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Blair has secretly agreed Bush to site US missiles in Britain

17-10-2004 08:14

Blair has secretly agreed to allow Bush to site US missiles on British soil as part of the new US "son of Star Wars" program

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Real Transformations at BurMan 2004

17-10-2004 07:13

Listen to this new multi-media piece if you're interested in exploding myths about Burning Man

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European Code on the Ethics of Journalism

17-10-2004 06:56

IJNET (International Journalists' Network) published the following ethical principles for journalism and believes that they should be applied by the profession throughout Europe.

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Open Letter to my Grandfather

17-10-2004 06:50

by James F. Harrington - Socialist Workers Party Thursday

How Erin's Son's Have Been Used By the Capitalists

Open letter to my grandfather, Austin A. O’Malley, who I never really got to know, as he died when I was only four years old. He came over to the United States from his native country, Ireland around 1889, as a little boy of eleven years.

Like many other Irishmen from Louisburg, County Mayo, he settled in Clinton, Massachusetts.
I know that he worked there for a baker for awhile untill the Spanish American War broke out.

I also know that he was in and out of the Veteran’s Hospital all through his life. I also know that he liked to drink at bars in South Boston, sometimes with his dog beside him.

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Northern Gaza Strip Transformed into Open Area for Killing and Destruction

17-10-2004 06:18

PCHR Weekly Report Oct 7th - 13th

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Backwards Intelligence Team (FIT surveillance cop piss take)

17-10-2004 02:09

Funny piss take on the police FIT - The "Forward Intelligence Team" - the police unit who photograph, film and harass activists on a regular basis mostly in London.

This was part of one of the creative actions from the Autonomous Spaces around the European Social Forum in London 2004

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No Borders Action Statement

17-10-2004 01:59

For those who didn't see it, this is the leaflet given out at Waterloo last Thursday night when the Eurostar arrivals section was stormed by a couple of hundred protestors.

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17-10-2004 01:33

With a delayed start due to uninvited company, we were left rushing to Speakers Corner - 1 hour late and feeling a bit disorganised, but ready to bring on the carnival spirit, bringing the unexpected, encouraging people to question everything.

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Guardian / Observer: "Anarchists storm European Social Forum"

17-10-2004 01:28

The Guardian (official media partner of the European Social Forum...) reports on saturday evenings intervention at the ESF:

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17-10-2004 01:02

"People need the G8 like a fish needs a bicycle"

Coming straight from the High Court for the Fairford trial, the sambistas gathered in the cafe of the Royal Festival Hall to have a chat over coffee. We were already joined by some of the police, but spirits were high and we were ready to visit some of the climate criminals haunts.

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Athens Polytechnic occupied in solidarity with prisoners on hunger strike

17-10-2004 00:23

polytechnic occupied
October the 15th, we, anarchists and antiauthoritarians occupied the Polytechnic School as one more action of solidarity with the prisoners convicted as members of "revolutionary organization 17 November" who are on hunger strike against the special regime of confiniment imposed on them.

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16-10-2004 23:02

Spurred on by the news that our Serbian friend* was having real difficulties getting the visa to come to the ESF, the international sambistas showed up at the Southbank on the wet Thursday evening to join the No Borders action at Waterloo station.

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alt-space warrior

16-10-2004 22:46

defending .............

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Babels coordinators statement

16-10-2004 22:23

Babels coordinators statement, 7pm, October 16 2004

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What's Hot and What's Not at the ESF 2004

16-10-2004 21:25

Find out what's been sizzling hot, and what's strictly sub-zero at this year's forum.

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storming the palace (more pics)

16-10-2004 21:20

breaking into the hall
pics from tonight's autonomous action at the palace (see previous report)

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Assembly of Social Movements And Anti-Ken Livingstone Intervention

16-10-2004 21:15

This evening, grassroots activists gained entry to the official ESF and denounced the organising process from the stage of the main plenary. During a later meeting of the Assembly of Social Movements Redmond O'Neil (of the GLA) condemned the intervention, saying that the activists, who had 'outed' the problems with democracy and communication in the ESF, had attacked people and stolen mobile phones and wallets!

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Livingstone AllyPally speech replaced by protest

16-10-2004 20:57

Indymedia call for ESF to demand server theft enquiry
In a tremendous response to the Wombles call for a protest at the “official” ESF’s values, a coalition of demonstrators stole Ken Livingstone’s keynote delivery.

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storming the palace (report and pic)

16-10-2004 20:28

banners on the invaded stage
activists invaded alexandra palace this evening and took to the stage in a successful action highlighting the exclusiveness of the london esf, the police repression of autonomous spaces and actions, and no borders issues.

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ESF: "In the name of democracy..." ?

16-10-2004 19:54

yesterday's evening session on the occupation of Iraq couldn't go through - because of despite calls for democracy?
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