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Sheffield activists keep up the pressure on the military

04-11-2008 18:09

Alongside activists from No Sweat and Animal Friends, members of the newly formed Kick 'Em Off Campus network visited the Yorkshire Autumn Graduate Careers fair to let military recruiters and arms dealers know exactly how welcome they are at our university.

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Richard Gage AIA of Architects & Engineers for 9/11 Truth in London (6th)

04-11-2008 14:48

500 Architects & Engineers Demand a New Investigation into 9/11

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The Anomalous Wave - videos/debate about the student protest in Italy

04-11-2008 13:55

Wednesday 5th, 7pm, at rampART Social Centre 15 -17 Rampart Street, London E1 2LA (near Whitechapel, off Commercial Rd)

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LSE Alumni launch Palestine Solidarity Iniative

03-11-2008 20:00

Two alumni of the London School of Economics have a launched a "solidarity initiative" that aims to increase the number of Palestinian students who apply to, and potentially attend, the university.

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Italian Student rebellion spreading: Photos and Info

31-10-2008 14:17

The 'Wave' of struggles against Government reforms of education (the Gelmini law) has caused a mass movement to begin in Italy. For one month, students, school students and education workers have been out on the streets. Numerous University faculties are occupied and demo and blockades are a daily occurrence. Now that the Law has been passed, everyone is waiting for a possible State repression to come down hard. Numerous days of action are up and coming.

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Students Stick it to Shell

31-10-2008 00:32

Shell : Hell
This evening 30th October, Shell, the notorious Oil Corporation undertook a corporate recruitment initiative at Nottingham University. Simultaneously a few students engaged in a little anti-corporate counter-recruitment initiative.

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Prime Minister’s Question Time Evicted Houseboat Family Petition Downing Street

29-10-2008 19:08

Cardiff Central Dad and Daughters Set Course for London To Petition Gordon Brown
“I will let the prime minister have it on your behalf.” Words of some comfort spoken by the doorman at 10 Downing Street, but will the injustice and corporate bullying done to the evicted Shalom Family from Wales, continue to be ignored by Government? Their appeal asking for answers from Gordon Brown, was delivered upon the fifth anniversary of their immoral houseboat eviction by Crest Nicholson.

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Gelmini Law voted in, Italy. Student revolt spreads.

29-10-2008 15:30

Fascists in Piazza Navona
An hour ago the Gelmini decree was voted by the Senate into law. Immediately there was
a big reaction from students across Italy. In Rome they also had to confront fascist student
organizations. In Milano, an unauthorized demo of 2000 highschool students traversed the city center where and was charged at several points by riot cops. This is gonna be a hot day. Tomorrow there is a general strike in the public education sector.

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As New Labour cuts student grants and numbers, Irish students show how to fight

29-10-2008 15:06

As New Labour cuts student grants and slashes numbers, Irish students show us how to fightback. Join the call for a national student demonstration!

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Statement from occupied Sapienza, Rome on student rebellions

27-10-2008 14:34

A flavour of the ongoing student rebellions mobilising across Italy.

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The Sumac Skillshare - Autumn/Winter Programme

26-10-2008 10:59

Details of the new Sumac Skillshare term of events!

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An education system not to trust!

26-10-2008 09:38

We need to dismantle the education system!

This system cannot be tusted!

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Rome Film Festival: Police attack protest students

25-10-2008 23:36

Italian policemen in riot gears stand guard near students gathering outside Rome's Auditorium Friday, Oct. 24, 2008, during the Rome International Film Festival.

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Scholars for 9-11 Truth & Justice Misrepresented in Draft Bill Sent to 8 House M

23-10-2008 23:04

Berkeley, CA, October 22, 2008 -- On October 18, 2008, an OpEdNews article titled, "8 House Members View Draft Bill on Independent Science/Tech Probe of WTC 1, 2, 7 Collapses," was published by four members of the group Scholars for 9/11 Truth & Justice ( The authors of the article and draft bill are not spokespersons for Scholars for 9/11 Truth & Justice, and therefore are individually responsible for it.

Scholars for 9/11 Truth & Justice does not endorse the draft bill due to the inclusion of numerous unscientific claims and misrepresentations, and condemns in the strongest of terms any associations between the organization and the claims presented by the authors of this bill. As stated at the front page of their website, Scholars for 9-11 Truth and Justice "take[s] care to present the strongest, most credible research available..."

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Looking into the Crisis

23-10-2008 16:52

'LOOKING INTO THE CRISIS' is a new audio-based initiative to help us explore and disseminate knowledge about current economic issues.

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Students Target Unethical Career Corporatism

22-10-2008 22:37

Grim reapers
On Monday 20th October the annual AISEC Careers fair commenced at Nottingham University, featuring many organisations with despicable or at least dubious ethical credentials and social-responsibility records, including BAE Systems, Rolls-Royce, Qinetiq, E.On, BP, RBS, MoD and the army. The fair also featured some student activists and Grim Reapers who had made an appearance in order to remind fellow students of the deadly consequences of working in the arms trade or climate change industry.

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For the boycott of employment tribunals

22-10-2008 17:05

This is a call for the boycott of employment tibunals which are not defending workers rights but still colluding with a government living at the feet of the gloomy shadow of a now-gone-forever Thatcher.

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Workers on strike at Nottingham Trent University

22-10-2008 07:15

Yesterday, University and Colleges Union (UCU) members were on strike at Nottingham Trent University (NTU). Notts Indymedia interviewed the chair of NTU UCU, Brian Ward, to find out what's happening.

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Richard Gage AIA of Architects & Engineers for 9/11 Truth @ UCL

21-10-2008 13:30

Don't miss this historic event...

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William Rodriguez : An Evening with a Hero

20-10-2008 11:29

One off talk from 911 hero William Rodriguez
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