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'Die-in' at TOTAL Oil HQ over Burma links

02-10-2007 12:48

out front
Demonstrators dressed in blood-soaked bandages have this morning staged a die-in at French oil company TOTAL's London headquarters in Cavendish Square, W1.

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England RFU Club Rugby Sponsored by Corporate Bullies? - RFU Chief Notified

02-10-2007 11:56

Rugby Football Union Offical Website - Linking To Community Rugby
England RFU members, Warlingham RFC and Weybridge Vandals RFC are both sponsored by Crest Nicholson. Under the relatively new ownership of Castle Bidco, (backed by Bank of Scotland and Sir Tom Hunter's investment vehicle, West Coast Capital,) one Welsh Family believes the RFU and its ‘Family Friendly’ clubs should be aware of the companies’ bullying past.

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Report from Anarchist Black Cross & 325 Benefit event in Brighton

02-10-2007 11:42

via third rail
On Saturday 29 September the Havok, Terra Audio and 325 crew put on an illegal rave in an empty supermarket which they occupied for the purpose.

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Nov 30th - Call to Action On Sexual Assault

02-10-2007 10:05

International Day of Action for Radical Community Responses to Sexual Assault - November 30th 2007

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Sheffield protest against repression in Burma

01-10-2007 20:32

Members of the Karen community in Sheffield were joined by activists and others to express solodarity with those opposing the regime in Burma.

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Gordon Brown will lose credibility by aping Livingstone's Crossrail mantra

01-10-2007 19:03

Khoodeelaar! Demonstration against CrossRail hole in Hanbury Street London E1 Mo
Gordon Brown has been quoted by the London Evening Standard website this evening [Monday 1 October 2007] as saying “…. London businesses and developers who will benefit significantly from Crossrail."

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Blog strike for Burma! No blogging on 4th Oct: Burmese Bloggers Without Borders

01-10-2007 17:26

Following the lead of the fabulous Medicins sans Frontieres and Reporters sans Frontieres, the ever-fabulous Burmese People established Burmese Bloggers Without Borders on 30th September 2007. They are asking for a strike of supportive bloggers on Thursday 4th October, 2007.

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Burma: Thousands dead in massacre of the monks dumped in the jungle

01-10-2007 15:03

I am still shaking, having trouble believing this.

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Agenda for Feminist Fightback conference, 20 October

01-10-2007 14:13

The second socialist feminist Feminist Fightback conference takes place at the University of East London on Saturday 20 October.

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Manchester NO2ID Newsletter, October 2007

01-10-2007 12:07

Manchester NO2ID Logo
What's new in the world of Manchester NO2ID, Manchester Students Against ID and the struggle against the National Identity Scheme and ID cards in the Manchester area.

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hundreds descend on faslane for the big blockade

01-10-2007 10:02

100 arrests so far as 600 actvists block entrances to faslane nuclear weapons base. alex salmond sends message of support to protestors

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Direct Action news report from Greece

01-10-2007 09:56

news from nowhere

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Burma: ask embassies in Rangoon to set up WiFi for photographic evidence

01-10-2007 06:30

The Junta have successfully cut off internet access to the outside world; some landlines are still working but mobiles can only pick up signals near the borders and are in any case rare at $1800 purchase price. The resistance have issued the following call for assistance via WiFi and the embassies in Rangoon.

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URGENT: Burma petition, e-signatures and forwarding requested

01-10-2007 03:09

To Chinese President Hu Jintao and the UN Security Council:

We stand alongside the citizens of Burma in their peaceful protests. We urge you to oppose a violent crackdown on the demonstrators, and to support genuine reconciliation and democracy in Burma. We pledge to hold you accountable for any further bloodshed.

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Preparations underway for Monday's Faslane 365 Big Blockade

01-10-2007 00:24

A Vanguard-class submarine capable of launching WMD sails into Faslane
People from across the United Kingdom and Europe are heading towards the west coast of Scotland to participate in Monday's "Big Blockade" of Faslane naval base, home of the UK's nuclear weapons arsenal.

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Amerika Uber Alles -- Our Nazi Nation

30-09-2007 21:45

Captain Eric H. May, the Internet intelligence writer, develops the disturbing thesis that we have indeed become the new Nazis. Readers will be surprised both by who helped him form idea and who, ultimately, is behind our Nazification.

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Raw News Raw Rap

30-09-2007 16:13

Read the raw news on the `Bread and Butter` issues that matter to activists.

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Mahalla strikers score victory

30-09-2007 15:03

Government negotiators and labor representatives resolved early on Saturday a week-old labor dispute that had paralyzed Egypt’s largest textile factory by largely agreeing to the workers’ demands, the strike committee said in a statement.