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Alert - M&S picket on Oxford Street cancelled for one week only

21-02-2008 00:54

The demonstration outside Marks and Spencer in solidarity with the Palestinian people will be cancelled on Thursday, 21st February because supporters will be attending the opening rally of the Cuban Speaking Tour at the Venezuelan Embassy, see

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'The Witness' documentary film screening

20-02-2008 23:00

February 25th 2008 7:30pm

Pogo Cafe, Hackney

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France, Villiers le Bel: "Kill Me Instead, Right On the Spot!"

20-02-2008 22:43

“I’ve never seen a police operation on this scale” declared the prosecutor who supervised the raids Monday morning in Villiers le Bel, a banlieue in northern Paris where riots took place last November after 2 young people were killed by a cop car.

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Fidel Castro retires as Cuban president after 49 years in power

20-02-2008 21:50

Fidel Castro, the last of the “third-world” nationalists who rose to power in the 1950s and 1960s and came into conflict with American imperialism, announced Tuesday that he was retiring as president of Cuba and commander-in-chief of its armed forces.

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Sweden: Newsflash from

20-02-2008 20:55 recently released its first report about the multimillion
dollar plans to build a new urban highway in Stockholm.
We also made a new Youtube-video about how to open the ticket-line and
make it stay open. Our future plans include a day of action on the 1st of march. That is
the day when Stockholm public transportation company SL increases
their fares again.

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No G8 Japan info-tour in Cardiff: 23rd Feb

20-02-2008 20:15

The tour is also making a visit to a fancy dress shop in Cardiff...

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Opening a Pandora's Box: Kosovo "Independence" and the Project for a "New Middle

20-02-2008 19:52

Caucasus breakaway regions
Western public opinion has been misled. Unfolding events and realities on the ground in the former Yugoslavia have been carefully manipulated.

Germany and the U.S. have deep-seated geo-strategic interests in dividing Yugoslavia. Washington, D.C. and Berlin have also been the first governments to recognize the secessionist states, which resulted from the breakup of the Yugoslav federation.

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On March 6, join us to accompany the victims of the Paramilitaries in Colombia

20-02-2008 19:19

No more Common Graves. No more Forced Displacement.
No more Paramilitaries. No more Parapoliticians.
No more crimes by the State.
No more US military aid to Colombia.

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Phase of collapse of US real economy

20-02-2008 18:17

It is neither a “remake” of the 1929 crisis nor a repetition of the 1970s oil crises or 1987 stock market crisis. It is truly a global systemic crisis, that is to say a crisis affecting the entire planet and questioning the very foundations of the international system upon which the world was organised in the last decades.

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Demonstrate outside Kalyx HQ Friday 22 February 2008

20-02-2008 16:48

The Support the Harmondsworth 4 Campaign is holding a demonstration outside the offices of the company which runs Harmondsworth detention centre - Kalyx which is a subsidiary of Sodhexo.
* Friday 22 February 2008, 4:00pm to 6:00pm
* Sodhexo, 25 Chapel Street, London NW1 5DH

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Picket Foxtons In Islington Monday 3rd March

20-02-2008 15:07

Estate agents are destroying communities. They are destroying London.

Foxtons, one of the most visible (and most unpleasant) will be picketed as part of a week of action against estate agents.

Lets stop moaning about housing issues, and begin to act! The sooner we stop the likes of Foxtons from operating in our communities, the sooner an affordable London could be built.

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Get Active!

20-02-2008 14:46

In no way will we be able to break the hold of corporations until we all ALL growing food and performing useful trades.

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Victory: Midsummer House Goes Foie Gras Free!

20-02-2008 12:48

Midsummer House Goes Foie Gras Free and Poll - Please Vote!

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NoBorders Benefit, March 1, Rampart Social Centre, London

20-02-2008 11:43

Despite eviction threats and court dates, Rampart Social Centre is still alive! We celebrate the struggle for social spaces and for freedom of movement with another NoBorders benefit party
Saturday March 1st.

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US judge arranges summary execution of

20-02-2008 11:38

The following article from The Register is about the attempt to close down

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Iranian Oil Bourse Opens: Slouching Towards Petroeurostan

20-02-2008 11:32

The Iranian oil bourse has been due to open for years and last Sunday it finally did. If there is to be an imperial attack on Iran this will be one of the key reasons, for some more info on this see the feature article from last year:

Following is an article by Pepe Escobar on the opening of the oil bourse.

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GrooveRider is the real victim in Dubai!

20-02-2008 10:57

BBC DJ GrooveRider has been sent to prison in Dubai for a so-called crime for which he would be cautioned in the UK

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Repression in Ciudad Juatez, Mexico

20-02-2008 03:05

The repression has included all the critical and urban sectors of Ciudad Juarez, from the curfew against minors, outside any lawful order and despite the opposition of the families of young people; the assault of the residents of the Colonia Lomas de Poleo by the state and the Zaragoza brothers [one of the richest and most powerful families of the Ciudad Juarez oligarchy, also suspected of involvement in the “femicides”. They are one of the owners of the Corona Beer Company so BOYCOTT CORONA BEER!, translator notes] who have made an illegal claim to the land where the “colonos” (residents) live, and now the harassment and imprisonment of the compañeros of collective and social organizations.

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Direct Action: UK, USA, Spain & Germany

19-02-2008 19:48

More sabotage, vandalism and looks glued including a new direct action sub cell introduced in the UK - Cambridge Exterior Designers Inc. - who redecoration Boicair's offices; a supplier of Huntingdon Life Sciences. ALF reports also released from the Midsummer House, Hunting Kennels / HQ attacks and more.

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Interview With A Hacktivist

19-02-2008 19:35

I recently conducted an interview with 'Shai', Liverpool's resident hactivist. He's organising a hactivism evening at the city's social centre, Next To Nowhere, on Wednesday 5th March. I talked to him about his plans for the event, his ideas for improving activists' use of technology, and asked what's so damned exciting about all those zeroes and ones anyway...
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