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FLASHBACK: Imperial Playground: Marching East of Iraq

24-06-2009 08:36

map of "The New Middle East"
The Anglo-American policy in the region is still focused on efforts of destabilization of the countries, and thus, provide both an excuse and a feasible situation to maintain control over the region.

Afghanistan and Iraq, often seen in the public view as two wars in the US-led ‘War on Terror’ which hopes to ‘rid the world of terrorism’, yet, in reality, these two major theatre wars are simply two geopolitical pivots in the broader strategy of Middle East and Eurasian imperial conquest.

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Support SHAC prisoners

24-06-2009 07:35

SHAC prisoners need your support to get threough the summer.

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London Demonstration For Solidarity With Iranian People's Protests

23-06-2009 23:53

Show your Solidarity With Iranian People's Protests, or come to discuss what you think about the recent Iranian elections.

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Still Human - Still Here. London 20 June 2009

23-06-2009 19:30

Detained Lives
As a part of Refugee Week, London Amnesty Local Groups and others including the Refugee Council organised a march, Still Human - Still Here, campaigning for humane treatment for refugees and asylum seekers in the UK, and in particular for their right to work. Pictures Copyright (C) 2009, Peter Marshall. All rights reserved.

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Tamils March for Release of Prisoners

23-06-2009 19:11

Pictures from Saturday's British Tamils Forum march in London. Pictures Copyright (C) 2009, Peter Marshall, all rights reserved

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Protest on Saturday against Armed Forces Day

23-06-2009 18:52

A PROTEST against the nauseating celebration of "Armed Forces Day" has been called in Worthing, West Sussex, for Saturday June 27.

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Solitaire due in Broadhaven Bay, Mayo tomorrow

23-06-2009 18:25

Solitaire's destination declared - click on picture to see better
If you’ve been waiting for the most important time to come to Mayo: this is it. The camp really needs people here to continue last year’s brilliant resistance. The Solitaire will be here any day, so we need you here now! This is a crucial stage in the campaign: the time frame for work is very limited by good weather and action now against the Solitaire can really help put a stop to Shell’s project!

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A site everyone should see..

23-06-2009 18:02

Breaking the silence....Breaking the Silence is an organization of veteran Israeli soldiers that collects testimonies of soldiers who served in the Occupied Territories during the Second Intifadah..

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Iran- Amnesia, Ignorance and Stupidity

23-06-2009 17:48

What is happening today in Iran is a classic example of a CIA destabilization operation and has absolutely nothing to do with democracy as many even on the so-called left believe. Iran has a lot of oil and its strategic location for US imperialism can simply not be overemphasized.

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Palestine Today 062309

23-06-2009 15:43


Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, for Tuesday June 23rd, 2009.

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Update from the Kew Bridge Eco Village

23-06-2009 15:33

Week 2...

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UK No Borders Actvists Stopped and Searched at Border

23-06-2009 14:23

No Borders activists on their way to the Calais No Borders Camp where stopped before boarding their ferry by British Border control at Dover.

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bikesnotcars am*dam july3,4,5

23-06-2009 12:35

In the weekend of july 4th we declare a war on cars. In this weekend there will be a bike festival in Amsterdam. On different locations events, workshops, info stands, fun & games, parties, and direct actions to block and frustrate the traffic will be held. Cars lead to pollution, climate change, deaths and injuries. They are a nuisance, and are dominating the public space.Where the public space is not designed to facilitate the ever consuming shopping frenzy and industry it is designed to please fossil-fuel-traffic.

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The New Young Conservatives

23-06-2009 12:31

Following Cameron's lead, the Young Conservatives have re-branded themselves and are now called Conservative Future. But has anything changed beyond the name? Don't Panic meets the New Young Conservatives.

Watch here:

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BNP Faces Legal Challenge to Discriminatory Policies

23-06-2009 12:19

It is bewildering how it has taken this long for the BNP's membership policies to be challenged in law. Finally, following about 50 complaints, action may finally be taken.

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Swine flu - June 2009.

23-06-2009 12:19

Swine Flu - Check the Stats for yourself.

20th - 22nd June 2009 - An increase of 17.8% of confirmed cases over last three days, and increase of 28.3% deaths over last three days.

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Autonet - an autonomous internet

23-06-2009 11:35

Autonet is a project to create a wireless, global internet that can provide more reliability than corporate phone companies by being community based and freely licensed.

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Bradford Zine Fayre 2009

23-06-2009 11:12

solar powered sound system
Sunday 21st June saw a hoard of zinesters descend on the Treehouse Cafe, Bradford for a full day of zine trades, workshops and live poetry performance. Plus the compulsory vegan feast of culinary delights. Here's some photos and more details of what went down...

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Updates from No Borders camp in Calais

23-06-2009 10:45

Thanks to the good folks at No Borders South Wales, now has mobile update from the No Borders camp in Calais being posted to our homepage.

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Mother Palestine and the Israeli "Peace Plan" (by Latuff)

23-06-2009 09:47

Mother Palestine and the Israeli "Peace Plan"
Published in this week's issue of the Jordanian newspaper "The Star".
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