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Midnight Mass (a poem for the homeless)

11-12-2005 23:58

Below is a poem that I've written to try to make people a little more aware of the plight of the homeless at this time of year, why, is it only at this time of year thar we feel we should do something to help those less fortunate than ourselves and not for the rest of the year? Guilt or what? You tell me?

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>WOMBLES // Dec 13th:: Social Centres - What Next?

11-12-2005 23:05

>Discussion:: Social Centres - What Next?

This discussion will be presented as part of the WOMBLES meeting at:

7.00pm on Tuesday December 13th @ Autonomie Club,
Upstairs at Freedom Anarchist Bookshop,
84b Whitechapel high Street, London E1.

All welcome.

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Calais activist sentenced for crimes of giving shelter and food to refugees

11-12-2005 21:45

Two Calais activists have been sentenced . The 'crime' they have committed handing out food and sheltering undocumented people in this case, homeless refugees, which is against the law in France.

This is what Borders really mean !

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Thugs ruled the streets, and the mob sang Waltzing Matilda

11-12-2005 21:38

"Aussie Aussie Aussie"
Sometimes when a victim was cornered, the mob started singing Waltzing Matilda. Advance Australia Fair was similarly employed against obstructing police, and the usually good-natured "Aussie Aussie Aussie" chant in the mouths of the Cronulla crew assumed a menacing tone.

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No ID for Bolton

11-12-2005 21:02

New Bolton group oppoed to ID cards

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Save INCA cultural center Timisoara - Romania

11-12-2005 20:47

This is Tavi from city of Timisoara, Romania writing on behalf of the INCA Center in Timisoara.
INCA stands for International Network of Contemporary Artisans and the Center is the only alternative place of this kind in Romania.

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Big demonstration to protect NHS in Huddersfield

11-12-2005 20:09

Protection of the National Health Service, in Huddersfield and nationally. Opposal to closures, privatisation, redundancies.
Oodles of people marched in Huddersfield on Saturday 11th December, so many I couldn't see the end of the column, and everyone cheered us on.

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Brian meets Cindy - and the cops came too. (Windows video).

11-12-2005 19:34

A gathering in Parliament Square 11th December 2005.

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Cindy Sheehan turned away from Downing Street.

11-12-2005 19:24

When Brian met Cindy
US peace campaigner Cindy Sheehan was today turned away from Downing Street, although her impromptu note was delivered to No 10 by police.

"Your complicity with the politics of my government has led to the death of my son and thousands of others", she wrote. "I'd like to come and discuss your policies with you".

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Brian meets Cindy - and the cops came too. (Quicktime video).

11-12-2005 19:18

A gathering in Parliament Square on Sunday 11th december 2005.

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11-12-2005 18:51

Vigil for Omar & all British residents illegally detained in Guantanamo
Saturday 17th December, 3pm
Churchill Square, Brighton

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meeting between cindy sheehan and brian haw turns to spontaneous protest in defi

11-12-2005 18:05

cindy sheehan and brian haw
u.s. peace activist cindy sheehan, who lost her son as a soldier in the iraq war, met with brian haw, veteran parliament square protester, this afternoon. the meeting was harassed by officers from charing cross police station (including the ones who illegally arrested brian on friday morning!), and escalated into a full blown noise demo outside downing street in total defiance of the 'serious organised crime and police act' designed to prevent dissent outside parliament buildings. there were no arrests.

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Call for solidarity action in support of striking gate gourmet workers in german

11-12-2005 17:53

Global Capitalism Requires Global Resistance - Call for Solidarity
Action on the 17th of December at all Gate Gourmet Locations World-Wide

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Callout to independent media at Parliament Square today

11-12-2005 16:59

There were two or three people filming the first meeting between Brian Haw and Cindy Sheehan at Parliament Square this afternoon.

Were you one of them? We need just the audio from their first conversation, probably two or three minutes. this is for broadcast on a london radio show on Resonance FM.

If you have this audio on film, or other format, could you please contact us at, or send over an mp3.

Many many thanks in advance.

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MI6 torture by proxy

11-12-2005 14:26

Get the morrocans to do it.

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EDO noise demo

11-12-2005 14:14

Following Saturday's 300+ march through Brighton Town Centre there will be a noise demo this Tuesday from 4 at EDO's Home Farm Rd bomb factory.

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Interview with Mark Ballard, Green MSP, about Dalkeith Park Bypass

11-12-2005 13:49


Recorded at the Climate Change Demonstration in Edinburgh, 3rd of December 2005.

Interview with Mark Ballard, Green Party, constituency Lothians, Member of Scottish Parliament, about history of Dalkeith Park Bypass Plans, Scottish Executive, Climate Change, Grassroots Resistance.

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Concrete Factory Company Targetted

11-12-2005 13:37

Concrete Factory Company Targetted
A communiqué from Hands Off N8

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Cindy Sheenan supporters threatened with arrest.

11-12-2005 13:03

Cindy Sheenan supporters and well wishers have gathered to meet her in Parliment Square, London, this morning while waiting for her to arrive to meet with Brian Haw they have been threatened with arrest.

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Has anyone seen Sheffield's missing BNP members?

10-12-2005 20:44

The Full Might Of The Sheffield BNP Revealed
Just a few months ago Sheffield BNP fielded six candidates in the general election, so taking into account nominees back then they must have had a membership of at least 66 fascists.
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