UK Newswire Archive
05-10-2004 20:06We all know it can't be long now - and when Margaret Thatcher dies its party time!
05-10-2004 19:41Have your work seen at BEyONdTV
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05-10-2004 18:35Tomorrow, Tony Blair arrives in Ethiopia with Bob Geldof for a meeting of his Commission for Africa. But what do African leaders make of his recommendations and how do they view Mr Blair? Richard Dowden reports from Addis Ababa.
05-10-2004 18:0120,000 copies of the Autonomous Spaces free newspaper are available now from autonomous info-points around London. Get your copy now and help to distribute...
05-10-2004 17:37On 18 September 2004, the Daily Telegraph published extracts from a series of newly leaked documents from the Cabinet Office. The full texts of these documents were not reproduced. Unlike the Hutton or Butler reports, the full text documents provide far stronger evidence not simply of falsehood by omission, but of substantively untrue statements made consciously to press and Parliament; and of the government's explicit intention to use (and arguably abuse) the UN/weapons inspection route to provide a legal pretext for pre-decided regime change, not as a route to peaceful disarmament.
05-10-2004 16:32Coming very soon-Buy Nothing Month from the end of November to December 24! BUY NOTHING from multinationals!
05-10-2004 16:05Colombian trade-unionist and Indian Resource Centre worker coming to talk about the impact of Coca-Cola and other transnationals on their communities ...
The article was published on bristol.indymedia.org, but has currently been removed at the insistence of PIPEX INTERNET, following complaints and legal threats from OSBOURNE CLARKE SOLICITORS.
05-10-2004 13:48An estimated 12,375 children are still working in horrendous conditions on cottonseed farms in the state of Andhra Pradesh (India) producing for the multinational corporations (MNC's) Advanta (Dutch), Bayer (German), Emergent Genetics (US, with co-investment from Dutch-British Unilever) and Monsanto (US).
In addition more than 70.000 children are working for Indian seed companies under similar circumstances. Children are working long hours, do not go to school and are often bonded to the employers by loans.
05-10-2004 12:44Video Available For Download
05-10-2004 12:21"We want to create open spaces for networking, exchanges, celebration, thinking, and action. We believe our ways of organising and acting should reflect our political visions, and are united in standing for grassroots self-organisation, horizontality, for diversity and inclusion, for direct democracy, collective decision making based upon consensus, and against the false consensus in which power is used to silence others."
05-10-2004 12:20Poetry and Prose needed for new magazine
05-10-2004 11:47the ESF demo has mutated into a stwc march aound the block, howe has this happened, what can we do about it?
05-10-2004 11:27Delegates on their way to the London ESF via Calais/Dover are invited to join 300 refugees stranded in Calais in a solidarity demonstration. This action continues the tradition of cross-channel demonstrations.