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The Art of Looking Prime Ministerial - The 2010 UK General Election

28-04-2010 23:16

On April 15, news media broadcast the first of three live, 90-minute “prime ministerial debates” between Gordon Brown, David Cameron and Nick Clegg, the leaders, respectively, of the Labour, Conservative and Liberal Democrat parties. By the end of the second debate on April 22, the word ‘Iraq’ had been mentioned a total of five times over the course of the three hours of discussion.

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May Day 2010 Zapatista Benefit Glasgow

28-04-2010 23:00

Saturday 1st May


The Flying Duck

142 Renfield St

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Call for Action: Defend Palestinian communities in El Maleh

28-04-2010 19:42

Palestinian children look out at the Maskiot settlers who are threatening them
Jordan Valley, West Bank, 28th April 2010
Urgent call for support from internationals in Palestine and around the world

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US anarchists on the attack

28-04-2010 18:48

BLACK-CLAD anarchists have attacked hated symbols of capitalist-military system in the north-west USA.

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Beg, Borrow and Steal: the Greek crisis

28-04-2010 16:44

The state Greece finds itself now is not the result of actions by corrupt politicians or greedy bankers - deplorable as those might have been. To locate the origins of the problem, we must look at the way the entire society has been operating over the past thirty years.

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Rave Against The Machine

28-04-2010 15:15

Saturday 1st May 2010, 4pm




Spread the word and invite your friends!

Location to be confirmed at 3pm!

Reclaim the Streets! Fuck the Election!

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Climate Protesters Face Potential Life Sentences

28-04-2010 14:37

18 people from Bristol and Bath, have been charged under the Malicious
Damages Act of 1861 after they blockaded the railtrack which carries coal between the controversial Open cast Mine at Fros y Fran, near Merthyr Tydfil and Aberthaw Power Station on Monday, 26th April.

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Party at the Pumps 2... the Video

28-04-2010 12:27

Party 2 Leaflet

When: Saturday, 15th May
Meet: 1PM at Oxford Circus

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Video of yesterday's solidarity action for G. Dimitrakis

28-04-2010 12:01

Video of solidarity action for G. Dimitrakis

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Justice Not Crisis Members stand as Green Candidates

28-04-2010 11:44

Justice not Crisis, a 'direct action' housing group based in Birmingham with links to the Optima Housing Association are standing as Green Party candidates in the general election on May 6th. They are also urging people to vote for the Tories to kick out Labour, even though the occupation of land they carried out a couple of years ago was entitled the 'John Lines Homeless Village'. The occupation sought to highlight the lack of socially available housing and was named after the Conservative Cabinet Member for Housing, John Lines.

The following is reposted from their website

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All efforts towards advancing the national democratic revolution in Philippines!

28-04-2010 11:18

Today we celebrate with utmost joy the Filipino people’s gallant struggle for national liberation and genuine democracy under a united front. Thirty seven years ago on April 24, in the face of the fascist Marcos dictatorship, revolutionary organizations came together to form the National Democratic Front (NDF). Through the years the NDF has proven its commitment in advancing the revolutionary struggle of the Filipino people to overthrow the semi-colonial, semi-feudal system which oppresses, deprives and exploits majority of the masses.

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Jail proposed in Australia for helping refugees

28-04-2010 10:56

The Labor party (ALP) of Prime Minister Kevin Rudd is planning to bring in laws that would declare anyone who assists asylum seekers in coming to Australia even if they receive no financial gain a "people smuggler" and they face jail time. The Melbourne Age states a "modern day Oskar Schindler" would face 10 years jail. The captain of the Tampa could have been jailed under these laws. The new law also gives ASIO the power to tap phones in Australia to tackle the "problem" of people smuggling.

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US soldier in collateral murder video speaks out against war

28-04-2010 08:40

soldier who saved kids in wikiLeaks massacre video condemns war

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Blair Peach: After 31 years Met police say 'sorry' for their role in his killing

28-04-2010 03:10

A former police inspector tonight denied involvement in the notorious killing of the anti-racist protester Blair Peach, after a report released earlier in the day suggested he may have been the officer who struck the "fatal blow". Alan Murray, who is now a Sheffield University lecturer but was a 29-year-old Metropolitan police inspector in 1979, said he was the victim of a bungled investigation into Peach's death. "I did not kill Blair Peach. Of that I am certain," he said.

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London-Occupation of the Hellenic Centre

28-04-2010 01:14

LONDON-OCCUPATION of the Hellenic Centre

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Anti election subvert in Bristol

27-04-2010 23:43

You know it, I know it...
The cross in the box should provide a clue...

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Worldwide Marijuana March 2010

27-04-2010 23:25


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