UK Newswire Archive
17-10-2004 08:14Blair has secretly agreed to allow Bush to site US missiles on British soil as part of the new US "son of Star Wars" program
17-10-2004 07:13Listen to this new multi-media piece if you're interested in exploding myths about Burning Man
17-10-2004 06:56IJNET (International Journalists' Network) published the following ethical principles for journalism and believes that they should be applied by the profession throughout Europe.
How Erin's Son's Have Been Used By the Capitalists
Open letter to my grandfather, Austin A. O’Malley, who I never really got to know, as he died when I was only four years old. He came over to the United States from his native country, Ireland around 1889, as a little boy of eleven years.
Like many other Irishmen from Louisburg, County Mayo, he settled in Clinton, Massachusetts.
I know that he worked there for a baker for awhile untill the Spanish American War broke out.
I also know that he was in and out of the Veteran’s Hospital all through his life. I also know that he liked to drink at bars in South Boston, sometimes with his dog beside him.
17-10-2004 06:18PCHR Weekly Report Oct 7th - 13th
This was part of one of the creative actions from the Autonomous Spaces around the European Social Forum in London 2004
17-10-2004 01:59For those who didn't see it, this is the leaflet given out at Waterloo last Thursday night when the Eurostar arrivals section was stormed by a couple of hundred protestors.
17-10-2004 01:33With a delayed start due to uninvited company, we were left rushing to Speakers Corner - 1 hour late and feeling a bit disorganised, but ready to bring on the carnival spirit, bringing the unexpected, encouraging people to question everything.
17-10-2004 01:28The Guardian (official media partner of the European Social Forum...) reports on saturday evenings intervention at the ESF:
17-10-2004 01:02"People need the G8 like a fish needs a bicycle"
Coming straight from the High Court for the Fairford trial, the sambistas gathered in the cafe of the Royal Festival Hall to have a chat over coffee. We were already joined by some of the police, but spirits were high and we were ready to visit some of the climate criminals haunts.
16-10-2004 23:02Spurred on by the news that our Serbian friend* was having real difficulties getting the visa to come to the ESF, the international sambistas showed up at the Southbank on the wet Thursday evening to join the No Borders action at Waterloo station.
16-10-2004 22:23Babels coordinators statement, 7pm, October 16 2004
16-10-2004 21:25Find out what's been sizzling hot, and what's strictly sub-zero at this year's forum.
16-10-2004 21:15This evening, grassroots activists gained entry to the official ESF and denounced the organising process from the stage of the main plenary. During a later meeting of the Assembly of Social Movements Redmond O'Neil (of the GLA) condemned the intervention, saying that the activists, who had 'outed' the problems with democracy and communication in the ESF, had attacked people and stolen mobile phones and wallets!