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Interview with Mark Ballard,MSP, at an anti-war action 17.7.2003, Edinburgh

18-07-2003 14:42

This interview was taken at the anti-war action yesterday, 17.7.2003 in Edinburgh at St.Leonards police station. Called by Mark Thomas, about 60 protesters came more or less spontaneously to the police station to protest against the criminal proceedings and the charges against Simon.

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WEF Dublin: Cancelled

18-07-2003 14:26

Just in - The October summit of the WEF in Dublin has been cancelled. Must have been run out of town by them anarcho's

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SOS2003: Aug 1-3 event against Bush push for new nukes

18-07-2003 14:21

Senior officials in the Bush administration who have proposed the production of a new generation of nuclear weapons have scheduled a meeting to discuss plans for nuclear proliferation at US Strategic Command (STRATCOM) during the first week of August 2003. We are going to be there to say NO! Join us!

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Muslim Antisemitism

18-07-2003 14:12

Muslim and Arab Antisemitism is a Trojan Horse designed to undermine the West's belief in its own values. Islam is winning this war at the moment because Europe is cooperating.

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Microsoft v Open Source software

18-07-2003 14:08

You have just bought your new computer, it comes with Windows XP (Microsoft's first attempt at building a stable operating system), but as you quickly discover, without application software, you have acquired a very expensive paperweight. Why beg, borrow or steal a copy of Microsoft Office and help to propagate the Microsoft monoculture when you can download for free Open Office?

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Iraq, Blair and WMDs

18-07-2003 14:04

Like all liars, Blair appaears to be digging an ever deeper hole.

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Body 'matches' Iraq expert (friendly fire ? )

18-07-2003 13:33

Police searching for the weapons expert suggested by the government as the
possible source for a BBC story on Iraq say the body they have found matches Dr
David Kelly's appearance.
The body was found at 0920 BST by a member of the police team searching for Dr Kelly in a wooded area at Harrowdown Hill, near Faringdon, Oxfordshire.
I know that the beeb are a bit dodgy but let's support them on this one .. e

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Mr. Charles Kennedy: Schools are his main agenda

18-07-2003 13:22

Yesterday afternoon, Charles Kennedy leader of the Liberal-Democrat party visited The Hemel Hempstead school in Hertfordshire in a random gesture of goodwill towards the young voters of tommorow.....

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Farnborough Airport Consultative Committee

18-07-2003 12:56

The second meeting of Farnborough Airport Consultative Committee took place 2pm Thurs 17 July BAE Systems. Another meeting, another farce.

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Callout for witness statements + photos - Anti-Sharon Demo - Downing Street

18-07-2003 12:14

Did you witness any arrests at the demo? Were you arrested, or assaulted by the cops? Did you witness provocation by the cops? Did you get any footage or film? If so, you can help in the defence of one of the charged, and could be part of a group takingcollective action against the Met.

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Animal rights demo at Banksy's new show - support needed.

18-07-2003 12:00

SUPPORT NEEDED - Animal rights activsts have D-locked onto Banksy's new exhibition in Hackney. Spray painted live Cows, Sheep and Pigs are on display.

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Meeting - the meaning, relevance and purpose of a working-class party

18-07-2003 11:40

Sheffield No War But the Class War will be holding an open discussion meeting on Saturday, 19th July, 2:00-5:00pm in the Rutland Arms (5 minutes walk from Sheffield Railway Station). The meeting will discuss the meaning, relevance and purpose of a Working-class Party - All participation will be welcome - Please circulate to anyone who could be interested.

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US christians uses video to crusdade in Iraq

18-07-2003 10:58

Forget Titanic. Forget Star Wars and Gone With the Wind. They are small fry compared to the Jesus Film, which has been watched by more than two billion people. And now the people behind it have their eyes on a new goal... Iraq.

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MOD Scientist Named as Gilligan Mole Found Dead

18-07-2003 10:57

Breaking News: you know that Dr Kelly dude who was hung out to dry by MOD as the possible source for the BBC's 'sexed up' dossier row with Neo-Labour and Phoney Blair....?

Er, he talk a walk in the woods yesterday and never came home. Now they have found a 'body'.

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Pictures and report from the Edinburgh Anti-Repression action with Mark Thomas

18-07-2003 10:36

Mark Thomas called for a solidarity action at the police station in Edinburgh
On Thursday, 17th of july a shortly beforehand announced solidarity action took place at St.Leonards police station in Edinburgh.
Mark Thomas and friends have called for a symbolic action to point out the hypocrisy in the repression of anti-war protesters, who have now their court cases coming up.

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World Summit on Information Society: Draft Declaration Discussions

18-07-2003 10:05

Official latest from yesterdays discussion in Paris. Expect Civil Society evaluation soon.

More info on WSIS @

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18-07-2003 08:36

You decide whether to believe this from the Institute for Public Accuracy, 915 National Press Building, Washington, D.C. 20045, USA. (202)347-0020 * *

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  Hundreds of Thousands of Palestinians Face Cut-off of Humanitarian Aid: Hansen

18-07-2003 06:36

"Half of the 1.3 million Palestinians UNRWA helps will no longer receive food and nearly 2,000 shelters that were completely destroyed in the West Bank and Gaza will not be rebuilt, Hansen revealed .."
  OCCUPIED JERUSALEM - The United Nations agency in charge of helping Palestinian refugees said that if its appeal for millions of dollars in aid was not answered immediately, then the agency, the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees, UNRWA, will have to cut humanitarian assistance to hundreds of thousands of Palestinian refugees in the West Bank and Gaza Strip.

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Should African American’s Take Over Liberia (Again)

17-07-2003 23:49

Picture one nation under bling bling. P Diddy and Master P buying off a war criminal like Charles Taylor who controls part of the diamond trade in West Africa and establishing a Hip-Hop-cracy in Liberia. Everyday a holiday of Cristal and beautiful women. A rap video applied to international politics. Not gonna happen. But the issue of whether to send U.S. troops into Liberia raises the specter of interest in the former U.S. Colony...
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