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International Protest Day calls for the end of Guantánamo Bay

07-07-2006 03:04

International Protest Day calls for the end of Guantánamo Bay

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7/11 tree planting invite Leeds

06-07-2006 19:05

3 trees will be planted in Cross flatts park Beeston Leeds a a "symbolic gesture." of solidarity with the Beeston community

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Palestine Today

06-07-2006 17:12

Palestine Today a service of the International Middle East Media centre, for Thursday July 6th, 2006

The army offensive continues with 17 Palestinians and One Israeli soldier killed in Israeli invasion to Gaza meanwhile army invades Al Nabi Elias and Azon villages east of Qalqilia and arrests several residents, also eight residents arrested from Atil village near Tulkarem

These stories and more coming up…stay tuned.

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In the Stagnation trap: Capitalist Development

06-07-2006 17:10

Demands for a different distribution and redistribution, economic democracy and social regulation opposing market radicalism must be in the foreground. Crisis and opportunity are represented by the same Chinese letter. Repressing crisis and blind spots is the path of least resistance.

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National Autistic Society Programme to ‘help!’ Families in Cambridge

06-07-2006 14:52

The National Autistic Society (NAS), the UK’s leading charity for people with autism and their families is holding a one day programme in Cambridge next Tuesday 12th July to help those living with autism in the local area.

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Prescott, Casinos and Planning

06-07-2006 14:39

"Yes he is the man, the very fat man, who waters the workers beer"

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Invasion of Gaza - Sheffield Emergency Protest

06-07-2006 13:13

Saturday July 8th 2006
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Sheffield Town Hall Steps

Please join our protest against the illegal actions of the Israeli Government and army. We are also protesting about the British government’s refusal to condemn Israeli actions and its continued failure to help the Palestinian people or help build towards a just peace.

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UK big profits from Sub Saharan Africa despite aid and debt pledges

06-07-2006 09:28

Absent from UK news this morning.
Christian Aid reports the UK made a net PROFIT of £11,201,574,374 from Sub Saharan Africa in the 12 months since last year's G8 .

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Save The Cemetery free event - Sunday 9 July

06-07-2006 09:24

Save the Cemetery
To raise awareness and register opposition to the planned development of luxury flats on the site a free party (with license) will take place in the general cemetery on Sunday 9th July.

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Call for UN intervention

06-07-2006 02:10

I give you Peter Beattie
It can be frustrating dealing with the upper echelon of the ALP - they seem to prefer licking the hand of the Shock Jockery.

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Sheffield Keep the NHS Public Protest

05-07-2006 16:49

Stall outside Sheffield Town Hall
Today is the 58th anniversary of the founding of the NHS and there was a protest outside Sheffield Town Hall against its privatisation.

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New LUXURY developments

05-07-2006 14:52

New Flats Coming Soon
East London is under attack, however the guerilla builders struck back!

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Khoodeelaar! No to Crossrail Bill calls on UK Commons Speaker to act

05-07-2006 09:38

Khoodeelaar! Challenges Crossrail-promoters abuse of UK Parliament in breach of the UK's obligations under the European Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms

Khoodeelaar! today is asking the Speaker of the UK Hosue of Commons to conduct an immediate inquiry into the abuses by the Crossrail plan promoters of the Hosue of Commons Crossrail Bill select committee

Khoodeelaar! is publishing the key evidence on the internet at 1300 Hrs GMT Wednesday 5 July 2006

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Fingerprinting School Children

05-07-2006 09:07

I wonder what they'll do with the records?
Until recently, the State only fingerprinted criminals. As parents at a primary school in Cambridge, we were horrified to learn that all this is changing.

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Americans on Hunger Strike over Iraq War

05-07-2006 08:28

The war supporting collaborating media mostly use the expression 'Stars' to indicate that those people - which are well known and now on hunger strike - are different from other human beings: that it is some kind of 'whim', a caprice, a sudden desire or impulse by the 'stars' who want the global genocide to stop.

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A Road to the Future - International Brigade visit to Nepal

04-07-2006 17:28

I have recently returned from Nepal, where I had visited as a member of the Second International Road-Building Brigade.

We were in Nepal for three weeks during April 2006, at the height of the People's Movement. Our experience included the general strike, the daily protests in medium sized cities where there were no other westerners, and a visit to a Maoist held "liberated base area". Indeed, from the beginning we aimed to get to this base area but were held up because there were no vehicles on the roads during the strike. In the end, we cycled 150kms and then walked into the mountains to reach our destination.

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Palestine Today

04-07-2006 16:19

Palestine Today a service of the International Middle East Media centre, for Tuesday July 4th, 2006

Israel rejects ultimatum, resistance closes discussion over captured soldier while in the West Bank the army invasions and arrests continue.

These stories and more coming up stay tuned.

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This Month's 'News Not Profit' from Liverpool

04-07-2006 14:21

Read all about it! Smithdown Against Demolition, Walmart, Flyposting, Jerry Springer and much much more.

More content than the Echo and infinitely cheaper! Print up and distribute!

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Bush, Eugenics and Population Control

04-07-2006 13:42

Eugenics (Greek for 'good birth') is the study of methods to improve the human race by controlled selective breeding - bolstered by its concomitant term 'population control'.

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July 4th 2006: Lady Liberty, America & her Fleeting Visions

04-07-2006 09:44

One of the best writers, observing the fast deterioration, the horrible change and slow death of 'Lady Liberty', is American author and artist Jim Kirwan.