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Arrest in Church Street - call for mass stalls next Saturday

31-08-2008 15:02

The Socialist Party has had a stall in Church Street at that spot for
years. On Saturday 30 August, a police van drew up and ordered us to
move. Tony Aitman refused and they arrested him, put him in the van and
charged him with wilful obstruction. They confiscated our table and
material and told us we could collect them after 5pm that day. They then
let Tony leave the van and told him he would be summonsed.

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Caesar’s Vicar's Irish Govenor Have A Good Laught At The Irish And The Poles

31-08-2008 14:58


Why did the Irish reject Lisbon?

There is the small answer, the big answer and the in-between answer to this question

The small answer: The irish rejected Lisbon because the Rocco Buttigleoni, the Popes’ friend, was not given the job of EU Commissioner for Justice.

The Big Answer: The Irish rejected Lisbon because the Pope wants Europe to know that he really is Caesar’s Messiah’s Vicar on earth (I think he has given up his rank in the next world!) and that secular society, especially its Russian and Chinese form, being recalcitrant to his advices, are getting on Caesar’s nerves.

The In-between Answer: The Irish rejection of Lisbon was orchestrated to operate in tandem with the Poles unilaterally installing missiles aimed at Russia’s neck (justified by the planned agitation in Georgia) and Tibet’s Buddhist-Inspired provocation of China.

To understand how these answers fit into a single time-span that operates as a constant force in the world, one must be both a Catholic and a Pope. But laymen can get a glimpse of the Pope’s shenanigans by recalling some well-worn Papal methods of engagement. These, also, have a long-term as well as a short-term perspective.

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Direct action in Germany: 18th-30th August

31-08-2008 12:56

Protest against neo-nazi demonstration, fascist car burned, barricades...
Arson attack against the car of a neonazi
Protest against neo-nazi demonstration, fascist car burned, barricades...
Arson attack against Telekom
Arson attacks against neo-nazi cars and color against neo-nazi shops
Arson attack against a police station

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Rossport Picket Account

31-08-2008 12:12

Report from yesterdays picket at Glengad where Gardai attacked protesters at Shell's Compound

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In 100's of cities around the world Chalk4Peace 2008 Sept13-21

31-08-2008 06:42

For All The Children To Come

"Our Streets Are OUR Media"
WE have TOTAL access -
"We CAN Make the difference"
THE WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 13th - 21st Chalk4Peace!
On the pavements and sidewalks of our towns and cities

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A Note from St. Paul, Minnesota

31-08-2008 02:46

Please visit for more information and to drop a note expressing your solidarity to the thousands of brave comrades who will be in the streets in the coming days...

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corrupt police, fbi/cia

30-08-2008 20:01

see the evidence of the low and violent mindset of the fbi/cia,police, etc., in the report shown below (with link).

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Anarchists Against the Wall Benefit - Bristol

30-08-2008 17:34

activists destroying a section of the wall
DIY folk punk duo Ghost Mice from Gainesville FL. play all acoustic at the Plough with Clayton Blizzard, Bones at the Bottom of the Barrel, and Dr. Spin with some of Anarco Folko. Any surplus will be donated to Anarchists Against the Wall.

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BIA vans trashed

30-08-2008 13:29

On the night of Friday 29th August the regional headquarters of the Borders and Immigration Agency in Portishead were the target for a response to the routine violence of forced removal, detention and deportation.

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New Issue of 'Chto Delat' Russian Political Paper Confiscated

30-08-2008 09:40

PETERSBURG, August 29, 2008. On the evening of August 27, the new issue of the newspaper Chto Delat (No. 19: What does it mean to lose?) was confiscated at a militia raid at the printers in Petersburg.

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Sulukule Roma District Demolition in Istanbul: Call to Action!

30-08-2008 09:03

Call to action to raise awareness of and support for the Roma people of Sulukule district in Istanbul, Turkey, which is currently being demolished to make way for gentrification.

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Vegan Prison Soap in Austria

29-08-2008 19:19

Letter from Elmar:

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Call for Solidarity with the Lubicon Cree

29-08-2008 19:16

This is an action against TransCanada Pipelines - the major multinational pipeline company that is trying to build a pipeline across unceded Lubicon land despite the United Nations explicitly calling on Canada to stop violation of Lubicon rights. More importantly, the Lubicon themselves have not given permission for the construction of this pipeline.

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dont forget london critical mass tonight

29-08-2008 16:11

if you have nothing else to do tonight then come to london critical mass!

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- is there anybody out there?

29-08-2008 13:18

A Call For International Action And Solidarity From The Italian So-called ‘Mafia’ Lifers

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Sophie Lancaster Memorial March 31st August 2008 Sheffield

29-08-2008 10:45

HUNDREDS of goths are set to march through Sheffield to protest against the abuse they say they receive for dressing differently. Up to 600 people are set to attend the Sheffield march, one of several planned around the country. The march is set for Sunday August 31, starting at Devonshire Green at noon.

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Global Action Against Enforced Disappearances

29-08-2008 08:52

Disappearances No / Convention Now

Saturday August 30th marks the 25th anniversary of the International Day of the Disappeared. On this day human rights organisations and family members of the disappeared from all over the world call on their Heads of State to ratify the International Convention for the Protection of all Persons from Enforced Disappearances.

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Copenhagen 2009

28-08-2008 20:01

Questions about the possible effectiveness and outcomes of heading off to Copenhagen in November/December of 2009 for the Climate negotiations. Alternative proposed.

(Sorry, not a news piece, so you may well delete.)

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Long Haul Infoshop, Berkeley USA raided by Feds and UC police

28-08-2008 17:52

At around 10:30am, 5-6 Officers made there way into the Longhaul Infoshop and broke down every door and stole every single computer on the property (including those used by the Slingshot collective and East Bay Prisoner Support). They also raided cabinets, cut locks and mis-sorted our mail.

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Solidarity Demonstration with Italian Roma

28-08-2008 05:49

End Attacks on Roma People in Italy