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Birmingham child stealing by the state conference

31-05-2012 14:31

John Hemmings mp guest speaker at the birmingham midland institute margaret street birmingham b3 We discuss social workers stealing our children corrupt courts this is a name and shame event recorded by television and radio networks worldwide.

we would love you to attend please email me social workers school teachers health workers police needed.

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Internet, Social Media Upcoming Tools in Civil Unrest

31-05-2012 13:00

The use of Internet and Social Media will become the important tools in the immediate future to wage political advocacy, militant activism, organizing and mobilizing protest actions that may lead to civil unrest as to initiate social change.

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Opening up a free space in Lisbon: one month of resistance, creativity and freed

30-05-2012 15:22

It started out as a symbolic occupation, but turned into the collective desire of building up a new island of autonomy and resistance. In “São Lázaro”, the only public squat in the capital of Portugal, art meets politics, creativity flourishes. The door is open: emptiness is gone, life is rushing in

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Keep Gloucestershire's NHS Public Rallies Sat 16th June: Save Our NHS!

30-05-2012 12:05

The Keep Gloucestershire's NHS Public campaign hit the headlines earlier this year when a legal challange by 76 year old Michael Lloyd, supported by Gloucestershire anti-cuts groups, forced local NHS bosses to stop plans to take community health services out of the NHS and hand them over to a 'community interest company'.
The battle to keep these services out of the hands of private sector health multinationals is not over, however, and co-ordinated county-wide protest rallies are taking place in Gloucestershire on Saturday June 16th.

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Antidote to the Diamond Jubilee - Kiwi's latest book on the Diana assassination

29-05-2012 21:59

An authoritative new book – published this week – names the killers of Princess Diana, and shows who gave them the order to assassinate her. This explosive, evidence-based book is the most shocking, revealing, yet factual work written on the 1997 Paris car crash that took the lives of Princess Diana and her lover Dodi Fayed. In 'Diana Inquest: Who Killed Princess Diana?' investigative writer John Morgan reveals that the assassination of Princess Diana was carried out by the British intelligence agency, MI6, on orders from senior members of the British royal family.

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New Bath Anarchist Group Announce their Existence

28-05-2012 10:51

New Bath anarchist group announce their existence

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OCCUPY IMPERIALISM: Crisis, Resistance, Solidarity- STOP Obama's Wars

26-05-2012 20:24

Activists from around the country will meet in Philadelphia to organize opposition to U.S. foreign military occupations and domestic police operations, and to build a campaign for the redistribution of resources to African and other oppressed communities. At this convention, there will be political education of political leaders, authors and other speakers.

The OFFICIAL VIDEO TRAILER of the Occupy Imperialism Convention:

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Occupy UK: Who Owns Britain? with Sunday Times Rich List journo Kevin Cahill

26-05-2012 12:52

Friday Drivetime - BCfm’s weekly politics show presented by Tony Gosling
At five: discussing the big stories in Bristol, Britain and around the world
After six: straight talking and investigative reports with Martin Summers
For all the shows back to Easter 2009 visit the Friday Drivetime archive page.

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Blockupy Frankfurt "Piano, piano .." or resistance against war democracy?

26-05-2012 10:49

Four days in the financial and political heart of Europe in Frankfurt, were undoubtedly a milestone in the relentless death march of democracy: ban on demonstrations, ban the right to meet in public, police revocation of the right to movement, an entire block in a state police, surrounded by 5000 police. 25,000 people protest and claim that there is another way...

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Tower Hamlets Electoral fraud - how EVENING STANDARD makes it worse

26-05-2012 10:38

Your [ London EVENING STANDARD, Friday 25 May 2012] latest promotional reference to Jim Fitzpatrick, “an MP”, is very shallow.
You must show evidence to justify the suggestion that the aforementioned Jim Fitzpatrick, “an MP”, deserves the spot you have given him.

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Barnados picketed in Oxford

25-05-2012 21:12

A group of protesters visited the Barnados shop on Cowley Rd in Oxford last weekend to challenge them about the charity's involvement in locking up children and families.

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Solidarity action for Greek political prisoners//Manchester

25-05-2012 12:32

Until the destruction of the last prison…

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Aborigines launch their own government

25-05-2012 06:27


Foundation Meeting of the Sovereign Union – National Unity Government

A meeting of representatives from across the continent gathered to confirm their intent to form a National Unity Government of the Sovereign Union of First Nations Peoples in Australia.
This intent was confirmed with representatives formally signing an Act of Sovereign Union between First Nations Peoples in Australia.

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Film on Murray Bookchin

24-05-2012 14:37

Spectacle productions need help making a film on the political thinker Murray Bookchin, the founder of the social ecology movement. Please visit

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Oppression and Fashion

24-05-2012 12:46

Abour the mainstream fetish of consumerism and fashion

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Quebec Student Revolt - Request for Solidarity

21-05-2012 23:52

Request for solidarity and support for the Legal Committee of the CLASSE

We write you during a dark time for democratic, human and associative rights in Quebec with the following appeal for your help and solidarity. As you have no doubt heard, the government recently enacted legislation that amounts to the single biggest attack on the right to organize and freedom of expression in North America since the McCarthy period and the biggest attack on civil and democratic rights since the enactment of the War Measures Act in 1970. Arguably, this recent law will unduly criminalize more law-abiding citizens than even McCarthy's hearings and the War Measures Act ever could.

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University of Birmingham Guild Officers condemn appointment of Lord Mayor

21-05-2012 20:51

We are not your people Lord Mayor John Lines!
The University of Birmingham Guild of students is deeply concerned about the recent decision to appoint Councillor John Lines as Lord Mayor of Birmingham City Council. Cllr. Lines, who is currently a Councillor for Bartley Green, Birmingham, has in the past referred to asylum seekers as “scumbags” who are “not [his] people”.

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Final callout for June Events - Blacklist

21-05-2012 12:22


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Old Age Pensioners Anti Monarchists

21-05-2012 09:37

Three old age pensioners asked to leave cafe for refusing to stand for the Queen of England.

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Barnados targetted in Oxford over role in child detention

21-05-2012 00:08

A group of protesters visited the Barnados shop on Cowley Rd in Oxford this weekend to
challenge them about the charity's involvement in locking up children and families.

Sorry for the corporate-press-release style and tone.... didn't have time to write a more down-to-earth report as well as a press release! A video of the action is being edited and will be up in the next few days.