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Staff and Students Oppose Corporate Education in the University of Birmingham

21-11-2009 11:42

Students and staff protested this week against the University management's decision to put profit and the needs of business over those of education. And the fightback appears to be working!

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MMU set to axe support staff

21-11-2009 11:04

Manchester Metropolitan University has this week announced that it will be cutting 127 administrative and support staff roles.

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SchNEWS Issue 700 - Good Cop Bad Cop

21-11-2009 08:57

Things are hotting up for the COP15 UN Climate Conference in Copenhagen next month... plus, despite being out of the news, the plight of the Tamil people in Sri Lanka continues to be dire, protesters disrupt the NATO Parliamentary Assembly in Edinburgh, the state clampdown on animal rights protesters continues as four are raided and arrested, the far-right march in Glasgow – and again are outnumbered, but next month move to Nottingham, and more...

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Police station firebombed in Brussels

21-11-2009 08:25

RIOTS broke out in Belgium on Friday night, November 20, over the brutal and racist treatment of prisoners by police.

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forest occupation

21-11-2009 07:39

resistion to eviction of forest occupation in belgium

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Report of Edinburgh protest against NATO on Saturday 14th November 2009

21-11-2009 01:51

Here is detailed report of the demonstration against NATO in Edinburgh last weekend. 20 photos of the day are included.

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Veg*n Climate March, Sat 5 Dec `09 in London

21-11-2009 01:07

The livestock industry is responsible for many of the environmental catastrophes facing the planet, including the biggest contributor to climate change! Governments must STOP subsidising this industry which we need to drastically scale down before it`s too late! Those who care about the future of the planet MUST adopt eco-friendly plant based diets & there`s no better time to convince masses of people than at The Wave on Sat 5 Dec `09 in London.

Join the march to help bring about the environmental revolution we so desperately need!

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“Third world scenes” among Australian Aborigines

21-11-2009 00:50

"In the heart of this first world I found scenes more reminiscent of the third world. That Indigenous peoples experience human rights violations on a continent of such privilege is not merely disheartening, it is morally outrageous. The moral imperative to eradicate such poverty is no less an imperative on government than to eliminate torture."

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squatting in Manchester! new social centre

20-11-2009 23:53

Squatters in pub fight

November 20, 2009
SQUATTERS have set up home in a historic former pub and now want to highlight the plight of the dilapidated building.

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Alan Woods: No light bulb will shine, without the kind permission of the workers

20-11-2009 21:59

Alan in Mérida, Venezuela.
Alan Woods: Ningún bombillo brillará, ninguna rueda girará, sin el permiso amable de los trabajadores del mundo.

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Haiti Night - Why black is the new green? Glasgow Social Centre Sat 21 Nov

20-11-2009 20:13

Haiti Night + Why Black is the new Green
Saturday 21st November
Glasgow Social Centre
66/68 Osborne Street
G1 5QH

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Anti-Vivisection Demo at Bradford Uni

20-11-2009 19:38

Twelve anti-vivisection campaigners today held a noisy and visual demo at the University of Bradford following the expose of animal abuse inside their laboratory.

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Dissident Island Radio tonight - Last show of the year!

20-11-2009 19:29

Indymedia at 10 // Copenhagen troublemakers // Nuclear Power People // Sasquatch

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Fuelling Conflict: The Tar Sands and the Military Industrial Complex

20-11-2009 19:01

Superdrug subvert by Polyp
Why the tar sands are important for anti-military campaigning

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The Washington establishment suffers a serious defeat

20-11-2009 18:29

"In an unprecedented defeat for the Federal Reserve, an amendment to audit the multi-trillion dollar institution was approved by the House Finance Committee with an overwhelming and bipartisan 43-26 vote on Thursday afternoon despite harried last-minute lobbying from top Fed officials and the surprise opposition of Chairman Barney Frank (D-Mass.), who had previously been a supporter."

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Anti-arms fair demo at Spirit of Christmas fair

20-11-2009 17:59

Clarion call from "The Spirit of Christmas"

November 12, 2009

Dan Viesnik explains why CAAT supporters dress up for the Spirit of Christmas and the message they are bringing to visitors.

Members of London Campaign Against the Arms Trade (CAAT), East London Against the Arms Fair (ELAAF), the London Catholic Worker and Trident Ploughshares met visitors outside the Spirit of Christmas Fair at London's Olympia, on 7 November 2009

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No to Deportations and Destitution demonstration

20-11-2009 16:35

When the UK steps up its attacks on asylum seekers, South Yorkshire says No. Join our demonstration in Sheffield on Saturday 28th at 11am outside Sheffield Town Hall.

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NUJ Annual Delegate Meeting Supports Indymedia

20-11-2009 16:20

At today's NUJ's policy-making annual delegate meeting (ADM) in Southport, a motion supporting Indymedia was carried with nobody speaking against it.

Media Freedon - Indymedia Support - Motion 12

Police seizure of a UK Indymedia server in Manchester, has prompted the ADM to call for better legal safeguards for all online content. In Motion 12, the NEC has been instructed to provide support for Indymedia through members working with the site. Charley Allan of the Morning Star said: “They need our help – they’re under attack. Indymedia are vulnerable to the police.”

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Under night-time’s lovely coat - Solidarity with anarchist Jonatan (Sweden)

20-11-2009 16:19

This is the call for Revolutionary Solidarity with our Swedish anarchist comrade Jonatan and for all fighting prisoners! Please spread it and publish it on your websites, blogs and lists.
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