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John Callcutt CBE CEO English Partnerhips How Do You Sleep At Night?

28-10-2006 18:08

Family Campaign for Social Justice Re Crest Nicholson Plc
Presently the CEO of English Partnerships, (the 'National Regeneration Agency') Mr. John Callcutt CBE is today under 'open' enquiry from Marie Louise and Vincent Shalom from Wales, UK. A married couple with five children, Mr. Callcutt saw to it that they were evicted from their own home after his previous actions of direct negligence, whilst he served as CEO of Crest Nicholson Plc. Letter Follows:-

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The McDonaldization of Society ( or would I say McDonaldization of 'Neuro.....

26-10-2006 18:43

The McDonaldization of Society ( or would I say McDonaldization of
'NeuroDiversity', 'Difference', DisAbility.)......

I wonder if the creators of 'The-Borg', within StarTrek; The Next Generation based their ideas on 'The-Borg' (The-Collective), from the ideas of Ritzer and 'McDonalisation', or was it reallly that 'the-truth' is that these ideas came from the 'Ivory-Towers' within East Riding of Yorkshire Council..."Resistance is Futile"..... that's how I feel living 'with' this Oppressive lot here....

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Southampton researchers' private jet row spreads

26-10-2006 11:54

Use of private jet by researchers at UK centre for climate change research draws widespread criticism

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Every School as a Small Business

26-10-2006 09:25

The Beertelsmann foundation reorganizes German schools according to market criteria. A privatization of the political is occurring worldwide today.. Bertelsmann keeps a tight rein on public libraries, schools and universities through performance standards, rankings, evaluations and other control instruments.

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Cambridge students occupy!

25-10-2006 02:05

Students at the University of Cambridge have staged an occupation and demanded that University Vice-Chancellor Alison
Richard stop lobbying for an even higher university tuition fee. They have been in occupation of the Sedgewick lecture block since 6pm. At 10 pm they were threatened with academic discipline by Chief provost Dr. Frank King, who asked them to leave. They refused and have hunkered down for the night.

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Education workers on stike in Greece.

24-10-2006 11:21

Education workers on strike in Greece. Thousands of secondary schooö students occupied their schools

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Liverpool Wind Turbine Pictures.

24-10-2006 11:03

In January 2005, Green Loops ran a course on the construction of an 'axial flux alternator Wind Turbine', taught by Hugh Piggot and following one of his designs. Ten people took part in the week long course, which was held in the Jump Ship Rat gallery in Jamaica Street, Liverpool.

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Wangari Maathai as ambassador for NUFF Global!

22-10-2006 14:34

Green Belt Movement founder and 2004 Nobel Peace Prize winner Prof Wangari Maathai supports the international youth cinema film idea and film competition on climate change NUFF Global.

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Radical Reading Group

20-10-2006 14:26

Come help set up Radical Reading Group at the Basement 6-7.30pm this Thursday 26th - all welcome.

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Class War's Ian Bone 'Guardian' interview

20-10-2006 07:36

In the G2 section (pages 10 and 11) of today's Guardian, there is an interview with Ian Bone of Class War fame.

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Palestine/Israel week at Sussex Uni

20-10-2006 02:32

The Co-Existence Society Present...

Four days of talks, films, music and food promoting peace in the Middle East, at Sussex University

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John Callcutt CBE ‘Shameless’ Dad Delivers Fresh Appeal English Partnerships

19-10-2006 22:49

John Callcutt CBE CEO English Partnerships Shameless?
On 18th October, English Partnerships' (EP) ‘Annual Open Meeting’ took place at the British Museum in London. For ‘educational purposes’, Mr. Vince Shalom, Family Campaigner for ‘Social Justice’ (re-Crest Nicholson Plc), attended the meeting, but he was not permitted to ask questions during official question time, despite invitations from EP Chair, Baroness Margaret Ford of Cunninghame.

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Students' Union Presidents Opinion poll

19-10-2006 16:57

The first ever poll of Students' Union Presidents may serve as a wake up call to the NUS.

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Folkestone Literary fest(Nov')_ Pilger,Ali etc (Booking open)

19-10-2006 15:59

Folkestone Lit Fest (10-19 Nov) Booking now open.

Featuring History Weekend incl John Pilger, Tariq Ali, Kate Adie, Frank Furudi, Bettany Hughes. (Also on the Tues-14th) Prof Steve Jones on tackling Creationism...

Copies of the Festival Guide will be availalble at the Anarchists Bookfair this saturday-21 st October !!!

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Venezuelan student speaking at SOAS (London)

19-10-2006 14:58

As part of a British speaking tour, Venezuelan student activist Ronny Pante will be speaking at SOAS on Monday 23rd, about the Bolivarian Revolution and its impact in education, and the debate about socialism of the 21st century in Venezuela.

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A glimpse of national ID card enforcement

19-10-2006 14:01

University of Westminster shows the way in ID card enforcement! This university's marketing slogan is most revealing - "educating for a professional life", they say. With a basic principle of compulsory carrying of cards, a 'three strikes' policy to deny you entry to premises & services if you forget your card, and making it a disciplinary offence if you refuse to show one, this kind of education will most certainly be invaluable for future life if the government gets away with introducing its national ID policy.

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Close to 24 million stand up against poverty in resounding message for leaders

19-10-2006 13:54

Is this a clear message from the UN on how the Blair Government and all other 'neoliberal' Governments across the world need to 'reform' the 'welfare-state' that does not violate millions of disabled peoples basic human rights. The current welfare reforms bill reforms is totally against UN anti-poverty message that 24 millions USA citizens have sent a resonding messages to their political leaders.

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No to Torture - former British ambassador to Uzbekistan speaks out against UK/US torture collaboration

19-10-2006 12:47

Audio Craig Murray at a radio interview at the community radio station in NYC

Craig Murray, former UK ambassador to Uzbekistan with over 20 years of foreign affairs experience, talks about torture and human righs abuses in Uzbekistan. He presented his book: "Murder in Samarkand - A British Ambassador's Controversial Defiance of Tyranny in the War on Terror" at the Edinburgh Independent and Radical Bookfair on Friday, 13th of October 2006, at the session on "Political Terrorism and the US Imperial Project".

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THINK G8 ! An anticapitalist teach-in

19-10-2006 10:54



Call 07796 788 111 for directions – entrance free

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We want to help you change your world

19-10-2006 09:54

Letting IMC netowrk know about the Sheila McKechnie Awards. Short run down of what the awards are about and how to apply for them.
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