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An epitaph for Liberty...

26-03-2009 14:07

Controversial spying laws that were supposedly designed to fight ’serious crime’ have - surprise, surprise - been regularly abused by councils throughout England and Wales; but the extent of the abuse is startling.

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Dayschool on the economic crisis - manchester - saturday 28th March

26-03-2009 13:48

What recession means for us:
A dayschool on the economic crisis

Saturday 28th March, 1.00 - 5.00 pm
The Yard theatre, Old Birley Street, Hulme

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Crucial info on Climate Camp in the city

26-03-2009 13:42

April 1st is only a week away! Below is the crucial information you will need for camping in the square mile during the G20.

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No2ID Sheffield Meeting

26-03-2009 13:39

NO2ID is getting organised in Sheffield. There was a successful meeting in Sheffield at the Harlequin Pub last night, with plans being made to raise the awareness of the campaign and the the threats to our privacy.

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Spanish Academics Criticize University Reforms (Trans)

26-03-2009 13:31

Declaration of university professors and researchers concerning the strike called for the 12th of March by the student movement against the current university reform (Plan Bologna)

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FITwatch suggestions for dealing with public order policing on G20 protests

26-03-2009 12:22

A few suggestions for not letting the police have it all their own way...

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'We Won't Pay For Your Crisis' Demo March 28, Berlin & Frankfurt

26-03-2009 12:21

You can find the short Call for the 'We Won't Pay For Your Crisis' demos in Berlin and Frankfurt this weekend on the 'Turbulence: Ideas for movement' website here:

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Israeli Airstrike on Sudan

26-03-2009 12:01

news is filtering out of an Israeli airstrike on Sudan at the height of the Gaza attacks in january

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Transformative justice puts the inteventionists in Prison

26-03-2009 09:28

Interventionists imprisoned for calmly addressing need to respond to war planes manufacturing

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G20 summit ; people wanna Tobin Tax!

26-03-2009 09:01

Uncle Sam want Tobin Tax
A lecter to Mr. Obama on financial gluttony

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NO CCTV Meeting - 30th March, 8pm The Mitre, High St, Oxford

26-03-2009 01:14

No CCTV Oxford's next meeting.

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Nuclear power producers scared on wind competition in UK

26-03-2009 00:51

The French government-owned power monopoly EdF and the German power giant E.ON have warned the British government they may be forced to drop plans to build a new generation of nuclear power plants in the UK unless the government scales back its targets for wind power.

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John Moores Students Protest Against Cuts

25-03-2009 23:22

Making placards in Next To Nowhere social centre
John Moores Vice Chancellor Michael Brown fled a group of 150 angry students and their supporters in his BMW (complete with JMU 1 numberplate) this afternoon. In doing so, he postponed a showdown over his plans to cut thirty-four courses from September.

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Bristol - Greek revolt info tour & solidarity fundraiser

25-03-2009 23:02

Greek benefit flyer - front
News from Greece may be being whitewashed out of the mainstream media, but its still going off big time over there, and the European bosses and politicans remain terrified its gonna go off in their countries soon.
So its all going a bit Greek in Bristol this weekend:
Friday 27 March, 7.30pm at Kebele social centre - Greek Revolt Info Tour
Saturday 28 March, 8pm to 2am - Bristol's Big Greek Benefit - Viva La Resisdance

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Natasha Avery moved prison

25-03-2009 19:58

Natasha Avery was moved yesturday to HMP Send, Ripley Road, Woking, Surrey GU23 7LJ. Natasha is a commited vegan activist, who has dedicated her life to saving animals from abuse.

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Did Iran reject Obama's overture?

25-03-2009 18:31

Iran's response to a supposedly conciliatory address March 20 by U.S. President Barack Obama has been met with a torrent of “we-told-you-sos” by the U.S. media. The Los Angeles Times reported that Iran's Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, had simply “dismissed President Obama's extraordinary Persian New Year greeting ...” The Christian Science Monitor said the president's gesture had been “greeted coolly” by Khamenei.

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Bank Bosses Are Criminals

25-03-2009 17:17

A group calling themselves Bank Bosses Are Criminals (BBAC) have claimed responsibility for the attack on Sir Fred (the Shred) Goodwin’s house and car. The much loathed former Royal Bank of Scotland chief executive had his plush Edinburgh mansion trashed and his prized Mercedes S600 badly damaged in the dawn attack – just 24-hrs after it was revealed his former employers still pick up the tab for insuring his fleet of luxury motors.

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Palestine Today 032509

25-03-2009 15:44


Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center,, for Wednesday, March 25th, 2009.

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Main points from JCHR report on Policing and Protest

25-03-2009 15:05

Summary of conclusions and recommendations from the Joint Committee on Human Rights' report into Policing and Protest: Demonstrating respect for rights? A human rights approach to policing protest, March 2009
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