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8 April every week Witch is Dead DAY

10-04-2013 18:24

I suggest 08 April every year be an annual marking of the end of 'her'

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Freedom Flotilla West Papua

10-04-2013 01:40

Indigenous Elders from Australia & West Papua are planning a Freedom Flotilla to West Papua in solidarity against the apartheid of colonisation and destruction caused by multinational mining companies on Indigenous land in West Papua & Australia.
They are being actively supported by a coalition of environmental and
human rights activists, artists and musicians from all over Australia.

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Barnardo's windows smashed in Brixton - it was us

09-04-2013 19:59

On the celebration of Thatcher's death, we smashed a window of Barnardo's 'charity shop' in Brixton using a concrete slab from a bin on the street. And it was easy. We would of done more if it weren't for self-proclaimed pacifists violently attempting to arrest us.

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Baroness Thatcher - have a word with the Daily Mail

09-04-2013 09:25

The Daily Blackshirt
The same newspaper that famously cried "Hurrah for the Blackshirts", and whose website praised the Nazi slogan "Arbeit Macht Frei", are advertising a form through which readers can request a state funeral for Margaret Thatcher. Have a word...

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Leaks reveal secrets of the rich who hide cash offshore

07-04-2013 06:34

Millions of internal records have leaked from Britain's offshore financial industry, exposing for the first time the identities of thousands of holders of anonymous wealth from around the world, from presidents to plutocrats, the daughter of a notorious dictator and a British millionaire accused of concealing assets from his ex-wife.

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UG#628 - Asking Forbidden Questions (Why Do People Put Up With Capitalism?)

05-04-2013 02:39

This week we learn how much effort has been put to making people assume that the virtues of capitalism are beyond question. We hear three Marxian commentators offering their own angles on the development of capitalism in USA, interspersed with a reprise of Noam Chomsky from episode 29 on the elite's determination to control the public mind lest the democratic state serve the wishes of the majority rather than the privilege of the few.

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Islington meeting wants no bedroom tax evictions

04-04-2013 20:38

Local campaigner speaks up at bedroom tax meeting
Islington Hands Off Our Public Services organised a meeting in a Canonbury community centre about the Con-Dem bedroom tax. Islington Council's deputy leader spoke.

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Come to StopG8 gathering this weekend

04-04-2013 11:48

The StopG8 UK-wide meeting is nearly upon us. With not much more than 2
months to go till the big week, the time to come and get involved is right
now ...

The StopG8 meeting at LARC starts on Saturday 6th at 11 am (10am for
tea/coffee) and finishes at 5.30pm. On Sunday 7th the meeting begins at
11am and finishes at 4.45pm

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On the death of president Chavez/No hero/No dictator

04-04-2013 10:54

The late Venezuelan president Chavez deserves appreciation for his
social ''Bolivarian'' programs and his anti imperialist engagement.
However, reprehensible sides of his reign are the repression in Venezuela and the oppression of the freedom of expression.
His friendly relationships with dictators like Assad, Lushenko and Kaddafi are disgustable.
Therefore he doesn't deserve the unconditional praise he gets from his leftist admirors.

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History of London's first African mayor John Archer told in his Battersea turf

04-04-2013 08:39

NARM John Archer And Black Politics
A hundred years ago in November 1913 John Archer became London's first African mayor when he was elected mayor of Battersea (now the London borough of (Wandsworth). History consultant Kwaku's presentation at Battersea Library on April 16 will show there was more to Archer's history than just being elected mayor.

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Planning and Opencast Coal: the Bad and the Good News

03-04-2013 13:49

LAON's latest Press Release provides an update on the Growth and Infrastructure Bill Clause 24 plus progress on the Halton Lea Gate Judicial Review. In addition news that a Health Impact Assessment process is to be used to assess the health aspects of the Deanfield Surface Mine Application near Sharston, Wakefield.

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LAON's Review of English Opencast Site Applications for March 2013

02-04-2013 14:14

This review highlights recent developments affecting new opencast site applications in England. it includes news that the first Health Impact Assessment for a new opencast site in England for 4 years is underway in Wakefield for the Deanfield Site. The Judicial Appeal over the Halton Lea Gate decision makes progress and coal extraction by surface methods could return to Walsall as part of the process of reclaiming and remediating the Phoenix 10 / IMI Coppper Works site.

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01-04-2013 19:07

Southern Brazil
Do more, I continue, is at the heart of our proposal, putting under increasing national and citizen control all the vast and complex productive chains of agriculture and agro-industry of the XXI century, with invaluable impact on what we call productive intelligence per capita.

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Get off your high horse

01-04-2013 07:12

The author team known as `Huppes Kemp` has been writing articles and books about the much needed game change of the Dutch social healthcare sector for a great many years. In the Financieele Dagblad among other publications, Huppes Kemp is fostering the political will to unleash credit jobs.

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Video: Policing in the UK - Brutality, Corruption and Lies?

31-03-2013 22:35

When the police kill someone in their custody, they can use the vast resources at their disposal to create a smoke screen. In the UK, no police officers have ever been held fully responsible for even one of the hundreds of deaths they have caused.

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Video: Policing in the UK - Brutality, Corruption and Lies?

31-03-2013 22:29

When the police kill someone in their custody, they can use the vast resources at their disposal to create a smoke screen. In the UK, no police officers have ever been held fully responsible for even one of the hundreds of deaths they have caused.

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CURO Housing Bedroom Tax victims hit with 7.1% rent hike

31-03-2013 09:06

Bedroom Tax saves £1m in HB bill. Rent rise of 7.1% increases HB bill by £3m.

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Bexhill Bypass; Round Two

30-03-2013 23:22

Operation Disclosure
The latest on the campaign to stop the first and worst of Osborne's roads
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