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Two cartoons by Latuff: Ehud Olmert's office and Juba, the Iraqi sniper

05-01-2007 07:26

Ehud Olmert's office
Copyleft artwork by Brazilian cartoonist Latuff, on behalf of the brave Palestinian and Iraqi people.

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Bungles, Ghosts and Damage Control

05-01-2007 04:57

The Whitehouse is in damage control over the bungled execution of Saddam Hussein. The hurried execution backfired in the worst possible way; a vanquished leader should never be allowed to continue his work from the ‘grave’. Anthropologists are familiar with appeasement rituals and ceremonies for the dead, which are common to numerous cultures. In the wake of Saddam’s bungled execution these curious rituals begin to make sense.

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Who Runs Scotland ?

05-01-2007 04:11

Percentage of women in post

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URGENT : Tamil Nadu and GM crops...petition

05-01-2007 01:03

URGENT: On 31st January 2007 there's a major hearing in the Supreme Court in India on the writ petition over GM crops.

The organisers of this petition want to be able to show that there's massive worldwide support for calling a halt to the problems being inflicted by GM crops on India. They can only do that with your support.


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Australia: Community probe reports of AFP training with CIA and M15

04-01-2007 23:53

AFP training with CIA and M15
"We can determine that there have been other reports about the illegal and degrading wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, the complicity of the AFP in the Bali bombing in 2002, and now the fire sale of Australian military hardware, including a rocket launcher found on a tip. After the rocket launchers that went missing from the Australia War Force just recently and that's part of the inquiries that we are making," They said.

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Demo at racist prison in central London, this Saturday, 11am

04-01-2007 23:20

Call for demo at Communications House (corner of Old Street/Mallow Street, central London) this Saturday, from 11am til 1pm.

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Philippines: shameless act of collaboration of the Arroyo regime & the U.S. govt

04-01-2007 22:39

"It's an utterly shameless act of collaboration of the Arroyo regime and the U.S. government."

This was the statement of Myrla Baldonado, spokesperson of Task Force Subic Rape (TFSR) on the stealthy transfer of custody of Daniel Smith from the Makati City Jail to the U.S. Embassy.

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photos of grafitti and lock down at alcoa's north london offices

04-01-2007 22:31

a message to them and a call out to you:
these companies do have names and addresses even if they arent always easy to find. lets up the pressure and make them really uncomfortable. target them everywhere, at every opportunity

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Scientists expose ExxonMobil’s Tobacco-like Dis-info Campaign on Global Warming

04-01-2007 21:52

Along with Government interference in reports and speeches by it's own
scientists, this article helps to explain why Americans are not marching in the streets about climate change.

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from the archives: 'Why isn't Saddam being tried for genocide?'

04-01-2007 21:31

How was life in Iraq before Desert Storm? This is a subject that is taboo for Americans to know.

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The "Demonization" of Muslims and the Battle for Oil

04-01-2007 20:53

map of the new Middle East

The US led war in the broader Middle East Central Asian region has the purpose of gaining control over more than sixty percent of the world's supplies of oil and natural gas. The Anglo-American oil giants also seek to gain control over oil and gas pipeline routes out of the region.

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Jericho Calls for Congressional Investigation into COINTELPRO

04-01-2007 18:48

The demand for congressional hearings on Cointelpro, critical to the
potential release of our political prisoners, has been a long-standing
one. We raised it with the Congressional Black Caucus in a meeting
the Mumia forces organized with the CBC back in 1996 or 1997, with
Nkechi Taifa chairing the meeting and the late peoples' lawyer,
Haywood Burns, participating. Pam Africa, Safiya Bukhari, Herman
Ferguson and others of us were part of that meeting.

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What About the Real Habitual Criminals?

04-01-2007 18:34

Catalyst Media - who publish 'Nerve' magazine in Liverpool - have received warnings from their server that Kirkby-based polluters Sonae want our whole site to be taken down because of two articles which highlight their crimes against the environment. Here is the second of the subversive articles for your consideration.

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"Work camps" for Poles in England?

04-01-2007 18:30

A Pole apparently held in a work camp in the UK smuggled out a letter which was forwarded to Polish police. Polish police are now investigating claims of Poles being held in work camps in both UK and Italy.

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Sonae’s Legacy of Pollution and ill Health

04-01-2007 18:29

Catalyst Media - who publish 'Nerve' magazine in Liverpool - have received warnings from their server that Kirkby-based polluters Sonae want our whole site to be taken down because of two articles which highlight their crimes against the environment. Here is one of the subversive articles for your consideration.

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Religio Lobby unite to oppose gay equality laws-OutRage! puts 10 point plan

04-01-2007 15:54

New on etc about a campaign mounted by religionists to oppose the forthcoming gay equality laws regarding goods and services (and others)
OutRage! issues 10 pont plan to ensure full compliance etc....

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German police are killing Africans

04-01-2007 15:52

Oury Jalloh burned to death in a police cell in Dessau, east Germany, on the 7th of January, 2005. Two years have now gone by; two years in which the court in Dessau has effectively blocked any hearings from taking place against the responsible police officers. This alone is evidence enough that neither the police nor the judiciary is willing to see that the events surrounding the death of Oury Jalloh are clarified.

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5 years of Guantanamo - Tackle the Shackles Action at Hiatts

04-01-2007 14:18

Human rights lawyer Clive Stafford-Smith, comedian and activist Mark Thomas, Reprieve, Amnesty International, and Guantanamo campaigners will deliver a ‘birthday cake’ to Hiatts of Birmingham on the 5th anniversary of the opening of the infamous detention camp at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba.

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US prepares to escalate war in Iraq

04-01-2007 13:08

Bush seeks bipartisan backing from Democratic Congress

President George W. Bush appeared with his Cabinet Wednesday in the White House Rose Garden to make an appeal for bipartisan collaboration between the administration and the incoming Democratic-led Congress. He called upon Democrats to join him in pursuing an agenda that includes an escalation of the US war in Iraq, intensified political repression and a continuation of social and fiscal policies aimed at transferring wealth from the broad mass of working people to America’s financial oligarchy.

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Thousands of African migrants drown trying to reach Europe

04-01-2007 12:54

The year 2006 closed with yet another in a long list of tragedies suffered by African migrants seeking refuge in Europe. More than 100 people from Senegal drowned on December 15, in the open seas, when the flimsy boat (cayuco) in which they were travelling in an attempt to emigrate via the Canary Islands was shipwrecked. Another 25 were rescued by fishermen near Saint-Louis.
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