UK Newswire Archive
12-11-2004 14:061 Vigil this evening, Friday 12th November
2 CND Demonstration, Saturday 13th November
3 Web forum and email lists
4 Weekly meetings
12-11-2004 13:30Coca-Cola is crisis speech to reassure investors, as annual sales figures released.
Fuck-em! Their empire is on the wane, and we're gonna dance on their ashes! Ha-ha-Ha!
12-11-2004 12:36In a time where the occupation of Iraq is becoming more and more bloody and
George W Bush the Warmonger in Chief has been returned to office it becomes
more important to remember that while all the money that is needed to
continue the so called "War Against Terror" is made available other areas
12-11-2004 11:57Ecologists last night used cycle locks to lock shut the Newhaven Swing Bridge on the A259 in East Sussex, blocking the exit of the Hanson ship the ARCO Dart at High Tide. The bridge was due to open at 9pm but the ships crew struggled for two hours to remove the locks before calling the fire services. The action was part of a growing campaign to dissuade companies planning the future destruction of the East Channel eco-systems by marine quarrying.
12-11-2004 11:55There will be a meeting to discuss what Oxford people would like to do about the visit of the ex Prime Minister of Spain, Jose Aznar - he is coming to the Oxford Union on December 3rd. The meeting is to be at Friends Meeting House, St Giles, on Wednesday 17th November at 7.30 pm. Come along if you want to plan actions and coordinate response.
12-11-2004 11:51in case you didn't know ...unlikely
Beyond Halliburton, how the country's banks have been bought up, and the installation of a new regime of low taxes on big business and quick sales of “all state enterprises” to foreign operators
(posted courtesy of someone else, not Greg!)
12-11-2004 11:25The most important evidence to the 9/11 Commission came from General Ralph Eberhart, commander of the North American Aerospace Defence Command (Norad). "Air force jet fighters could have intercepted hijacked airliners roaring towards the World Trade Center and Pentagon," he said, "if only air traffic controllers had asked for help 13 minutes sooner . . . We would have been able to shoot down all three . . . all four of them."
12-11-2004 11:06Yesterday morning, a group of activists have set up a blockade outside the premises of Agrexco-UK. (Carmel House, Swallowfield Way, Hayes, Middlesex UB3 1DQ - Tel: 020-8848 7788). Agrexco Ltd. is Israel’s largest exporter of fresh agricultural produce.
12-11-2004 09:44The latest Orwellian developments stateside as activists try to discover why our servers were taken.
12-11-2004 09:18It is very important that the water supplies in Iraq are safe guarded. A page has been created where people can fax UK ministers with responsibility in this area:
If people can take a couple of minutes to lobby these politicians, we may succeed in getting this crucial issue a wider airing in the public domain.
12-11-2004 04:01Armistice Day was intended to celebrate peace - a remote concept to people victimized by Bush in Iraq.
12-11-2004 02:55Oxford's Green Party Councillor Matt Sellwood demands that the Oxford University Student Union boycotts the Said Business School over ethical factors regarding the contribution of arms dealer Wafiwq Said.
12-11-2004 01:15A report of a hunt sab action in sussex on Saturday 6 November 2004 in which sabs endured constant harrassment from the police forces of two counties but a fox was saved
12-11-2004 00:03Gonzales was most recently counsel to the president and recipient of the infamous internal White House memo from Aug. 1, 2002, signed by then-Assistant Attorney General Jay S. Bybee which put Bush above the law and "...argued darkly that torturing al-Qaida captives "may be justified" and that international laws against torture "may be unconstitutional if applied to interrogations" conducted under President Bush. The memo then continued for 50 pages to make the case for the use of torture."
11-11-2004 23:53A 30 minute review of news and opinion recorded from a shortwave radio. 2 files- broadcast quality (13.3MB) and quick download (3.3MB). With times and freqs for listening at home. Free to rebroadcast. Netherlands, Germany, China, and Cuba.
11-11-2004 23:07bored of consumer society?
then meet a big crowd of folk for leeds' first anti-corporate games in the city centre on saturday november 27th
meet on the corn exchange steps a 1pm
we will be visiting various shops in town for pranks fun and hoots
bring your friends and a sense of humour.....