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The Many, many Charges Against Margaret Thatcher

22-04-2013 03:42

The legacy of Margaret Thatcher is complex and an emotional response to her passing is not enough. Working class people must realise that her work is incomplete and has been picked up the current batch of young, ruthless, elitist tories, masquerading as a reformed party. Masks change, not the agend.

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20 years on since Stephen's death: Muslim man & his family in High Wycombe haras

21-04-2013 23:48

20 years on since Stephen's death: Muslim man & his family in High Wycombe harassed and attacked for 2 years whilst police & authorities did nothing and even tried to charge him for ABH when he reported being kicked in the head!

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Make tower hamlets Council truthful - or a local 'mayor' may sink as Ken did!

21-04-2013 21:59

UK Communities Secretary Eric Pickles may be in for a surprise welcome in a most
untypical zone - the inner city, routinely "deprived" East London Borough of Tower Hamlets.
Pickles may not be even aware himself that he may be the leader of a subliminal movement progressing modestly across Tower Hamlets that may end up with sinking Lutfur Rahman in the forthcoming 'mayor poll' in May 2014.

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Greece: Call for international solidarity with Indymedia Athens and Radiozones

20-04-2013 15:41

Greece: Call for international solidarity with Indymedia Athens and Radiozones of Subversive Expression 98FM

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Shell to Sea campaigner to speak in Bristol, Leeds & Manchester

19-04-2013 13:02

Local resident and Shell to Sea campaigner Terence Conway will be speaking in Bristol, Leeds & Manchester to give an update on campaign against Shell in Ireland & promote the Rossport Solidarity Camp week of action happening there in June.

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Resistance is Fertile- One Account From the Zad

18-04-2013 18:06

An extract from an article written by a Combatant at the Zad.

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Get tooled up in Bristol this Saturday!

18-04-2013 16:53

Thatcher may be dead but now we need to kill off her legacy. Come and dip into the activist toolbox this Saturday, for all the tools you'll need to join the struggle against capital and the state. Then let's go to work...bring on the north west European spring!

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Residential Squatting trial coming up!

18-04-2013 15:35

3 People have been charged in Brighton with squatting a residential building. The trial starts on Monday 22nd April. Come and show your support!

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Radiozones of Subversive Expression

17-04-2013 05:58

Athens IMC and 98FM radio station are under repression by the State

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The roll-out of tasers will make minority groups targets once again

15-04-2013 23:17

PUBLIC MEETING: to discuss new 24hr Taser patrols in every London borough. There has been no consultation and evidence shows they are disproportionately used against ethnic minorities, people with mental ill health and young people. Join us at 7pm on April 22, at Chats Palace, 42-44 Brooksby Walk, Homerton, E9 6DF

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Public Copy: Request for Action and Support

15-04-2013 23:17

Damaged car near home in Bristol (1 of 5 or more) accompanied by junk/voicemails
Public copy of request for action and support regarding ten years abuse of rights in Britain and its background in criminal methods, commercial media and politics.

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Barnardo's, Cedars and the Red Lines

15-04-2013 16:45

Barnardo's, the childrens charity received some support in the liberal media following the breaking of one of their charity shop window's in Brixton last week. When a statement was released explaining the direct action linking it to Barnardos involvement with the UK Border Agency’s new Pre-Departure Accommodation (PDA) at Cedars, West Sussex, some parts of the media were ready with Barnardos own 7 'red lines' which would need to be crossed for the charity to 'withdraw' its 'services' from Cedars

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Not quite the rumoured Anti-Thatcher demo in Brum!

13-04-2013 20:01

I had travelled to Victoria Square in Birmingham for a rumoured gathering to celebrate the death of Margaret Thatcher.

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OKANA substitution programs in Greece in danger

12-04-2013 11:45

OKANA is the methadone program in greece.It cares for 8.500 drug addicts and there are another 100.000 waiting to get in.The goverment and the German -European occupation army,wants this program stopped.

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12-04-2013 11:33

CALL OUT! London – Sat 13th April – Who Wants To Evict A Millionaire?

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Athens Indymedia "under attack", down

11-04-2013 20:45

TVXS news site quotes that Athens.Indymedia is likely 'under occupation'

Quotes a call for open meeting tomorrow (

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UG#629 - Speaking Forbidden Truths (The Poor Had No Lawyers, Monetarism's Fail)

11-04-2013 18:26

This week we conclude our reading of David Graeber's Debt, The First 5000 Years with a focus on the fraud of land 'ownership' and economics. A mix of new and familiar speakers include a reading by Lyn Gerry from episode 90 and a radio adaptation of an Adam Curtis film, The League of Gentlemen.

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Remember the victims of Thatcherism. Call for Protests on 17 April.

11-04-2013 09:05

thatcher and pinochet
Giving Thatcher a £10 million ceremonial funeral is an insult to all those who suffered from her policies and actions.

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US Governors Shred Freedom Of Speech Re Filming Animal Slaughter

10-04-2013 18:28

Another astronaut study?
US government and 3 states have criminalized exposing slaughterhouse, factory farm and laboratory torture.