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The Penang state government may be interested in promoting the state as a centre for meetings and conventions - but the state already has a reputation for being a hub for civil society activities, not just nationally but globally...
For the past couple of days, I have been going in and out of a global conference in Penang on forests, biodiversity, community rights and indigenous peoples organised by Friends of the Earth Asia Pacific. The theme "Ecological equity: Sharing...
A Jewish peace ship heading for Gaza was intercepted by the Israeli navy today and towed to Ashdod, a cargo port in Israel 40km south of Tel Aviv. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q47lKN-fj8w&fs=1&hl=en_GB&rel=0] The London-based Jews for Justice for Palestinians had organised the...
Nazri's criticism of Umno-owned Utusan over its support for Perkasa  reflects growing unease - even within Umno circles - of the paper's leanings and a growing realisation that the right-wing group is going to cost BN plenty of votes....
The legendary American 'people's historian' and anti-war activist Howard Zinn, author of the classic 'A People's History of the United States', has passed away. http://www.youtube.com/v/sXLuNza-q-c&hl=en_GB&fs=1&rel=0 "You cannot depend on presidents; you cannot depend on elections and voting to solve your problems,"...
Can we reverse the damage that is being done to our society, to the environment and to the social fabric? [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=42E2fAWM6rA&hl=en_GB&fs=1&rel=0] Is there hope for the future in this era of climate chaos, dwindling resources and social problems? Yes, provided...
http://www.youtube.com/v/a3Eg8F3rap4&hl=en&fs=1&rel=0 Excerpt from Charlie Chaplin's first true "talking picture", The Great Dictator, released in 1940. Border guards mistake Chaplin's character, a humble barber, for a dictator (also played by Chaplin) who resembles him. The real dictator, meanwhile, is mistaken for the...
[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Us-TVg40ExM&hl=en&fs=1&rel=0] On a gloomy, blustery evening in Penang, as a heavy downpour lashes the island, I dedicate this song to all of you who believe in justice, freedom, human rights and compassion.  Let us stand by one another no...
I used to walk along the aisles of the magnificent Westminster Cathedral, the "mother church" of the Catholic community in the UK, in awe of its unusual Byzantine style, its heavenly choirs and the majestic organ music that reverberated...
I must say this sounds like it's going to be an unusual - if noisy! - anti-war protest directed at Blair. Spotted this on the Indymedia UK website: Sounding Out Tony Blair Stop the War Coalition...

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