UK Newswire Archive
20-03-2005 15:52Below details the facts of Christine Russell's performance as my MP. Go to http://powertothepeople.org.uk/index.htm research your MP and name & shame. With the General Election looming, publishing their actual (and most probably poor) record could have a real impact. Hold 'Em To Account!!
20-03-2005 15:41The July 2205 G8 should make this a hot summer of dissent, and inspire Britain's biggest ever festival of dissent. The London anti-war demo saw a very large turn out, despite demands from other political activities: elections, G8, pension cuts, etc... yet this has been a powerful warm up for what’s ahead. More pertinently, it has reminded Tony B Liar that he will never be able to draw a line under his illegal destruction of Iraq, and the brutal cold-blooded murdering of 100,000 innocent Iraqi people. The march 19 demonstration has ensured that his despotic decision should haunt him for a long time to come.
While they were not criticising the actions of any police officers, they were keen to point out that there was an increased level of close policing along the route and the increased use of police vans to create road block barriers, both en route and at Trafalger square, where the march ended.
20-03-2005 14:12BBC RADIO has banned the Class War/Conflict CD 'Better Dead Than wed' after allegedly discovering a plot to hype it to the number one slot during the week of the Royal wedding. Sales of just 18,000 would apparently do the trick!
20-03-2005 11:40While people have been enjoying the freak summer weather this weekend, scientists have been warning that the ozone layer is are at amoung the thinest sofar and that UV levels will be conrispondingly high. Record cold tempatures during the artic winter have resulted in an increase of the chemical reaction that destroys ozone during the spring as the sun comes closer to the earth. So, enjoy the early spring/summer but remember to cover up and keep up the pressure to curb consumption and climate change.
20-03-2005 11:32In a move that has suprised many, US authorities have banned Narendra Modi,, who headed the government of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Gujarat when hindu extremists rioted and killed 2,500 muslims. After pressure from civil rights groups, Modi was refused entry by the United States which cited violation of religious freedom as the reason. However he will now address two meetings of expatriate Hindus via satellite this Sunday...
20-03-2005 01:56An eyewitness account of today's antiwar demonstration in London, followed by a brief restaurant review, then a synopsis and diagnosis.
Introducing the Greater Manchester Coalition to Stop the War new banner getting its first outing
19-03-2005 23:22It was the usual numbers game, organisers hyping the figure to 200,000 while the police play the figure down to 20,000. The media then talk about the different claims instead of the issues... just like me!
19-03-2005 16:48Never before has a demcoratic state threatened so openly to repudiate the basic norm of all law, the prohibition of violence.. Apart from self-defense, no war is legal if the Security Council has not approved.. The American government does not feel bound to the norms of law and political ethics