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One of the great things about Climate Camp 2007 is that it has drawn together people from all walks of life, from local kids coming down to play to those with the skills to provide the camp with (the very appreciated) hot showers.
One doctor recalled "a more fearful incident, when three militiamen walked into the hospital and, unchallenged by the security guards, demanded one of his patients by name."
Exploiting the past to gentrify the present? Watch yer backs....
THE ARTISTS HAVE THE FREEDOM!
On Thursday the climate camp was visited by pupils and parents from Heathrow Primary School, which along with two other local schools will be demolished by the proposed third runway. The school is an integral part of the community with former pupils becoming teachers, and the headmaster - Mr Hobbs - serving over 25 years. The school also recieved the boroughs top marks in the last Ofsted report.
Climate change is to blame for a drop in the number of some birds that visit Britain each winter, the RSPB says.
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on thursday at the climate camp, a small group of clowns decided to do walkabout with a wheelie bin. when the police stopped them under anti-terrorism powers, they were in for a big surprise.
A weekly 30 minute review of news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio. With times and freqs for listening at home. 2 files- broadcast and slow-modem streaming. Free to rebroadcast. China, Netherlands, Cuba, and Russia.
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In a move with ominous implications, the Bush administration, according to articles in yesterday’s New York Times and Washington Post, has resolved to brand the entire Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) as a “specially designated global terrorist” organization. In doing so, Bush will use powers provided under a presidential order signed shortly after the September 11, 2001 attacks.
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The Camp for Climate Action got under way Tuesday amidst a major police operation and provocative “terror” stories in the media.
Unison national secretary has angered union activists by demanding that local branches take a position of neutrality on the issue of a below inflation pay offer.
Hi, just to let you know that there will be a Liverpool Chiapas Solidarity Group
meeting on Thursday 23rd August, 7.30 in the basement under News from Nowhere
(Bold Street, Liverpool City centre for anyone who doesn't know it).
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The allegation of «Conspiracy to gather and to transmit information on National Defense» is the technical charge, according to US criminal law (18USC & 794), commonly called «Conspiracy to commit espionage». It is without doubt the central topic of the legal process against five Cuban prisoners wrongly held in the United States...
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Video and text showing a summary of the different renewable energy being used at the climate camp. Sharing skills and knowledge of how to survive without mains electricity.
(i'll tidy up and caption the photos later)
American troops talk of being ordered to "shoot anything that moves", and "you can basically kill anyone you want"
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The site of the Climate Camp 2007 was taken during Saturday night the 2 days before the official star of the Camp. The site is near Sipson village and close to Heathrow and inspite of a high police presence, the authorities were taken by surpise.
24 people took part in a blockade at Farnborough Airport this morning with 9 people locked onto gates with lock-on devices. After an hour the aiport staff opened up an emergancy crash exit to allow the gathered business people in.
Audio of random interviews from the climate camp snaffled off of someone's video camera.
Rough and ready not fully edited.
mp3 96kbps mono
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