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Oxford Groups ask politicians to stop ignoring aviation

06-04-2008 15:43

Gordon trying to hide from the obvious
On Saturday in Carfax, passersby saw a larger than life Gordon Brown covering his eyes while playing with an aeroplane - hoping that aviation emissions will just go away. Oxford Friends of the Earth (FoE) and World Development Movement (WDM) joined forces as part of the 'Big Ask' National Day of Action to ask Gordon Brown and local MPs Andrew Smith and Evan Harris to stop ignoring aviation.

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EuroMayDay Parade 2008

06-04-2008 14:39

This year for MayDay, two worlds clash together: the global movement vs strong-armed governments; grassroots networks and squatted social centers vs EU power; Utopian Society vs Capitalist Market; the radical europe of multitudes vs the conservative Europe of elites.

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They shoot horses, don’t they?

06-04-2008 14:38

174 horses have died on British race tracks in one year. Three deaths at the latest "Grand" National Race. This does not include those killed away from the racing arena.

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Brilliant pro Tibet protest ongoing in London today

06-04-2008 14:01

comments called for as protesters steal the limelight

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Big Ask campaign, Kirkcaldy

06-04-2008 13:15

Don't ignore aviation emissions Gordon
50 environmental and development campaigners gather in Kirkcaldy, in the Kingdom of Fife, to ask the local MP to include aviation in the Westminster Parliament Climate Change bill - 5/4/08

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tony blair wall of sound protest video

06-04-2008 12:47

video from the soundsystem on the protest

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Pro-tibet Protestors needed at Whitehall and Trafalgar Square

06-04-2008 12:46

Stand off in on going between Pro Tibet and China supporter, police keeping two side apart and a number of arrests as been made

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Olympic torch protests

06-04-2008 12:04

Just seen on BBC news site about protests so far...

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Snowball the olympic torch

06-04-2008 11:56

The Olympic torch is going between St Paul's and Whitechapel this afternoon - let's try and put it out with a flurry of snowballs

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The US-NATO 'Missile Shield' Programme: Timeline and Bibliographical References

06-04-2008 11:20

Missile shields are now a major topic at the present NATO summit. Mr. Bush bangs on about a rogue nation,' seemingly unaware that most of the world think that the United States is the real 'rogue .' Mr. Bush's speech prior to the opening of the United Nations summit was a repeat not only of continued platitudes but also of many accusations made after 9/11 about Iraq - with Iran now the unjustified focus of "evil." Are Mr. Cheney, and his very own 'poodle,' Mr. Bush, pathologically focused on matters 'nuclear', and intent on a forthcoming war?

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East Oxford Social Club - more details of the stitch-up

06-04-2008 01:52

East Oxford Community Social Club is a social club run for and by its members, based in a local community centre for which it raises money. It's unique not just for the way it's run but also because of its diverse, inclusive and friendly atmosphere, cheap prices and availability as a community venue. Meanwhile the local cops are doing everything in their power to see that it closes.

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Demonstration outside S.A.D.A.C.C.A for Eritrean Human Rights

06-04-2008 00:00

There was a demonstration Saturday 5 April 2008 outside bringing attention to the poor human rights record of the Eritrean govenerment

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Until All Are Free TV: Now Online

05-04-2008 22:20

The channel features direct action from the animal liberation movement, free subscription, unlimited access & free downloads:

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Report from Wrexham 'Free for All'

05-04-2008 19:31

Ashley advertises the event
Freeconomy Wrexham held its first ‘Free for All’ Bring and Take event today at Acton Community Centre. Everything for the day: the space, all the wonderful goods on offer, the van, the refreshments and everyone’s time were donated – big thanks to all the people who helped make this event a success.

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Free Mumia now! All out for 19 April united-front demonstration!

05-04-2008 17:44

Free Mumia now!

Mumia Abu-Jamal
is innocent!

Abolish the racist
death penalty!

Saturday 19 April
1pm, US Embassy,
Grosvenor Square, London W1A
(Nearest Tube: Bond Street)

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It's official: working is a crime

05-04-2008 16:36

Right to work
An asylum seeker living in the Meadows has been jailed for eight months and faces deportation to Iraq after forging a registration card in order to secure work.

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Campaign For Free Assembly Demo.

05-04-2008 15:18

FIT photographer Trafalgar Square
The demo went from Trafalgar Square via Parliament Square to the Home Office and back to Parliament Square then along Whitehall to the pub.

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ALF cell demands autonomous zones for Wild Boar.

05-04-2008 13:56

With recent mainstream press activity focussing on either the elimination or heavy handed management of wild boar populations in the UK. The call for wilderness areas for boar to live freely has begun.

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Harmondsworth press release

05-04-2008 12:33

This was send around to the mainstream press.

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Repression of the Harmondsworth detainees' protest

05-04-2008 12:11

Riot police intervene to break the hunger strike
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