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new socpa madness - illegal to carry a magazine article

28-06-2006 17:36

henry porter, london editor of 'vanity fair' magazine, has written to met commissioner sir ian blair, asking for his assurance that it is safe to carry a copy of his magazine article on freedom and civil rights within the socpa zone.

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Breaking the siege - video about events in Atenco / Mexicon 2006

28-06-2006 15:57

romper el cerco
San Salvador Atenco, May 2006. A small town in the suburbs of Mexico City. Two months before the presidential elections, a conflict for land and rights escalates between the population of Atenco and the Mexican government.

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THE BASEMENT - fundraising dinner, quiz and entertainment! 7th July

28-06-2006 13:57

Summer Shennanigans at the Basement. July 7th 7 - late
The Basement is putting on an evening of delights to help cover recent extra costs (rent increase!grrr)

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Mersey Firefighters to Fight Service Cuts

28-06-2006 09:04

Merseyside firefighters could be forced into strike action to save four fire engines for the region.

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Shit Treatment for Bootle Civil Servants

28-06-2006 09:01

The government are conducting a “witch hunt” against trade union leaders, threatening disciplinary action against staff who advised colleagues to go home when office toilets broke down.

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Palestine Today

28-06-2006 08:50

Palestine Today a service of the International Middle East Media centre, for Tuesday June 27th 2006

Updates about Gaza Two Palestinian workers killed trying to enter Jerusalem and Army arrests 15 residents form Bethlehem

Those stories and more coming up stay tuned

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The Ideology of the 5 Levers

27-06-2006 21:33

“ The new and definitive road of the economic and social competition “

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Palestine Today

27-06-2006 17:02

Palestine Today a service of the International Middle East Media centre, for Tuesday June 27th 2006

Updates about Gaza Two Palestinian workers killed trying to enter Jerusalem and Army arrests 15 residents form Bethlehem

Those stories and more coming up stay tuned

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Wildcat Walkout in Ellesmere Port!

27-06-2006 12:19

Production at Vauxhall’s Ellesmere Port factory was stopped on Monday after staff walked out at neighboring TDS Automotive Logistics.

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Rebel Clowning in Albania

27-06-2006 11:49

The following article is written by Johan (Belgium) one of the rebel clown trainers in the caravan and reports on the visit of the caravan and some of the events that took place in Tirana (Albania) between June 21 and 26.

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About Palast: 'Was the Invasion of Iraq A Jewish Conspiracy?'

27-06-2006 11:15

An article now published by journalist Greg Palast reads more like a failed attempt at shifting the blame. Or a survival act by the writer. It's not the journalism we are used to from Palast. Now the 'goys' are to blame? This item, which anyhow was published under his name, is definitely not kosher.

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Villagers in North India begin Hunger Strike in protest against Coca-Cola

27-06-2006 09:30

Villagers Begin Hunger Strike to Demand Government Action Against Coca-Cola

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Philippines: Freedom from Gloria, Freedom from tyranny

27-06-2006 01:18

One hundred and eight years ago, the Filipinos, declared independence from the oppressive control of the Spaniards, today AKBAYAN declares freedom from a homegrown tyrannical regime. "Taking into account the fact that the people of this country are already tired of bearing the exploitative rule of the elites led by President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo (GMA), we say we have had enough of GMA," said AKBAYAN President Ronald Llamas today as the group joins protest actions in celebration of Independence Day.

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RIP Matilda

26-06-2006 22:27

A few folk have written about MATILDA and what it meant to them so here are my thoughts.

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The Status Quo

26-06-2006 21:59

Perhaps the only question is whether the people or corporate elites should regulate and plan. Perhaps businessmen are not the only ones who understand growth and development. Perhaps profit worship, trickle-down economic and the self-healing market are myths.

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Zapatistas challenge the sanctity of the presidential elections

26-06-2006 20:51

When the Zapatistas launched the Other Campaign in San Cristobal de Las Casas on January 1, 2006—exactly twelve years after they took that city by force—they made clear that the stakes would be high. Now, after four months on the road, four hundred Other Campaign meetings held across twenty states, and two hundred and twenty political prisoners taken during the brutal police raid on San Salvador Atenco on the morning of May 4, the Zapatistas have cast their “everything” against the most sacrosanct day of the Mexican political calendar: election day.

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How come Galloway's RESPECT group has teamed up with Tories and lib Dems !

26-06-2006 19:34

While Tony Blair teams up with all known factors against democracy and fairness in society in his new programme of attacks on society in Britain, the last thing we needed was the group of local politicians representing the RESPECT Party of George Galloway, teaming up with Tories and lib Dems and pleading for the guidance of Ruth Kelly on what to do about democarcy !

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People's Kitchen Tues 27th fundraiser for Birley Field's Campaign

26-06-2006 17:06

Delicious organic food lovingly cooked by the Hulme Permaculture Course for your delight. All donations go to the Friend's of Birley Field's Campaign, which has so far stopped the council's proposals for car showrooms, hotels and offices on Hulme's green spaces and is currently consulting local people on alternative sustainable plans for this much loved area. Come and eat good food and have your say!
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