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Blair meets the public (well not really).

07-01-2007 22:29

'Sorry madam, you are only a member of the public...'
On Friday Tony Blair PM used his first day back at work to visit the London Chest Hospital in Bethnal Green. Prior to this he had just completed his tour of has-been manufactured pop stars mansions with a stay at the luxury residence of one of the Bee Gees. This followed his recent holiday in August at the seaside mansion of heterosexual rock god Sir Cliff Richard. So much for ‘Cool Britania’…….

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Keep Our NHS Public - meeting

07-01-2007 18:05

Keep Our NHS Public
Public Meeting, Thursday 8th Feb, 7.30pm
Nottingham Mechanics Institute
North Sherwood Street

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Active Halifax BNP/Combat18 Organiser Sent Swastika Death Threats

06-01-2007 23:52

Wainright Thinks He Is Hard
A Halifax BNP organiser has been exposed as a Combat18 man, and he sent people evil death theats with swasticas and SS regalia. So far, Nick Griffin has been silent over the issue.

So much for the BNP not being Nazis, and not running Combat18.

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Martin Luther King “One death is one death too many!”

06-01-2007 23:39

Dr King has been reduced to the syrupy sweet of the Hallmark cards genre where he is no longer prophetic.

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American Defeat: An anti-state communist perspective on the Iraq War, 2003

06-01-2007 22:28

An analysis of the US-UK war on Iraq which was written just before the start of the war in 2003. Some of the predictions made subsequently proved to be mistaken but the overall picture has proved to be accurate.

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Seek out and close this Aryanfuturist meeting-London...

06-01-2007 16:21

A fairly regular poster on has put this up about an AryanFuckup meeting in London due sometime in January...

Please seek it out and give them our anti-facist 'regards'....

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Sheffield Demo for better Bus services

06-01-2007 15:23

Protestors took to the streets of Sheffield today to protest at the expensive, unreliable but very profitable, bus services in the City which are mainly run by First.

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Construction Safety Slammed In Liverpool

05-01-2007 23:03

Outside McDonald’s on Lord Street, the Amicus union launched a campaign against poor safety standards in the construction industry this afternoon. As if to prove their point, Morgan Utilities Ltd were fined £11,000 for a 2005 incident just down the road.

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How do we get a radical, campaigning student movement?

05-01-2007 14:38

A day of political discussion, training and planning for student activists organised by Education Not for Sale, No Sweat and Students Against Sweatshops. Come and join other student activists to discuss how can we argue for, organise for and campaign for radical ideas in the student movement.

11.30-3.30pm, TGWU Transport House, Theobalds Road, Holborn, London

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Bungles, Ghosts and Damage Control

05-01-2007 04:57

The Whitehouse is in damage control over the bungled execution of Saddam Hussein. The hurried execution backfired in the worst possible way; a vanquished leader should never be allowed to continue his work from the ‘grave’. Anthropologists are familiar with appeasement rituals and ceremonies for the dead, which are common to numerous cultures. In the wake of Saddam’s bungled execution these curious rituals begin to make sense.

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Demo at racist prison in central London, this Saturday, 11am

04-01-2007 23:20

Call for demo at Communications House (corner of Old Street/Mallow Street, central London) this Saturday, from 11am til 1pm.

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Religio Lobby unite to oppose gay equality laws-OutRage! puts 10 point plan

04-01-2007 15:54

New on etc about a campaign mounted by religionists to oppose the forthcoming gay equality laws regarding goods and services (and others)
OutRage! issues 10 pont plan to ensure full compliance etc....

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False Flag Operations and Make-Believe Bogymen

03-01-2007 19:17

War is a racket. The people don’t –of course- want war. It takes false flag operations and make-believe bogyman enemies to get the masses to accept war. The USA has wasted 21 trillion dollars since 1945 on military buildups to fight enemies that don't exist

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Iraqi asylum seekers in the UK, claims in progress or have been refused asylum

03-01-2007 14:25

UNHCR is specifically advising refugee receiving countries to give due consideration to granting refugee status to Iraqi's from Central and Southern Iraq and that there should be no forced returns to Central and Southern Iraq further that there should be no forced returns to third countries.

They are more cautious on returns to the three Northern Governorates (Sulaymaniyah, Erbil and Dohuk), though they do say "the security situation, even if calm, remains tense and unpredictable" and that careful consideration must be given before any returns are carried out.

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Solange Nlandu Therese Nsingu

03-01-2007 06:39

Solange has been detained in Yarl's Wood IRC since early October and is due to be removed from the UK back to DR Congo, on Wednesday 3rd January 2007 @ 19.00hrs.

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Kalyx & Colnbrook IRCs - Close them down Now!

03-01-2007 06:36

Demonstration @ Kalyx/Colnbrook December 2006
With hunger-strikes, acts of self-harm and protest people are fighting their invisibility. The recent resistance inside these detention centres joins with the thousands of other people worldwide who demonstrate, riot, light fires and destroy compounds in protest against and in defiance of their incarceration. It shows that people, regardless of their desperation, will always struggle for their human dignity.

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03-01-2007 00:02

summary of the first work table on autonomous education at the meeting of Zapatista communities with the people of the world in Oventik, Chiapas, México.

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Encounter Between the Zapatista Peoples and the Peoples of the World - 3

02-01-2007 23:35

03 Informative Bulletin about the Encounter between the Zapatista peoples and the peoples of the world

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01-01-07: Save Iceland banner drop, London, UK

02-01-2007 18:18

Supporters from arrived on the Millennium Bridge at some time after 10am and attempted to drop banners from the Tate Modern Gallery, from the roof of St. Paul’s Cathedral and the Millennium Bridge.

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Against the repression in Oaxaca, Anti-capitalist class struggle!

02-01-2007 18:11

For several months the town of Oaxaca, capital of the Mexican State of the same name, has been the center of important struggles which have or suffered repeated attacks by the forces of repression (police, army and paramilitary) with many victims: at the end of November the toll was 22 dead and 34 disappeared.