UK Newswire Archive
07-04-2005 13:57On with the motley, the paint, the powder and the coxcomb. Dover's New Labour MP now claims to be OLD Labour to win votes. You need to have a low IQ to take this stuff seriously. Source: Dover Express Comment by SS
07-04-2005 13:33Politicians engaging with “ordinary” people! Is there an election coming up?
07-04-2005 10:24G8 is on it's way to Gleneagles and much like Genoa or even Seatlle there will be confrontation. But from the Dissent Network to the anarchist mnovement, where do we go from there?
07-04-2005 04:15Although it is of main importance the Dutch prime-minister Balkenende has referred to the universal values in respect of the holocaust, it is striking that he is lacking in moral indignation with respect to the Palestinian victims of the Israeli occupation.
07-04-2005 02:51Over 600 letters were handed to the House Of Commons on Monday April 4th, challenging every Labour, Conservative and Liberal Democrat MP to a game of cricket over their lack of honour and morals.
07-04-2005 02:26Arizona is the millionaire retirement and second home Fat-Cat capital of the world – and they like to shoot or humiliate Mexican nationals (and Mexican Americans too!) who cross the border to fill the low paying jobs that US businesses offer them (Wal-mart is a big employer of undocumented workers and a threat to Mexican retail stores too!) For some reason, Arizona is one of the most powerful states in the US with 3 or four Supreme Court justices ( if you count the ones to be nominated soon), War-Boy John McCain who could be the next US president,
07-04-2005 01:53Indymedia UK are under increasing pressure to explain their censorship issues, as more and more independent web sites pick up on the fact things are not as they seem over at IMUK.
07-04-2005 01:49The Marine Corps is now on sale at Wal-Mart. This is the first time that the Marine Corps has used an in-store television network for recruitment pitches.
06-04-2005 23:12EUROPEAN COMMISSION ACTED IN COLLUSION WITH MICROSOFT, SAYS HIGH-PROFILE AUSTRIAN MEP DR. MARIA BERGER
"The Commission might end up paying dearly for its rash collusion with Microsoft" -- "Commission president apparently loves to play high-stakes poker with the EP" -- "Bill Gates is at the moment making himself ever more enemies in the EP"
06-04-2005 22:31Following the BBC exposé of racism and violence by GSL employees in the programme "Detention Undercover", there will be a government inquiry by the prison ombudsman Stephen Shaw into GSL Ltd's suitability to run immigration detention centres. Campaigners in Oxford have made the following submission to the inquiry:
06-04-2005 22:19FFII asks MEPs to either fully amend or reject software patents directive
(Brussels, 29 March 2005) -- "Complete restoration of the spirit of the EP's first reading, or rejection" is the message delivered by the FFII to the Members of the European Parliament today. Given the Commission's refusal to grab the chance do its homework properly and the Council playing deaf, the EP's second reading carries the undue burden of having to start from scratch. The FFII hopes that the EP will once more make the right choices.
06-04-2005 22:17No Software Patents!
Under the influence of the patent system and big industry lobbyists, the European Union is on the verge of making a huge mistake: to pass a law that would legalize software patents.
06-04-2005 21:56Do patent laws have a place in today's information society?
Patent laws were originally put in place to protect innovators from having their ideas stolen. They now provide a tool for large businesses to control how inventions, research, knowledge and even life forms can be exploited for profit.
06-04-2005 21:48Guildford Greens launch campaign. Come and join us.
06-04-2005 21:46Come and execute a tyrant with words as poisoned as his heart.