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Businessman calls for UK lockdown

30-11-2008 19:18

In a BBC interview, ready-meal millionaire Sir Gulam Noon makes several misguided and misleading comments regarding immigration to the UK and its relationship to racism. The comments are reportedly echoed in his as yet unreleased autobiography

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Arson against Swedish social center Cyklopen. Nazis suspected!

30-11-2008 19:09

Shortly before 19:00 Swedish time on Saturday the 29th of November, the social center Cyklopen (the Cyclops), caught fire. The place had been broken into and arson was immediately suspected. Nazis are believed to have been behind the attack against this self built house at the outskirts of Stockholm.

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National E.On F.Off Actions Round Up

30-11-2008 18:26

Over the past 48 hours E.on has been targeted across the UK. If your action is not listed below, email us ( to let us know what happened where you were.

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The struggle for academic freedom

30-11-2008 18:20

This article originally appeared in Ceasefire magazine, an independent political magazine at the University of Nottingham ( The article explores the role that the institution has played in commercialising education and in suppressing academic freedom.

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30-11-2008 17:07

freeconomy great free sock shop give away vid

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Christmas is Canceled for E.on

30-11-2008 17:03

The weekend of the 28th November saw a national, two days of action against E.on and new coal. E.on are responsible for to plans to build a new coal fired power station at Kingsnorth in Kent.

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Discrimination in UAE against expatriates

30-11-2008 16:59

The workers live the most unhumane circumstances on the minimum
No driver's license for you if you do not have a university degree, and you happen not to be a UAE citizen

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Stop Taranjit & Hussain being forced back to Afghanistan

30-11-2008 16:28

Taranjit Bajaj at a Unity protest
Taranjit Bajaj and Hussain Ali Khairkoh are two Afghani men in detention that the Home Office intends to forcibly remove to Kabul on Tuesday 2nd December on a private "Ethnic Charter flight" from an unknown airport as part of "Operation Ravel". Both men are members of religious minorities in Afghanistan that have been subject to persecution in the past. They both need your help. Please take action as soon as you can to help them.

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mobile phone mast in Netherthorpe

30-11-2008 15:22

Sheffield Homes to ask tenants whether they agree

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We Make Your Clothes

30-11-2008 13:59

WE MAKE YOUR CLOTHES: hear voices from the frontline of the struggle against sweatshop labour as Bangladeshi garment worker militants visit Sheffield.


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This week's SchNews - Iceland

30-11-2008 13:33


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Swap Don't Shop - Topshop, Oxford St, Sat 29 Nov

30-11-2008 13:22

Sorry, no photography, sir
The Space Hijackers met in Topshop in Oxford St to show that you can get a new fashion look without having to spend money by simply swapping your clothes with others. Photographs copyright (C) 2008, Peter Marshall

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The Sparrows' Nest - A centre for anarchist education and culture

30-11-2008 13:21

Anarchists in Nottingham have been busy converting a house in the St Ann's area into a centre for anarchist education and culture. The Sparrows' Nest will be home to a library of books, pamphlets and other media relating to anarchism, workers' struggle and local struggles. I went along to chat to one of the residents...

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Solidarity at Campsfield

30-11-2008 12:47

barbed wired britain
On Saturday 29th November 2008, over a 100 protestors were on the gates of Campsfield IRC to show solidarity with all those behind the wire

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Philippines: An urgent call to the NDF and the GRP regarding the recent killings

30-11-2008 12:24

An urgent call to the National Democratic Front (NDF) and the Government of the Republic of the Philippines (GRP) regarding the recent killings of farmers!

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Pics from the Norwich E.On Spoof

30-11-2008 12:14

E.On F.Off staff
Here are some photos from yesterday's spoof E.On stall in Norwich

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of not-so-good 'Patres' and not-so-bad 'good fellows'

30-11-2008 09:36

For the first time ever, 739 Italian prisoners, mostly accused of belonging to ‘the Mafia’
or the Mafias, as the movement includes prisoners from all the different ‘Coscas’ ranging from Cosa Nostra to the Stidda, the Santa Corona Unita, the Ndrangheta etc. –
all condemned to life imprisonment, have united and stood up for their rights, by presenting the European Court in Strasburg with as many requests for legal review of procedures.

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Imperial justice might jail martyr's brother

30-11-2008 06:42

Hairbiyar Marri, brother of the slain leader, faces 10 years in U.K. jail
Glowing tributes were paid to Nawabzada Bala'ach Marri at a meeting at Busboys and Poets in Washington DC on Saturday afternoon. The victim's brother Hairbiyar Marri and Faiz Baloch face jail in the U.K. for trying to organize Baluch resistance against military brutalities.

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Firebird Benefit Car Boot and Open Day

30-11-2008 01:34

The campaigners at the squatted Firebird pub, renamed the Community Justice Centre, are holding a car boot in the pub car park on Sunday 7th Dec. £5 a table opening 7am for sellers and 8am for buyers.

All proceeds to go to the evolving Social Centre.

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Child Soldiers: US Military Recruiting Children to Serve in the Armed Forces

30-11-2008 01:07

In violation of its pledge to the United Nations not to recruit children into the military, the Pentagon “regularly target(s) children under 17,” the American Civil Liberties Union(ACLU) says.
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