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Pre-emptive Mayday Action

02-05-2003 07:41

May 1st - Dionysian Underground enter Bechtel's HQ in Hammersmith. But fail to find secret underground base!

Bechtel Unveiled...

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Stonehenge Protest 21st.-22nd. June 2003

02-05-2003 07:34

From this weeks Schnews

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Wrexham Mayday Protest

02-05-2003 07:06

Wrexham Mayday Protest
Mayday protestors in Wrexham urged passing motorists to boycott McDonalds with a banner hang. Background about the protest explaining McDonald's links with U.S. Imperialism and other issues was sent to the local press. The banner will be used for future anti-McDonalds actions.

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British bombers posed as peace activists

02-05-2003 07:00

British bombers posed as peace activists

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neoconservatives seek to involve US in an endless series of proxy wars

02-05-2003 05:40

by pat buchanan
a controversial thought: that the neocons may have orchestrated sept 11 Witness their war like behavior in buchanans article

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Against Social Darwinism

02-05-2003 03:27

"The conquest of Africa and large parts of Asia by invading European forces was not morally justified by anything. Only peace is morally justified. .Today social Darwinism appears in the guise of Anglo-Saxon capitalism..The interests of the environment and future generations must be protected..Ecology and pure market ideology are in conflict

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Tell Ford to improve gas mileage!

02-05-2003 01:38

Cars and light trucks guzzle 40% of U.S. oil and emit 20% of the nation's carbon dioxide (CO2) pollution. Each gallon of gasoline burned pumps 28 pounds of CO2 into the atmosphere-19 from the tailpipe and nine pounds from upstream refining, transporting and refueling.

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M1 London Audio Report 17:12: Entire audio of TrafSq Section14 and deadline

02-05-2003 01:36

55 seconds, 221k; 17:12: full text megaphone announcement of section 14 announcement trrafalgar square; report of people being defiant

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M1 London Audio Report 17:18: Trafalgar Sq Section 14 declared

02-05-2003 01:35

26 seconds, 126k; 17:18: report of police having declared section 14 because of 'a disruption of the business community' and having given 2 hours to clear

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M1 London Audio Report 11:39: Selfridges action: why we're here

02-05-2003 01:33

21 seconds, 95k; 11:39: activist explaining the reason to target selfridges

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M1 London Audio Report 11:24: Fur protester's report from Selfridges action

02-05-2003 01:31

36 seconds, 158k; 11:24: Fur protester's report from Selfridges action

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M1 London Audio Report 12:15: Critical mass at Exxon

02-05-2003 01:30

21 seconds, 95k; 12:15: critical mass bike rider explaining why he's protesting at exxon

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Socialist Alliance Election Victory in Preston

02-05-2003 01:05

Socialist Alliance candidate beats Labour in Preston (just down the road from Burnley!).

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London - Mayday 2003

02-05-2003 00:15

London - Mayday 2003
Some pictures from Mayday 2003.

Although I work in the media, it was my day off and I took my stills camera along. When I got home I was disgusted by the un-balanced reporting of the days events. I hope Indy media can go some way to redressing the balance. (article 1)

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New book by Raoul Vaneigem

02-05-2003 00:11

The english translation of Raoul Vaneigem's new book 'A Declaration of the rights of Human Beings' has been published today. He has published a new, and I would say definitive account of his philosophical and political ideas. I personally believe this is the most significant anti-capitalist (more accurately post-capitalist ) book to be published since Society Of The Spectacle in 1968.

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Mayday: Pre-emptive strike against the fur trade.

02-05-2003 00:07

Mayday: Pre-emptive strike against the fur trade.
Some people started off Mayday at 10.30am, demonstrating against animal cruelty, capitalism and loo culture. We met outside Dolce & Gabanna, in Old Bond Street, and moved on to Selfridges, in Oxford Street. Both businesses benefit from the fur trade. (article 1)

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Mayday 2003

02-05-2003 00:04

Mayday 2003
Some pictures from Mayday 2003.

Although I work in the media, it was my day off and I took my stills camera along. When I got home I was disgusted by the un-balanced reporting of the days events. I hope Indy media can go some way to redressing the balance. (article 1)

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modem friendly video of cops pushing London Mayday protestors

01-05-2003 23:47

Short, modem friendly MPEG 1 video clip - will play on any old PC - no special software needed.
The cops under command of Andy (pig) Trotter were pushing people in all directions. This charge pushed people back into Trafalgar square from the Strand while other cops were trying to disperse people from the square. I was up a lamp post and glad of it.

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Swiss workers need laws to prevent racial discrimination

01-05-2003 23:38

"Practically there is no legal way for workers in Switzerland to defend themselves against discrimination," said Galizia. "Someone who feels he or she is a victim of racial discrimination should be able to find help."

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Articles on the Argentinean elections, life under US occupation in Iraq and othe

01-05-2003 22:58

Balance-sheet of the elections in Argentina and the role of the left organizations; Lessons of the war on Iraq; Life in Occuppied Baghdad and other articles.
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