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National Identity Crisis

19-09-2006 03:48

Australia takes the idiot news of the week award once again. ‘Onya Oz for not laughing the Prime Minister, John Howard, and the imbecile leader of the opposition, Kim Beazley, out of Parliament and office for their ridiculous and illogical attempts to gain political advantage by exploiting the underlying racism and cringe mentality in the local ‘culture’.

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Day 16 of Mersey Fire Strike: Authority Claims "positive and constructive" Talks

19-09-2006 01:19

After two days of public silence from both sides in the Merseyside fire dispute, the Fire Authority is claiming they have made progress in their talks with Merseyside FBU.

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18-09-2006 15:02

Whether you are travelling from Hull or Hamburg, Dardonelles or Dresden,from the new Guernica's of the Middle East or the New World, speak for the children of a new holocaust. The future.

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IRS Investigates Church Over Anti-War Sermon...

18-09-2006 11:13

LOS ANGELES (Sept. 16) - The Internal Revenue Service has ordered a prominent liberal church to turn over documents and e-mails it produced during the 2004 election year that contain references to political candidates.

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Nestlé and child slavery

18-09-2006 11:10

Today - 18 September - Nestlé has refused to attend a meeting in the US about its failure to end child slavery in its cocoa supply chain. Yet next Monday - 25 September - it is sponsoring a meeting at the Labour Party Conference to boast how it is taking action to end forced labour. Listen to an interview about legal action in the US over Nestlé's failure to address child slavery and attend the meeting at the Labour Party Conference to raise the questions Nestlé is trying to avoid.

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Support asylum seekers in London – demonstrate at Communications House !

18-09-2006 11:03


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Forced Child Labour

18-09-2006 10:41

... are this lot just skiving then? ...
... and yes its our old partners for peace, the israelis, using forced child labour ... against every known priciple, standard and international law.

So no suprise there!

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Schools Out Petition over Chris Moyles' derogatory use of the word 'gay'.

18-09-2006 09:58

The ubiquitous use of the word 'gay' by young British people to mean anything without value, or substandard must be challenged, otherwise it will fuel a culture of acceptance around homophobia.

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Cottage of Content Occupation Comes to a Close

17-09-2006 18:13

On Friday 15th September 2006 the occupation of the Cottage of Content social centre in Sparkbrook came to a close.

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Activists call on Chavez to recognise 'AMLO'

17-09-2006 16:53

PEOPLE POWER: Protesters picketing the Mexican embassy in London on Saturday
from tomorrow's morning star (2006-9-18)

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Nottingham Trade Union Solidarity - Issue 5

17-09-2006 11:25

This issue of the newsletter includes articles on the merger of QMC and City Hospitals and the RMT sponsored Trade Union Freedom Bill.

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October 7th: Migrants on the march for their rights in London

16-09-2006 21:38

Coming out of the shadows

October 7th: International Day of Action on Migrant Rights

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Day 13 of Mersey Fire Strike: Negotiations Continue Following Rally

16-09-2006 18:40

Following yesterday's massive march and rally in Liverpool, Merseyside FBU secretary Les Skarratts was back at the negotiating table today, knowing that thousands of people are behind his union's efforts to prevent fire service cuts.

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for those unable to roll to Manchester; Disabled Peoples, DAN and CAWRB lobby!!

16-09-2006 10:03

Disabled Peoples', DAN and CAWRB lobby, Manchester, Monday 25/9/06

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9/11 inside job facts going mainstream

16-09-2006 03:30

“The story of the Jersey widows and their struggle for the truth deserves to be heard.”
Larisa Alexandrovna,

“An astonishing portrayal of the lengths our public servants will go to in order to protect themselves from any accountability.”
Scott Horton,

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Welh Language Society's 1st online petition launched

16-09-2006 01:22

Cymdeithas yr Iaith Gymraeg have launched their first ever online petition; the bilingual petition calls for a New Welsh Language Act: -

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Why I Hate America

15-09-2006 22:59

I hate America for being a hypocritical white supremacist capitalist patriarchy.

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Day 12 of Mersey Fire Strike: Massive March and Rally in Liverpool

15-09-2006 19:52

Assembling in Myrtle Street
Around five thousand firefighters from around the country joined campaigners and members of the general public in Liverpool this afternoon, to show their support for Fire Brigades Union strikers on Merseyside.

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The Importance of Civil Disobedience in post-Katrina New Orleans

15-09-2006 18:25

Citizens of New Orleans are taking it upon themselves to enforce the right of return with everyday acts of civil disobedience. Public housing residents in particular are fighting back. HUD is attempting to shutter all of public housing in New Orleans, but residents have forced the reopening of Iberville Housing Development, and have attempted reoccupation of two other developments.

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gorgeous BIRMINGHAM CITY CENTRE 5 storey Victorian Building to be DEMOLISHED

15-09-2006 18:04

this buildings @ intersection of Lower essex Street/ Bromsgrove st

birmingham is tearing down its great buildings at a horrendous pace and will be lost forever