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LNG pipeline mailing list and Gloucester action group.

06-05-2007 12:38

There is now a mailing list for updates on actions and new information on the LNG pipeline.

There is now an action group in Gloucester to promote awareness locally and take part in direct actions.

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Nottingham Mayday 2 Parade Pictures

06-05-2007 00:54

Nottingham's Mayday march and rally took place on Saturday May 5

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Nottingham Mayday 1 Event Pictures

06-05-2007 00:44

Nottingham's Mayday march and rally took place on Saturday May 5

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Norwich Rising Tide - First Action

06-05-2007 00:14

The Press Conference
NRT Spoof action - 'Build the NDR: Concrete is Freedom!' Posing as members of the fictional Coalition for Roads And Progress (C.R.A.P), and brandishing placards bearing slogans such as ‘Re-tarmac the streets!', ‘Oil is Good for the Planet’ and ‘The NDR – an industrial paradise’ we held a series of mock press conferences outside the Forum in Norwich city centre.

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Help Send Books and a Bookmobile to Cuba!

05-05-2007 19:33

The US embargo on trade with Cuba continues. This summer Pastors for Peace will again challenge the blockade with a friendship caravan. A fully stocked bookmobile will accompany it. Before the revolution there were only 32 libraries in Cuba. In 2002 there were 400 public libraries and 6000 school libraries. Cubans are avid readers and life long learners but Cuban librarians struggle to meet their needs under the blockade. We urge you join us in sending books to Cuba!

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Mayday in Nottingham (Round Two)

05-05-2007 17:02

Nottingham's Mayday march and rally took place on Saturday May 5.

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LibertyWalk 2008: A 4,913 Mile Walk For The United States Constitution

05-05-2007 00:20

In 2008, the LibertyWalk group will walk 4,913 miles, or 26.5 miles per day, for the United States' constitution and liberties, in the shape of a star, symbolizing "hope." The money raised during the walk will go towards local charities nationwide. The event will begin on New Year's Day and end on the Fourth of July, crossing 20 states in 185 days.

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Mayday 08

04-05-2007 16:46

A small subversion of the Liverpool 08 trademark

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Anti-nuclear activists needle German power giant's annual general meeting

04-05-2007 14:36

Anti-nuclear activists have been demonstrating outside and inside the annual meeting of stockholders of one of Germany’s electricity giants, the transnational EON. A coalition of environmental groups protested in Essen against EON’s plans to expand nuclear power production. Some of the countries where EON is planning new nukes are Finland, Great Britain, Slovakia, Romania and Bulgaria.

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Oaxaca film screening at Camberwell Occupied Social Centre

04-05-2007 13:08

Wed May 9th OAXACA films at Camberwell Occupied Social Centre starting at 7.30pm
Oaxaca Vive (2007) the incredible uprisings June - Dec 2006 and beyond...
+ Plan Puebla Panama a multi-billion dollar development plan that threatens the Oaxacan struggles

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1st + 2nd May: Riots in Madrid

04-05-2007 09:27

Spain, Madrid. On may the 1 st and may the 2 nd streetfights in the city centre. About 3000 people against an unknown number of cops. 80 people hurt (20 cops). 20 people captured by police. barricades were built and many police vans demolished. banks and shops looted.

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Thousands of spoilt ballot papers.

04-05-2007 06:50

There was voting chaos last night in Scotland.

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04-05-2007 04:45

KASBI (Kongres Aliansi Serikat Buruh Indonesia)
Congress of Indonesia Unions Alliance
Jl.Pemuda 3A/12B, RT 10/02, Rawamangun, Jakarta 13220, IndonesiaTelp/Fax: +6221 471 5675

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Prison-death demonstration: HMP Send, Surrey - 9 May 2007

03-05-2007 22:27

A prison-death demonstration will be held outside HMP Send, Surrey
on Wednesday 9 May 2007, at 1.30 pm, for the duration of the afternoon
to protest against the death of a young mother (Emma Kelly, aged 31)
who died in the care of the jail on 19 April 2007
Reporters and photographers are welcome to attend

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Letter from Edinburgh Chiapas Solidarity Group to the Mexican Government and Res

03-05-2007 19:34

In reference to the latest news we have received from Mexico and in commemoration of last years events in San Salvador Atenco.

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Make an Effort for Election Day

03-05-2007 19:21

There are still two hours left to register your disgust at our sham democracy by spoiling your ballot...

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International Worker's Day in CUBA

03-05-2007 15:22

International Worker's Day in CUBA
As takes place every International Workers’ Day, some six million Cubans marched throughout the country...

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International Compost Awareness Week

03-05-2007 13:56

promotion of recycling and composting
International Compost Awareness Week takes place 6-12 May 2007.