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where are greenpeace when we need them most?

06-05-2009 09:38

they should be building a huge mobilisation of activists instead of lobbying

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SPARROWS' NEST EVENT: 'Kropotkin's Mutual Aid today' - Sat 9th May 2009 at 3pm

06-05-2009 09:00

The Sparrows' Nest is pleased to announce a talk by Iain McKay, editor of The Anarchist FAQ, related to the new Freedom Press edition of Kropotkin's masterpiece Mutual Aid: A Factor of Evolution. Published in 1902, the book provided detailed evidence of cooperation at the heart of the natural world. Iain is visiting Nottingham to present the background and relevance today of Mutual Aid, to be followed by discussion. Date/Time: Saturday 9th May, 3.00pm

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Fundraiser for Anarchist Conference 09

06-05-2009 08:27

Fundraiser for Anarchist Conference 09

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Sheffield Station closed despite protests

06-05-2009 07:29

Sheffield Station was this morning closed to all but ticket holders despite the objections of the vast majority of sheffield residents who's taxes have been spent creating a much improved facility that they are now unable to use.

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Newsom for a Nuclear California

06-05-2009 07:19

Governor Greenwash I, and. . . II?
California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger and San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom both support big corporate renewable energy projects, mega solar, wind, wave, and even hydroelectric, along with every other sort of big corporate power,but,renewables just aren't enough for really big guys, like Schwarzenegger and Newsom. To be a really big guy, or a really big nation, and an international power, you've gotta have nuclear power. And nuclear weapons, the invention that gave rise to nuclear power, and nuclear power politics.

California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger and San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom both know it, and support it.

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26 Million people displaced by violence in 2008

06-05-2009 07:18

International efforts have failed to reduce the scale of internal displacement caused by conflict. According to Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC) report 'Internal Displacement: Global Overview of Trends and Developments in 2008'.

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Continuing Conflicts that Create Refugees - April 2009

06-05-2009 07:17

Seven conflict situations around the world deteriorated and one improved in April 2009, according to the the International Crisis Group's monthly bulletin CrisisWatch N°69.

Fiji, Kenya, Moldova, Nepal, Fiji, Kenya, Moldova, Nepal, all experienced deteriorating situations

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BBC1 ITN Channel 4 Channel 5 - Quarantine Fears Camden London Labs

06-05-2009 06:21

As parts of the world, including London, are being placed under quarantine there are further fears over the proposed Camden Bio Hazard and Animal Testing Lab. There are plans to build the lab alongside St Pancras International, behind the British Library in Kings Cross. The lab has been criticised by MI5, MPs, councillors and residents.

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Graffitti artists wanted for secret London and Brighton project...sshhh

06-05-2009 03:10

We want street artists and PAINT for a secret project...ssshhh

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"State terror in Sri Lanka - a Tamil perspective" at Resonance 104.4 FM

06-05-2009 01:02

"State terror in Sri Lanka - a Tamil perspective". Listen to the programme at Resonance 104.4 FM (, Wednesday 6th of May at 20.00.

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NW // Brighton May Day Smash Edo Photos and McDonalds Video 4/5/09

06-05-2009 00:26

A bunch of photos and a video of the Smash EDO mayday protest in Brighton.

Sorry but the pics aren't in any particular order..

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Its Official Eddy Morrison now leads the NF

05-05-2009 23:59

The pityful National Front is now being run by veteran pantspisser Eddie Morrison

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Thessaloniki (15/4): Communiqué of attack against British college

05-05-2009 21:23

Thessaloniki (15/4): Communiqué of attack against British college in solidarity with G20 and Nottingham arrestees: “Return to normality will never come”

First, a short introduction. Attacks of this type (so called “camping-gas bomb” attacks, or simply “gazakia” in Greek, or like in this case, the smashing of window shops etc) have been taking place in Greece’s major cities for a while. Usual targets include banks, multinational corporations, embassies and the like. In most cases the attacks (which only cause material damage) are followed by a communiqué explaining the reasoning behind them: communiqués of this sort are most often published on indymedia or on blogs likes this one - while they are occasionally also sent to mainstream media outlets.

During the French riots of 2005, approximately 1,000 cars were burnt every night. A largely unknown fact, however, is that approximately 100 cars are burnt across the country every single night: in that sense, the French revolt didn’t start in 2005 and, most certainly, didn’t end then either. Similarly, attacks of the type described above preceded the December revolt and have, by all measuring standards, been on the increase since. What used to be attacks in the major urban centres of the country only (Athens, Thessaloniki), have now spread to somewhere between 9 and 15 cities across Greece. The type of these attacks, their targets and their communiqués vary, of course. What follows is the communiqué of the attack against a British educational institute in Thessaloniki on 15/4.

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Stop the BNP in Barnsley

05-05-2009 21:22

Protest against BNP fuhrer Nick Griffin - due to speak at a BNP meeting in Barnsley this Thursday.

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Free Events at 56a Infoshop, London: Films / US Zine night

05-05-2009 20:41

Alex Wrekk's updated How-To Zine guide
This May we got two events in our small but perfectly formed Social Centre space: A night of dystopian sci-fi films to get you scared for the future. Plus a night of readings and chat from two US zine writers and zine librarians...

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Metering the measure of exploitation - auto rickshaw drivers' wildcat strike in

05-05-2009 20:05

Rickshaw drivers across Asia have a long history of militancy, continuing to the present...

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Smash EDO Mayday pics

05-05-2009 19:14

Photos from yesterdays smash EDO Mayday demo in Brighton.

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Demo at occupied school in Lewisham

05-05-2009 18:50

Parents and other community campaigners around the Defend Education in Lewisham campaign have been occupying the roof of Lewisham Bridge school in south London since 23 April.

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May Day 2009 Article

05-05-2009 18:19

On the need for workers to take up the struggle against the rich and for a new society

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Stop the removal of Lenny Banda

05-05-2009 17:59

On Saturday Lenny Banda's claim to remain in the U.K was denied. She was been given five day to appeal, but has yet to find a solicitor to take her case. Her previous solicitor dropped the case four days before her appeal hearing. Please sign the petition, as well as print out the below letter and post it to the Home Office.

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