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UK Social Struggles Newswire Archive

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Ludicrous Diversions - New Film about 7/7 bombing

26-09-2006 09:57

this film highlights the improbability of the government coming clean on what they really know about 7/7 - it is a rallying cry to the independent media and should be watched.

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Suicide Bomber

26-09-2006 03:55

Perhaps the two most feared words in the English language today are “suicide bomber”; the propaganda machine in the west ensures that these two words continue to strike fear and terror into the hearts of the civilian population. Circumstances occasionally present all of us with unusual opportunities. When a young man who claimed the above distinction wished to make known his story it would have been a dereliction of my profession to refuse the request. The public interest is not served unless both sides of a story are made available.

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SCM autumn gathering 2006

25-09-2006 19:08

Busy between 24 and 26 November 2006? No? Come along to SCM's Autumn Gathering to hear Kathy Galloway speak, to join in dancing at a ceilidh, to catch up with old friends or meet new ones. Find out more and book your place at

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GPA decision 'Victory for Common Sense'

25-09-2006 18:44

Gay campaigners have welcomed the decision by the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) today that the Gay Police Association (GPA) will not be prosecuted for a controversial advert linking religious statements to homophobia.

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Bullying calls to ChildLine grow 12 per cent

25-09-2006 17:59

ChildLine counselled 37,032 children about bullying between 1 April 2005 to 31 March 2006. A further 4,018 called ChildLine for other reasons but went on to talk about bullying.

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Palestine Today 092506

25-09-2006 17:58

Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Centre for Monday September 25th, 2006

Several Israeli army tanks and bulldozers stormed Al Farahien and 'Abassan Al Kobra areas near Khan-Younis south of the Gaza Strip and the Rafah crossing was closed again after three days of operating. In the West Bank today, the Israeli military court ruled that eighteen Palestinian legislators are to remain imprisoned. These stories and more coming up stay tuned.

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OutRage!/NUS; Uganda demo pics and report

25-09-2006 15:19

On Friday Sept 22nd NUS-LGBT and OutRage! held a joint demo agagainst the persecution of lgbt people in Uganda.

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Day 23 of Mersey Fire Strike: Authority Considers FBU Demands

25-09-2006 15:02

Talks between Merseyside Fire Authority and the Fire Brigades Union were adjourned yesterday, as the Authority considered FBU demands.

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The Israel Problem (Israel: Part 5)

25-09-2006 10:04

This is the fifth part of a six article series regarding my recent visit to Israel and Palestine. I went as part of an all female, religiously mixed group of 1 Jew, 4 Muslims and me, a little old nothingist (and occasional faux-Christian for balances sake).

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PHILIPPINES: Remember Martial Law!

25-09-2006 07:09

September Twenty-One Protest against Gloria Macapagal Arroyo (STOP-GLORIA)

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'Protect the Patients March' NHS Nursing / Unison March against job cuts Pics 2

24-09-2006 16:13

'Protect the Patients March' NHS Nursing / Unison March against job cuts to NHS staff, services and beds

in the East Midlands.

Met at the Forest Ground between 10.00 - 11.00am on Saturday

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September 15, 2006 prison dispatch from Jeff "Free" Luers

24-09-2006 16:09

The last several weeks have been very intense. Many of you are familiar with my personal struggles at this time having lost my contact visits for the next year. But, that is a small story compared to what the last two weeks have been like at OSP.

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'Protect the Patients March' NHS Nursing / Unison March against job cuts Pics 1

24-09-2006 16:07

'Protect the Patients March' NHS Nursing / Unison March against job cuts to NHS staff, services and beds in the East Midlands.

Met at the Forest Ground between 10.00 - 11.00am on Saturday

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Resist eviction of Green Man Pub, Catford TONIGHT!

24-09-2006 15:55

callout for people to resist eviction of Green Man pub, 355 Bromley Road, Catford PARTY TONIGHT, with a view to resisting eviction very early Monday morning!
Nearest station: bellingham on the Blackfriars to Sevenoaks Thameslink line (same line as Elephant & Castle, Peckham Rye ...easily blaggable).

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One Last Nail To The Coffin Of Independent Media in Iran

24-09-2006 10:27

The National Secular Society's Newsline has just popped into my inbox and it contains a story that passed me - and I suspect a lot of others - by this week.

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An Inconvenient Truth: Film & regional decision makers response at the Broadway

23-09-2006 22:41

An Inconvenient Truth: Film Showing & regional decision makers response at the Broadway

On friday, the Broadway cinema screened 'An Inconvenient Truth'.

Following the screening a panel of local and regional decision makers respond to the film

and answered [or tried to :-))] questions about what's happening here in Nottingham and the

East Midlands already, and suggest how we can do more.

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Forthcoming Events from the Gay and Lesbian Humanist Association

23-09-2006 21:14

Unless otherwise stated, Conway Hall events start at 7.30pm in the Library on the first floor of Conway Hall Humanist Centre, 25 Red Lion Square, London WC1, and are open to the public. Nearest Tube station: Holborn.

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Council of Bishops, Elders and Christian Leaders calls for lesbian, gay, bisexua

23-09-2006 21:07

Task Force praises Christian leaders' courage in standing against fear-based religion and political manipulation in the name of Christianity

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Women Stroll/Roll, Rally against Welfare Reforms -- Manchester

23-09-2006 20:59

Rally at the Labour Party Conference, 25th Sept
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