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Where Next 4 Dissent! ?

08-06-2005 22:51

So Dissent! is going to keep going after the G8 and carry on indefinitely...

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G8 summit, protestors campsite and giant poverty sculpture

08-06-2005 22:31

Gentle Giant Sculpture
What do The G8 Summit, Bob Geldof, Billy Connelly, Jimmy Boyle, and Make poverty History and the first labour Lord Provost in Edinburgh have in common?


"I can tell you that the sculpture is a symbol of that particular period when disadvantaged communities were for the first time, demanding to be heard. That collective voice was and remains powerful."

Jimmy Boyle, Art the catalyst, Craigmillar Communiversity Press, 2004.

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Friendship Walk for the Middle East

08-06-2005 21:21

praying together
Faiths walking together today for peace in the Middle East.

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rampant at the rampART

08-06-2005 21:03

Here's your weekly reminder of what's coming up at rampART E1

15 RampART Street, London E1 (

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No real alternative media in USA, please help!!

08-06-2005 20:46

I have irrefutable information which has a direct bearing on the militarism, sexism and general dysfunction endemic to american society. This information, if given widespread distribution in the USA, might have the power to undermine bush's plans for world domination.

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Anti-G8 Trains Poster to Download and More Info

08-06-2005 18:29

Here's a poster advertising the trains to the anti-G8 protests in Scotland. Please download and distribute with urgency!

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Shock without Therapy, Market without Control

08-06-2005 17:31

Half of Russia's assets are gone. Was this caused by Yeltzin, the IMF or the Washington Consensus? This article by a Ukrainian novelist tells us that the end of history and victory capitalism are over as utopias. May we be summoned to serious reflection before it is too late.

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Palistinian Protest Against work of the wall in Ramadeen in Hebron

08-06-2005 17:21

Palistinian Protest Against work of the wall in Ramadeen in Hebron

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G8alternatives has pulled their forum

08-06-2005 16:56

G8alternatives has pulled their forum after I wrote a reply to the local inhabitants in Edinburgh who wrote to complain

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Anti-G8 Event in Brighton: How the Cops See Crowds

08-06-2005 16:16

Anti-G8 Event. Please publicise widely>>>>

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Petition against the extradition of Inigo Makazaga

08-06-2005 16:08

Inigo Makazaga is a Basque political prisonerjailed in Belmarsh for more than 4 years fighting against being extradited to Spain. He is waiting for the decission from the Home Office. Here is his story and download, sign and get more signatures for the petition against his extradition.

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08-06-2005 15:38

"This is how we find the dead. We enter any mahallja and ask, "Where are your dead?" "Right here, round the corner," the locals say. Or "Next street", or "Over there."

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Make Poverty History campaigners form a human ring around Radcliffe Camera

08-06-2005 15:38

Make Poverty History campaigners form a human ring around Radcliffe Camera
Make Poverty History campaigners form a human ring around Radcliffe Camera.

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Police sacked over party beating

08-06-2005 15:18

Two off-duty North Wales Police officers who beat up a partygoer so badly other guests thought he was dead have been sacked.

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RTF III Party this Saturday 11 - History and Info

08-06-2005 14:54

Here's a personal account of the history or the Reclaim the Future parties in London, followed with info and the line up of this Saturday's RTF III
5+ Rooms including live stages, bands, djs, chillout, bar, cafe, indymedia cinema, performance and vjs.

See you there! - Saturday June 11th 8pm -8am

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'Shell'shock over oil giants plans in Russian far east

08-06-2005 14:52

oil giant Shell is causing more 'concern' over it's drilling plans for gas on Sakhalin,Russia. Just across from
Japan.... (Was it ever thus?..)

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A project calling to engage a process of A Constituent Assembly for a Different

08-06-2005 14:43

We call on everyone to sign and to circulate an appeal that call to engage a process of A Constituent Assembly for a Different Europe. We need to organize locally debates and collect grievances. We need to prepare a Constituent Assembly for Europe which, made up of members elected only for that purpose, will draw up a people’s constitution.

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Mexico, Brazil, China, India and South Africa at G8

08-06-2005 14:23

The UK Foreign Ministry reports that Mexican President Fox and others have been invited by British Prime Minister Tony Blair to participate in a broadened meeting of the G8 on July 7th.

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Modern Barbarism

08-06-2005 12:38

In the Dialectic of the Enlightenment (1944), Adorno and Horkheimer diagnosed that instrumental reason has the tendency to become a murderous delusion under the frosty sun.. Adorno used the term regressive progress to express the paradoxical nature of modern civilization.

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Poland fails EU human rights obligations

08-06-2005 12:12

“In the name of the values of democratic Europe, we make an urgent appeal to you: See to it that the “Warszawa Parade for Equal Rights” can take place and that the basic rights of free opinion, speech and assembly won't be violated.”
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