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Bullet Boy screening @ Everything4Everyone

04-10-2006 14:58

Next tuesday's (10/10) E4e Cinema screening at Everything4Everyone will be Bullet Boy.

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Disregard for human rights in Uzbekistan

04-10-2006 14:16

the future of direct action and governance in Uzbekistan

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RUGRATS launch at Reading University

04-10-2006 13:19

Ever had the feeling that all politician’s are liars? Maybe when they tell you that thousands of pounds of debt just for getting an education is a good thing, or that it really was about weapons of mass destruction in Iraq? Ever thought that capitalism sucks, making the rich richer and screwing everyone else? Ever felt like staying in bed instead of going to work?

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Regarding Neoconservative, Neoliberal Newspeak

04-10-2006 08:09

Watch our language
The neoliberals have sided with the neoconservatives in almost everything of any great import (in deed, not in speech) so it becomes difficut to tell the two apart any more. All the rhetorical terminology serves only to confuse. What we have are two wings of the business party.

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Crossing Borders- A new Transnational Newsletter Project

03-10-2006 23:48

The first edition of Crossing Borders is now published to coincide with the October 7th Day of Action For Migrants & Refugees. At the moment 'Crossing Borders' is available in 5 different languages, though we hope to have more soon. To get the newsletter, got to
download the .pdf files from the links on the page and print them out.

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Human rights groups condemn US law on military commissions

03-10-2006 23:16

American police state
“We only put guilty people on trial” ... Then why have trials at all? Why not rely solely on the judgment of the police, prosecutors and presidents who wield the executive power? The logic of the policies being pursued by the Bush administration, rubberstamped by Congress and the Democratic Party, is the establishment of an American police state.

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Two Hundred Cops Against Rossport Anti-Shell Campaign

03-10-2006 21:44

Police Presence
The Irish State, supporting Shell, has put the Rossport-Ballinaboy area under full scale police occupation.

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Urgent support needed at Rossport against shell

03-10-2006 21:32

Its all going off at Rossport at the moment. they urgently need people.
check out for full details

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Ben Stein is a big fat homophobe (my apologies to Al Franken)

03-10-2006 18:37

It was bound to happen.

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OutRage!- Gay muslim to challenge trial judge

03-10-2006 16:04

OutRage! supports a gay muslim who is challenging his trial judge's conduct.

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Lies Damn Lies, and Dominion Housing Group

03-10-2006 13:32

Dominion Housing Group, (formerly Acton Housing Association)
Have always despised tenants who speak out against their
paternalistic, and oppressive housing policies.
Indeed, those who do find themselves "marked for eviction"
using questionable methods.

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Repression in Osaka, Japan, as city bids for G8 2008

03-10-2006 12:03

There has been a series of arrests in Osaka against the homeless liberation movement. Several activists, including anarchists, have been detained on serious charges. These arrests follow a number of attacks by Osaka city against homeless people and their supporters.

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i the film - indymedia exposed - european screening tour starts 10th Oct, London

03-10-2006 09:47

“i” positively vibrates with the energy and creativity of the movement it documents. Beautiful, intellectual, riotous, it fits in no box — and no blurb! Just see it! — Naomi Klein

“i” is an excellent introduction to the ideas of autonomy, horizontal social movements, networks, media and their interrelation in today’s corporate-driven global marketplace...

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The "New Anti-Semitism" (by Latuff)

03-10-2006 09:16

The "New Anti-Semitism" 1
Copyleft artwork by Brazilian cartoonist Latuff, on behalf of the brave Palestinian people and their struggle against U.S. backed IsraHell's occupation and state terrorism.

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Royal Society of Arts Fellowship Concerns for John Callcutt CBE?

03-10-2006 08:37

John Callcutt CBE and Fellow of The RSA Not Squeaky Clean Say Family
The Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, (RSA) Manufactures & Commerce hold their 252nd AGM today. One Family writes invitation and appeal to the Trustees, via Chief Executive Officer - Mr. Philip Bunt FCA. They express concern about the “moral appropriateness” of the institutions’ ‘Fellowship’ status, as it applies to one fellow, Mr. John Callcutt CBE, CEO of English Partnerships.

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Life insurance business fails so BNP moves into double-glazing

03-10-2006 06:17

Yet another new business venture for the near-bankrupt BNP

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1,2,3 Come Out

03-10-2006 05:36

3Sixty Magazine is available free of charge from gay and gay friendly venues throughout the South of England and South Wales.

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Australian charities boycott “welfare to work” measures

03-10-2006 01:27

Designed to force workers
It is no coincidence that the Welfare to Work measures have been imposed alongside the new workplace relations laws, because they go hand in hand. The industrial legislation is designed to force workers onto individual contracts that will rip up wages and basic conditions. Having no choice but to accept sub-standard jobs, the unemployed, single parents and the disabled will be used to undermine the conditions of all workers.

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Rossport's shell to sea alert

02-10-2006 22:58

I received this email from the Rossport solidarity camp mailing list. It appears that Shell have no problems using force, even though there is NO public support for their development of this dangerous and destructive gas extraction project. this will not end tomorrow, but it will certainty escalate the actions the protesters can legitimately take.

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Stonewall Survey Tackles Levels of Anti-Gay Bullying in UK Schools

02-10-2006 21:56

More than 700 people have shared their experiences of anti-gay bullying at school on Stonewall's online survey.