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Oslo peace process was a disaster!

18-12-2003 01:36

In the 10 years since the Oslo peace process began, the situation for Israelis and Palestinians, already strained by four decades of real or imminent conflict, has become far, far worse.That was the underlying message of a presentation by Dr. Daniel Pipes at the University of British Columbia last Friday.

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Not a merry Christmas for Rudolph, thanks to John Lewis

18-12-2003 00:41

Members of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) and other groups gathered outside the John Lewis store in Liverpool last Tuesday to voice their opposition to the real reindeer skin rugs being sold throughout UK stores. The life of a Dasher, Dancer, Prancer or Vixen is priced at just £99.

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The Guardian fingers Redwatch

18-12-2003 00:11

The Guardian newspaper today has finally got around to exposing those far right-wing sites that we all love to hate...

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Dublin - Solidarity with Ploughshares Backin the Four Courts, Friday Dec. 19th

17-12-2003 23:10


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Halliburton gets more IRAQ contracts!!

17-12-2003 21:53

Aljazeera article - Halliburton despight overcharging the US government already is given another contract in Iraq worth millions.
You wouldn't have thought that vice president Dick Cheney used to run it would you?

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canadian tortured in syria: full story

17-12-2003 21:14

The story of a Canadian sent to Syria by the U.S. and tortured (News)
Maher Arar, a Canadian citizen who was deported to Syria by American authorities statement
Statement to the media by Maher Arar, Nov. 4, 2003.

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bush, blair and duct tape

17-12-2003 21:02

where theres smut theres....astute political observation?

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How long before it happens here?

17-12-2003 20:30

Below- the state of civil liberties in the USA.
What about OUR liberties? We've seen how they use the "anti terror" legislation, so what would they do with the "civil contingencies" bill?
Now is the time to act...

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Behind McNamara's "no comment" on Iraq

17-12-2003 20:21

In a recent interview with US News & World Report, Vietnam-era Secretary of Defense Robert S. McNamara explained that he doesn't feel it that it's appropriate for him to comment on the conduct of the war in Iraq. But it's not too hard to guess what he probably thinks, based on his own experiences and the conclusions he has drawn about them. In his unique 1995 book In Retrospect, McNamara listed eleven lessons from Vietnam that are very much worth reflecting on.

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Animal Liberation Front raid Wickham Laboratories

17-12-2003 19:57

Mice liberated from botox experiments early Sunday morning by the Animal Liberation Front.

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Saddam's Capture and the Media Circus

17-12-2003 17:48

A few thoughts on the capture of Saddam Hussein, the reaction of the corporate media and whether or not this will diminish the Iraqi resistance to colonial occupation.

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URGENT: Bad news for Simon Chapman's case

17-12-2003 17:30

Today we learned that the prosecutor (eisaggeleas) decided to close the inquiry against the police that put molotov cocktails in a black bag and then said that this was Simon's bag

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Land redistribution and neo-nationalisation

17-12-2003 15:47

Along with the problem of private money monopolies - see current early day motion EDM854 from David Chaytor MP - land ownership imbalances are one of the central causes of poverty and distress in the UK and around the world. In this article Tony Gosling attempts to come to grips with a balanced vision of land ownership for the future drawing on Christian Jewish and Moslem spiritual ideas about land as a free gift to mankind but still ultimately 'owned' by God.

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UK to host EU Council Presidency 2nd half 2005

17-12-2003 15:28

The UK will host the EU Council Presidency in 2005. This is the same year that the G8 comes, rumour has it, to Gleneagles.

It is also the year of rotation for the DSEi arms fair.

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Collective sentences passed in Sweden. Nixon Nuñez excommunicated by law

17-12-2003 13:37

Collective sentences passed in Sweden. Nixon Nuñez excommunicated by law

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Women Against Rape Xmas Benefit Gig on 21st December

17-12-2003 13:37

The famous music venue The Telegraph, 228 Brixton Hill, SW2, known for showcasing new and established acts, will host Women Against Rape’s Xmas Benefit Gig on 21st December.

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Video: Stop Bush London march, November 2003

17-12-2003 12:40

Stop Bush London march, November 2003. Edited footage of the march route and trafalgar sq.

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Living in the Shadow of Death: Gay People Between Fundamentalism and Occupation

17-12-2003 10:37

The right of a Gay Palestinian man to live with his Israeli life partner in Jerusalem and not to be deported, as the authorities want, back to Ramallah, where he will be killed.

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Consumerism – Our Insatiable Thirst

17-12-2003 10:35

One of the hugest issues that will dominate your cityscape, if not your lifestyle and play a major role in your survival is consumerism. Britain’s society, along with most others in the western world is run, circulated and based upon the buying and selling of products. At some point or another, everyone will assist in the making of them; it is a factor that surrounds us and that limits us to the confines of western society.
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