UK Newswire Archive
In an exclusive interview given for a broadcast on US-american TV channel "Capitol One", Patrick Balkany, deputy-major of Paris suburb Levallois-Perret, explains the situation in French suburbs just before the uprisings. He said: "There is no poverty in France. (...) The poor live very well."
Download the video of the interview from the samizdat site
19-11-2005 00:20last november in the run-up to the assault on fallujah, author and activist milan rai sprayed anti-war slogans and poured fake blood on the foreign office building in whitehall. found guilty of criminal damage, he has refused to pay compensation of £2000. now he is in prison and we should support him.
19-11-2005 00:00At Prime Minister's Question Time, Tony Blair was asked if he could guarantee that the Environment Agency and Health & Safety Executive (HSE) can protect the public against asbestos from the Spodden Valley
The Prime Minister replied:
"I am looking around the Chamber, but I am afraid I am not getting a great deal of help. [Laughter.] "
The Save Spodden Valley campaign explains why this is no laughing matter...
18-11-2005 21:40Review of Sustainable Technologies for Renewable Energy, Eliminating Waste, Recycling and for Real economic Progress.
Many Links to sustainable technology, Recycling, organic gardening-farming, renewable energy, Permaculture and disaster relief web sites.
18-11-2005 21:03We have just received the following horrifying news from the Peace Community of San Jose, Northern Colombia, which I have translated (very quickly). Letters of protest will at least let the extremely violent Colombian State know they are being watched… Also if you cc. any letters you send to the San Jose offices, your solidarity will give heart… firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com Please return their bombing with a bombardment of letters! Thankyou. Below this is a suggested letter of protest in Spanish to the President of the Republic, composed by the San Jose community. Rather than me waste time in this urgent situation translating it, please accept that it says all the right things and send it off! (Addresses at end of letter.) Love to everyone, and thanks, Jenny James
18-11-2005 20:53the edo mbmb court case has been adjourned to allow for an abuse of process hearing regarding the conduct of edo's legal team
18-11-2005 20:47Neo fascist muslim group set up to replace old one....
18-11-2005 20:25The High Court will learn about EDO lawyer Timothy Lawson-Cruttenden's abuse of process in a 3-day pre-trial hearing next week.
18-11-2005 18:45We have all been enjoying the greatest party the world has ever seen: the great oil party, but we have to sober up and face the fact that the party is coming to an end.
18-11-2005 18:18The Government wakes up to peak oil? Well maybe not yet
18-11-2005 16:46CKUT Radio in Montreal special presentation: "An Hour with Noam Chomsky" (Audio link)
18-11-2005 16:10The dysfunctional Farnborough Airport Consultation Committee met at BAE Systems HQ, adjacent to Farnborough Airport, at 2pm Thursday 17 November 2005.
In support of international campaigns to close down Huntingdon Life Sciences (HLS) Europe's largest commercial contract research laboratory killing up to 500 animals.
18-11-2005 13:47The existence of the Lyme disease epidemic is officially covered up in the UK, its myriad presentations routinely misdiagnosed as everything from "M.E." to MS to hypochondria. This is the first admission by a US government body that the cause is an incapacitating biowar agent.
18-11-2005 11:54One and a half years ago, Steven Kurtz from the Critical Arts Ensemble was detained by the FBI as a "potential bioterrorist", because he had some legal chemicals in his house for an art project on genetic engineering. Here are the latest news:
18-11-2005 11:22This is an update of an earlier posting giving more details about Milan Rai's imprisonment and how you can support him.
18-11-2005 10:56This article was orginally written by two women from the feminist network NextGENDERation (Nadia Fadil, Sarah Bracke en Meryem Kanmaz) and titled "Why "migrant riots" do not lead to a May 68...". The intervention is originally written is Flamish and published as an opinion piece in the major Flanish dailiy de Standaard.