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Vic Baths: Nottingham City Council Exposed

06-01-2009 21:26

Nottingham Council this week unveiled designs for a replacement facility for the Victoria Baths leisure centre, which they decided to close last year. The move to pledge £8m of taxpayers' money for another construction project, in lieu of a £1m refurbishment, defied popular opinion. This week campaigners who previously praised the Council described their disappointment at the conduct of the Council in the affair.

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The Crime of the Zionists and the Transnational Elite and the Stand of the Left

06-01-2009 19:54

It is, therefore, obvious that the crimes of the Zionists will never be forgiven and forgotten by the peoples of the world in general and the Arab peoples in particular, unless the Jews in Israel and their communities abroad begin a systematic campaign to overthrow this criminal regime and its ideology and replace it with a multicultural regime for all the peoples of Palestine as the first step towards the creation of a confederal Inclusive Democracy there, i.e. a genuine democracy involving the equal distribution of power among all citizens.

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Rod Coronado Has Been Released!

06-01-2009 14:55

Really, Really! It is true, Rod has already been released and just called me from a gas station in El Reno! He is on his way to us, and then will serve the last 3 months in a half-way house! There he can make his own food, visit us when he has visitation passes, work, and escape the sadness and violence within prison.

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Continuing Conflicts that Create Refugees, December 2008

06-01-2009 09:15

Four actual or potential conflict situations around the world deteriorated and two improved in December 2008, according to the new issue of the International Crisis Group's monthly bulletin N°65, 5th January 2009

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Greek Riot Police shot with Kalashnikov automatic weapons in Athens

05-01-2009 08:45

Reports have come in that a 21 year old riot police man in Exarchia, Athens has been serious injured by bullets from a Kalashnikov gun.

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Venezuela: No concentration of power is ever revolutionary

04-01-2009 23:43

*As Chavez attempts to allow indefinite presidential reelections for himself by way of the approval of the Referendum for Constitutional amendment, anarchists publish this declaration, which is also the Editorial of El Libertario #55, January-February 2009 (now on line, in Spanish

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Stop The Camden Danger Lab Facebook Group - Join for ACTION!!

04-01-2009 14:42

There are plans to build the World's largest ever high level virus containment facility and animal testing lab in Camden. The lab consortium backing this have been criticised at goivt level, by MI5, by MPs, by councillors, local businesses, resdients and the ALF. It does not yet have planning permission. When this is applied for we will be taking ACTION!!!! Join Facebook Group to take part!.

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Has Brown declared parts of London No-Go zones?

04-01-2009 11:57

Transport for London has cctv camera live feed from buses, tubes and streets. Who is controlling them?

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An Appeal To The Court of Public Opinon

04-01-2009 11:13

No Lawbreaker can be a Law Enforcer!

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Israeli Embassy Protest against the invasion of Gaza - Sunday 4 January 2pm

04-01-2009 00:27

Sunday 4 January 2pm outside the Israeli Embassy, Kensington High Street

Nearest tube: Kensington High Street

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Palestine Solidarity-Oaxacan Libertarians Arrested

03-01-2009 22:04

Anarchists and libertarians arrested as they march in solidarity with Gaza. Solidarity actions needed urgently.

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Labour councillor addresses Gaza demo 3 jan 2009

03-01-2009 19:46

Afzal Khan, former Labour mayor of Manchester addressed the Gaza demo in Albert square, Manchester today.

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Contact Embassies 07941552542

03-01-2009 16:53

There are plans to build a vast animal testing lab and virus containment facility on a Camden council house estate alongside St Pancras Eurostar behind the British Library. Please oppose planning permission by writing to Camden council. Please also ask all European Embassies to oppose planning permission. Will AR Josie Dread please also contact Mandy on 07941552542.

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Housing association leaves elderly couple to freeze to death

03-01-2009 11:58

Pavilion Housing Association left a couple in their nineties to freeze to death.

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The Communist Party of the Philippines.. old dogma, new revisionism

03-01-2009 03:34

The Communist Party of the Philippines.. First-Worldist dogma, revisionism

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McKinney to Obama: “Say Something” About Gaza Humanitarian Crisis

02-01-2009 20:30

As we are about to celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr's birthday, let us remember what he said. He said that the United States is the greatest purveyor of violence on the planet. And guess what: we experienced a little bit of that violence, because the weapons that are being used by Israel are weapons that were supplied by the United States government.

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Report of emergency picket of Newcastle M&S in Solidarity with Palestine, 02.01

02-01-2009 19:42

On 2nd January around 30-40 protestors turned out for a noisy picket of the Newcastle branch of Marks and Spencer, calling for a boycott of M&S over their support for Israel, the boycott of all Israeli goods and an end to all British support for Israel. The picket was called by Fight Racism Fight Imperialism/Revolutionary Communist Group.

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Second attempt to remove Abbas Ali Babakir

02-01-2009 15:58

Abbas Ali Babakir, HO Ref: S1113909/2, a national of Iraq and resident of Hounslow is detained in Campsfield House IRC and due to be forcibly removed from the on Monday 5th January 2009 on Royal Jordanian flight RJ112 from Heathrow @ 16:15, flying to Jordan, and then on to Erbil, Kurdistan.

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French unemployed carry out a "self reduction" in Parisian supermarket

02-01-2009 15:11

On 31 December, 2008 over 50 unemployed and precarious workers blocked the checkout of a Monoprix supermarket in the suburbs of Paris with 13 trolleys full of food.

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Riseup Radio January Show

02-01-2009 14:04

In this, the first show of the new year, we welcome Adam to our studio. He talks about his journey from Sudan to Nottingham, and his experiences along the way as well as his reception upon his arrival.