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Massive anti-Afghan war demonstration, Sat, Nov 20, central London.

02-11-2010 14:15

There will be a massive anti-Afghan war demonstration in central London on Saturday the 20th of November. The demonstration will assemble at Hyde Park near Marble Arch at 12noon and at 1pm will set off for Trafalgar Square. This demonstration is to demand the immediate return of all UK troops from Afghanistan. The government is currently spending 5 billion a year on that war while cutting services at home.

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"Fight The Cuts" Public Meeting Stroud Thurs 4th Nov

02-11-2010 13:22

* "Fight The Cuts: Building the Anti-Cuts Campaign in Stroud"

Free Public Meeting
7.30pm, Old Town Hall, The Shambles, Stroud

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Radical Workers' and Students' Bloc - 10th November

02-11-2010 13:14

Call out for a radical workers' and students' bloc on the "Fund Our Futures" march on the 10th November in London.

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jimmy mubenga poster

02-11-2010 12:22

please download, copy and distribute
the death of jimmy mubenga at the hands of private security guards acting as part of the deportation machine was hardly reported outside of the guardian newspaper people have been taking to the streets in london and bristol to tell people about it. please download distribute copy and post.

for unmediated media !

the poster is a3

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Government set for embarrassment over alcohol and tobacco control

02-11-2010 12:09

Home Secretary's refusal to control alcohol and tobacco to be judicially reviewed.

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Torture Orders Were Part of US Sectarian War Strategy

02-11-2010 11:35

everywhere is war

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Bristol Indymedia Meeting

02-11-2010 11:34

Meeting for the people who coordinate Bristol Indymedia.
Meeting to be held at Cafe Kino from 8pm on 15th November.

If you are interested in getting involved either come along or see:

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PHILIPPINES: PAL labor row erupts anew as workers protest DOLE decision

02-11-2010 11:31

The labor row at Philippine Airlines (PAL) flares up once more at the start of the airline peak season with its workers starting today a series of protest actions against the recent decision of Labor Secretary Rosalinda Baldoz to allow the mass layoff of some 3,000 workers. At 10:00 a.m. today dozens of members of the Philippine Airlines Employees’ Association (PALEA), the ground crew union at PAL, held a symbolic protest at the main office of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) in Intramuros, Manila.

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Mushrooms & Bad waeather for Liberty Cap

02-11-2010 11:17

Weather conditions have not been right for Liberty caps this year.

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First Night of Royal Parks Deer Shoots Leads to No Kills

02-11-2010 11:16

Pressure mounts against Royal Parks deer shoots

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Big Pharma are throwing toys out of pram again

02-11-2010 11:00

Once again Big Pharma are threatening to leave the UK unless they get their way.

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LCW Manor House Vigil in Solidarity with Trident Blockade

02-11-2010 11:00

The London Catholic Worker held a vigil yesterday (Monday, 1 Nov 2010) outside the Manor House tube station in solidarity with the blockade carried out by Trident Ploughshares of the nuclear submarine base in Devonport.

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nuclear dawn at rotherhams advanced manufacturing park

02-11-2010 10:47

As advertised on AMPs website;

Nuclear new dawn at the AMP

Site works have commenced on the land where the latest expansions of the University of Sheffield's AMRC will be located.

The seven acre plot at the AMP will house the new Nuclear AMRC and a revolutionary Knowledge Transfer Academy.

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Bookfair 2010 - Interview with Michael Albert

02-11-2010 09:22

An incredibly inspiring interview at the 28th Anarchist Bookfair in London with American activist, political theorist, and writer, Michael Albert on his ideas of Participatory Economics, 'Parecon', which uses participatory decision making as an economic mechanism to guide the production, consumption and allocation of resources in a given society. Here he touches on his ideas, and how they are slowly gaining wider interest, how it is being used in for example, Venezuala, and how it could change society itself by completely flipping the current economic standard on its head.

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Taunton Anti-Cuts Demonstration

02-11-2010 09:22

November 6th
November 6th
Assemble French Weir, Taunton at 10.30 am, March through Taunton 11am
From M5 - Junction 25:

* Exit onto A358
* At roundabout take 1st exit
* Keep left onto A38/Toneway
* At roundabout, take 2nd exit onto Priory Avenue
* At roundabout, take 2nd exit onto Priory Bridge Road
* Turn left onto A3038/Station Road

For parking at Belvedere Road, turn 2nd turning on right and then 1st left.
If you have SatNav the postcode is TA1 1HE.

For parking at Wood Street - go to end of Station Road (to traffic lights), turn left into Bridge Street, take 1st turning (at traffic lights) on right. Continue past Lidl’s on left and take right into Wood Street

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Friday’s terror nonsense: US Intelligence Trades On Fear

02-11-2010 08:33

We are in the grip of yet another so-called terror plot designed to terrify the wits out of everyone.

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Obama prepares to expand military attacks in Yemen

02-11-2010 08:24

The Obama administration is preparing to escalate its intervention in Yemen, placing US military units under CIA control to facilitate intensified drone attacks and death squad killings.

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Prisoner support letter-writing night

02-11-2010 01:22

they're inside for us, we're outside for them
Bristol ABC prisoner support group returns this month to Kebele social centre for November's public letters to prisoners night.
From 7 to 9pm at 14 Robertson Rd, Bristol BS5 6JY. Hot drinks available, bring snacks to share please.
Once again we will have lists of prisoners here and abroad who welcome support. We will provide paper, cards and envelopes. We ask you to provide the letter writing muscle, along with donations for stamps if you can. This is an informal event with lots of time for questions and discussion about what we do and why. To find out more in advance have a look at our blog and especially the article Why Prisoner Support at

This month some of the prisoners we think need additional support include the recently sentenced animal rights prisoners known as the SHAC6. Then there is Jock Palfreeman in Bulgaria who has another day in court for his appeal in mid-November. Plus over in Greece a number of political prisoners are on hungerstrike over their mistreatment, whilst others face important trials over the coming months. Lastly there is the case of Lynne Stewart in the USA, a radical human rights lawayer sentenced for allegedly helping terrorists, whose sentence has recently been increased from 2 to 10 years. Lynne is a 71 year old cancer sufferer and needs support. See

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