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General Peace Strike Saturday 20th November

16-11-2010 16:50

After the Stop The War Coalition march and rally next Saturday, instead of marching from A to B and then going home, do something historic and create a new Peace Strike camp in TrafalgarSquare. Come prepared for a challenging and long stay.

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How to create your very own terrorist state

16-11-2010 12:22

Eid Al-Adha - By Hamid
Tim Coles takes us through 11 steps necessary to create a “terrorist state”. Using Yemen as a case study, he argues that these steps precisely match US and British policies in Iraq, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Iran as well as Yemen to grow “very poisonous seeds”, some which have ripened while others are ripening. So, you want to create your own terrorist state, do you? Follow these simple instructions and you will be able to grow “very poisonous seeds. These seeds are growing now. Some have ripened and others are ripening,” as Eqbal Ahmad explained. In 2002, the Bush administration’s National Security Strategy (NSS) made it clear that America, with Britain’s help, intends to increase terrorism by chasing terrorists around the world instead of capturing them, or, better still, addressing their grievances – this is the real world, after all, which is dominated by financial interests, so there’s no time for rational solutions here.

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Death of Dr. David Kelly: Disinformation, censorship and coverup by the UK media

15-11-2010 11:34

Dr David Kelly was found dead in the woods in July 2003
Global Research is publishing what the "progressive" British press has refused to publish concerning the mysterious death of Dr. David Kelly.

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NATO opens a back door to Russia's entrance to Afganistan after 25 years !

14-11-2010 21:43

you know who...
The lesson they didn't get!!! - after 25 years Russia comes back to Afganistan !
NATO chief asks for Russian help in Afghanistan
Two decades after the Soviet Union’s retreat from Afghanistan, NATO is working to get Russia back into the country to help fight drug trafficking and rebuild Afghan security forces. The deal, championed by NATO Secretary-General Anders Fogh Rasmussen as part of a “new start in the relationship between NATO and Russia,” would see Moscow providing helicopters to Afghan and NATO forces, training Afghan national-security forces and pilots, and helping on the ground with counternarcotics programs and border security.
VIDEO back to 1988 >

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How LEGO helps BAe train future drone designers

13-11-2010 21:33

British Aerospace Engineering (BAe) , the world's biggest arms manufacturer , has teamed up with educational toy makers LEGO to introduce school children to the design of drones through its sponsorship of FIRST LEGO Leagues .

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Kidnapped Aid-Workers Speak Of Continuing Ordeal Aboard Absconding Greek Ship

11-11-2010 23:32

EXCLUSIVE - Dramatic footage of the moment the Greek ship's captain went berserk will soon be available from documentary film maker, Josh Barnes, currently still at Derna Port in Libya with Road to Hope, Convoy to Gaza. To request footage, contact Josh at email is:

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Death TV: Overwhelmed and bored analysts recommending drone strikes

11-11-2010 17:49

The Washington Post quotes Marine Corps General James Cartwright, Vice Chair of the Military Joint Chiefs of Staff, as saying the video feed from Reaper drones in Afghanistan was "Death TV"

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White Poppies Awareness Day

11-11-2010 13:07

Luton for Peace is holding a stall in the Luton Town Centre to increase awareness of white poppies and what they stand for.

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50,000 opposed German nuke waste transportation

11-11-2010 09:34

“The CASTOR consignments stand for everything I hate about this country and this system: police protecting big-corporate interests, democracy ignored, parties that only lie, media that only propagandise instead of reporting independently, inhumane technology, lobby-driven policies.”
The words of one of 50,000 protesters who over the weekend went to the tiny village of Gorleben in central-north Germany, which normally is home to 600 people, to oppose the 12th delivery of nuclear waste containing the radiation equivalent of about 100 Hiroshima bombs.

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US prepares permanent Iraq occupation

10-11-2010 14:05

US Defense Secretary Robert Gates signaled Tuesday that the US is preparing to scrap a 2011 deadline for withdrawal of all US troops from Iraq, setting the stage for a permanent military occupation of the oil-rich country.

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Obama backs India’s bid for permanent UN Security Council seat

10-11-2010 00:58

"Obama explicitly criticized India for not slavishly following Washington’s self-interested and selective human rights campaigns. Routinely governments that are viewed as obstacles to US interests, be they Iran, Cuba, or Zimbabwe, are pilloried for their repressive polices so as to isolate and destabilize them, while the crimes of authoritarian regimes that are US allies, like Saudi Arabia and Egypt, are excused and covered up—to say nothing of the horrific crimes perpetrated by the US military, most recently in Iraq and Afghanistan."

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Smash EDO: Callout for noise demonstrators!

09-11-2010 23:03

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Film Screening: 9/11 Press For Truth

09-11-2010 15:25

The Jersey Girls
Free screening of the documentary that follows the family members in their search for answers about the September 11th, 2001 attacks.

This Saturday, November 13th from 4pm onwards at Passing Clouds, Dalston.

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Santa and his elves express their dissatisfaction with DSEi arms fair owners

08-11-2010 14:26

London Campaign Against Arms Trade protest at Spirit of Christmas Fair

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Body-scan Alert - Not Suffering Indignities at Airports By Zahir Ebrahim

07-11-2010 23:27

Image Photo taken with backscatter X-ray
The UK and EU Airports shall not escape such draconian procedures either unless good peoples silently complying with state-tyrannies in Europe also stop doing so in significantly large numbers. Despite the real fear of being labeled as suffering from an “oppositional defiant disorder” as per the newly revised DSM IV psychiatric manual, and the concomitant threat of being legally confined to 'state-hospitality' centers for rehabilitation, or worse, being labeled “domestic terrorist” as per big-brother's newly enacted police-state laws to maintain domestic tranquility in the face of rising public discontent, the price to be paid now to challenge the grotesquely Orwellian Western society while it is still in its infancy, is minuscule compared to what our progeny will face! A new generation born into a mature system of big brother in the West won't know the difference – unless their parents' generation takes a cross-Atlantic stand now while the Orwellian world is still only being birth-panged into existence under the pretext of fighting the War on Terror.

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Fake anti-war activism. The “humanitarian road” towards an all out nuclear war?

06-11-2010 19:04

Pentagon's Nuclear Posture Review Report, April 2010
While the danger of an all out war on Iran is a matter of concern, it is by no means a priority for the US, Canadian and European antiwar movements. In the US, there are very few antiwar events focussing on US-Israeli threats directed against Iran. Many in the antiwar movement, while condemning the US, continue to believe that Iran constitutes a threat and that the solution is "regime change". The funding of NGOs (which are constituent members of major antiwar collectives) by corporate tax exempt charities and foundations, has also contributed to weakening the stance of antiwar activism in relation to Iran.

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'US humiliated by wanted Bush'

06-11-2010 10:44

Al-Zaidis Schuhattacke gegen G.W. Bush
Global prosecution of the former US President George W. Bush for his sanctioning of torture in the aftermaths of 9/11 humiliates the US, a former CIA analyst says. Bush has admitted to torture he is "unable to travel abroad … because of the principle of universal jurisdiction," Ray McGovern said in an interview with Press TV on Friday. In his memoir titled Decision Points Bush says that he ordered waterboarding, which is universally recognized as torture.

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Nuclear waste travelling from France to Germany, protests en route

06-11-2010 02:07

Diary of nuclear waste transport from France to Germany:

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BAe confronted in Oxford

05-11-2010 22:09

Outside at the start
On Wednesday a jobs fair at Oxford Town Hall which featured several weapons companies was disrupted by a group of people protesting. All photos taken by Oxford CND.

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Oxfordians protest against Trident

05-11-2010 21:22

In May 2005, a Trident Ploughshares Affinity Group called The Tamarians occupied Drakes Island for six days and put up enormous ban the bomb banners overlooking Plymouth Sound.
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