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Dogs4us running scared from the truth!

14-06-2012 12:31

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What Dogs4us want to hide - ‘Exposed by Channel 5 News and Sky News’!

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UK’s soft policy towards Sri Lankan President criticised

12-06-2012 12:19

“Appearing at events such as [Queen Elizabeth's Diamond] Jubilee is a PR gift to heads of state with poor human rights records, giving the impression that they're just like any world leader. It also encourages a sense of impunity,” writes British journalist Joan Smith, criticizing the presence of Mahinda Rajapaksa at the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations last week.

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BERN BABY BERN fundraiser for Birmingham Eviction Resistance Network

11-06-2012 21:58

Thursday, 28 June 2012, 20:30

Come along to Ort for a raucous evening of food music and fun to raise money for Birmingham Eviction Resistance Network.

The Mistakings will be playing, along with Leander Jones, Johnny Kowalski and Tim Martin aka @dogcatchicken, with DJ extraodinaire Will Itsasecret bringing the night to a climactic end. A delicious vegetarian curry will be being sold for £2.50

Donation on the door

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The Demilitarized Zone in North America's Drug War

11-06-2012 20:25

In Vancouver, Canada there is an area of 1000 sq ft where it is legal to shoot heroin, or any kind of illegal drug. Fresh from Supreme Court victory, hear the founders of InSite, North America's only supervised injection site, talk about how they fought an antagonistic Conservative government and won the right to stay open...and they're hoping to see the same thing happen in the UK.

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Are we being fooled on a mass scale?

10-06-2012 19:10

Working-class Tory voters go against their own self-interest. But it's not just working-class people. The rich and powerful put a lot of effort into fooling the majority. It has worked in the past and is still working today.

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Report says ‘so-called’ NGOs are driving the “Commodification of Nature” in Chia

10-06-2012 12:44

** Attempts to appropriate the Lacandón Jungle by multinational corporations

** Indigenous communities of Montes Azules are at risk of eviction by federal authorities

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Palestine Place & Anti G4S Demo

07-06-2012 17:45

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Activists from Palestine Place today joined a coalition of Protesters from over 20 different organisations (including No Borders, War on Want, Women of Colour united, The National Coalition of Anti Deportation Campaigners, and others) to form a visual and physical protest presence outside the G4S AGM which was held in Paternoster Square.

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FemCells Women-Only Gig Tomorrow!

07-06-2012 13:13

A night of music, stand-up and female camaraderie at LARC.

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Queen made to view protest before dining with Rajapaksa

07-06-2012 11:51

Queen Elizabeth II, celebrating 60 years of her coronation, had to pass through thousands of Eezham Tamil protestors before lunching with Mahinda Rajapaksa, the President of genocidal Sri Lanka, and other heads of states at the Marlborough House in Central London, the headquarters of the Commonwealth.

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Video Highlights: Frank Barat, International Law and Palestine

07-06-2012 01:56

Highlights from the 6th June meeting at Palestine Place, a reclaimed building in central London hosting 2 weeks of events for Palestine.

These highlights are taken from the Palestine and International Law talk given by Israeli-born solicitor and founder of Lawyers for Palestinian Human Rights Daniel Machover and Frank Barat of the Russell Tribunal

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Palestine Plce to join Coalition of Protesters opposing G4S

06-06-2012 19:28

Activist across london from groups including No Borders, will tomorrow converge on Paternoster square for a demonstration against the G4S agm, and Palestine Place has pledged it's support.

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Abolish the IPCC' Campaign your support wanted

05-06-2012 13:32

Following on from the very successful protest 'ABOLISH THE IPCC' CAMPAIGN4JUSTICE calls for a mass protest on the 12th of June outside the forthcoming conference;

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HM the Queen invites Sri-Lankan war criminal to tea

05-06-2012 12:03

Tamil and human rights activists to protest tommorrow outside Commonwealth Economic Forum at Mansion House against attendance of Sri Lankan War Criminal President Rajapaksa, who is speaking at the event
Protests are ongoing outsidePark Lane Hilton Hotel where he is reported to be staying (address: 22 Park Lane, London, W1K 1BE).
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Citizens on Patrol Sussex

04-06-2012 12:52

If I becomer Sussex’s Police & Crime Commissioner said David Joe Neilson

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VIDEO: Planned Obsolescence ("The Lightbulb Conspiracy")

04-06-2012 12:35

This video is well worth an hour of your time: Yes, there are many documentaries out there about over-consumption, consumerism, etc, but this one stands out from the rest, in that it makes this excellent observation on the world economy: Our economy is based on over-consumption and consumerism, even planned obsolescence of products, and cannot function if the people were to overcome these "bad habits".

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Communities Reject Ecotourism Plans in the Lacandón

04-06-2012 09:57

** For the Zapatistas, the aim is to rob them of their lands

** Analysis by the investigator Alicia Gómez of UAM-Xochimilco

Sent by: Hermann Bellinghausen,

San Cristóbal de las Casas, Chiapas, June 1, 2012

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Eviction Resistance Successful, many exciting Events tomorrow

02-06-2012 00:07

Despite earlier attempts by police earlier to evict Palestine Place, a successful resistance has occurred and all advertised events will be taking place....

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Gold and the jobs report: If you only knew the power of the dark side

01-06-2012 17:46

"Disappointing US jobs report - more QE coming. What does it all mean for the working class?

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The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975 - free film at the Cowley Club

01-06-2012 07:46

The third film of the Radical History Film Nights will be screening at the Cowley Club in Brighton on Wednesday, June 6th at 7:30pm. The film is free for all, and is made from recently discovered rare interviews with leading figures of the Black Panther Party.

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Police & Crime Commissioner For Sussex

31-05-2012 17:04