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The Extinction of the Federal Government

09-07-2003 18:23

In any revolution there is pain (and this is a revolution, whether there's shooting involved or not.) But soon the government parasites who subsist by inserting straws into their victims' throats will discover that their victims have simply walked away.

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No Sweat - Sheffield Meeting

09-07-2003 18:17

There is a Sheffield No Sweat meeting for those involved, or who would like to get involved, with anti-sweatshop campaiging, on Thursday July 10th, at 7:30pm, at St Matthews Hall on Carver Street (just off Division St).

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Piquetera Puppet Show Rolls into Leeds

09-07-2003 17:52

'Que se vayan todos!' (All of you out!) – just one of the memorable lines of the Piquetera Puppet Show performed by the touring Argentina Autonomist Project at the Adelphi pub in downtown Leeds last night in front of around 50 people. It was a very enjoyable and inspiring evening of art, film and discussion.

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BIGGER THAN WATERGATE! ''How To Rig An Election In The United States''

08-07-2003 19:04

IMPORTANT NOTE: Publication of this story marks a watershed in American political history. It is offered freely for publication in full or part on any and all internet forums, blogs and noticeboards. All other media are also encouraged to utilise material. Readers are encouraged to forward this to friends and acquaintances in the United States and elsewhere.

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Leeds ESF organising meeting July 29th

08-07-2003 14:23

Leeds Mobilising Committee for the European Social Forum
first organising meeting
July 29th 8pm, 8pm, Adelphi Pub, Hunslett Rd

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Krynki noborder camp has come to an end

08-07-2003 10:55

The 4th anti-border camp in Poland has come to a finish. About 150 people took part at its peak; there were people from many countries there, and many opportunities to get to know people, network, make plans for the future etc.

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08-07-2003 08:06

ANGUISH shows on the faces of US troops yesterday as their new commander tells them their stay in Iraq is to be extended.

The despair was clear as it emerged that morale amongst US forces is so low that troops are writing letters to politicians, begging to be sent home.

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International solidarity for the Thessaloniki prisoners

07-07-2003 21:53

an update on solidarity actions in support of the saloniki prisoners

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07-07-2003 17:27

NIGERIA'S top union leader said today that police had shot dead ten protesters during unrest in Lagos on the eighth day of a general strike over fuel prices.

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Bush's Backyard Surprise, Houston, Texas

07-07-2003 04:22

A group by the name of "Bush's Backyard Surprise" passed out flyers at an Independence Day Celebration in Houston. The flyers provided information about the Patriot Acts. The Bush Administration ran the first of the Patriot Acts through Congress soon after September 11, 2001. The Patriot Acts severely limit our civil rights and jeopardize the safety and privacy of immigrants. This is second of many anti-bush events.

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Chief Rabbi: Britain is 'besieged'

06-07-2003 22:03

The Chief Rabbi has warned that Britain is being "besieged" by asylum seekers and has advocated regional refugee camps outside Britain in an attempt to deal with the problem.

In an interview with The Telegraph Dr Jonathan Sacks, the spiritual leader of 280,000 British Jews, said that new policies were needed.

Dr Sacks himself admitted that were it not for Britain's willingness to accept Jewish refugees in the past, "almost no Jew in Britain would be alive today".

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Simon Chapman & Saloniki Prisoner Support Events

06-07-2003 15:13

Cafes & support events every Friday @ Hackney Wick.

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Collective Punishment & the Violations of the Fourth Geneva Convention

06-07-2003 15:05

The international community does nothing to enforce Fourth Geneva Convention and so the confiscations go on, slowly changing the landscape and dispossessing the Palestinians; confining their existence to smaller parcels of land while the colony-settlements expand. One more way for the Israelis to pressure the Palestinians to move away. It is wrong and wrongful and does nothing to perpetuate peace.

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Independence Day in Plymouth (Photos)

05-07-2003 20:05

Photos - report to follow

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A Report from Thessaloniki (2)

05-07-2003 16:13

Police repression and brutality and the Greek media cover up and distortion of events are the two main issues of the day.

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Solidarity to the prisoners of the EU summit

05-07-2003 13:01

Solidarity to the Prisoners of the EU Summit. You can contribute money needed for legal help at this account number: Pireos Bank (, 5209-0164-58-443. You can also check out the site of the legal team assembled for this cause:

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Corporate Conquistadors in Cancun

04-07-2003 15:14

A short briefing, aimed at the politically aware but non-specialist reader,
highlighting the corporate agenda behind the European Union's push for
a WTO-Investment agreement in the run up to the next big WTO meeting (Cancun,
Mexico, September 10th-14th)

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Thomas Thompson RIP

04-07-2003 11:47

Thomas Thompson, an eleven-year-old anti-war activist died on Wednesday night after an apparent suicide attempt.