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srilanka tsunami social project fundraiser @ rampart centre

10-03-2006 16:45

sri lanka tsunmai benefit @ rampart arts centre, 17 rampart st e1, 8pm -2am //

//////////////////music and lights #5 ////////////////////////////
our 2nd night at rampart. coming at you with a mixed bag of funky live aucostic+electronic music, slide & video visuals in a comfy atmosphere.

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Paris: Sorbonne is occupied

10-03-2006 12:09

Since yesterday evening, the legendary university Sorbonne in the Latin
Quarter of Paris is occupied. Even though the CRS (French Riot Police)
was present, the occupation could be held throughout the night...A new
chance for social change?

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George Fox 6 - trial on Monday - Lancaster

10-03-2006 11:06


**Monday 13th March - 10am outside Crown Court (back of Castle) Lancaster**

the George Fox 6 are appealing their conviction for 'momentarily disrupting' a corporate networking conference at Lancaster University in 2004.

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School Diet Change Brings Improved Behavior, Healthier, More Focused Students

09-03-2006 01:46

"Before the Appleton Wisconsin high school replaced their cafeteria's processed foods with wholesome, nutritious food, the school was described as out-of-control. There were weapons violations, student disruptions, and a cop on duty full-time. After the change in school meals, the students were calm, focused, and orderly. There were no more weapons violations, and no suicides, expulsions, dropouts, or drug violations. The new diet and improved behavior has lasted for seven years, and now other schools are changing their meal programs with similar results."
-- Jeffrey M. Smith, Author of Seeds of Deception

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Sussex students occupy library

08-03-2006 23:32

Since 9:30 this evening, approximately 100 students have occupied the University of Sussex library to protest falling standards. Below is the occupiers 'learn-in' manifesto and a few words by one of the participants. Please circulate this as widely as possible.

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Sussex Uni occupied!

08-03-2006 22:33

Sussex University Library is under occupation by students

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World Internet News Mission Statement

06-03-2006 20:55

The following is the mission statement for an investigative/altenative, non-profit, convergent newsroom at the University of Houston that is looking for student reporters in the UK.

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A series of Sunday screenings & debate on ‘The War on Terror’

06-03-2006 20:13

Please print and put up a poster
At The Vaults & Garden Organic Café,
University Church, Radcliffe Square, Oxford

Sunday evenings in March
- Doors open & delicious organic food on sale from 7.15pm -
All films start at 7.45pm

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The Tactical Ice Cream Unit

04-03-2006 22:47

Inspirational. Be sure to check the photos on the link provided.

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Cornwall's 21st Century Wreckers.

04-03-2006 14:53

Revealing insights into the origins and causes of the unsustainable pressures piling up on Cornwall, the 5th Celtic nation of the British Isles.

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Local Government Ombudsman Watch

03-03-2006 18:43

Exposing the Ombudsman's pro-council bias and whitewashing of maladministration.

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2006 FIFA World Cup and villages for Children: that’s a scandal!

03-03-2006 14:38

The World Soccer Championship 2006 are approaching. FIFA has promoted a questionable initiative to build 6 villages for orphans. But they still have time to change their proposal and build 500 together with 50 hospitals to grant free health service all over Africa.

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Do not fund the war

03-03-2006 11:20

Is your money keeping war criminals in power ?

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Manchester Radical Theory Forum, March 9th

02-03-2006 15:45

The Manchester Radical Theory Forum has announced its next happening for Thursday, March 9th at 5pm. The venue is the Waterstone's bookstore on Deansgate (The Business Room).
People keep asking what participants are to expect: we don't know either, but the flyer text might give you an idea:

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Black Horse Finance & Capital Bank Leisure, A Family’s Picket at NEC Boat Show

02-03-2006 12:57

One Man Picket Welcome National Boat, Caravan and Outdoor Show Birmingham NEC
Banking on ‘finance specialists’ to secure a loan for an ‘extra special treat’, seems the ‘norm’ for most people these days. Vince Shalom of the Shalom Family Campaign for Social Justice made request for a different kind of help, at the 2006 UK National Boat, Caravan and Outdoor Show at the NEC.

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Events launch Notts Social Enterprise directory across the county

01-03-2006 17:52

The FIRST directory of social enterprises and support organisations in Nottinghamshire is being launched at a venue near you SOON!

The directory is your guide to the businesses that are making a real difference in their communities, as well as providing information on the various organisations which provide support to the sector.

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Tell It Like It Is: How our schools fail Black children

01-03-2006 11:15

Tell It Like It Is: How our schools fail Black children - follow up to the Harlesden meeting on February 2nd 2006.

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Yorkshire students take on the environment

01-03-2006 11:09

Earthwatch York Student Debate on Local Biodiversity: Wild Species and Wild Spaces, Friday 24th March, 1.00pm-3.00pm, Central Hall, University of York

Proving that you are never too young to do your bit for conservation…

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European Students' Summit.

27-02-2006 18:05

Education as we know is dying. The changes that already are in going on and those that will be in the next months will turn the social right that represents the Education in a product that can be bought and be sold. Good examples of these facts are the Bologna Process and the different changes in laws that are carrying out the Governments and

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'Overcoming Media Bias' Nottingham Student Peace Conference

27-02-2006 01:02

Nottingham Student Peace Movement held a day of discussion about global political issues, and what we can do about them on a local level, at the University of Nottinham on Sunday. There was a discussion about the need to 'Overcoming Media Bias'.
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