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Media Disinformation and the "Iranian Threat"

06-06-2009 12:04

The United States is "facing a nuclear threat in Iran" — article in Chicago Tribune and other major newspapers, May 26

"the growing missile threat from North Korea and Iran" — article in the Washington Post and other major newspapers, May 26

"Iran's threat transcends religion. Regardless of sectarian bent, Muslim communities need to oppose the attempts by Iran ... to extend Shia extremism and influence throughout the world." — op-ed article in Boston Globe, May 27

"A Festering Evil. Doing nothing is not an option in handling the threat from Iran" — headline in Investor's Business Daily, May 27, 2009

This is a very small sample from American newspapers covering but two days.

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AID TO GAZA Public Meeting on Tuesday June 9th 7.30pm at Oxford Town Hall

06-06-2009 10:05



7.30pm, Tuesday 9 June
Oxford Town Hall

Drivers who participated in the Viva Palestina aid convoy to Gaza will be telling us about their experience of travelling to Gaza to deliver humanitarian aid in the aftermath of the Israeli onslaught earlier this year.

We will also hear about the ongoing importance of this work in the face of the continuing blockade of Gaza and the long term effects of the war.


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What politicians think of wounded soldiers...

06-06-2009 08:11

Politicians send their soldiers to war without hesitations. Ever wondered what they feel when their soldiers get wounded?

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Sweden: Police mistreats leftist because he put up a few political stickers

06-06-2009 04:13

A Greek member of a leftist political party is arrested and humiliated by the Swedish police because he put up 3 stickers in the Stockholm tube. His privates were searched for drugs, he was made to get off his clothes, his home in Sweden searched without his approval, and he was jailed even though he was carrying valid ID recognised by the EU.

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Barack Obama's U.S.Ambassador China Utah Gov.Jon Huntsman,Fraud,Toxic Chemicals

06-06-2009 01:41

If we were really looking for Weapons of Mass Destruction, WMDS, or better for Chemicals of Mass Destruction,CMDs,after 9/11/01 we didn't have to look at Saddam Hussein in Iraq but instead to Jon Huntsman Jr,'s daddy in Utah who has toxic chemical production around the world,including in China,that any terrorist would be envious of.

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British medic held in Sri Lankan IDP camp.

05-06-2009 22:34

Damilvany is a British medic who worked in a makeshift hospital in the perversely named no fire zone helping treat and process the thousands of innocent civilian casualties of the conflict. She is currently detained against her will in a Sri Lankan IDP camp.

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Tesco and the Surveillance State

05-06-2009 22:31

The Role of Tesco in ID Card Function Creep.

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American judge orders cop to stand trial for murder in Oscar Grant killing

05-06-2009 22:01

As of the printing of this article there have been five days of testimony, stretching out over two weeks, at the preliminary hearing of Johannes Mehserle, the cop caught on video shooting Oscar Grant in the back as Grant lay on a train platform.

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Workers' Fightback: Update 5

05-06-2009 21:54

Parents are still defiantly occupying the rooftop of Lewisham Bridge Primary School, six weeks after they began their action against a planned demolition and privatisation.

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McDonalds Protest: WE NEED YOU + Poster!

05-06-2009 21:00

Please download the poster and post it everywhere!
Post this on other websites!
Text your friends!
United we are stronger!

BE THERE if you can get to Cambridge.

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Obama Speech: 'Words welcome but action needed'

05-06-2009 20:10

Salma Yaqoob on Barack Obama
Salma Yaqoob's reaction to Obama 'Muslim' nations speech‏

President Obama has given his first major speech on relations between the United States and the Muslim world.

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Anarchist Movement Conference starts tomorrow // 6th - 7th June // London

05-06-2009 18:25

Updated website with directions and times!!
Over 250 people have registered to attend the first conference of anarchists in UK since Bradford 1998. It is a chance to look at the anarchist movement and decide collective ways to become more effective in fighting for radical change.

Anarchist Movement Conference09 is being held on the weekend of 6-7 June at Queen Mary and Westfield College, London. See website for map

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Bradford Zine Fayre - 21st June 2009

05-06-2009 18:04

On Sunday 21st June The Treehouse Café, Bradford, will become host to a glorious celebration of all things DIY and papery. 11.00 a.m. onwards
2 Ashgrove Bradford BD7 1BN

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New antiterrorist investigations in France – death of a comrade, serious injury

05-06-2009 17:47

With every passing day, a new article about the recent death of a comrade in France appears in the bourgeois press. The story uncoils piece by piece. We will keep on following the events, therefore keep an eye on our website, as soon as any updates are available, they will be published there. For the ones, who speak French, are not in prison and have access to Internet, we recommend the website for the anarchist publication “Cette Semaine”, (which is always worth reading). These words were written around the 15th of May.

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Dissident Island Radio Tonight

05-06-2009 17:20

Greg Hall // Camp Bling // Anarchist Movement Conference // Eco-Village // Serifrat

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This Week in Palestine -Week 23 2009

05-06-2009 17:10


Welcome to This Week in Palestine, a service of the International Middle East Media Center,, for May 30th through June 5th, 2009.

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Smash EDO Press Release: Protester Wins Assault Police Case On Self Defence

05-06-2009 15:35

For Immediate Release

5 June 2009

Smash EDO Carnival 2008 Protester Who Hit Back at Police Officer Wins Assault Case after Plea of Self Defence

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Tariq Hamid Majid must stay!

05-06-2009 13:15

Tariq Hamid Majid is the lead singer of the Daholl Kurdish Foundation, who will be performing at next Saturday afternoon's Refugee Week event in Birmingham's Chamberlain Square. His claim for asylum has been refused by the Home office on the demonstrably untrue grounds that it is not believed that he is a professional singer and that, even if that were the case, there is no evidence to suggest that singers are at risk of persecution in Iraq.

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No Border Camp benefit, tomorrow night in London

05-06-2009 12:41

Live bands and DJs at Rampart Social Centre from 8pm-2am. Food and refreshments available. All monies raised go to the Calais No Border Camp.
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