UK Newswire Archive
07-01-2006 22:08In fact, “Brokeback Mountain” is like Vaudeville where whites wore black face. Hollywood makes gays “acceptable” to the mainstream by ensuring only heterosexual actors play gay characters.
07-01-2006 21:36The appearance of working class New York in the media was possible only as innocent victims of a selfish and greedy strike by union workers. Yet, in a reversal that approaches absurdity, vulnerability to real poverty by missing a few days of work does not add to an argument against unions but shows the very real need for them.
It's ten years on Monday since the destruction of around 10,000 trees began in ernest, or rather should have done - back then protestors scored an early victory by blockading the entrance to the security compound with scaffolding tripods, thus ensuring no vehicles could leave. The start of work heralded the most full-on phase of the '3rd Battle of Newbury', Britain's biggest ever road protest, which saw over thirty different tree camps set up to oppose the road and around one thousand arrests.
07-01-2006 14:43Here are two translated texts relating to the demo that took place in Calais on Wednesday 4th January which could be an important first step in recognising the misery that the borders erected in our name inflict on the victims of global politics
The first is the call before and the second a report in the national newspaper 'Liberation' the following day
07-01-2006 14:24A gap in new Government policy
allows UK local councils to continue
with impunity their hounding of Britain's
60,000 Travellers, according to a
report submitted this week to Deputy
Prime Minister John Prescott.
07-01-2006 12:51On 13 December 2005 I wrote to Kevin Moore of Sussex Police ( firstname.lastname@example.org ) asking two questions about the policing of the EDO MBM demonstration in Brighton on 10 December 2005, under the terms of the FOIA. Here is the response from Brighton Police.
nb repost from Aotearoa IMC
07-01-2006 04:06Pat Robertson, noted American Christian fundamentalist and mental deficient, claims that Ariel Sharon is being punished by God for “dividing” Israel. Pat Robertson remains in ‘care’ and is happy to reside in the most affluent psychiatric institution in the world, the USA!
07-01-2006 01:10wonder why the canadians are upset with americans?
The nurses caring for her at Rawalpindi hospital are unsure of her chances. Her body has wasted and she is unable to communicate, barely aware of her surroundings. We don’t stay long, wishing her well and leaving some flowers. Her father who also survived has lost both his legs.
06-01-2006 21:43In line with other repression by president Kaczynski, a local school
in Lublin, Poland, is likely to expel student Krzysztof Kowalik for
sporting a radical hairstyle. Your fax/email support in a few quick,
polite sentences would greatly be appreciated by young activists in
06-01-2006 21:37The media has been strangely silent on the ultimate destination of all of this money gained through criminal activity. The Zionists repeatedly claim - without evidence - that Arab charities fund "terrorism", in order to stop people from sending aid to the people they are oppressing, but right here, we have proof that criminal activity in the US funds illegal Zionist activity in Palestine.
06-01-2006 21:16When more than four years ago police detained a woman protesting against transportation of nuclear waste for more than 22 hours, they were breaking the law, Germany’s supreme court has ruled. The Federal Constitutional Court was passing judgment on a complaint by Martina Lammers, chair of The Greens organisation in the north German county of Lüchow-Dannenberg where a nuclear waste storage hall is located at Gorleben.
06-01-2006 20:13What is going on with the world?
06-01-2006 19:11There will be a meeting about the Corn exchange Dispersal Order tomorrow.
06-01-2006 16:15This sunday the 8th is the second London Anarchist Assembly, taking part this time at the rampART social centre. It takes place from 3pm till 6pm and is followed by the second tube strike in the current disputes.
To help solve the problem, rampART is offering overnight accommodation for people attending the assembly and there will be music and perhaps films after the assembly so nobody should get too bored is they hang about.