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Many Reasons McDoanld's To Shut Down 700 Stores This Year...

24-04-2015 20:37

1.5 Million Underpaid Workers
Animal agony, unionbusting, deforestation, human disease, crime, corruption, environmental desecration, energy waste, litter (biggest corporate British litterer).... some reasons McDonald's
faces 139 stores closing in Japan and 700 systemwide this year.

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EDL and UKIP turn blind eye to white baby rapist gang @slatukip @edlnews

22-04-2015 21:08

A grooming gang abusing babies and streaming their abuse online, who groomed pregnant women to rape their NEWLY BORN BABIES described by the judge as being "one of the most 'vile and depraved' child sex offences the authorities have ever seen, have been absolutely ignored by the EDL, Britain First and UKIP because the horrific nonces are white. .

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Manchester radical book fair and workshops, all welcome

22-04-2015 13:01

A group unhappy with the gentrification of Manchester and the decline in people who are awkward to the status quo have got together to start the first of what we hope will be an annual event.

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Tower Hamlets- No crime generally! Very strange

22-04-2015 11:39

Tower Hamlets is one of the London Boroughs where the allegedly £28M Moped gang is being pursued by the Police

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Locals Protest Outside Housing Exhibition.

17-04-2015 23:34

The Exhibition in question...
On Thursday April 16th 2015 many local people assembled outside Cambridge Corn Exchange in response to a property exhibition hosted there.

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Tower Hamlets Council may never knowingly lie - so what's up on this impasse?

17-04-2015 10:28

The Local Govt Chronicle website says that there is an impasse over appointing a Tower Hamlets Council Chief Exec. The Council's response from Lutfur Raham appears to dispute that. Labour Cllr Clare Harrison makes another iffy-so-so-

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Tower Hamlets Council may never knowingly lie - so what's up on this impasse?

17-04-2015 10:28

The Local Govt Chronicle website says that there is an impasse over appointing a Tower Hamlets Council Chief Exec. The Council's response from Lutfur Raham appears to dispute that. Labour Cllr Clare Harrison makes another iffy-so-so-

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Yorkshire Ripper Cover-up / Never Ending Story

15-04-2015 15:27

Ever since Peter Sutcliffe's trial, he has received much more publicity in the British media than any other serial killer. Why?

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USA — 152 Death Penalty Mistakes, and counting!

15-04-2015 00:25

In the USA, people end up on death row after being convicted of horrific crimes they did not commit. The lucky ones are exonerated while they are still alive — a macabre club that has grown to include 152 members since 1973.

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Mayday! Reclaim the Beats!! - Join the Fuck Parade!

11-04-2015 17:33

Fuck the Poor Doors, fuck social segregation, fuck Taylor McWilliams, fuck Redrow, fuck the City, fuck luxury flats, fuck the 1%, fuck royalty, fuck the upper class, fuck upper class raves, fuck yuppies it's not the fucking 80s, fuck hipsters, fuck paying to party, fuck £5 a pint, fuck capitalism, fuck racism, fuck borders, fuck Theresa May, fuck the criminal justice act, fuck homophobia, fuck transphobia, fuck patriarchy, fuck fascists, fuck the police, fuck G4S, fuck bailiffs, fuck UKIP, fuck Nigel fucking Farage, fuck his toady face, fuck bourgeois parliamentarianism, fuck the tories, fuck the Liberals, fuck Labour, fuck the DWP, fuck IDS, fuck sanctions, fuck ATOS, fuck MI5, fuck surveillance, fuck GCHQ, fuck the arms industry, fuck environmental destruction, fuck big oil, fuck cars, fuck animal exploitation, fuck the rich, fuck bankers, fuck bosses, fuck landlords, fuck public schools, fuck Oxbridge, fuck the Bullingdon Boys, fuck Boris.................Fuck them all

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Heartless Guzzlers at the public trough @B_I_tweets

11-04-2015 09:54

Living on the fat of the land
So far 49 DWP investigations into deaths related to benefit sanctions - add to that a massive growth in the use of food banks by the sanctioned and we have the grim picture of poverty in the UK. The kick ‘em when their down approach to behavioral modification was "invented" by the Behavioral Insights Team at one time embedded in the Cabinet Office.

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How Australia Abolished Death Penalty

11-04-2015 09:01

The death penalty was not abolished in Australia because political leaders were civilised or morally superior. Determined mass public protests backed up by strikes put an end to the brutality - (aka people power).

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[Video] Athens: Front line view of the riot in solidarity to political prisoners

10-04-2015 22:25

[Video] Athens: Front line view of the riot in solidarity to political prisoners on hunger strike

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Summer of rebellion

10-04-2015 12:31

An exciting summer of international rebellion lies ahead, says issue 7 of the bulletin The Acorn.

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Why isn't there daily news about animals suffering in Britain?

10-04-2015 09:44

News of animals suffering is very rare and is still presented as if animals aren’t' being abused, tortured and attacked daily all over the country.

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Bristol Anarchist Bookfair full details available now

09-04-2015 09:43

Bookfair poster
Welcome One & All to the 7th Bristol Anarchist Bookfair, once again at the Trinity Centre in Bristol, on Saturday 25 April, from 11am – 6pm.

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No Party Manifesto wants to make victims get Svetlana Lokhova's awards

08-04-2015 03:08

Svetlana Lokhova’s award of £3.2 compensation against the Sberbank CIB
is interesting. The tribunal awarding the sum made a number of appropriate comments hitting hard on the sexist nature of the harassment that went on in that bank.

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Runnymede needs You! Eviction Resistance ॐ

06-04-2015 19:36

To one & all, an invitation and call out to activists and lovely people across the gamma for talks and discussion on thoughts feelings and strategy leading up to the court hearing on the 9th of April at the County Court at Guildford. We would like to invite anybody with experience or advice in our situation to join us in solidarity with our views for freedom, justice and equality for all.
All species and subspecies alike.

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World Social Forum 2015 in Tunis Joins the Cry "Nous Sommes Bardo!"

06-04-2015 05:59

Nous sommes Bardo!
The World Social Forum in Tunis (24-28 March 2015) closes with resounding unity against global warming, neoliberalism, militarism, terrorism, and for the increasingly important role of women in making another world possible.
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