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British terror trial raises question of what MI5 knew about 2005 London bombings

09-05-2007 05:47

Common standards of illegality and immorality
In court, Amin’s counsel, Patrick O’Connor QC—who is helping prepare a civil action against the British government—suggested that both sides in the so-called war on terror had come “to share common standards of illegality and immorality.”

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Canada partners with Soviet era Torturers in Afghanistan

08-05-2007 19:51

Ottawa's deal this week with Kabul for inspection of NDS prisoners is a sham.
The KhAD had the same empty "agreement" with human rights groups in the 1980s.
Now Ottawa is hand in glove with the Communist Party's veteran torturers.

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Bollocks 2 Blair petition for Downing Street

08-05-2007 15:55

What a load of bollocks! - so say the British

or as the Canadians would say...

What a crock of shite!

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Deconstructing the Australian Broadcasting Commission

08-05-2007 15:20

The once public Australian broadcaster (ABC) is proving to be a brazen propaganda medium for the government. The latest overt propaganda issuing from ‘our’ ABC is clearly designed to soften public resistance to biometric and other intrusive forms of identification. Senator Stott Despoja is currently debating the uses and abuses of an identification smartcard in the Senate. With that debate in progress and unresolved we now witness BIOMETRIC ID ‘softening’ techniques by the ‘public’ broadcaster, ‘our’ ABC:

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Bollocks 2 Blair: Mayday 'Whiteboard Crime'/violent assault - Formal Complaint

08-05-2007 12:17

Bollocks 2 Blair - genocide is a war crime
Bollocks to the MET - mugging, assaulting and kidnapping me in front of my child.
What goes around comes around and there is gonna be hell to pay for the actions of some members of the MET!

What in God's name must the good officers of the Met think when they witness their colleagues abusing women and the law in broad daylight?

Sir Ian Blair - Bollocks to you for bringing the good officers of the Met into disrepute for your criminality! Bollocks to you!

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New campaign on Chechnya

08-05-2007 06:36 launched its second campaign this week, calling on Russia and the international community to provide people in Chechnya with economic and psychical security.

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EDO MBM court case 8/5/7 call for support of protester

07-05-2007 22:09


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Tamils arrested in Australia under Howard’s draconian “anti-terrorism” laws

07-05-2007 21:25

Bogus “war on terror”
Once more, unsubstantiated allegations of “terrorism” are being used for outright attacks on basic political, legal and civil rights. These developments highlight the extraordinary scope for Australian governments to use the so-called anti-terrorist laws to exploit the bogus “war on terror” launched by Washington to target anyone considered a threat to Australian domestic or foreign policy.

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Appeal for funds to make a balanced 7/7 documentary DVD

07-05-2007 16:08

Nafeez Ahmed - The London Bombings: An Independent Inquiry
52 people died on 7th July 2005 in four major explosions on London's public transport system. Britain's New Labour government has blocked all attempts to investigate the attacks of that day citing 'national security' as the reason why the public should not know what happened. Any official enquiry into 7/7 looks likely to be carried out by people appointed by the Prime Minister and not independent at all.

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support anti arms protester in court charged with DISTRESSING POLICE STALKER!

07-05-2007 10:07


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Fact Sheet: Twenty Reasons against Sanctions and Military Intervention in Iran

07-05-2007 09:48

Here, we examine and debunk the common myths and charges against Iran and provide a list of twenty reasons to oppose sanctions and military intervention in Iran. The Campaign Against Sanctions and Military Intervention in Iran (CASMII) calls for immediate and direct negotiations between the US and Iran without any pre-conditions in order to avert a new even more horrifying catastrophe in the Middle East.

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Water As A Weapon

06-05-2007 17:22

Embedded in the U.S. Patriot Act is a section authorizing massive depopulation

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06-05-2007 10:44

Regazzo - The Essence of Slavery
Today, as the fossil fuel era slouches to extinction, a new kind of counter culture is finding its feet. Not everyone is happy.

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IRAQ: Terrorizing a Nation into Homelessness: Who is Responsible?

06-05-2007 10:12

Last January, the municipality of Baghdad published a short advertisement calling tenders to bid on burying the tens of "unidentified" bodies found in the streets of the capital every morning for almost a year now. Few months before, the Iraqi ministry of Health proudly declared that it imported two big refrigerators with a capacity of 2 hundred bodies each, to keep those "unidentified" bodies. At the same time a new very big "state" graveyard was created to bury the bodies, after giving them numbers and taking their pictures , just in case one day a family would be lucky enough to identify a son, a husband, or a father…

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Empire as a Way of Life, Part 6

05-05-2007 19:42


The current imperial slaughter in the Middle East, justified by the "Global War on Terror", that has resulted in at least 600,000 deaths in Iraq, is nothing new — the U.S. Empire has a long and sordid history of genocidal mass murder.

The history of the US imperialism and Empire is the subject of a series of ten monthly seminars from Dr John Marciano, "Empire as a Way of Life". Attached is a recording of the third of these seminars and the text upon which it was based. The first 7 of these seminars have taken place and the intention is to have the whole series published on this site; the last 3 will take place between now and June.

This seminar, recorded on 20th Feburary 2006 by the L.A. Sound Posse, runs for 45 minutes and includes the discussion following. It has been made available under a Creative Commons license. If this recording is broadcast please let the L.A. Sound Posse know. This recording was originally made available on the A-Infos Radio Project site.

The following text has been reproduced here with the kind permission of Dr John Marciano and he can be contacted at He introduced this series of seminars in the following way:

A fundamental purpose of our meetings is to understand the systemic nature of the U.S. Empire and the economic and military imperialism that is its lifeblood. The historian William Appleman Williams argues that empire became "a way of life" in the U.S., a "combination of patterns of thought and action that, as it becomes habitual and institutionalized, defines the thrust and character of a culture and society." This "way of life" has convinced many U.S. "Americans" they have a right or "manifest destiny" to impose their political and economic policies upon others.

Dr John Marciano is Professor Emeritus, State University of New York at Cortland, where he taught courses on social and historical foundations of education and class, gender and race.

Previous parts of this series:

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Fall Could See 'Uptick' In US-Iran Tensions

05-05-2007 18:09

So the Bush/PNAC Regime is preparing to blame its failed illegal war on Iran and start yet another one?

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The American Empire and 9/11

04-05-2007 22:50

"After the attacks of 9/11, I accepted the blowback thesis, according to which the attacks were revenge for U.S. foreign policy. This view led me to undertake an extensive study of the American empire, the very reality of which had been an embattled issue."

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One day you’re gonna wake up, America.

04-05-2007 22:12

And, like every other one since last you can remember, it’s gonna be an ugly morning.

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Defeat Echelon/NSAQ/CIA Cell Phone Spying

04-05-2007 21:37

Cell Phone Origami
Fun with cell phones and tin foil!