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On 7 September 2006 Tony Blair dropped in on Quinton Kynaston technology school in St John's Wood, North London.
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Tens of thousands of protesters rallied around the world on Sunday in a global day against genocide in the Darfur region of Sudan. The global day of protests was organized to coincide with the start of the United Nations General Assembly debate this week on Sudan. We speak with Darfur refugee Mohamed Yahya as well as the head of a Sudan divestment campaign.
After two days of public silence from both sides in the Merseyside fire dispute, the Fire Authority is claiming they have made progress in their talks with Merseyside FBU.
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A busy week, so just a reminder
I'm sure this is duplicating previous info, but please leave it up for a couple of days
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outside downing street this evening, barbara tucker was arrested by machine-gun carrying police, thrown against the railings, and rear-restraint handcuffed. her alleged crime? - behaviour liable to cause alarm or distress - namely swearing.
Shell is the third largest oil company in the world. It is also the new sponsor of the Natural History Museum’s Wildlife Photographer of the Year Award.
BIG CHANGES ARE UNDER WAY, BUT AMERICANS ARE THE LEAST READY
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Whether you are travelling from Hull or Hamburg, Dardonelles or Dresden,from the new Guernica's of the Middle East or the New World, speak for the children of a new holocaust. The future.
Capitalism at the start of the 21st century set out to realize the utopia of a life without work-and cannot face this fact-because of its own inner pressures. Reducing working hours is crucial for lowering unemployment. Creating a social net, e.g. universal health care and subsidized housing, is a precondition for sharing work.
LOS ANGELES (Sept. 16) - The Internal Revenue Service has ordered a prominent liberal church to turn over documents and e-mails it produced during the 2004 election year that contain references to political candidates.
Today - 18 September - Nestlé has refused to attend a meeting in the US about its failure to end child slavery in its cocoa supply chain. Yet next Monday - 25 September - it is sponsoring a meeting at the Labour Party Conference to boast how it is taking action to end forced labour. Listen to an interview about legal action in the US over Nestlé's failure to address child slavery and attend the meeting at the Labour Party Conference to raise the questions Nestlé is trying to avoid.
REGULAR MONTHLY DEMOS NOW ON TUESDAYS (not Mondays)
... and yes its our old partners for peace, the israelis, using forced child labour ... against every known priciple, standard and international law.
So no suprise there!
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The ubiquitous use of the word 'gay' by young British people to mean anything without value, or substandard must be challenged, otherwise it will fuel a culture of acceptance around homophobia.
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Still, there are critics who say the heavy Jewish involvement might have deterred some other groups from joining.
"The fact that the aggressors in Darfur are Arab Muslims - though it should be said that the victims are also mostly Muslim - and are supported by a regime in Khartoum that is backed by the Arab League has made some people question the true motives of some of the Jewish organizations involved in the rally.”
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after the rather public humiliation of superintendent terry this week in court http://www.indymedia.org.uk/en/2006/09/350716.html
, barbara tucker was back outside downing street this afternoon, attracting crowds as she sang anti-war songs with fellow activist, charity. meanwhile, steve jago, whose own draconian bail conditions are likely to be lifted on tuesday in a further slap in the face to terry, stood near-by reading orwell's 1984.