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European student protests newsletter 8

18-02-2002 15:08

In this international student protest newsletter:
1. The mobilisation for the upcoming protests in the Spanish cities Salamanca and Sevilla and reports on local protests across Europe and Canada;
2. The World Bank and public services (education);
3. GATS negotiations.

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McDonalds billboard subvertising

18-02-2002 14:48

McDonalds billboard subvertising
Spotted at Bedminster Down, in Bristol - a somewhat active city for subvertising. Anyone seen any in london or elsewhere recently?

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Riot Video Game (WTO?) released for PS2

18-02-2002 13:32

Riot Video Game (WTO?) released for PS2
Rockstar Games' (who did the well violent Grand Theft Auto) 'State of Emergency' play station 2 game is now onsale.
This game is highly rumored to be based on the WTO protests in Seattle.

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Argentine Solidarity Campaign website

18-02-2002 13:08

Argentine Solidarity Campaign website now up and running at:

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Italian Minister Issued Orders To Fire On G8 Protesters

18-02-2002 11:43

Italian interior minister issued order to fire on G-8 protesters
Last Updated Sun, 17 Feb 2002 19:57:49

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Statement on the Terrorism Act

18-02-2002 11:35

A statement by the CACC (Campaign Against Criminalising Communities, part of the Coalition Against the Terrorism Acts)

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[PFMPE] Hermetic meaning of 'Kenny Boy'

18-02-2002 08:57

What the Bush family, the CIA, and capitalist untouchables are really up to.

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British Columbia, Canada, declares war on the poor

18-02-2002 05:56

B.C. declares war on the poor, the disabled, the elderly, tenants, students, workers and Legal Aid services for the poor.
The Poverty and Human Rights Project of B.C. writes the following letter to the United Nations Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights regarding B.C's violations of UN International Covenant on Economic,
Social and Cultural Rights.

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17-02-2002 23:47

Environmentalists are being called to save an urban ‘Garden of Eden’ housing an apple orchard being threatened with certain death after its light life-source was callously removed at Prince Charles’ favourite disused railway yard - Bishopsgate Goodsyard in London’s East End. Urgent action is needed to save the trees.

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'conspiracy theorists' against bigotry and racism

17-02-2002 22:36

It's a common presumption hereabouts that so-called conspiracy theorists are nazi paranoid weirdos who are basically anti-semitic and secretly promulgating the reactionary totalitarian state they're pretending to oppose.The best sites are now displaying a 'free speech websites against bigotry and racism' gif to demonstrate their commitment to anti-racist principles and 'common sense' bigotry. im switzerland is currently under attack from the same wilfull misinterpretations regarding a Latuff cartoon. Watch out. Click the link for more information.

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Ari the Egg with Eyebrows and Clusters of Cowering Syncophants

17-02-2002 21:10

Ari "The Egg with Eyebrows" Fleischer, Susan the Shemale, Senile Cranks, and Clusters of Cowering Syncophants: Welcome to the White House Press Conference!

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Thoughts from Chiapas, Articles 1 and 2

17-02-2002 20:34

The beginging of a series of articles from Chiapas on the current situation in Mexico and the broader Anti-Globalization Movement.

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Chronology of Sellafield Protest

17-02-2002 19:42

Chronology of events at the blockade at the roundabout outside sellafield

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Police Brutality at Sellafield Protest

17-02-2002 19:38

police show unnecessary brutality when dealing with peaceful protesters.

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EU arrest warrant put on fast track

17-02-2002 19:37

BRITAIN and five other European Union countries came to a surprise agreement yesterday to introduce an EU-wide arrest warrant a year earlier than planned.

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UNCOVERED: Plan to Assasinate Zimbabwe President

17-02-2002 19:34

Australian news program airs secret surveillance footage detailing plan to kill Zimbabwe's president. British PR firm - BSMG - the financial conduit for the plan.

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Anti-hunt protesters hound Anne Robinson

17-02-2002 18:30

deserved it

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British 'peacekeepers' shoot at pregnant woman in Kabul

17-02-2002 14:31

Officials have confirmed an exchange of fire involving British
Paras in Kabul took place at the same time civilians said they
were shot at while trying to take a pregnant woman to

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How giving a free cd evolves into a revolution

17-02-2002 11:35

Chaussette Verte's fight against the music industry is growing as an international movement
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