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Another "Bankers' Budget" From George Osborne

24-03-2011 10:08

Osborne was held up by a small group of courageous female protesters
As Chancellor George Osborne prepared to leave Downing Street for Parliament and deliver his budget on Wednesday afternoon, he found his way temporarily blocked by a small group of courageous female demonstrators. The women locked onto each other, compelling police to remove them from the road. Others held a banner proclaiming "Block the Bankers' Budget". It was a small taste of what is to come, ahead of the big anti-cuts demo on Saturday.

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Critical Mass Friday Brighton

24-03-2011 02:51

get in
aaaaaargh bike me up babeeeeeee

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Call Out for help in making noises, protest songs, handing out flyers

23-03-2011 23:20

Call out for helpers to hand out flyers about other direct actions on day of demo 11.00-2.00pm Sat Mar 26th at start of TUC demo and to join in with vocal groups in noises, protest songs etc

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23-03-2011 19:02

Student occupation

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What is the alternative?

23-03-2011 14:31

Can someone fron the TUC or unions please explain what alternative is proposed...

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Syrian protest movement , At least four dead in fresh Syria violence

23-03-2011 13:37

Syria- protest
The Syrian protest movement was launched on 15 March 2011 via a Facebook group entitled "the Syrian revolution against Bashar al-Assad in 2011" which demanded an end to corruption, humiliation, and poverty.

Residents say the victims were shot dead in an attack on the city’s Omari mosque in the early hours of the morning, where protesters had gathered.

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End the US-led Armed Intervention in Libya

23-03-2011 12:34

Akbayan (Citizens Action Party) supports the democratic opposition in Libya that seeks to end the 43-year-old dictatorship of Muammar Ghadafie. It cannot, however, support the massive armed intervention launched by the United States, France, and Britain on Sunday, March 20.

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Three Days...

23-03-2011 10:12

Three days to go until the largest display of discontent for a generation...

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Plan to "destabilize" the Country

22-03-2011 20:24

CAUGHT ON TAPE: Former SEIU Official Reveals Secret Plan to Destroy JP Morgan, Crash the Stock Market, and Redistribute Wealth in America

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The criminalisation of squatting

22-03-2011 17:06


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Libya: Yet More Blood For Oil

22-03-2011 16:22

Destroyer the USS Barry fires a Tomahawk missile, to protect people. But who?
On the eighth anniversary of the 'shock and awe' intro to the Iraq invasion, western forces launched yet another imperial 'intervention' in the Middle East. While Obama and Cameron want to distance themselves from Bush and Blair's bloodsoaked legacy, they are once again fighting a war in defence of oil profits.

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Support Middle Eastern democracy struggles! No Intervention!

22-03-2011 11:02

No to imperialist intervention in the Libya! Saudi, UAE troops out of Bahrain!
Support Middle Eastern democracy struggles! End imperialist wars in Iraq, Afghanistan!

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Will Sukey Keep Us Safe? … Leaked Minutes Reveal Cosy Chats With Met

22-03-2011 10:09

On the face of it, Sukey (1), the mobile phone application launched to much fanfare in the mainstream press, seems like a good idea. Sukey is designed as a: “a multi-platform news, communications and logistical support system designed to ensure safety for protesters during demonstrations”.

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US, France and Britain launch war of aggression against Libya

21-03-2011 23:40

The United States, France and Britain began air strikes and missile attacks on Libyan targets Saturday, initiating a war of aggression that threatens to destabilize North Africa and the entire Middle East. The first two days of bombing have already claimed many lives among the Libyan population that the imperialist powers falsely claim to be protecting.

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Machines sabotaged at Rosewell/Catle Bridge Coal Mine

21-03-2011 20:37

Extensive damage done to four dumper trucks, two large excavators, two heavy duty bulldozers, a generator and a pump.

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In London On 26/03? Remember Ed Woollard!

21-03-2011 13:02

Don't forget the victims of politicised sentencing.

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#541 - Outing Prison 1 (Mass Incarceration Is The New Jim Crow)

21-03-2011 12:55

This week we hear author Sasha Abramsky and professors Viviane Saleh-Hanna and Michelle Alexander on the US incarceration industry, or as they call it, the "Prison Industrial Complex". How can a country which used to style itself the "land of the free" lock up far more of its own population than any other country? Why has the US prison population exploded? And what is the connection with racial segregation and Jim Crow?

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Attending the Ian Tomlinson Inquest: Information for the public

21-03-2011 12:30

The inquest into the death of Ian Tomlinson, who died during the G20 protests in 2009, will commence on Monday 28 March 2011 and is expected to last for of 5-6 weeks.

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Rotherham BNP Candidate Resigns

21-03-2011 03:00

Rotherham Fascist Tom Holmes has resigned from the far-right British National Party. The following article is not libel; fictitious; contains personal information nor is it a personal attack (partly an apology!). SheffieldLib is a peaceful, localised anti-fascist movement of mostly students several of whom live within Tom Holmes' ward and such would never knowingly breach any policy/rules. Revised/snipped article as below.

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Anti-Benefit Cuts Leafleting Glasgow Thurs. 24th Mar. 1.30-2.30pm

21-03-2011 00:22