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Howard 'baulks' on water..

31-10-2004 14:52

Letter received from Tory leader Micheal Howard regarding WDM campaing on water liberalisation.

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US torture camp on UK colony Diego Garcia

31-10-2004 11:05

Guantanamo-style US torture-camp on UK colony Diego Garcia

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Homeless families on the increase!

31-10-2004 10:58

The situation of homelessness is getting worse in Liverpool, and right across the whole region of Merseyside. The recent steep rise in house prices and the present demolition derby, which is taking place, is having a grave effect, especially for poor working class families

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anti-EDO Halloween noise demo

31-10-2004 01:36

Brightons local arms manufacturer EDO MBM ( ) got a visit on Wed 27th Oct as the workers were finishing up their day messing around with bomb release mechanisms, and that kinda thing, by a crowd of 20 or so halloweened (ie masked and looking funky!) protesters, banging woks against railings, tooting car horns, whistleing, loud speakering, you know, generally making a racket.

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Writers needed for political section of zine

30-10-2004 21:02

I'm looking for writers to write a few pages in my a5 zine to cover UK political hapennings. I am interested in anti-racism, anti-capitalist and anti-authoritarian writers mainly.

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New Statesman article on server seizure

30-10-2004 19:09

What the FBI did
next (in London)
On 7 October, the London premises of Rackspace, a Texas-based company that houses and manages web-server computers used by Indymedia - the independent, internet-based global information service - received a surprise visit. A couple of men turned up, seized two web servers and promptly shut down 21 Indymedia sites.

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Halloween Critical Mass

30-10-2004 18:19

Halloween Critical Mass

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Two anti_Bush activists arrested in Leeds

30-10-2004 17:59

Two young activists arrested at a peaceful anti Bush demo in Leeds, Yorkshire

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Fascism and the Republican Party

30-10-2004 17:04

The close relationship between fascist individuals and groups from the period of Nazi rule in Europe with the Republican Party of the United States.

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prayers to sainsbury's - video

30-10-2004 17:01

after the pleasure of shutting down Selfridges during the social forum's, the prayers to products meme spreads, a weekly group of worshippers have taken to friday prayers to Sainsbury's in New Cross..

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Police brutally arrest 2 peaceful anti-war protesters in the centre of leeds

30-10-2004 15:27

In a peaceful anti-war protest in the town centre of leeds 2 activists were brutally arrested by police on section 5 of the public order act. The Leeds Revolution staged a sponge throwing at an impersonation of George Bush on the eve of the US election. This started at about 1pm until 2:30pm where the police arrived and forcefully broke up the demonstration by arresting 2 activists.

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30-10-2004 14:06

‘Protection From Harassment Act’ used to screw Animal Rights Protester

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the unholly alliance between the iraqi collaborators and the tuc chiefs

30-10-2004 13:41

examination of the circumstances surrounding the invitation of the iftu leader, sobhi mashadani, an iraqi collaborator, to the esf; explanation of the way he was driven from the forum; analysis of his relationship with tuc & unison; criticism of the formalistic handling of the question of "free speech" characterising it as a process of exercising dictatorship in the name of democracy

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Fighting erupts in Somalia

30-10-2004 12:06

Abd Allah Yusuf Ahmad was sworn into power two weeks ago

Fighting has erupted between the rival Somali territories of Puntland and Somaliland as the African country struggles to establish stability under a nascent transitional government.

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Halloween Critical Mass 2

30-10-2004 11:01

Critical Mass London

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Halloween Critical Mass

30-10-2004 10:34

Critical Mass London

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radio rampART- news and revolutionary tunes

30-10-2004 06:13

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NY Attorney General's Office Accepts Demand For 9/11 Criminal Inquiry

30-10-2004 05:41

New York, NY (October 28, 2004) - On behalf of New York State Attorney General Eliot Spitzer, Chief Investigator William Casey today accepted a Complaint and Petition from a group of New York City citizens including 9/11 family members, survivors and a Ground Zero triage physician. The Complaint demands that the AG open a criminal inquiry and/or grand jury investigation into the many still unsolved crimes of September 11, 2001 over which he has jurisdiction.

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Poetry or satire? In any case: STEAL!

30-10-2004 03:00

Because you want to have it!
Just steal! - Tax-reform through NVDA!

Is Yo Mango poetry or satire?

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The NHS and our empty pockets

30-10-2004 00:44

Lies, Damned Lies, and Statistics - the NHS out of control on public spending?
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