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Creative Sheffield? Debate

26-03-2007 11:41

This is an opportunity for you to to say what you think about the arts in Sheffield(however defined) regeneration, the crisis in representation, community, , etc.

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Starbucks openning greeted by local knees up

26-03-2007 11:12

Described as "a proper east-end knees up", locals gathered outside the new Starbucks store for a tea party, "in defence of our area, and to show off the lovely culture we have".

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Operation Bite: April 6 sneak attack by US forces against Iran planned, Russian

26-03-2007 08:49

The long awaited US military attack on Iran is now on track for the first week of April, specifically for 4 am on April 6, the Good Friday opening of Easter weekend, writes the well-known Russian journalist Andrei Uglanov in the Moscow weekly “Argumenty Nedeli.”

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Tonight is lAst Night

26-03-2007 08:31

of Indymedia Monday love!

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Gorleben fears it will become all of Europe's nuclear dump

26-03-2007 07:00

People who have fought for 30 years against nuclear waste dumping at the north German village of Gorleben now fear that the salt deposit there will become an international final repository. If the exploratory salt mine in Gorleben, now temporarily stopped over safety concerns, were to start operating as a repository, “it would be an international repository because of substitution treaties already in place”.

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Glasgow: Brand Street Blockaded by Tripod

26-03-2007 05:41

Home Office Reporting Centre at Brand Street, Glasgow is blocked with a person up a tripod.

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A little bit of background to the kidnappings in the Gulf

26-03-2007 01:14

On 23 March 2007, 15 Royal Navy personnel were taken at gunpoint by Iranian forces in the Gulf. Five days before, on 18 March 2007, the Sunday Times ran a story predicting that an incident like this had been threatened by Iran, and explained the reasons why.

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Abbey Road revisited (by Latuff)

26-03-2007 00:34

Abbey Road, Israeli version
Copyleft artwork by Brazilian cartoon Latuff, on behalf of the brave Palestinian people and their struggle against U.S. backed IsraHell's apartheid.

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Afghanistan: Why Australia should get out

25-03-2007 22:56

Immediate withdrawal of all foreign troops
Howard’s recent proposal to double the number of Australian troops in Afghanistan has been applauded by Rudd and the ALP. The notion that more occupying troops will bring stability to Afghanistan must be opposed. Immediate withdrawal of all foreign troops would be a genuine step towards stability. However, given the almost total destruction of homes, schools, hospitals, industry and other infrastructure since 1992, payment of large scale reparations is also necessary.

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Over 100 nations support South Africa’s call for a “time out” on new UN sanction

25-03-2007 22:24

The UN Security Council vote against Iran does NOT represent the true "will of the international community"

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A new Iraq?

25-03-2007 22:21

I found this following article very interesting, it concers one of the leading anti-Saddam Hussein writers of the late 80's and the 90's.

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Calum Douglas - Presentation of Flight 77 Pentagon Black Box info - video

25-03-2007 21:41

Using information gained from official sources using FOI, Calum of the UK 9/11 Truth Campaign presents the vital information at an Ipswich meeting

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Iran and the British Media

25-03-2007 18:04

Exclusive to an interview on the British media's coverage of the confrontation between Iran and the United States with David Edwards and David Cromwell, editors of Medialens

The noises being made by the British and american governments are eerily reminiscent of the build up to the Iraq invasion. How has the media responded to this propaganda re-run?

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Preston Vision Board - Private Developers Marketing Subsidised With Public Money

25-03-2007 16:52

Preston Vision Board want to build a barrage in the Ribble to create a Marina, and build 4000 houses in the greenfield land nearby. Now that we know WHO Preston Vision Board are, we learn that they include representatives of companies that make their money by building marinas and developing property - so why is this board being supported with public money and officer's time, by the very councils that they are trying to sell their expensive and environmentally disastrous ideas to?

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NPower obtains High Court injunction to prevent press coverage of protests

25-03-2007 15:03

Electricity giant Npower has obtained an injunction to stop protests and filming at the site of a proposed ash dump.

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How many cops does it take to police a Tea Party?

25-03-2007 14:56

Tea Party Etiquette
Fifty people attended a Tea Party outside the gates of the Faslane Nuclear Base in Scotland. Tea was served in china cups and saucers. A table displayed vegan scones, cucumber sandwiches and cakes. Local residents were invited to share tea with activists and discuss how to disarm Britians Trident Weapons of Mass Destruction.

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Parliament square One mans fight almost to death - for peace

25-03-2007 12:40

A week after the Anti Trident protests outside parliamnet square I decided to spend an afternoon with Brian Haw and his fellow protestors who are currently camping outside the square. We discussed Trident itself, the Iraq war, the police and governments attempts to move them and I learnt a very moving story which deserves to be told to others from a very dedicated and determined man.

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Tear gas: a chemical weapon that must be banned

25-03-2007 12:15

A 'must-read' report from Nobel Peace prize winning organisation Physicians for Social Responsibility

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Last Hours issue 15 out now - DIY culture, autonomy & revolution!

25-03-2007 11:55

Issue 15 cover
The new issue of Last Hours is out now jam packed with 116 pages of interviews, articles, comix and reviews about punk rock, DIY culture, revolution and autonomy

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British Premier - East of Liberty, 1pm, Dalston Rio cinema, May Day Bank Holiday

25-03-2007 10:35

The British premier of East of Liberty, a hard hitting documentary about gentrification in East Liberty, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The director, Chris Ivey, will be attending to answer questions at the end.
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