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Twenty-five years since the Malvinas war

21-06-2007 17:40

With full military pomp, the British ruling class has been celebrating the 25th anniversary of victory in the Malvinas (Falklands) Islands. With religious services on the Islands and across Britain, parades and fly-pasts, there has been a definite air of imperialist triumphalism about the occasion.

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British university teachers’ union votes for boycott of Israeli academics

21-06-2007 17:16

Delegates at the first conference of the newly formed University and College Union (UCU) of Britain voted May 30 to recommend a boycott of Israeli universities and academics. In a 158 to 99 vote, the delegates passed a motion condemning the “complicity of Israeli academia” in the 40-year occupation of Palestinian land and backing a call by Palestinian unions for a “comprehensive and consistent international boycott of all Israeli institutions.”

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Bliar's New Home - Vigil 27th June 7pm

21-06-2007 14:32

A call for a vigil outside Tony Blair's new home - Don't let the War Criminal think we'll let him get away with it.

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Victory: Reed-Elsevier gives in

21-06-2007 13:29

The Morning Star published a version of this article a couple of weeks ago. It describes the successful campaign against publishing house Reed-Elsevier's involvement in the arms trade.

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The World Bank's Customers Are Disappearing

21-06-2007 12:40

Many developing countries that only gained needed credits on World Bank conditions are poorer today than before. The Good News is that the cartel of creditors is dissolving. The wards of the World Bank are freeing themselves from its coercion. Former debtors threaten to become independent and have their own system.

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Interesting Open Borders public meeting in Nottingham - short report

21-06-2007 12:16

'The Case for Open Borders' - A Refugee Week event speaker.
Teresa Hayter (member of the Close Campsfield Campaign and an author of the No One is Illegal Manifesto) gave a thought provoking talk to a well-attended meeting at the Refugee Forum's Square Centre on the evening of 19th June.
A short report written by one of the people who went to the meeting, and links to more info about Open Borders, can be read on the No Borders Nottingham website.

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PAD Cardiff Social Centre - OPENING

21-06-2007 11:31

118 Clifton Street
P.A.D. opening barbeque this Sunday
from 3pm (come earlier if you wanna help)
food, music and all the usual treats, find out more about what's going on in the pad.
There's also a work day on friday in the pad from 12noon.

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Israelis in support of UNISON Boycott of Israel

21-06-2007 11:21

Citizens of Israel in support of the proposal for a UNISON Economic and Cultural Boycott of Israel

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Hanging from the brush...

21-06-2007 10:41

"They are hanging from the brush and we took the stepladder..."

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Vilma Espín Guillois

21-06-2007 10:36

Vilma’s example today is more necessary than ever. She devoted her entire life to the struggle for women’s rights when in Cuba most women were discriminated against as human beings, the same as in the rest of the world, with only the honorable revolutionary exceptions...

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Pipeline Milford Haven To Tirley

21-06-2007 08:50

Wales and tree protests

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Iraq Union Leaders Speak Out Against Occupation

21-06-2007 07:36

Anti-war activists should be heartened that U.S. Labor Against the War (USLAW) is hosting a U.S. tour of two Iraqi labor leaders, providing people in this country a civilians-eye view of the Iraq war. On Tuesday June 12, these two impressive unionists spoke in San Francisco at an event co-sponsored by USLAW, United for Peace and Justice and the American Friends Service Committee.

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The CIA and Fatah; Spies, Quislings and the Palestinian Authority

21-06-2007 07:30

When Hamas gunmen stormed the Fatah security compounds in Gaza last week they found huge supplies of American-made weaponry including 7,400 M-16 assault rifles, dozens of mounted machine guns, rocket launchers, 7 armored military jeeps, 800,000 rounds of bullets and 18 US-made armored personnel carriers. They also discovered something far more valuable--- CIA files which purportedly contain "information about the collaboration between Fatah and the Israeli and American security organizations; CIA methods on how to prevent attacks, chase and follow after cells of Hamas and the Committees; plans about Fatah assassinations of members of Hamas and other organizations; and American studies on the security situation in Gaza." (Aaron Klein,

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NEU World Order MP3 Download

20-06-2007 20:37

NEU World Order CD Debut Release - FREE MP3 Album
Debut NEU World Order album featuring 7 tracks (52 minutes). The album features Alex Jones, Cynthia McKinney and John Pilger...
Second album featuring 8 tracks (52 minutes) with Aaron Russo, Micheal Parenti, Greg Palast, David Korten, John Turmel, Tom Kennedy..
Download them for free and distribute. The aim is to break conditioning, and encourage independent education.

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Taking Liberites director talks to RINF

20-06-2007 18:59

This is an audio interview.

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International Nestlé-Free Week resources

20-06-2007 16:39

The week of 2-8 July is International Nestlé-Free Week. Exposing and targeting aggressive baby food marketing by the worst of the baby food companies.

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Dr. James Hansen Amps Up Language on Climate

20-06-2007 16:20

A report to the British Royal Society was
released Tuesday in which America's top
climate scientist and five others spoke with
stronger feelings about the climate situation
than their usual drab scientific findings. They
were, of course, trying to wake people up to
the seriousness of the problems of our climate's

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Colombia Solidarity Campaign Merseyside Event

20-06-2007 15:40

(formerly Heart & Soul - next to YMCA)

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The Blair Legacy

20-06-2007 15:39

As Blair leaves office, he leaves a country more divided - by race, class and status - than he found it.

from the Institute of Race Relations web page:
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