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Truck Drivers Unite Against Tesco In Scotland!

24-05-2007 20:12

Tesco distribution director Laurie McIlwee: not a happy chappy
In a great show of solidarity, Eddie Stobart drivers have refused to scab on their Tesco counterparts and deliver supplies to Scottish supermarkets this bank holiday weekend. The 150 Tesco drivers - who supply nearly 100 stores in Scotland - are on strike against the company's outrageous demands.

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Israeli forces arrest Palestinian ministers

24-05-2007 19:56

Israeli forces launched an extensive arrest campaign in several West Bank cities on Thursday morning, culminating in the arrest of the Palestinian minister of education, Nasser Addin Ash-Sha'er, and former minister of public works, Abdur-Rahman Zeidan, in addition to a number of Palestinian Legislative Council (PLC) members and mayors.

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REEL NEWS is now online!

24-05-2007 18:20

Reel news is a monthly DVD with 90 minute sof reports from the movement in Britain and the rest of the world. Issue number 7 is coming out today with reports from Mayday 2007, Workers memorial day, G8, Mark Thomas' socpa demos, the anti deportation campaigns and some easy listening and gentle visuals from anarcho punks CONFLICT.

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Solidarity to tesco truck drivers

24-05-2007 16:23

Local MP Jim Devine has called for a one-day boycott of Tesco for threatening to sack drivers who refuse to sign the new contract.

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Another End of the World is possible: video portraits

23-05-2007 23:06

seven video portraits of radical climate activists to celebrate the decision that the climate camp is going to Heathrow Airport this summer.

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Explosive Attack Against the General Directorate of Labor (Chile)

23-05-2007 23:05

A few hours before the presidential speech, two explosive devices detonated in Santiago, one in the headquarters of the Party for Democracy and another in front of the Inspectorate of Labor. In spite of the damage caused, nobody was injured.

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The Call

23-05-2007 16:47

“The youth are waiting, day after day. They wait for their time; as do the workers, even the old. They all wait, those who are discontented and those who reflect. They are waiting for a force to arise, something they will be part of; a kind of new international that will not make the same mistakes as the previous ones. They wait for a chance to get rid of the past once and for all – for something new to begin.


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National 'NO TV' Day 20th July 2007

23-05-2007 14:53

A call to the OFFICIAL National 'NO TV' Day in July- switch off yr boxes!!

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This Saturday at SOAS: Resisting Re-colonisation in India

23-05-2007 11:40

Film screening and discussion

Saturday 26 May 2.30pm

SOAS, Thornhaugh Street, London WC1 (tube: Russell Sq.)

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Stasi Lives!

23-05-2007 08:35

Anti-G8 policing re-activates East German Secret Police tactics

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Crime of the Century - Article 4

23-05-2007 00:26

We publish this article to let the world know whom some of the defendants are in the Brussels Criminal Case because we believe that both the Brussels and Strasbourg Court are trying to find a way to deny us our justice and allow the criminals to go free.

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Report: 19 May Asylum Rights March Glasgow

23-05-2007 00:17

The 19th May saw RCG comrades join asylum-seekers and supporters in Glasgow taking to the streets once more to demand equal rights, an end to deportations and the right to work for all.

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Help Iraqis keep their oil

22-05-2007 20:39

We support Iraq's sovereign right to its own oil
Our simple message: we support Iraq's sovereign right to its own oil. Revenue from oil should be distributed fairly to the Iraqi people. And the Iraqi national parliament should decide this without foreign influence.

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Support Remploy Workers!

22-05-2007 19:15

43 Remploy factories to close - demo organised for Wednesday 23rd May

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London socialist feminist discussion group - starts this Friday

22-05-2007 13:08

"No women's liberation without socialism, no socialism without women's liberation..."

Following the successful dayschool on "The case for socialist feminism" on 21st April, socialist feminist activists in London are setting up a weekly reading and discussion group on socialist feminist ideas.

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THURSDAY 24th-London Indymedia Oaxaca Speaker workshop and benefit - 7pm - late

22-05-2007 13:06

THRUSDAY 24th start 7pm, mexican food not bombs, workshop, discussion with indymedia oaxaca - benefit. films, Music & Party till late.

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"We Have an Upper Class Problem"

22-05-2007 12:26

The unconditional basic income is a revolutionary idea that can only be realized in an evolutionary way, over a long time period of 15 or 20 years..We have long been in a foreign-provision economy. No one can provide for himself.. The state should offer people a basic income so they can live a modest humane life.

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Manchester No2ID Meeting Minutes, 17th May 2007

22-05-2007 01:10

Manchester No2ID Logo
Covering a change in our event cycle, student societies, film night, local elections, and many other things!

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Protest to prevent deportation of mother and baby to Cameroon

21-05-2007 19:35

Lordorice Djouontso
Campaigners 'Friends of Lordorice and Imelda' say that if they are sent back to the Cameroon, there is a serious risk to the life of this woman and potentially even that of her daughter.

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Local Travel Around The G8, Practical Info

21-05-2007 11:46

Many people going to Germany next week (and there seem to be many, really ) were concerned about how to travel between camps and other locations in the area. There seem to be an easy answer fro that now: