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Fitwatch - 8th March LSE

13-02-2008 11:13

Pissed off with political public order policing?

Think it's time for a collective response to police harassment and

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Pre-Reclaim Love Party TONIGHT!

13-02-2008 11:13

valentine heart
The Reclaim love pre-Party at Monday Love in Camden, is definitely happening tonight

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Make politicians, peers, the City and the media pay for £17bn Crossrail scam

13-02-2008 03:17

The Government and closet neocon and capitalist Ken Livingstone want taxpayers and fare payers to pay for Crossrail, the transport project that will benefit the City and Canary Wharf while leaving ordinary Londoners with the cost through general taxation and unnecessary harm arising from a project where the Government has appointed Bechtel and taxpaying thief Adrian Montague. Every politician, MEP, peer and local councillor who votes and supports Crossrail should be held personally financially liable to pay for anything in excess of what the Government claims it will cost. The House of Lords is now the next stage for this farcical Bill which is about to face a bit of a problem.

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Why did the Animal Liberation reports leave Google news?

13-02-2008 00:18

In the last few months there have been quite a number of reports have were put onto the promoted newswire, therefore they appeared on the google news searches. However recently it has been noticed that google has begun not including the promoted animal rights articles, despite still including other articles from Indymedia UK which discuss other important topics.

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Public Meeting: Iran, Imperialism and Solidarity

12-02-2008 22:45


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Foie Gras Hell in Leeds

12-02-2008 20:55

A list of establishments to contact and some further information.

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End the Siege of Gaza Protest, London 9th February 2008

12-02-2008 20:05

A report on the recent "End the Siege of Gaza Protest" outside Downing Street

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Home Office picketed today in Cardiff

12-02-2008 19:41

The banner that was removed (and put back up again) today
In a picket of the Border and Immigration Agency in Cardiff called by No Borders south wales, activists got the Chief of Staff into a tizz by not taking down their banner...

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Hitting Total in the Pocket

12-02-2008 17:36

Over the last 2 months, activists tired of the lies and corporate whitewash have taken direct action to hit Total where it hurts them most - in the pocket.

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Please Support the Heathrow No Third Runway Campaign

12-02-2008 17:09

The Kids' Bloc Children's Revolution March at the Camp for Climate Action
Transforming the threatened villages near Heathrow Airport into a giant eco-village could help save them from being demolished for the planned third runway according to environmental campaigners.

Proposals for a variety of different groups to move into the area and help the local residents develop eco-friendly projects have been circulated by the Earth Aid Environmental Campaign.

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Palestine Today 021208

12-02-2008 17:01


Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Centre,, for Tuesday February 12th, 2008.

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Petition against the nomination of Tony Blair as "President of the European Unio

12-02-2008 16:23

Stop Blair from gaining more political power

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Lets play Subvertise

12-02-2008 15:38

Yes the opposite of advertise is subvertise

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Philippines: Greed, Corruption and Illegitimate Debt

12-02-2008 14:51

Greed is defined as an excessive or uncontrolled desire for or pursuit of money, wealth, food, or other possessions especially when this denies the same goods to others. It is reprehensible acquisitiveness, an insatiable longing for power, and supremacy in order to advance individual interests at the cost of other's well being.

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An excerpt from: 'AntiSemitism and other forms of racism'

12-02-2008 13:28

The main aim of this paper is to compare and contrast antiSemitism in Britain – particularly contemporary Britain – with other forms of racism. Most discussions of antiSemitism in Britain, and of the ‘Anglo’-Jewish community more generally, have taken place apart from mainstream writing on ‘race’ and ethnicity – that is, either within ‘Jewish studies’ fora and/or Jewish-oriented media. (However, see e.g. Cohen, P. 1988; Miles, 1993). That is, this topic has been somewhat ghettoised and therefore takes on the character of an internal debate (i.e. among Jews, or affiliated Jews).

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++Camden Still Closed++Reclaim Love Party now Wednesday

12-02-2008 13:25

Camden still closed,

So for 1 week - and 1 week only . . .

Monday Love will become


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Foiled murder plot against Danish cartoonist

12-02-2008 12:36

The polemic cartoon
Early Tuesday morning, Danish police arrested several people with a Muslim background suspected of conspiring to kill Kurt Westergaard, a Danish cartoonist with Morgenavisen Jyllands-Posten.

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Growing Insecurity in Timor Leste

12-02-2008 12:10

Timor-Leste’s President Jose Ramos-Horta was shot on 11 February by rebel soldiers in his house, a few miles outside the capital Dili. He is in a “critical but stable” condition, and he has been airlifted to Australia for further treatment. The failed coup was apparently led by Alfredo Reinado, a rebel soldier ho was himself killed in the attack. This incident is shocking, but shows how unstable the situation in Timor Leste still is. The “crisis” that started in 2006 is far from over, and Timor Leste’s security forces are unable to provide security. Not even for the acting President himself.

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Are your meals costing the Earth?

12-02-2008 10:56

The Vegan Society Logo
Vegan Society CEO, Nigel Winter will be giving his hard-hitting "Are your meals costing the earth?" presentation as part of the Green Party Spring Conference 'fringe'. The talk is at Reading Town Hall, on Fri 15th Feb 2008 at 19:00. Day membership of the conference is required to attend.

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Deportatons to DRC have resumed!

12-02-2008 10:50

A week ago the appeal submitted
by the legal team responsible for the BK case on the
DRC was refused at the first stage. They are now preparing papers to take the appeal directly to the Court of Appeal. In the meantime, the Home Office have seized the opportunity to make up for lost time by detaining people going to sign and by
issuing them and people already in detention with removal directions.
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