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Iran at the center of the Eurasian riddle Mon Jun 17, 2019 23:00 | amarynth
By Pepe Escobar ? posted with permission With the dogs of war on full alert, something extraordinary happened at the 19th summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) late last
US planning ?tactical assault? on Iran in response to ?tanker attack? ? report Mon Jun 17, 2019 22:15 | The Saker
RT reports: UN sources believe that the United States is planning to carry out a ?tactical assault on Iran? in response to the attack on two oil tankers in
Turkish Artillery Struck Syrian Army Positions Near Idlib Mon Jun 17, 2019 19:05 | Scott
Syrian War Report ? June 17, 2019: Turkish Artillery Struck Syrian Army Positions Near Idlib On June 16, Turkey said on that its forces had struck positions of the
Ukraine will be coerced into making peace in Donbass Mon Jun 17, 2019 16:35 | The Saker
By Petr Akopov Translated by Ollie Richardson and Angelina Siard Source: https://vz.ru/world/2019/6/... Ukraine is important for the US only in the context of their relationship with Russia, and blocks the
The Vineyard BookShelf ? ?bookshelf_survey? Search tool now available Mon Jun 17, 2019 16:17 | admin-herb
by Herb Swanson (webmaster) Vineyard BookShelf Project In February, I proposed to Saker the creation of a ‘Vineyard Bookshelf’. Many great books are noted and linked in the comments. However
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A Blog About Human Rights
China?s LGBT Community Mon Apr 15, 2019 19:19 | Human Rights
Declaration of Human Rights at Sea Mon Apr 08, 2019 07:31 | Human Rights
NZ Watchdog On Limits Of Free Speech Thu Mar 28, 2019 11:44 | Human Rights
US Abortion Restrictions Violating The Human Rights Of Women Thu Mar 14, 2019 15:33 | Human Rights
Human Rights Watch Urges the Human Rights Council to Renew and Strengthen Mandate of UN Commission Tue Mar 12, 2019 21:51 | Human Rights
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For lefties too stubborn to quit
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Labour?s woes, redux? 07:39 Tue Jun 18, 2019 | WorldbyStorm
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Antrim - Event Notice
Thursday June 13 2013
Another World is Possible! - Festival of Alternatives to the G8
summit mobilisations |
Tuesday May 21, 2013 19:30 by Ciarán - B&DTUC
The amount of money used to bail out failed banks would have ended world hunger for 50 years. This is the world presided over by G8 leaders who meet every year to co-ordinate how to continue failed policies which favour the 'have yachts' over the 'have nots'. We say 'Another World is Possible' and over five days in June our Festival of Ideas hopes to challenge and inspire those who want to fight for it.
Check the website at www.anotherworldispossiblebelfast.org - More events are still being added
Another World is Possible!
Thursday 13 June
Belfast Not for $hale
Workshop on the dangers of hydraulic fracturing (fracking).
2.30pm, Belfast Unemployed Resource Centre, Donegall Street
The Condition of the Working Class
Film screening followed by discussion and Q&A with film directors Deidre O'Neill and Mike Wayne.
5.30pm - 7.30pm, Northern Visions, Donegall Street
Platform for the Alternative
Opening rally, followed by music. With speakers Brian Campfield (NIPSA); Clare Daly, TD; John Douglas (Mandate); Bill Greenshields (People's Assembly); Jimmy Kelly (Unite); Patricia McKeown (Unison); Dave Ward (CWU).
6pm, Oh Yeah Centre, Gordon Street
Friday 14 June
Public meeting on issues of welfare and poverty, with speakers Patricia McKeown (Unison); Michael Calderbank (Red Pepper magazine); Paul Morrison (British Methodist Church)
2pm, Belfast Unemployed Resource Centre, Donegall Street
George Galloway: Live and Uncut
A Talk by the outspoken MP for Bradford West.
6.30pm, The MAC, St Anne's Square, Admission £2
Stand Up to the G8
Comedy night with Scott Cappuro, Nick Revell, Kate Smurthwaite, and Brendon Burns
8.30pm, The MAC, St Anne's Square, Admission £5
Saturday 15 June
Rally and Demonstration
Assemble at Custom House Square at 12noon
Tariq Ali - The Obama Syndrome
Talk analysing Barack Obama's presidency and the continuation of the 'War on Terror'
2.30pm, Arts College, York Street
Sunday 16 June
Choice - Time to have your say
Information and consultation Seminar on newly released abortion guidelines, organised by Alliance for Choice.
12noon, The Black Box, Hill Street
Palestine - The way forward
Public meeting on the continuing struggle of the Palestinian people.
12noon, Belfast Unemployed Resource Centre, Donegall Street
From Global Poverty to the Empty Purse
Public meeting on the impact of welfare reform on women, organised by Reclaim the Agenda.
2pm, Belfast Unemployed Resource Centre, Donegall Street
Venzuela and the Fight against US Intervention
Screening of 'The Revolution will not be Televised' followed by discussion.
2.30pm, The Black Box, Hill Street
Folk the G8 - Open mic
Open mic afternoon for songs about the G8, austerity, and the fight for a better world.
2-8pm, The John Hewitt, Donegall Street
Folk the G8 - Songs of Protest
Concert featuring David Rovics, Tommy Sands, Pól Mac Adaim, Paddy Nash & The Happy Enchiladas, Grace Petrie, Boss Sound Manifesto, and more.
7pm-midnight, The Black Box, Hill Street