:42

Help is needed urgently to defend a large residential squat against eviction this morning. Squat is at the aldgate end of commercial road not far from rampART.

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Video: Locals retaliate to Police over-reaction - "Get off our streets"

05-07-2005 04:47

What happened on the streets of Edinburgh. Coporate Media has been blaming Anti-capitalists for disruption in Edinburgh on Monday. But after penning in many people, Police made the mistake of penning in some locals. They reacted, some got arrested and many retaliated.

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Clowns to the Rescue ?

05-07-2005 04:23

During the 'Make Poverty History' demonstration in Edinburgh on July 2nd the Police blockade the Black Block into a narrow street.
The Rebel Clown Alliance hear of their allies plight and attempt a rescue......

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Faslane Blockade 4th July 2005

05-07-2005 03:38

Highlights of the blockade of Faslane on the 4th July.
A Highly talented Dutch news team bring reportage from an action in the build up to the G8 summit at Gleneagles.

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VIDEO: Anarchist Action Palo Alto, U$A: March Against War, Empire and Capitalism

05-07-2005 02:53

Anarchist Action - Palo Alto
On the evening of June 25, several hundred people took to the streets of downtown Palo Alto to march against war, empire and capitalism.

Video is 15:31 minutes

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edinburgh pictures (monday)

05-07-2005 00:36

Blood, i assume, on the pavement. 2:05pm
A collection of pictures from the protest.

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Faslane fun and meaningful action

04-07-2005 22:42

Report on Faslane action from blockader.

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04-07-2005 20:47

photos of summit and faslane

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Photos from Cannon pen

04-07-2005 18:07

We were stuck on cannon street for 5 hours, even though nothing really happened.

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G8: How the rich world short-changes Africa

04-07-2005 16:45

Current Green Left Weekly front cover (300,000 fight neoliberalism in Australia)
The mass media hype about “a new deal between rich and poor”, in response to the powerful Group of Eight industrialised countries’ plan to cancel multilateral debts owed by 18 mainly African countries, has led many people to believe that a new era of international social justice has dawned. [.. reinforced by] uncritical endorsement [.. by Bob Geldof, Bono, and] Oxfam, the driving force behind the Make Poverty History (MPH) coalition [..].

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OutRage!-London Pride:Stop deporting gay Asylum Seekers.

04-07-2005 15:07

Gay rights group OutRage! demands the Government stop deporting gay Asylum Seekers to face further persecution and death.

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Jauies Amijo Arrested

04-07-2005 14:33

Evidence of plain clothes cops?

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WDM mocks Blair in G8 run-up

04-07-2005 13:46

To symbolise existing injustices, a grinning Blair fed crumbs from the rich nations' table while Bush on stilts whipped the developing nations in the run-up to the G8 meeting at Gleneagles July 2005.

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G8 will not ease Third World poverty

04-07-2005 10:47

GLW back cover: John Pilger - G8 will not ease Third World poverty
LONDON — The front page of the June 12 Observer announced, “$55bn Africa debt deal ‘a victory for millions'”. The “victory for millions” is a quotation of Bob Geldof, who said, “Tomorrow 280 million Africans will wake up for the first time in their lives without owing you or me a penny...” The nonsense of this would be breathtaking if the reader's breath had not already been extracted by the unrelenting sophistry of Bob Geldof, Bono, Prime Minister Tony Blair, British treasurer Gordon Brown, the Observer et. al.

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BP and Shell garages closed by direct action in Edinburgh today

04-07-2005 09:41

Direct action against the oil industry and the G8 started early today in Edinburgh....

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Financial support to Passe-Livre Movement - Florianopolis, Brazil

04-07-2005 08:55

Passe Livre, or Free Passing, is a movement struggling against the ever increasing public transportation fares in Brazil, for free transportation for students and against the prevalent concept of transportation as a commodity, which implies the extension of the successes gained by students to the rest of the social spectrum.

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IMC G8 Newsblast - Sat 2nd July - Collected Reports

03-07-2005 22:06


(please post any additional reports from other imc's and alternative media coverage below)

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More anti-authoritarian pictures (and others...)

03-07-2005 21:32

Anti-capitalist block
Pictures from the july 2 G8 / MPH march. And some assorted banners...