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Days Of Democracy 2008

13-12-2008 23:21


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Last chance to stop EU agrofuel disaster - Appeal to sign petition

13-12-2008 23:13

On 17th December, the European Parliament is due to vote on two pieces of legislation, the Renewable Energy Directive and the Fuel Quality Directive, each of which will lead to large-scale agrofuel expansion through long-term (2020) targets. Those laws are likely to trigger more land conversion, particularly in the global South, to grow fuel for Europe's cars, at the expense of forests and people, climate, food and biodiversity.

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Greek police aks for German and Israeli teargas

13-12-2008 22:01

some media sources claim that Greek police request tear gas supplies from Israel and Germany

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New protests in Athens, solidarity actions across Europe

13-12-2008 20:54

Youth clashed with police during a protest in Athens Friday over the police killing of 15-year-old Alexis Grigoropoulos. Thousands took part in the anti-government rally, culminating a week of protests that show no signs of abating.

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Santas Against Excessive Consumption, London UK, Xmas 08

13-12-2008 20:15

A. Santas Against Excessive Consumption
Five brave counterculture warriors don Santa Suits, sing anti-consumerist and anti-capitalist Xmas carols, and leaflet for more mindful attention to love, gifts, and catastrophic climate change – in Oxford Street, in the heart of the shopping district of Old London Town, on the busiest shopping day of the year: Sat 13 Dec 08.

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Spain: Police station attacked

13-12-2008 19:48

Spain. On december the 10th, after a solidarity march to the greek uprising, a police stion in Madrid was attacked by protesters

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Lev Leviev Diamonds Store Picketed

13-12-2008 19:03

The Lev Leviev diamonds store was picketed today in protest against his direct financing of the expansion of Israeli settlements.

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Virus lab leaks - support prisoners

13-12-2008 18:38

There are plans to build the "World's largest ever virus containment facility and animal testing lab" alongside St Pancras Eurostar on a Camden council house estate behind the British Library. Councillors and MPs have blasted the plans. In the event of virus leak what would happen to prisoners in the two nearby prisons Holloway and Pentonville? The lab will contain deadly pathogens like anthrax.

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Nuclear disarmament synergies

13-12-2008 18:25

Now is a key time to capitalise on renewed interest in Nuclear Disarmament and makes links between this issue, the financial crisis and climate change.

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The Video of the brodacast of the occupied TV station SuperB - Patra

13-12-2008 17:44

The video of the broadcast from the occupied station SuperB Patra, a major TV station of Western Greece from Patra area. The station was occupied from demonstrators and students , during the occupation there was news broadcasted , videos and fotos etc... After the broadcast the station was left to continue normaly the program.

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The Rage in Greece

13-12-2008 17:09

Riots in Athens
May the Anger of the Unemployed and Students be Tranformed into Combativeness for the Resumption of the Class Struggle of the Proletariat !

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UCU sticks to its policy on Palestine/Israel

13-12-2008 17:00

The University and Colleges Union (UCU) passed a motion at its national congress in 2008 calling on members to consider the implications of Israeli universities' complicity in the occupation. A group of anonymous members have threatened to sue the union. The union has stood by its policy but the solicitor for the members has claimed erroneously that the union has backed down

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Festive Protest at Nuclear Bomb Makers, London Dec 12

13-12-2008 15:52

On Vauxhall Bridge Road
Around a dozen activists turned up in Victoria, London on Friday for a festive protest outside the offices of the US companies involved in the production of the UK's nuclear weapons and the huge expansion of bomb production facilities at Aldermaston - costing £6,000,000,000 - which has never been debated or approved by Parliament.

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Anti Police Repression / Greek Solidarity Demo London

13-12-2008 15:22

On Saturday 6th December Greek police killed a 15 year-old boy on the streets of Athens.....

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“We don’t forget, we don’t forgive” - day of international action

13-12-2008 14:45

“We don’t forget, we don’t forgive” - day of international action against state murders, 20.12.2008

Today (Friday), the assembly of the occupied Athens Polytechnic decided to make a callout for European and global-wide actions of resistance

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Greek Solidarity protests in Germany get stronger

13-12-2008 14:14

1000 demonstrate in Berlin, small protests all over the country, major protest ahead

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Cholera Outbreak Outcome of West's War on Zimbabwe

13-12-2008 12:59

Zimbabwe is facing multiple crises because of savage western assaults on its economy and the viability of its state machinery. The goal is regime change. U.S.-British sanctions against Zimbabwe are a form of warfare, like the sanctions that led to a million deaths in pre-invasion Iraq.

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Basque prisoners - an update

13-12-2008 12:51

Re: the case of Lander Labajo and Aner Minenza

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Solidarity Demo @ Greek Embassy, Melbourne Australia

13-12-2008 12:49

cops murder everywhere!
About 30 anarchists, socialists and communists took part in a demo outside the greek embassy in melbourne australia today (13/12) to express their solidarity with the militants fighting on the streets in greece and also to mourn yet another victim of state murder. There was a large armed police presence and heavy surveillance.
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