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New social centred hatched over easter weekend

24-03-2008 18:17

The long weekend saw both the death of one social centre in London and the birth of another...

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Free Tibet demo in Central London

24-03-2008 18:12

As a response to the Chinese crack down on the Tibetan up-rising in Tibet and the general repression of Tibetans, a demonstration was arranged, marching from outside the Chinese embassy to Trafalgar Square. Hundreds of Tibetans and supporters turned out to a spirited demonstration with shouts for China to leave Tibet.

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Fossil Fools Day warm-up & London Rising Tide benefit, 28.3.08

24-03-2008 15:35

You are warmly invited to a
28th March 2008

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Palestine Today 032408

24-03-2008 15:33

Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Centre,, for Monday March 24th, 2008.

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Death toll of U.S. soldiers in Iraq reaches 4.000 (by Latuff)

24-03-2008 12:30

4000 U.S. soldiers dead in Iraq
Copyleft artwork by Brazilian cartoonist Latuff. To be published in this week's issue of Läsarnas Fria Tidning:
High-resolution file for printing purposes here:

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New video from Nahr al-Bared Camp

24-03-2008 11:49

Still from the video
The anarchist video collective "a-films" announces its latest short film (4 min.) from Lebanon called "Landscape of Destruction".

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More strikes expected as Greece passes pension reform

24-03-2008 11:29

Greek unions promise to continue protests against the government's pension reforms, passed on Thursday.

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Exposed - The A.L.F. Crime Investigation Agency presents Novartis Austria

24-03-2008 11:25

Knocking on the door of a Novartis
Novartis is a major customer of the animal laboratories HLS and Covance. Therefore
500 names and emailaddresses plus 250 additional names of the 3100 employees of Novartis in Austria are revealed.

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Outdoors and Free! Free Festivals in Lodnon This Summer

24-03-2008 11:11

Here’s your 2008 guide to free events in London this Summer:

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End of SOCPA?

23-03-2008 23:42

A controversial ban on protests outside the Houses of Parliament will be scrapped by Home Secretary Jacqui Smith this week in a symbolic victory for freedom of speech campaigners.

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The Stopping Non Stop Walk Aldermaston to London

23-03-2008 23:38

Maya Anne Evans and Milan Rai are trying to walk non stop (with naps) from Aldermaston to London (55 miles)

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Japan refuses entry to Antonio (Toni) Negri

23-03-2008 20:44

The Japanese Ministry of Justice has refused entry to the Italian political philosopher Antonio (Toni) Negri (74) for flimsy reasons. Negri planned at invitation of the International House of Japan from today a lecture tour to the working politics (among other things at the respectable universities of Kyoto and Tokyo). After the Japanese Foreign Ministry had no doubts against Negri's entry, at short notice, nevertheless, the Ministry of Justice responsible for border and immigration regulations of the country expressed doubt. Two days before his departure one demanded of Negri a recorded proof of
his past detention as a "political prisoner".

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Obama's Multiracial Coalition and the Politics of Racial Reconciliation

23-03-2008 18:47

Obama's unconditional affirmations that America is “inherently good”, that white racism is not endemic, that “radical Islam” is the enemy, that apartheid Israel is a “stalwart ally”, and that his pastor and spiritual mentor, a man who accurately reflects the views of most of Black America is an angry, divisive old uncle stuck in the fifties and sixties --- all these may restore his credentials among whites as the candidate of “racial reconciliation”. But what is being reconciled here? Aside from the color of the president's face, what is being changed?

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Chinese embassies under international attack

23-03-2008 16:00

A Chinese government spokesperson claimed that 17 embassies and consulates in the 10 countries had been attacked, including the use of an incendiary device in San Francisco, as shown below.

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Leaflet to hand out on Fossil Fools Day

23-03-2008 15:07

Leaflet front
A leaflet has been made that you can use on Fossil Fools Day if you haven’t got time to create your own. We think it looks particularly good photocopied on yellow paper but obviously that’s your call!

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Stop the BNP's summer festival - 15-17th August

23-03-2008 12:38

The BNP's Red, White and Blue festival (RWB), a celebration of 'Britishness' involving race hate and fascist politics, is set to go ahead from 15-17 August. Join the campaign to stop it.

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Greece: Report on the 19th's General Strike and demonstration

23-03-2008 09:43

Demonstrations were organized after a call by workers unions and syndicates in Greece's larger cities, against the new law on the pension system. Below are gathered some of the reported direct action.

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Media release on 'Irresponsible Tourism Convention' Kerala

23-03-2008 04:33

Civil society organizations and representatives of
people's movements from various parts of Kerala, India organized a
protest march against Kerala's irresponsible tourism practices and
held a parallel people's Convention at Achuthamenon Hall, Eranakulam
on 'Irresponsible Tourism' under the banner of Kerala Tourism Watch.
They made their strong protest against the irresponsible practices of
Kerala Tourism. The groups made their reservations against the non
participatory nature of the present Responsible Tourism initiative of
Kerala Tourism. This convention was a response to the International
Conference on Responsible Tourism held on 21st - 24th at Le Meridien
in Kochi organized by Kerala Tourism and International Centre for
Responsible Tourism- India.

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Brian Haw on the fifth anniversary of the criminal invasion of Iraq

23-03-2008 03:06

Brian wishes more people recognised the suffering and would turn out to protest against the war.

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Hugo Chavez and the Obama/Clinton Twins

22-03-2008 23:44

The Obama/Clinton statements about the South American crisis are pretty much like their statements on every other foreign policy issue. They differ very little from one another or from the Bush administration.
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