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“Repression and Resistance in Mexico ” - indigenous activist speaks in Scotland

27-07-2009 22:21

Indigenous activist Ruben Valencia Nunez in January will speak in Glasgow on Wednesday 29th and in Edinburgh on Thursday 30th July. Ruben, of the Zapoteca indigenous group, will talk on “Repression and Resistance in Mexico ”, particularly the struggle for social justice in his home state of Oaxaca .

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Privatisation of Welfare

27-07-2009 19:45

Welfare Privatisation
Is it imaginable that we could have a Labour government privatising the welfare state, for some of the cabinet it seems a long held wish or is it just a quick way out of the Financial Crisis?

Nothing is Unimaginable for any Party, Now!

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The Coming Insurrection: A Tiny Book That Could Change The World

27-07-2009 16:04

This is a review of the radical French publication, The Coming Insurrection. Because of its availability for free, and importance as a text, I think this is considered worthy of Indymedia.

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Palestine Today 072709

27-07-2009 15:52


Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, for Monday July 27th 2009.

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Colonialism in Iraq

27-07-2009 15:39

I've heavily cut this article by Michael Schwartz for brevity, but anyone who is interested in the subject should read the full article with supporting references instead. Even if you aren't particularly interested you should read the first and last lines.

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Joanna Lumley, she may want to speak to Alan Johnson next

27-07-2009 15:18

How/* to dislodge Gordon Brown and his cabinet colleagues, the answer may be coming from a most surprising quarter. Mr Brown and his cabinet colleagues themselves. No, not by any of them staging a coup. But by their persistent display of cruelty and lack of care. People are rightly afraid of the Government that leaves the most vulnerable to suffer….

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Spitalfields Fair 1009

27-07-2009 14:51

A few photos of the Spitalfields Fair 2009.
Near Brick Lane London.
26 July 12 - 6pm

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Criminal Participants in the Swine Flu Scam and Other Pharmaceutical Bioterror

27-07-2009 14:47

World Health Organization's Margaret Chan and Tomiko Fukudu, Baxter of Illinois, GlaxoSmithKline of the UK, Roche of Switzerland, maker of the toxic Tamiflu in which Rumsfeld is invested, Aventis Pasteur, the BBC, The Telegraph, Homeland Security, CDC, Dr Jeffrey Taubenberger of Ft Detrick and NIH are part of the criminal syndicate attempting to put killer 'vaccines' into the population.

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Honduras Coup: the US Connection

27-07-2009 14:33

General Vásquez's troops occupy the presidential palace in Tegucigalpa
The topic most widely debated in Latin America at the moment is what Obama’s administration has got to do with the recent coup in Honduras.

The answer is straightforward – everything. The coup is aligned with US strategic objectives and is going to be used by Washington to regain positions in the region which it lost during George Bush’s presidency.

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Eight Hinkley nuclear workers contaminated after radiation incident

27-07-2009 11:37

Press reports state that eight workers at Hinkley Point B nuclear power station in Somerset had to receive radiation decontamination treatment last week following an incident.

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The 300-350 Show: Arctic Special - part two

27-07-2009 11:14

Report back from the Indigenous Peoples' s Global Summit on Climate Change; how to stop the Arctic resource rush; the Arctic's place in the climate tipping point story; oil company attempts to buy-out local opposition to drilling.

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Greece: Failed trespass attempt against Pikrodáfni free space!

27-07-2009 11:08

Announcement by the Pikrodáfni free space in Athens, Greece:

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Big Green Gathering Shut Down was political

27-07-2009 10:36

Big Green Gathering Shut Down

“It’s political” Chief Superintendent tells BGG Director

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Isn't it time Newcastle had an Indymedia?

27-07-2009 10:34

The North East needs an Indymedia.

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Korean factory workers in occupation "fight to the death"

27-07-2009 10:20

1000 striking South Korean factory workers are occupying their plant against redundancy, as riot police and paid company thugs attempts to evict them. Four people have died in the dispute so far.

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Big Green Gathering Cancelled

27-07-2009 07:11

The Big Green Gathering has been cancelled.
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