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Low cost veg in Lenton and Dunkirk

08-01-2009 13:58

This community project offers people a large carrier bag of seasonal veg for just £3, sold weekly at 2 community centres by volunteers.

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The Romanian ‘orphans’, for whom ARK (Absolute Return for Kids) are now fundrais

08-01-2009 13:44

Roelie Post’s book "For Export Only; the untold story of the Romanian ‘orphans’" is
essential reading for anyone who has an interest in this issue. 'The reader is taken along on an eight year travel, and will be shown the story of the Romanian ‘orphans’ from a different light, where global politics and private interests compete with the rights of the child.' Extracts below.

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Vic Baths: Nottingham City Council Exposed

06-01-2009 21:26

Nottingham Council this week unveiled designs for a replacement facility for the Victoria Baths leisure centre, which they decided to close last year. The move to pledge £8m of taxpayers' money for another construction project, in lieu of a £1m refurbishment, defied popular opinion. This week campaigners who previously praised the Council described their disappointment at the conduct of the Council in the affair.

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Gaza Emergency Appeal

30-12-2008 12:36

An urgent appeal for funds for the Gaza medical system which is collapsing under the bombardment of the recent Israeli military attack.

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SHAC Newsletter 50 - Out Now!

29-12-2008 18:36

As we come to the end of 2008, we’ve found there is so much to include that we’ve made this special 50th newsletter into a bumper edition! With hundreds of demos kicking off across the globe, throughout the year we have seen a constant and ever-imaginative way to show the collaborators of HLS just what they’re in for.

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Human Rights Abuse in Raytheon Southmead

24-12-2008 19:21

A hardy Bristol protestor was injected in Southmead hospital with the debilitating drugs Haloperidol and Lorazepam, as the Mental Health Act 1983 (1984?) was used to detain him in a flagrant violation of human rights.

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A Tale of two Dumps

22-12-2008 17:17

Wastwater - cooling nuclear waste
Compare and contrast the actions of Cumbrian Leaders with the State of Nevada.....
on 19th December the State of Nevada presented a petition to the Federal Government of America listing 229 objections to a high level nuclear waste dump at Yucca Mountain.

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URGENT: Forced deportation from Heathrow tonight!!

21-12-2008 13:28

Stop ALEX being deported tonight!!

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NY plan to tax non-diet drinks [with aspartame info]

17-12-2008 16:57

Governor David Patterson is proposing to tax non-diet versions of soft drinks by 15%

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NY plan to tax non-diet drinks [with aspartame info]

17-12-2008 16:57

Governor David Patterson is proposing to tax non-diet versions of soft drinks by 15%

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13-12-2008 03:21

Amsterdam – Antonio Maria Costa, the Italian Executive Director of
the UN Office on Drugs and Crime, is seriously embarrassed because of
a solo-action by Amsterdam psychiatrist Fredrick Polak. In an open
letter published today, Polak demands an answer to a simple question.
Despite earlier promises the global drug czar has been dodging the
question for exactly one year.

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McDonalds Trial Cambridge - Postponed, AGAIN!

09-12-2008 11:41

The trial is now on 2nd March at
9.30/10.00 @ Cambridge Magistrates Court
12 St. Andrews Street,

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DAN blocks Whitehall against Welfare Reform Act

04-12-2008 11:23

Yesterday (Wednesday 3rd December, International Day of Disabled People 2008) at 2pm, activists from the UK Disabled People's Direct Action Network (DAN) and London Coalition Against Poverty (LCAP) blocked traffic both ways on Whitehall, directly outside Downing Street, for over 45 minutes in protest against the new Welfare Reform Act, which replaces Incapacity Benefit with a much more punitive "Employment Support Allowance" and forces disabled people into "workfare" schemes which are effectively free labour for corporations.

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mobile phone mast in Netherthorpe

30-11-2008 15:22

Sheffield Homes to ask tenants whether they agree

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Shactivists go mobile across the south

27-11-2008 00:39

Tuesday, 25th November

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report (and find) your local empty homes

25-11-2008 10:39

National Empty Homes Week of Action - 23rd-29th November 2008

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Natalie Bracht found and kids seized

24-11-2008 16:37

News reports are appearing which claim that fugative mother Natalie Bracht has been tracked down to Munich in Germany and her five kids seized by the authorities...

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Pro-market. Anti-capitalist. What to do?

24-11-2008 15:24

On the day that capitalisms greatest current asset- that of Citigroup- has had to be nationalized by the US government, the following is a backgrounder on such current events that finishes with a request for answers to an important question.

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Net closing in on fugitive family

22-11-2008 15:10

The net appears to be closing in yet again on Natalie Bracht and her five daughters who have been on the run since May in attempt to avoid having their family torn apart by social workers.

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USA likely to renew funding for coercive abortions in China

17-11-2008 15:38

Obama administration expected to renew funding for the United Nations Population Fund, which helps to facilitate coercive abortions in China under its 'one child' policy
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