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WAR of the 21st Century

04-02-2007 17:42

The real war today is for survival; whether the species earns the right to survive or annihilates itself remains to be seen but the money is on annihilation, where it belongs! It is counter-productive to focus on the external manifestations of man’s evolutionary struggle against his dual nature – the WAR today is the final war for the species, it is the last battle of LIFE against DEATH.

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Homophobic Bullying 'Getting Worse'

04-02-2007 17:16

High-profile homophobic bullying initiatives are failing to make a significant impact in preventing homophobic bullying according to the Queer Youth Network. Outdated School System to Blame and we call for Social Centres to be created.

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Party People Protest: Polite Police Please!

04-02-2007 16:27

Rhythms of Resistance Manchester joined up with the Belle Vue ravers and other party loving people to protest against police brutality.

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Manchester AF Meeting, 8th Feb

04-02-2007 16:19

Details of our next meeting.

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Climate Change Awareness

04-02-2007 16:17

On 3rd February 07 the Climate Change campaigners were joined by Rhythms of Resistance Manchester to raise awareness about global climate change issues.

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War Howls

04-02-2007 16:14

Escalation will not finish the "job" that president George W Bush charged admiral William Fallon. The language of bombs is too simple for a complex matter like the Middle East.

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The difference between piracy and theft

04-02-2007 15:58

CDs always only cost a few pence to produce, but until file-sharing became wide-spread they were always sold for £15 in the UK, $10 in the US. That hefty mark-up was the same for Sony BMG CDs, for EMI CDs, for Vivendi Universal CDs and for Warner Music CDs. No legal charges against this monopolistic, exploitative, price-fixing cartel were ever brought because governments protect business not citizens.

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Busker's Guitar UNLAWFULLY SEIZED by British Transport Police

04-02-2007 14:57

On 7 September 2006 Train Busker Niall Murphy has guitar seized unlawfully by British Transport Police. Court case is due on 16 Feb 2007 where Niall plans to plead not guilty and prove that the BTP misused their authority by not only wrongfully seizing his guitar but also issuing a statement full of lies and fabrication.

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This month's York Critical Mass

04-02-2007 14:39

Another month, another ride, and this time around we narrowly exceeded the previous months attendance. However, the police made another brief intervention, as two cycle police and an officer on foot joined the ride.

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Oxford. As cruel as it is beautiful: the battle for Warneford Meadow

04-02-2007 14:02

Oxford, England. The trouble with this city is that it is bursting at the seams. It wants to expand over the green fields that surround it. And it wants to build on Warneford Meadow. But local communities hope to save it.

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Boycott Campaigners to picket Israeli Company on Feb 10th at 1pm

04-02-2007 13:47

Demo on 10th outside Carmel-Agrexco in Hayes

Only a stones thsrow away from the No borders demo at Harmondsworth - why not go to both?

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Iran: A War Is Coming

04-02-2007 11:22

In his latest piece for the New Statesman, John Pilger describes American plans to attack Iran, possibly with nuclear weapons. Although the majority of Americans voted last November to end the war in Iraq, the Bush cabal remains undeterred by inspid protests from Democrats and is proceeding with another, even more dangerous adventure.

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12th February Aldermaston Blckade - a Reminder

04-02-2007 09:43

Come and join the next blockade at AWE Aldermaston against the next genaration of nuclear weapons

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Anarchism in Venezuela

04-02-2007 09:11

omision de Relaciones Anarquistas - El Libertario newspaper

Our friends from abroad continuously ask us to explain our views about the current situation in Venezuela. This reply is based on two recent texts by the editing team of El Libertario, already published in their entirety in the internet (in Spanish), and from which we extract our main points.

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African LGBTI on Peter Tatchell and Outrage

04-02-2007 07:15

PRESS RELEASE: African LGBTI Human Rights Defenders
Warn Public Against Participation in Campaigns
Concerning LGBTI Issues in Africa Led by Peter
Tatchell and Outrage!

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Vicenza, Italy: 'YANKEE GO HOME'

04-02-2007 03:58

(A civic protest movement against one U.S. base in the stately Italian city of Vicenza has turned into a rally call for Italians and those Europeans opposed to the presence and expansion of hundreds of American military bases in their countries.)

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AIPAC “Money People” and the Iran Attack

04-02-2007 02:47

It is precisely “pro-Israel,” “New York money people,” “influential in the Democratic Party” who are calling the shots, demanding Democrats “toe the line.”

“Calling Iran a danger to the U.S. and one of Israel’s greatest threats, Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton said Thursday that ‘no option can be taken off the table’ when dealing with that nation,”

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Manchester Pride crowd figures -- organisers exaggerate by at least 500%

04-02-2007 02:38

The Manchester Pride organisers claim that 250,000 people watch the Saturday parade and similar figures have regularly appeared in the media over the years.

It seems that no one has ever thought about that figure. If you look at the facts, a crowd of that size is a physical impossibility on such a short route and on such relatively narrow city streets.

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Mississippi Gulf Coast after hurricane katrina in 2005.

04-02-2007 00:29

NYC HPD Inspectors Alfred Benway CPM2/Fire Inspector and Bernard Marshall CPM2/Architect inspecting structures on the Mississippi gulf coast after hurricane katrina in 2005.
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