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As Afghan War Approaches Second Decade, Activists Organize October Anti-War Protest

09-06-2011 14:55

As Afghan War Approaches Second Decade, Activists Organize October Anti-War Protest

Interview with David Swanson, co-founder of, conducted by Scott Harris
When President Obama announced his decision to deploy 30,000 additional U.S. troops to Afghanistan in December 2009, he also pledged to begin a withdrawal of those troops beginning in July 2011.

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Ten Years Of Media Lens - Operation Rheinübung

09-06-2011 14:35

Or: Our Problem With Mainstream Dissidents

Working on Media Lens has given us ten years of first-hand experience of just how tightly discussion can be controlled in an ostensibly democratic society. No matter how carefully we have formulated our questions, no matter how politely we have delivered them, we have been branded angry, irrational, unworthy of attention.

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Palestine Today 06 09 2011

09-06-2011 14:22

Welcome to Palestine Today a service of the International Middle East Media Centre, for Thursday June 9th, 2011

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Sri Lankan Garment Workers Defy Unions And Killer Cops Over Pensions

09-06-2011 14:16

Katunayake is under military lockdown, but workers are still defiant
Garment workers in the Sri Lankan 'Free Trade Zone' of Katunayake have defied the government and their own union bosses over the implementation of a new private pension scheme, forcing the ruling United People's Freedom Alliance back to the drawing board. However, Katunayake is under virtual military occupation following the rebellion, which saw police murder protesting worker Roshen Chanaka Ratnasekera.

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NATO’s terror bombing of Libya

09-06-2011 14:13

The relentless bombardment of Tripoli over the past 48 hours represents a new stage in one of the most naked acts of imperialist aggression since the wars of conquest launched by Hitler and Mussolini in the 1930s.

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Open the Borders: No One Is Illegal public meeting, Oxford, June 16th

09-06-2011 14:12

Public meeting against immigration controls, and for a new politics based on equality, solidarity and freedom of movement for all, organised by No One Is Illegal (UK). Speakers: Victoria Brittain, Rahila Gupta and Tracy Walsh.

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Workfare Unravels

09-06-2011 14:12

Workfare, the government’s forced labour scheme, could be the latest policy to unravel as encouraging momentum builds against the proposed reform of the welfare system.

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Think before you use Skype or any other audio application - who's listening in?

09-06-2011 13:50

Spying on Skype
There is an interesting article in the WSJ about how documents found in Egypt prove the security services were listening to activists conversations which were conducted via Skype, now owned by Microsoft, extracts follow.

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The Angola 3: punished for ‘Black Pantherism’?

09-06-2011 12:24

Awareness of continued US political oppression against Black Panthers

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Ugandan lesbian awaiting deportation from the UK

09-06-2011 10:45

"... We, the undersigned, are calling upon the UK Border Agency and the British Government to give Betty Tibikawa leave to remain in the UK, with refugee status, and to stop deporting people persecuted for their sexual orientation... "

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NATO political cult - Bilderberg convenes in St. Moritz, Switzerland

09-06-2011 09:57

What is the Bilderberg Conference all about? Politicans betraying the voting public. Links between the Bilderberg conference and the Nazis. With Oliver Hides and Tony Gosling

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Black Bloc J30

08-06-2011 23:50

infomation for june 30...

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No To Nazi Bands In Islington!

08-06-2011 21:53


Full article Raided In Massive Police Operation, Admins Arrested

08-06-2011 21:12

Europe just witnessed one of the largest piracy-related busts in history with the raid of the popular movie streaming portal More than a dozen people connected to the site were arrested after police officers in Germany, Spain, France and the Netherlands raided several residential addresses and data centers. hosted no illicit content itself, but indexed material stored on file-hosters and other streaming services.

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Just Do It, chat with Emily James and James Leadbitter

08-06-2011 19:40

The Direct action doc "Just Do It" A Tale of Modern Day Outlaws has it's World Premier in Sheffield tomorrow.

Here's a chat I had with the "renowned" director Emily James and the activist and editor of the film James Leadbitter.

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Open letter: Grave concerns over NCAFC 5 June conference

08-06-2011 17:47

We have grave concerns about the recent Ncafc conference – both how it was organised and the outcome of the conference, which imposed a new set of structures that undermine the unity and inclusivity of the national organisation.

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Refugees on hunger strike to protest planned deportations.

08-06-2011 17:01

24 Iraqi refugees held in a detention centre in Oxford have started a hunger
strike to protest against the government's plans to deport them to Baghdad.

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June Autonomist Out Now!

08-06-2011 15:55

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Palestine Today 06 08 2011

08-06-2011 15:29

Welcome to Palestine Today a service of the International Middle East Media Centre, for Wednesday June 8, 2011

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NCAFC “reinvigoration meeting”: why we didn’t stand for the committee

08-06-2011 15:23

Many student activists will be wondering why we did not stand for, or vote, in the elections for a steering committee at the recent “reinvigoration” meeting of the National Campaign Against Fees and Cuts on 5 June. Here's why
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