UK Newswire Archive
09-01-2006 02:51A forest that has to be cut down for NATO-planes, is already for more then a month occupied. AWAC-planes are terrorising the local people for over 25 years. But currently a minority of politicians and police (yes they are a minority) are trying to take over the forest and chop it down.
09-01-2006 01:22An awesome mega-benefit gig for the fight against the Kárahnjúkar dams and the aluminium corporate invasion into Iceland was played to a bursting stadium in Reykjavik last night (7 January.) Björk, Zeena Parkins, Sigur Ros, Ghostigital, Damon Albarn, Damien Rice, Lisa Hannigan, Mugison and Mum were amongst the artists that performed at the gig.
08-01-2006 23:33Git R' Done
It's time to Kick ass and Chew bubble gum... And I'm all out of gum
RIGHT NOW there is an amendment on the (US) congressional floor that sets a new timetable for the forced relocation of a number of Navajo families on Black Mesa and they need your support! Visit Big Mountain.
08-01-2006 17:54PUBLIC MEETING
THURSDAY 12th JANUARY
Organised and supported by Wirral and Chester Quaker Testimony in Action Committee)
(former MI5 agents, writers and 'whistleblowers')
followed by discussion
08-01-2006 15:17Below is a list of upcoming events in Oxford (and Reading) during January 2006, re Palestine.
08-01-2006 14:30Scapegoating Muslim students in the academic 'war on terror'
08-01-2006 13:41AOL is placing full page advertisements in the UK, and presumably in the US, newspapers. The one in the Sunday Times of January 1 2006 read as follows: “Child abuse, terrorism, racism.”
08-01-2006 13:10Newsletter from one of the groups opposing the expansion of Lydd Airport on Romney Marsh, Kent, (LAAG) see first post below and some info from the Keep The marsh Special Alliance.(2nd item)
08-01-2006 11:11With the second tube strike in as many weeks scheduled for 6.30pm today, libcom.org news conducted this interview with a long standing London Underground worker and RMT member on the eve of the strike.
08-01-2006 02:01In a surprise move, the christian democrats in december passed a modification to the "save previti law" which stated that all trials in progress are exempt.
08-01-2006 00:45We dont encourage anyone to drive, but if u have to...
07-01-2006 23:43Reclaim the debate! Resist the G8! In July 2006, the G8 will hold its annual Summit in St.Petersburg, Russia. Vladimir Putin says he's placing "energy security" at the top of the G8 agenda during Russia's presidency. The G8 countries consume 45% of world oil and produce 47% of global CO2 emissions. Their "energy security" is our energy grave!