UK Newswire Archive
21-01-2004 02:23Meadowlands: Join us in stopping Eviction 26/01
Fight Eviction, 19.01.2004 21:53
FOLLOWING THE BATTLE OF BULKINGTON LAST WEEK, WHERE A VERY SMALL GROUP OF PROTESTERS CAME TO SUPPORT A TRAVELLER COMMUNITY WHO SUCCESSFULLY FOUGHT OFF EVICTION ANOTHER TRAVELLER SITE CALLS FOR SOLIDARITY AND SUPPORT TO HELP THEM SAVE THEIR HOMES AND WAY OF LIFE…
21-01-2004 00:55Tom Hurndall passed away on January 13 2004. He was barely 22 years old. In fact, Tom had already ceased to live the life of an enterprising and passionate young man since April 11 2003 when an Israeli soldier aimed and shot him in the head
20-01-2004 22:21A Hungarian Joke: During the June 1967 war, a Hungarian meets his friend. "Why do you look so happy?" he asks. "I heard that the Israelis shot down six Soviet-made MiGs today," his friend replies.
20-01-2004 21:49BEIRUT (AFP) - Lebanese President Emile Lahoud said that a UN investigation had found that an Israeli military bulldozer hit by a Hezbollah rocket attack was in Lebanese territory at the time of the strike
20-01-2004 21:28News of interest from Romania, as found in written medias.
20-01-2004 21:05The government plans to privatise all council housing by the year 2010. Confluently, it has set councils the goal of meeting all recommended renovation and repair targets by 2010. And by another happy coincidence, it has told councils involved that they may only have new government money to cover these repairs if it adopts the ALMO scheme. Such are the Mafia-like intrigues of this government, (in all probability, though, concocted by some cunning civil servants), that councils are floating on a surfeit of offers they may not refuse. This device was first deployed to force recalcitrant councils to accept PFI deals for their schools and hospitals...
20-01-2004 20:34Is it time that we had a re-think about what we are all doing?
20-01-2004 20:27An open debate on workplace struggles, strategies and organising, hosted by London Anarchist Federation and Freedom Press, will be kicking off at 7.30pm on Thursday 22nd January at Freedom Books
Freedom is in Angel Alley
84b Whitechapel High, St London E1
Leave Whitechapel station at the Whitechapel Art Gallery exit and it's in the
Alley directly to the right of you.
20-01-2004 19:57shocking evidence of us death machine at work
20-01-2004 19:50The "European Social Forum Programme Group" invites all groups "everyone trying to create another world" to get involved in the ESF London 2004 programming.
20-01-2004 18:49Washington's hawks have sent a public manifesto to President George Bush demanding regime change in Syria and Iran and a Cuba-style military blockade of North Korea backed by planning for a pre-emptive strike on its nuclear sites."
City of London Magistrates Court, 1 Queen Victoria Street, London EC4N 4XY
20-01-2004 18:18Yesterday, the 19th January, three activists blockaded the main gate at RNAD Coulport, the storage facility for Trident warheads. Morag from Faslane Peace Camp, Roz a Trident Ploughshares pledger from Edinburgh, and Raggy Jason from Bristol, blockaded the main gate at Coulport for two and a half hours from 6.55 am till 9.25 am.
20-01-2004 17:16Dear friends,
These seemed like some economic notes worth pondering as the “state of the union” nears and budget cutting and war/occupation continue to rage. Are Bush and the neocons trying to bust the federal treasuries so they can eliminate all social spending?
20-01-2004 17:12The Nine Ladies protest site. Set up in 1999 to stop a proposed 3.2million tonnes being extracted fromt the beautiful and historically important Peak District National Park.
The camp is about to be evicted allowing the destruction of 30 hectares of land.
20-01-2004 17:02IN THE FRAME OF THE WSF IN MUMBAY< PEOPPLES FORUM AGAINST COCA-COLA
20-01-2004 16:48Mike Lane recently wrote of social landlords deviating from their intended purpose, ie acting as private property devlopers. Some more examples from Farnborough and Aldershot.
20-01-2004 16:37Social Centres "Who Are They Really For?"
20-01-2004 14:02Part of the European-wide days of 'Actions against Detention of Asylum Seekers and for Migrant Rights'
Called by: European Social Forum (including No One Is Illegal UK, Barbed Wire Britain, Kent Campaign to Defend Asylum Seekers, Crossroads Coalitions, Droits Devant, a number of collectives of Sans Papiers in France, Kein Mensch ist Illegal, Migreurop, Tavolo Migrati)