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LNG leak

23-04-2009 10:19

On March 29th, just a few days after the South Hook LNG terminal in Pembrokeshire, there has already been a leak.

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US Cities Increasing Use of Armed Mercenaries to Replace Police

23-04-2009 09:26

There are more than 2 million “private security” officers and guards deployed in America and this number is growing by the day in Oakland and other cities.

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Mass Street Party – Against War and Greed - Invitation To Organisers

23-04-2009 09:08

Mass Street Party – Against War and Greed - Invitation To Organisers

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Death by design?

23-04-2009 09:03

Government fail to remedy the asbestos existing in schools. Children and teachers at risk of cancer.

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Red all over?

23-04-2009 08:33

A quick response to the morning papers' response to the Budget. File under 'comment'...

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Online petition: Keep Zakir in Canterbury

23-04-2009 08:20

Zakir Ali Rostami
Zakir Ali Rostami escaped the violence in Afghanistan six years ago and arrived in the UK speaking no English. Since then, he has become a popular figure in the community, excelling at Canterbury College where he has almost completed a national diploma in IT, and winning a scholarship for a local Cricket Club. He has also been offered an unconditional place at University to study Computing.

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nazis front

23-04-2009 08:01

in less than 2 hours the nazi front are due in newcastle to sperad there vile evil shit arounf newcastle

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Camden Council Planning Applications. Have you ever been refused? Why?

23-04-2009 04:10

There are plans to build a deadly virus / pathogen lab in Camden alongside St Pancras International behind the British Library in Kings Cross, Camden side. The lab is opposed by MI5 [via the Evening Standard], MPs, councillors and local businesses. The consortium, backed by Gordon Brown, the Wellcome Trust [who put in £100 million], UCL, MRC and the CRUK have yet to apply for a permit.

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Veganarchy zine - looking for submissions

23-04-2009 00:27

We want your Vegan/Anarchist writings!
The Veganarchy zine is a free, independently published magazine, aka “zine.” It’s purpose is to provide an outlet for creatively-produced content regarding veganism (not vegetarianism), anarchism, and related issues.

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No Borders Info Tour 2009 Scotland 7-16 May

22-04-2009 23:30

The No Borders Info Tour 2009 aims to encourage discussion and build awareness of the injustices of the UK and European border regimes, as well as to call for action against them.

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Shell back in Glengad, Erris, Mayo today, meet resistance

22-04-2009 23:01

Shell's gates going up in Glengad
Todays fencing (and gates?) in Glengad is right now being removed by the community.
Willie Corduff & 2 others lay under a Shell truck where Willie lies now, despite the efforts of a number of Gardai to remove him.Willie Corduff and co had stones thrown at them by the Gardai, Willie had his ankle beaten with a rock by the Gardai and another protestor under the lorry had his head repeatedly banged off the ground by Gardai.

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ReelNews Solidarity callout

22-04-2009 22:29

ReelNews will be showing a film of the visteon autoparts factory dispute when they come up on Thursday 30th April.

They have asked that people get the word out to car workers and rank and file UNITE members. They'll hopefully have a visteon worker coming up with them and hope to start organising some practical solidarity.

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Scarborough Climate Action Network opens community resource centre.

22-04-2009 19:08

After being inspired into action by the fight against global climate chaos, the Scarborough Climate Action group have opened "Green Planet", a community resource centre for education, information and participation on the east coast of Yorkshire.

They aim to provide a central point for people in the local area to find out how they can make positive changes to their environment, as well as providing an autonomous space for people to use the internet, meet like-minded people and get directly involved with the newly burgeoning Scarborough activist networks.

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Netanyahu: We will not allow Holocaust deniers to carry out another Holocaust

22-04-2009 18:12

Netanyahu speaking at the Holocaust Remembrance Day ceremony, 20 April 2009
Given the extremely bellicose rhetoric of the new Israeli government as well as the thinly veiled threats from the Obama administration, Iran is still at risk of annihilation by the US, Israeli and NATO forces. The Holocaust-mongering of the Israeli establishment can be seen in this light.

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30 year rule used for Hillsborough - WHY?

22-04-2009 17:40

why the 30 yr rule for Hillsborough

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Urgent Kirklees Unity news

22-04-2009 17:26

It has been brought to our attention that the BNP in Kirklees intend again to hold another meeting in the Heckmondwike area on Thursday 23rd April

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A decent start to building a new student movement

22-04-2009 17:00

Report of National Student Coordination April 18, 2009

Dan from Leeds Uni and Simon from Westminster uni report on the student coordination conference which united around 100 activists in the UK.

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Flyer for the Conference 09 benefit nights

22-04-2009 16:09

2 fundraisers over 2 saturdays in aid on the Anarchist Movement Conference 09. Saturday 9th and 16th of May.

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Palestine Today 042209

22-04-2009 14:53


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