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In The Belly Of The Beast

02-03-2013 23:49

Fyoder Dostoevsky, the Russian novelist and sometimes political dissident, once wisely observed that a good barometer of the level and quality of a society's civilisation is the way it treats it's prisoners, the most dis-empowered of all social groups.

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EDL flop in Manchester

02-03-2013 22:56

100 on the march

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Redwatch raided

02-03-2013 20:38

Kevin Watmough
Those of you who are Trade Unionist, doctors, nurses, teachers or just decent people, should be a little happy today.

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EDL and Nazis

02-03-2013 17:29

All this talk of the EDL teaming up with Nazis and yet.......

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EDL Numpties Achieve Nothing In Manchester - #edl #nwi @slatedl @misslbuttercup

02-03-2013 17:06

The EDL got absolutely nothing from today's visit to Manchester, leaving its braindead devotees so absolutely bored shitless, afterwards came a mad dash to jump naked into the canal at Canal Street (possibly wandering where the EDL's Gay Division had vanised to). After the usual run-of-the-mill speeches, anti-fascists will be pleased to know nothing has changed, Tommy, Kev and Hel still in-charge of the EDL, and not the French Revolution-like leadership change that many members had prayed incessantly to Nutzi Norse God "Odin" for.

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Bash Back! themed Queer Dance Party tonight!

02-03-2013 15:33

Militant queers to the streets!
Sarts 8pm @ Eileen House, 80-94 Newington Causeway, SE1 6EF.

Discussion from 7pm on LGBTQ+ issues and queer identity, see below:

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LONDON solidarity with Bradley Manning. Interview with Michael Ratner

02-03-2013 14:06

LONDON March 1st.Bradley Manning solidarity outside U.S. embassy
organised by Veterans for Peace in the U.K.

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Pilrig Conservation Area proposal to go out to formal consultation

02-03-2013 12:55

Local residents who have been working on a proposal to have most of Pilrig given extra planning protection are delighted that, this week, councillors have agreed to put the idea out to a formal consultation.

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a young neo-nazi have been arrested for racist attacks against migrants in Athen

02-03-2013 11:15

A 20 years old male, neo-nazi has been arrested on suspicion of belonging to a racist gang that mounted a string of attacks on Pakistani immigrants in Athens last September.

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The WREXHAM-STAR.......... Phoenix from the Ashes !

02-03-2013 10:58

Established 1934 ~ Re-established 2013

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micro-managing the Arab Spring: on NGOs, management, movements, and social change

02-03-2013 10:55

This is an excerpt from “Anarchists in the board room – how social movements and social media can help your organisation be more like people”, by Liam Barrington-Bush. Liam is currently running a campaign to have the book crowd funded.

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Its The End Of Workfare As We Know It, and I Feel Fine

01-03-2013 20:21

Why the decision handed down by the court is good news against a system with hidden objectives

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Katy Bourne Sussex Police Crime Commissioner

01-03-2013 17:55


Katy Bourne Sussex Police Crime Commissioner under attack over Paedophiles cover up.

Remove Martin Richards as Chief Constable and ask an outside Police Force to investigate corruption and gross misconduct inside Sussex Police Force

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Video report from Spannabis- huge Cannabis industry event

01-03-2013 14:24

Undercurrents went to Spain to report on the largest Cannabis industry event on the planet

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Schedule 7 of the Terrorism Act 2000: A police snooping tool

01-03-2013 13:58

Schedule 7 of the Terrorism Act 2000 is being used to gather intelligence on activists. Corporate Watch would encourage anyone stopped under this legislation to expose its misuse.

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Bradley Manning explains chronology of leaks and his [exemplary] motivation

01-03-2013 09:05

Bradley Manning reads out his statement - pic by Clark Stoeckley

UPDATE: Verbatim transcript of Bradley Manning's Feb 28 statement now online. Thanks to Alexa O'Brien.

Yesterday in court Bradley Manning read out a long statement explaining the background to the leaks, how and why he had come to send the files to WikiLeaks, what had motivated him, what he hoped would happen as a result. This statement was not initially available, so this article has been compiled from tweets sent from the court and afterwards by Alexa O'Brien, who has been reporting on the case from the beginning.

See also reports from Kevin Gosztola | Nathan Fuller.

There will be a solidarity vigil for Bradley Manning outside the US Embassy in London today, Friday 1 March at 5pm

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How Will We Power the Future?

01-03-2013 00:19

In-depth interview with Nobel Laureate Robert B. Laughlin on his book "Powering the Future: How We Will Eventually Solve the Energy Crisis and Fuel the Civilization of Tomorrow." Dr. Rose M. Cory's new science on positive feedback loop discovered in the melting Arctic. Plus song "No Such Thing As Waste" by Australia's Formidable Vegetable Sound System. Radio Ecoshock 130227

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Badger Cull protest at National Farmers Union Conference

01-03-2013 00:18

On Wednesday 27th February the ICC in Birmingham hosted the National Farmers Union Conference. The National Farmers Union is a lobbyist group for large agricultural corporations with aims that benefit them, rather than that of animal welfare and independent farmers. They have strong political ties. Outside around 60 hunt saboteurs and animal rights activists protested against this group which is a collection of individuals and corporations most responsible for lobbying for the up coming Badger Cull and is also the body who will be carrying out the cull.
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