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Climate, coal, mountain top removal and "obstruction of justice"

24-10-2008 10:56

The following article is the latest article from James E. Hansen on protests against coal strip mining in Appalachia, USA.

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Greenpeace in Stapleford today at 18:30

24-10-2008 10:34

Calling on all readers with an environmental conscience to attend this meeting to show your support to giving coal the boot.

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Greenspan admits ‘mistake’

24-10-2008 09:40

wow !!
WASHINGTON - Badgered by lawmakers, former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan denied the nation’s economic crisis was his fault on Thursday but conceded the meltdown had revealed a flaw in a lifetime of economic thinking and left him in a “state of shocked disbelief.”

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Raytheon Protest, Bristol - 24 hour roof occupation

24-10-2008 09:36

On Going - support needed!

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What would GM crops mean for Britain? Percy Schmeiser UK tour.

24-10-2008 08:34

Percy Schmeiser, farmer's victory over Monsanto.
International GM campaigner, Percy Schmeiser, a Canadian arable farmer, will talk about his experiences and the implications for UK farmers after his major fight in the courts with food and biotech giant Monsanto.

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50 Years of CND - Peacemakers reunion gig...

24-10-2008 00:00

CND 50th Anniversary
Merseyside CND's very own big band the 'Peacemakers' make a return with their premier English folk/worldbeat. Jigs, reels, ska grooves, afrobeat horns.

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Scholars for 9-11 Truth & Justice Misrepresented in Draft Bill Sent to 8 House M

23-10-2008 23:04

Berkeley, CA, October 22, 2008 -- On October 18, 2008, an OpEdNews article titled, "8 House Members View Draft Bill on Independent Science/Tech Probe of WTC 1, 2, 7 Collapses," was published by four members of the group Scholars for 9/11 Truth & Justice ( The authors of the article and draft bill are not spokespersons for Scholars for 9/11 Truth & Justice, and therefore are individually responsible for it.

Scholars for 9/11 Truth & Justice does not endorse the draft bill due to the inclusion of numerous unscientific claims and misrepresentations, and condemns in the strongest of terms any associations between the organization and the claims presented by the authors of this bill. As stated at the front page of their website, Scholars for 9-11 Truth and Justice "take[s] care to present the strongest, most credible research available..."

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Well-known investigator exposes alliance between McCain and terrorists

23-10-2008 21:01

ANN Louise Bardach, the U.S. reporter famous for her interviews with Luis Posada Carriles and her investigations into Cuban-American terrorism, has written an extensive article for the website on the close ties between Republican presidential candidate John McCain and notorious terrorists in Miami...

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Mobilisations in Colombia

23-10-2008 20:47

40000 indigenous are on the move, 18000 sugar cane workers have been striking for over a month and today 5 large unions are on strike in protest to the governments violent response to peaceful protest. And what is more, they are building common demands that go beyond their indiviudal sectors agenda.

Below is an edited translate article by Simone Bruno, an Italian Journalist who has been present at some of the mobilisations

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Italy:Movement comes to life, berlusconi demands riot police evict the students

23-10-2008 18:37

We have all read and heard the stories coming out of Italy in regards to the Fascists, old and new, dominating and control both the state institutions and streets. But as the government turns up its repression again on the working class, native and immgrant, a new movement has exploded on to the piazza and boulevards of major italian cities.

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Demonstration for sacked Colombian cleaners

23-10-2008 16:54

More than forty people demonstrated outside the Institute of Engineering and Technology in Savoy Place in support of Colombian cleaners unfairly dismissed by the cleaning company Amey. There was a simultaneous demonstration in Bristol outside Amey’s offices there.

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Looking into the Crisis

23-10-2008 16:52

'LOOKING INTO THE CRISIS' is a new audio-based initiative to help us explore and disseminate knowledge about current economic issues.

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Farnborough Airport 'terrorist' plane spotters

23-10-2008 16:19

Farnborough Airport
Terrorism legislation is being use to question and search plane spotters outside Farnborough Airport.

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Solidarity with all workers.AMEY picket bristol.

23-10-2008 16:09

Yesterday about thirty people went to two offices on Victoria Street, Bristol show their support to sacked workers from Amey.

See background story here

for the demonstration see

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Palestine Today 102308

23-10-2008 16:07


Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, for Thursday October 23, 2008

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4 were remanded in animal rights raids. 2 released, 2 remain on remand.

23-10-2008 15:45

They applied for bail today, 2 were sucessful, 2 weren't.

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23-10-2008 15:44

On the 3rd and 4th of November, The french presidency of the European Union sets up a summit of all 27 european ministers of Justice and Interior on the initiative of the french minister of “Immigration, Integration, and National Identity”, Brice Hortefeux. They will provocatively gather in Vichy, the ex-capital of fascist France during World War II. There, they will solemnly discuss about the “integration” of migrant workers and the application of the famous "directive retour". We can easily imagine with what kind of heavy laugh the idea of such a provocation was born in the head of a minister – Brice Hortefeux - who is everywhere caricatured as a little nazi. Ha Ha Ha.

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United Families and Friends Remembrance Procession, Sat 25th Oct

23-10-2008 15:14

Saturday 25th October, Trafalgar Square,1pm

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Police officer: I did recognise Menezes as terror suspect... NOT! - Police lies!

23-10-2008 14:36

A surveillance officer only saw Mr Menezes with a phone and a paper.
A police officer has admitted changing his records to show he did not identify Brazilian Jean Charles de Menezes as a failed suicide bomber.

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Italian police HQ bombed, anarchist comrades arrested

23-10-2008 14:19

Bombs against the communal police of Parma: four comrades arrested.
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