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Danger! Bayer genetic modified rice! (by Latuff)

08-01-2010 13:14

Bayer GM rice
Free reproduction artwork for Coalition against BAYER-Dangers:

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ESRC Seminar Series: Fat Studies and Health At Every Size - Bigness Beyond Obesi

04-01-2010 13:33

The first of a series of gatherings on Fat Studies and Health At Every Size is about to take place in Durham. This radical meeting of critical scholars is free to attend, and bursaries are available for people on low incomes.

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Lighting up Cornmarket in Protest

11-12-2009 20:43

A candlelit vigil at St Michael's in Cornmarket helped bring home the message that climate change affects everyone, and everyone can do something about it.

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Edinburgh swine flu demo 12/12/09

11-12-2009 20:28

demo poster
A Swine Flu Mandatory Vaccination Protest has been organised in Edinburgh, Scotland on December 12th from 12noon-2pm. We will be meeting outside the gates of Edinburgh Castle at 12noon and then marching down the Royal Mile to the Scottish parliament building.

This will be a peaceful protest and we ask that everybody behave accordingly with no alcohol or abusive behaviour. Protestors should wear warm waterproof clothing and bring banners and posters. Homemade t-shirts with anti-vaccination slogans or fancydress would be welcomed.

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Save King George's Hospital!

09-12-2009 23:16

The recent results of the NHS inspections from around the UK make for worrying reading. NHS institutions are being poorly run all over the UK. But it seems the residents of East London and Essex seem to be getting hit the hardest, with the lingering possibility of King Georges Hospital in Goodmayes, Essex closing.

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East Midlands Vegan Festival,

08-12-2009 18:11

A6 Flier to Print and Display
On 12th December 2009 the 6th East Midlands Vegan Festival returns to The Council House on Nottingham's Old Market Square where, in 2008, we welcomed almost 2000 visitors from across the region! The doors open at 11am, but we welcome help setting up from 9am (and in advance).

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Oxford Rides the Wave of Climate Protests

06-12-2009 10:46

Making Waves in Cornmarket
On Saturday 5th December in Cornmarket, three intrepid climate campaigners braved the weather and the Christmas shoppers to bring a little bit of Climate Action to the streets of Oxford.

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Planning for Mass Deaths in place

06-12-2009 00:37

The following three documents indicate that preparation for mass deaths is in place. This is running under the Local and Regional Resilience Forums, which implement Integrated Emergency Management (IEM) the UK equivalent to FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency) in the US.

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The systemic nature of swine flu

05-12-2009 21:32

The multidimensional crisis and now the biological crisis provide ample evidence that what is good for the elites who control not only our way of living but our survival itself is far from good for us. Furthermore, the elites’ actions show why it is so imperative to build a massive movement for the establishment of a genuine democracy, an Inclusive Democracy, so that it is ourselves, rather than criminal elites interested only in making more money, who decide what our needs are and how best to meet them.

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Another Successful Action-Packed Gathering at Mainshill

03-12-2009 17:33

Actions, new communals, parties and snow at Mainshill!

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Open Cast North East

01-12-2009 14:49

APPLICATION 1/2008/0822 Land to the south east of Billingside Plantation , Leadgate

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Sheffield FREE Vegan Food Fayre - Sat 5th Dec

26-11-2009 15:19

A chance to come and eat some delicious, free vegan food! Info and stalls about the benefits of veganism for animals, people and the planet and how to get active on their behalf.

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Cruelty-Free Xmas Fair in Birmingham, Sat 12 Dec

26-11-2009 03:10

Photo of our 2007 vegan food fair in Kings Heath
Everything you need for a compassionate Christmas - cruelty-free goodies galore, cookery demos, talks, free vegan food samples and so much more...!!
From 10.30am - 3pm at All Sants Church Hall, Kings Heath, Birmingham

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More Bailiff activity at Mainshill

24-11-2009 14:53

Two Welsh bailiffs were found walking around the site this morning and followed to one of the bunkers which has been built as a defence.

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Anti-Nuclear Activists Protest Arrival of First Astute Submarine at Faslane

20-11-2009 16:16

Trident Ploughshares Press Release

20 November 2009 - For immediate release

Anti-nuclear activists held a banner which read "Disarm the Seas" on the Rhu Spit as the first nuclear-powered Astute Class submarine sailed through the Rhu narrows on the west coast of Scotland at 10:45am this morning (20 November, 2009). Rainbow peace flags and a colourful CND banner fluttered in a brisk wind to greet the crew of HMS Astute, who stood at attention on the deck of the brand new hunter-killer submarine as it sailed into Faslane Naval Base for the first time. The demonstration was organized by Helensburgh CND and Trident Ploughshares.

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Mainshill Eviction Alert

20-11-2009 10:08

Mainshill Eviction Alert

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Gary Sudborough RIP

20-11-2009 09:08

Gary Sudborough, one of my favorite writers has died suddenly from a heart attack on Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2009.

In his memory, I’m reposting an article he wrote last year that was published on several Indymedia websites.

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Free Fruit Trees for Forest Fields

16-11-2009 14:47

We've got 100 fruit trees to plant in Forest Fields this winter, and we're looking for gardens to plant them in. So if you've got the space - and you don't need as much as you might think - get in touch.

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Expansion of Farnborough Airport rejected!

12-11-2009 17:45

Expansion of Farnborough Airport was rejected last night by a seven to one majority.

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Council 'minded' to approve doubling of flights at Farnborough Airport

10-11-2009 14:42

Rushmoor Borough Council, the local planning authority, is 'minded' to approve a doubling of flights and consequential doubling of carbon emissions at Farnborough Airport. The planning committee meets Wednesday evening 11 November 2009.
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