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What is Privatization?

04-08-2004 19:06

"The core of the problem is that individual economic profit is decisive for the conduct of private enterprises, not the public interest..Privatization aims at opening up ever-greater areas of society for private profit maximization. Those who don't have enough money are excluded from essential public goods. This leads to de-solidarity and social polarization.."

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Human Rights Horros in Haiti

04-08-2004 18:55

What did the imperial powers give Haiti for their 200-year anniversary of independence from slavery? A coup and the murder of several thousand pro-democracy Haitians. Read about the news the "deniers" don't wan't you to know or care about...

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Indymedia opposed to free speech shock!!

04-08-2004 17:06

From the IMC internal list...

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St. Ann's update- Wednesday (August 4th)

04-08-2004 17:02


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04-08-2004 16:44

Botswana's President this week handed out blankets and sweets to
Bushmen in a relocation centre. His action comes in the middle of a
court case in which the Bushmen are suing his government for the
right to return to their ancestral land in the Central Kalahari Game
Reserve (CKGR).

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Birmingham Indymedia screening: Zapatista - 5th August

04-08-2004 16:40

Indymedia Argentina - Eye of the Storm Films
Birmingham Indymedia are screening Zapatista and Indymedia Argentina - Thursday 5th August 8:30pm @ the mac (Midlands Arts Centre)

The film will be followed by a discussion facilitated by a local activist who has spent time in Chiapas with the Zapatistas.

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Explorations Beyond Sustainability - Permaculture NetTogether

04-08-2004 13:56

Preparations are warming up for the “Permaculture NetTogether”, a major celebration of permaculture in Britain. The event will consist of a groundbreaking design school and convergence. The weekend is being billed as a perfect opportunity to both look back on the past achievements of the permaculture movement, in Britain and abroad, and to set the agenda for the future.

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Protest against BNP fascists & Griffin, this Saturday! Chelmsford, Essex.

04-08-2004 13:41

The Fascist BNP are holding a meeting in Chelmsford this Saturday. BNP wannabe fuhrer Nick Griffin may be speaking at this event. The facists have chosen Chelmsford railway station as their re-direction point. We will assemble here to stop them!

Assemble: 6pm Outside Chelmsford Rail Station. Sat 7th August 2004.

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A Burning Issue

04-08-2004 12:47

Residents in Slough are fighting to remove the planning permissions for a monster incinerator on their doorstep. Severe health concerns, and the revelation of shady deals between the waste management company and local politicians, have led to public outcry and are fueling a powerful public campaign. By Stuart Melvin (originally published by Corporate Watch)

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CSOA Hamsa evicted Barcelona

04-08-2004 12:07

CSOA Hamsa a squatted space in Barcelona was evicted by armed police during the early hours of this morning. Inside were a number of activists who have been resisting impending eviction for almost 100 days.

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Beenie Man's PR denies apology

04-08-2004 12:06

Beenie Man's management distance star from "apology".

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Government Office Civil Servants Spy On Poor Working Class Communities!

04-08-2004 11:35

After the explanatory text below is an email, which was sent to me by typical condescending indoctrinated senior bourgeoisie Government Office civil servant, who panders to the bourgeoisie senior New Deal administrators who have set themselves up in my community. In the eyes of this bourgeoisie Government Office civil servant, the bourgeoisie senior New Deal administrators can do no wrong. Below Liz Gill’s email is my reply in answer to her.

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Iraq: Church bombs in Welsh Activist's neighbourhood!

04-08-2004 10:44

Church Bomb Photo, Kerrada, Baghdad
Welsh Activist, Helen Williams, living amongst Iraqis in Kerrada, Baghdad expresses her upset as again innocent civilians in her neighbourhood bear the brunt of the illegal invasion of Iraq. Luckily, for her, the damage to her appartment was light. Another report about "real" life for Iraqis, from their viewpoint. Read also "Murder of a Father".

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Colombia: DIA documents reveal President Uribe links to drug lords

04-08-2004 10:36

Washington, D.C., 1 August 2004 - Then-Senator and now President Álvaro Uribe Vélez of Colombia was a "close personal friend of Pablo Escobar" who was "dedicated to collaboration with the Medellín [drug] cartel at high government levels," according to a 1991 intelligence report from U.S. Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) officials in Colombia. The document was posted today on the website of the National Security Archive, a non-governmental research group based at George Washington University.

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- Art of War : Words of War

04-08-2004 05:22

Words of War
Words of War

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We kill for FUN! (by Latuff)

04-08-2004 03:04

Bush and Sharon: Black humour comedians
Copyleft by Brazilian cartoonist Latuff, on behalf of brave Palestinian people and their struggle against U.S. backed IsraHell's occupation.

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PROJECTILE: A festival of anarchist film and culture

03-08-2004 23:51

For three days in December, we'll be exploring the past, present, and future of anarchism. Projectile will be hosted by the Side Cinema in Newcastle upon Tyne on December 10, 11 and 12. We'll be mixing movies with talks, workshops, gigs, and socialising. Get involved--we need help with all sorts of things, from deciding on films and workshops to making sure the weekend runs smoothly.
Get in touch - email us at, find us on the Web at

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Anniversary of a Genocide

03-08-2004 23:48

Today, 4th August 2004, is nine years to the day that the fascist Croatian regime of Franco Tudjman launched the biggest ethnic cleansing of the Balkan wars - the expulsion of 250,000 Serbs - mostly farmers - from Krajina, which they had inhabited since the late sixteenth century.

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Free Radicals: Trainyard Ska

03-08-2004 23:20

Mark Sound: guitar, bass, Nick: drums Tom: keys, Pete: bari sax, Jimmy: sax. recorded at Tom's next to the train tracks. copyleft free radicals 2004.

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Changing Sex, Changing Islam

03-08-2004 21:47

In Iran, transsexuals, changing sex, have been changing Islam as well, under its still theocratic government.
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