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New Hinkley moves step closer

14-12-2012 18:55

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14-12-2012 16:53

Beware of Art Critical of the British Royal Family!

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UFree Network: 5 Palestinian Prisoners are at risk, Urgent Action Required

14-12-2012 15:31

petition in support of Palestinian detainees

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Road Protestors Take To Trees To Stop Chainsaws

14-12-2012 12:17

Work on the Bexhill Hastings Link Road started this morning (Fri Dec 14), with contractors arriving to fell trees only hours after the county council had confirmed the compulsory purchase order on the land. Protesters arrived before they did and took to the trees, leading to a standoff

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The Conservation ‘Volunteers’ Who Are Forced To Work Unpaid

14-12-2012 11:35

The Conservation Volunteers (formally BTCV) have been revealed as one of the UK's largest exploiters of forced labour. Tell them what you think today as part of the National Week of Action Against Workfare

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HIV-Negative AIDS: CFS, ME, or AIDS?

14-12-2012 05:13

Allied NATO Government is hiding millions of NON HIV AIDS cases (like mine) under the "Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS)" ICD-code.

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Urgent Action: tree-felling to begin tomorrow for Bexhill-Hastings Link Road

14-12-2012 00:40

This is an urgent call for support by campaigners against the Bexhill-Hastings Link Road. There is very strong evidence that contractors will attempt to begin tree felling on Friday December 14th. Please join us in the Combe Valley to resist this!

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Caged in the USA: Torture in America’s many prisons (report from London event)

13-12-2012 21:45

Below is an article, reprinted in full, reporting on an event in London, organized by the Cage Prisoners organization. One of the featured speakers was former US political prisoner Robert H. King of the Angola 3, who was released in 2001 after 29 years in solitary confinement. King's comrades Albert Woodfox and Herman Wallace remain behind bars and have now been in solitary for over 40 years

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Bristol Anarchist Bookfair 2013

13-12-2012 20:55


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Won't Get Fooled Again? Hyping Syria's WMD 'Threat'

13-12-2012 09:42

Reading about crimes of state over many years, it is tempting to try to fathom the mind-set of political leaders. What actually is going on in their heads when they order sanctions that kill hundreds of thousands of children? What is in their hearts when they wage needless wars that shatter literally millions of lives? Are they desperately cruel, mindlessly stupid? Do they imagine they are living in a kind of hell where monstrous acts have to be committed to avoid even worse outcomes? Are they indifferent, focused on what will bring them short-term political and economic gain? Are they morally resigned, perceiving themselves as essentially powerless in the face of invincible political and economic forces ('If I didn't do it, someone else would.')?

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ELF Activist Daniel McGowan Free After 7 Years in “Little Guantanamo”

12-12-2012 21:43

Earth Liberation Front activist Daniel McGowan, who was profiled in the Oscar-nominated documentary “If A Tree Falls,” has been released from federal prison in the US after 7 years.

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Brazil: Structural changes on the way.

12-12-2012 18:31

Presidenta Dilma Roussef
Our president also studies rebuilding the soil, flora, fauna and rainfall in semi-arid areas (see map!), Home to 18 million Brazilians and it occupies nearly one million square kilometers.This reconstruction will take place at very low cost, without engineering works, but supported on the natural succession of species, according to a technique called Agroforestry Regenerative Analog System (ARAS), developed and disseminated in Brazil by swiss citizen Ernst Götsch, who is in full activity.

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Winter in Parliament Square

12-12-2012 12:45

The ongoing 24/7 peace campaign in London's Parliament Square continues despite the sub zero temperatures and unremitting aggravation from the authorities.

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Drone info stall in Wrexham 11 Dec: report and photos

12-12-2012 11:32

We held another drone information stall yesterday in Wrexham.

See also this indymedia report and photos from a previous stall and this recent protest at RAF Waddington from where British armed Reaper drones will be controlled.

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Travellers celebrate “step in the right direction” as Basildon approve planning application for a 15 pitch Traveller site

12-12-2012 08:05

Yesterday evening Basildon Borough Council’s planning committee finally passed a planning application for 15 pitches to accommodate some of the most vulnerable homeless Gypsy and Traveller families in Basildon. This is the first site approved by the Council since official planning needs assessments in 2006 stated the need for between 157 and 163 pitches for Gypsy and Traveller families in Basildon by 2011.[1]

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Are you equal in a democracy?

12-12-2012 01:59

In a remarkably inspiring book (A History of Democracy) Prof. Dunn (Cambridge) has called attention to two problems in democracy: it seems that one "equality" is that all ideas and arguments are equally doubtful and that equality of voting needs to be supplemented by regular referenda. But there are mathematical problems.

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Big Weekend Coming Up

12-12-2012 00:55

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