UK Newswire Archive
08-12-2005 19:53The dreadful reality is the `best of all possible worlds' as in the world of Voltaire's Candide. Serious financial crises, increasing poverty and high unemployment cannot shake a modern Candide.. The ideological legitimacy of neoliberalism is over, Walden Bello said.
08-12-2005 18:16Unison Cambridge Health campaign against NHS cuts
SATURDAY 17th DECEMBER
KEEP THE NHS PUBLIC RALLY
1pm Market Square, Cambridge
08-12-2005 17:21Nottingham Police, allied with authoritarians at the local council and the Home Office, have been wasting taxpayers' money on a wave of offensive posters intended to terrorise dissidents and the socially excluded. This campaign has escalated with attempts to terrorise those involved in subvertising the posters.
08-12-2005 16:35The forthcoming local council elections to be held in parts of the UK including in London have been 'decided' in effect by the parties that have apparently selected the best candidates for representing their local areas. This is utterly untrue. Local people must have proper and full and transparent say in who gets to be selected to represent the locality. Parties must not have that control any longer.
08-12-2005 15:38The war with Iraq and everything that led to war with Iraq was a lie. Is it not time to reopen 911 to see if it too was a lie? Was 911 the 'new Pearl Harbor' that the neocons so desired?
08-12-2005 15:36Spies, Lies & Whistleblowers: MI5, MI6 and the Shayler Affair by former MI5 officer Annie Machon (Book Guild, 2005) provides a detailed account of the abuses within the intelligence services, and how resources are being devoted not to prevention of terrorism but to suppress political dissent.
08-12-2005 13:53Protests against the building of a high-speed rail tunnel through the Alps linking Italy and France have escalated dramatically, following a violent pre-dawn raid by riot cops on a protester camp at Venaus.
08-12-2005 13:24Thursday 8th December 2005
Birmingham Central Mosque
Belgrave Middleway, B5
Clare Short (MP)
Abu Baker Deghayes (Brother of Guantanamo Detainee)
Moazzam Begg (Ex-Guantanamo Detainee)
08-12-2005 13:04Jack Straw did not "act alone" in his decision to co-operate with the United States government's torture programme. Labour North West could have stopped him, but they didn't. They actively supported Straw in May 2005, even when the extent of his torture complicity was becoming very clear.
08-12-2005 12:43Over 400 Iraqi Kurds have been made destitute over the last three month in Britain because they refused to accept "volontary return" into the war zone of Iraq. Hunger, Homelessness and possibile employment in the informal labour market at wages around 1 Pound are the results of a Home Office Policy that increasingly evokes resistance in local communities all over Britain.
08-12-2005 11:57Today the Law Lords voted to overule the previous decision taken in the court of appeal that allowed....
08-12-2005 10:49Environmental racism is the unequal protection against toxic and hazardous waste exposure and the systematic exclusion of people of color from environmental decisions affecting their communities (including urban planning and zoning, and natural resource extractive activities). The movement for environmental justice has emerged in the last 30 years to articulate a vision of a society in which no community is unfairly burdened with pollution or other environmental harms and where social justice and ecological sustainability prevail.
08-12-2005 00:37The UN General Assembly overwhelmingly opposes Washington’s Cold War sanctions against Cuba, but the Bush administration is indifferent. Indeed, the White Hose is organizing to bring about regime change in Havana.
Evidence of this are the recent wars in Afghanistan and Iraq carried out by the U.S. and its economical, political, cultural and environmental occupations all around the world and its consequences. Some of this consequences are high levels of
pollution, human and animal deaths, environmental racism, etc.
07-12-2005 21:36A Man who apparently claimed to have a bomb has been shot dead by U.S federal air marshal today.