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Relentless Global Drive: NATO On Six Continents In Seven Days

22-04-2010 12:21

Members and partners of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)
Most of the world has reconciled and submitted itself to the domination of one global military superpower and its equally global military alliance with barely a murmur. An unparalleled political and moral capitulation.

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Open letter to participants in the World People’s Conference

21-04-2010 19:08

Right now in Cochabamba, Bolivia - the city made famous by water riots ten years ago - there is a 'World People's Conference on Climate Change and the Rights of Mother Earth'.

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Bita Ghaedi Deportation Fails after massive campaign launched.

20-04-2010 21:58

Activists on the Streets.
This afternoon, her partner, Mohsen and his solicitor fought furiously to prevent the flight with appeals and an injunction. A large number of supporters, friends and activists remained on standby to travel to London Heathrow Airport ready to act. Peace campaigners deployed themselves in London and Washington even showing up in television news reports being broadcast from outside the British Parliament building.

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Obama is masking the real issue: US Threatens to nuke Iran

20-04-2010 11:54

“What is disturbing about this summit in Washington is the fact that the real threat to global security is nuclear war between countries. It is not Al-Qaeda which in any event is an intelligence asset of the CIA, which is the threat, ”Chossudovsky acknowledged. “It is an elusive network of organizations. The real threat is the threat of nuclear war and particularly the threat of a nuclear attack by the United States and Israel directed against Iran.”

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Manchester Class Struggle Forum, national liberation and internationalism

19-04-2010 16:48

The third Manchester Class Struggle Forum will host a discussion on national liberation and internationalism, with a lead off from the World Revolution group.

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Activist Realism panel - linking critical theory with activism on the streets

18-04-2010 14:34

Activist Realism
Listen to a lively panel discussion recorded at the London Action Resource Centre on 10 April 2010...

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Obama’s lies about Iran

16-04-2010 20:35

The Peace Prize winner in the White House continues to beat the drums of war with Iran, in perfect synch with the corporate media orchestra. “The New York Times was made privy to what has been called a ‘parlor game,’ of ‘Imagining an Israeli Strike on Iran’” – apparently in the spirit of the old motivational slogan, “If you can conceive it, you can achieve it.”

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“Because animal abuse is everywhere”. City-wide days of action in Kiel and Notts

16-04-2010 01:06

The 10th Animal Liberation North Demo in Kiel, Germany saw a break from the conventional single march format and an experiment with multiple simultaneous actions in the city. Below we discuss some of the advantages and limitations of such a model. Feel free to add your thoughts.

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Audio: Communist Discussion Group - Alienation

15-04-2010 08:39

Attached is a recording from the Communist Discussion Group meeting held in Sheffield on 15th April 2010, the subject was alienation.

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Richard Leese resigns (temporarily) after assaulting teenage stepdaughter

14-04-2010 19:07

The leader of Manchester City Council, Sir Richard Leese, stepped down today after it emerged he had been cautioned for assault on his 16-year-old stepdaughter. The City Council and Manchester Labour, however, insist the incident is just a “private matter” and say his resignation is only temporary.

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Surveillance + detention = £Billions: How Labour’s friends are ‘securing your world

14-04-2010 15:27

At the bustling Counter Terror Expo in London’s Olympia this week they are giving top billing to the security industry’s favourite politician. “The most experienced cabinet minister of modern times”, they call him: Dr John Reid.

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Your Tax Dollars at War: More Than 53% of Your Tax Bill Goes to the Military

14-04-2010 14:52

Where your income tax money really goes (source: 2009 US Federal Budget)
Military spending in all its myriad forms works out to represent 53.3 percent of total US federal spending. US military spending isn't just half of the US budget. It is also half of the entire global spending on war and weaponry.

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Venezuela: the myth of "Eco-socialism of the XXI Century"

14-04-2010 02:23

* This text, which appeared in El Libertario # 58, March-April 2010, critically examines what has been meaning the government of Hugo Chavez from an environmental point of view, highlighting the clear separation between the rhetoric speeches that are emitted from power and the specific facts being promoted and implemented.

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Royal Mail/CWU Agreement 2010

13-04-2010 18:12

What's in the Agreement and how does it affect postal workers

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Prompt global strike: World military superiority without nuclear weapons

13-04-2010 12:28

US military presence across the globe (2009) [map by David Vine]
In essence, the new US nuclear doctrine is an element of the novel US security strategy that would be more adequately described as the strategy of total impunity. The US is boosting its military budget, unleashing NATO as a global gendarme, and planning real-life exercises in Iran to test the efficiency of the Prompt Global Strike initiative in practice. At the same time, Washington is talking about a completely nuclear-free world."

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The Global Economic Crisis: Riots, Rebellion and Revolution

12-04-2010 12:50

"In the same month, the highest-ranking general in the United States, “Adm. Michael Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, ranks the financial crisis as a higher priority and greater risk to security than current wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.” He explained, “It's a global crisis. And as that impacts security issues, or feeds greater instability, I think it will impact on our national security in ways that we quite haven't figured out yet.”[22] Rest assured, they’ve figured it out, but they don’t want to tell you."

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Kyrgyzstan And The Battle For Central Asia

11-04-2010 22:15

Kyrgyz President Kurmanbek Bakiyev was deposed five years after and in the same manner as he came to power, in a bloody uprising.

Elected president two months after the so-called Tulip Revolution of 2005 he helped engineer, he was since then head of state of the main transit nation for the U.S. and NATO war in Afghanistan.

Which direction the next Kyrgyz government takes will have repercussions on the U.S. and NATO plans for the largest military offensive of the Afghan war scheduled to begin in two months in Kandahar province.

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Communist Discussion Group: Alienation - 14th April

11-04-2010 21:57

The next Communist Discussion Group meeting will be held at 6:30pm, Wednesday 14th April in The Rutland Arms (Sheffield). The topic of the discussion is “Alienation”. Below is a reading list to give you a general introduction to the topic, but by all means also look elsewhere for further information to enrich the discussion.

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President Kaczynski's last eastbound journey

11-04-2010 14:20

There is something so odd and weird about Polish president Kaczynski (Katchynsky) death in Tupolev Tu-154M aircraft crash.

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Save the Welfare State March and Rally, London - Pictures.

10-04-2010 19:15

Pensioners to be hardest hit!
Almost nine years after the invasion of Afghanistan, Seven years after the invasion and occupation of Iraq, Eighteen months after the UK economy is decimated as the UK banking system folds and just a few days after the General Election of 2010 is called, the British people gather in London to protest the oncoming onslaught of public spending cuts in the UK domestic reality finally dawns on the nation as a whole what the cost of illegitimate war means in reality.
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