UK Newswire Archive
28-07-2004 17:56The undercurrents book keeper travelled to Palestine to offer solidarity and she is sending regular reports..this is todays.
The day promised to be a spectacular family festival of music, with exhibitions, displays, stalls, a food arena, funfair and art workshops.
Due to amazing achievement which was reached by our vegan restaurant – that people are bringing more food than they are eating - we’re calling you! Liberate us! – ‘Come and eat!’:-)
28-07-2004 16:55"The film goes on about filial revenge and oil, but it never ventures onto really touchy turf -- namely the role of fiercely pro-Israel neocon hawks in convincing Bush to go to war. The elephantine Mr. Moore conveniently fails to mention that other pachyderm in the Democratic room. Why didn't Fahrenheit go there, Mr. Moore?"
28-07-2004 16:08SchNEWS are finally producing their own films. Available to download free from our website. Click on SchMOVIES and have a look.
Now we want to see the facts again.
May be few but good
28-07-2004 15:36This is a review of the gathering, containing some of my own experiences.
28-07-2004 14:562003's Birmingham flashmob was the UK's first altruistic flashmob. I've made a 15 minute radio retrospective, in which the mob's organiser gave me an exclusive interview.
block the builders
can we stop it? yes we can!
27-07-2004 21:14Perhaps readers across York didn't realise just how low their local paper could sink, but with yesterday's edition came the lowest of the low: an 8-page supplement telling the story of the hunt for a Double-double-murderer near York. The evening press must surely realise this is nothing but an attempt to capitalise on grief and horror.
27-07-2004 17:49Gathered in Quito, at the Americas Social Forum, the Hemispheric Council of the Continental Social Alliance has decided to remove the opposition to the FTAA from its foundational declaration, as one of its main goals. After analyzing the international scenario as well as evaluating the impact of its actions, delegates from all the American countries and the most important social organizations of the continent, decided the “fight against the FTAA” would become a “fight against free trade”.
27-07-2004 17:23Millions of victims of the slave trade are to be commemorated at a special public event being held in Plymouth this Sunday, to mark the 10th annual African Remembrance Day.
27-07-2004 16:32"The shortsighted criminality of capitalist society is clear. Mentally deficient and motor handicapped babies will be born because the political state is an instrument of powerful industrial interests, rather than the representative of most of the nation's people."
27-07-2004 15:21In what has to be seen as a vindication of community activists who have for some time been highlighting how bad is Pavilion, the Audit Commission has recently published a damning indictment of Pavilion. It is also another nail in the coffin of privatisation of council housing, as no matter how badly run council housing may be, it is nowhere as bad as the private sector.
27-07-2004 15:20At the end of last year Camden tenants said no to a sell off of their council houses. This was in spite of the council spending £500,000 of taxpayers money to get a yes vote. The council are now lashing out at their opponents.