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UK Social Struggles Newswire Archive

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NETCU WATCH are terrorists (Soon) thoughts on s58a of the Counter Terrorism Bill

04-11-2008 19:38

Section 58A Counter Terrorism Bill 2008

This is yet another piece of legislation spewed out by the government and at a glance it appears to make the police get an even tighter stranglehold over us. This is in committee at present and it is astonishing how there has not been a public outcry or any discussion about the implications of this part of the Bill.

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Brum screening of Zeitgeist 2 with bands: Nov 6th

04-11-2008 17:00

Subvert presents a screening of Zeitgeist II Addendum with performers and live bands at the Wagon and Horses on Adderley Street, Digbeth, Birmingham (near the Rainbow Warehouse) on Thursday November 6th. The film starts at 7pm and it's £2 on the door.

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Palestine Today 110408

04-11-2008 15:15


Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center for Tuesday November 4,2008

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02nov - two men arrested for illegal socpa protest

04-11-2008 13:06

two men were arrested at downing street on sunday 2nd november for protesting without permission. they were left wondering why there was only two of them when all activists should unite to break this silly law.

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Thaksin to receive award from Bolivian President

04-11-2008 12:40

This is an in interesting story as Thaksin has been under attack by the thai right, its media and the thai military...Sure signs he is not as bad as made out.
Kudos to Morales for thinking outside the straightjacket of official propaganda

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Palestine Today 110308

04-11-2008 10:33

Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center for Monday November 03.2008

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photographing coppers could get you 10 years in jail soon if were not careful

04-11-2008 08:29

photographing coppers could get you 10 years in jail soon if were not careful, this is taken from marc vallees blog, this is outrageous, not we cannot even show them up for un proper, conduct.

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Bristol Squatter Speaks Out About Eviction Resistance

04-11-2008 01:22

Hello, my name is Sam, one of the people living in 87 Ashley Road, St Paul’s, Bristol.

Firstly thank you very much to the large number of people from the local community who came down to show their support and resist the eviction attempt last Tuesday (28.10.08).

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Bullingdon Club Secrets & Life After Addiction

03-11-2008 21:51

This Week: Life After Addiction - St. Vincents' Housing Learning & Guidance. Dialect Radio is a Bristol (UK) internet broadcasting Co-operative run by volunteers. Our main activity is our weekly current affairs and arts magazine programme Dialect, which is recorded at our Queen's Square studios and posted for download every weekend. Want to volunteer? Volunteering Bristol, Royal Oak House, Royal Oak Avenue, Bristol. BS1 4GB Tel: 0117 989 7733. Listen on air: 93.2 FM (BCFM), Tuesdays 9:00 PM.

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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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Demonstration against humanitarian crisis in DR Congo

03-11-2008 18:14

Manchester / Saturday 8th November 2008
Assemble 11:00am
All Saints
Oxford Road
Manchester M15 6BH
(Manchester University), opposite BBC Manchester

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Pavilion threaten to evict disabled woman

03-11-2008 18:06

Janice Asker is facing being evicted by Pavilion for the second time in as many months.

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VIDEO: Dancing on the Grave of Capitalism, Canary Wharf 31 October 2008

02-11-2008 14:30

Video footage of the protest outside the UK headquarters of Lehman Brothers, Halloween 2008

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No Borders Network Gathering - next weekend

02-11-2008 12:37

One week to go to the No Borders Network Gathering, Newcastle upon Tyne!

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We won't pay for their crisis - March on Guildhall, Bath 22nd Nov

01-11-2008 23:14

On Saturday 22nd of Nov, Bath Activist Network have called for a day of mass action against the deepening financial crisis.

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German anti-nuclear waste newswire now active

01-11-2008 22:09

Anti-nuclear activists in Germany are gearing up for another transport of highly active nuclear waste to run through France and Germany from 7 to 9 November for dumping at the north German village of Gorleben. About 20,000 police will be deployed to guard the consignment against thousands of demonstrators. At is a newswire run by the protest movement. It already has some run-up stories on it.

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Nottingham's October Critical Mass and Bike About :: Piccys

01-11-2008 20:22

On Friday 31 October, Nottingham's Critical Mass Bike Ride started from the Market Square on Halloween Night. Critical Mass is for everyone who rides a bike in Nottingham and wants to take part. Meeting at 5pm, this was the first in some time in the city, and was really well attended.

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African Students Demand End to Imperialist War in Congo

01-11-2008 19:11

Kambale Musavuli
At 16:00 UTC (11am US EST), will talk live with Kambale Musavuli, student at North Carolina A&T University, who recently organized an international week of campus action to raise awareness of the crisis in Congo.

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Oppose ID cards on 25th November

01-11-2008 18:48

No Borders South Wales recently held a protest outside the Newport passport office to raise awareness about the fact that ID cards come into effect for non-EU students and spouses from 25th November.

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Brighton Bus Company ties to Gag GMB Members who speak out over dispute

01-11-2008 10:54

Brighton Bus Company has today stooped to a new low by threatening staff with the sack if they contact their local paper the Argus.
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