UK Newswire Archive
05-02-2006 04:02For decades, the only translation of the Situationist International's text about Jean Maitron -- an "anarchist" historian who'd falsified one of the SI's texts, got called on it and, when he didn't do anything, was roughed-up by two young situs -- was Ken Knabb's masperized version, which failed to translate well over half of this relatively short text. We are happy to announce that NOT BORED! has translated the text, from scratch and in its entirety, as it once did with Knabb's masperization of Guy Debord's "The SI Today."
05-02-2006 01:50media propaganda analysis
Please stop a tiny number of fishermen and international furriers who
are keeping Canadian seal clubbing going long after
it has ended in the UK, US and elsewhere.
05-02-2006 00:00The KHOODEELAAR campaign in defence of the Brick Lane E1 area and against the Crossrail hole has created the hottest political debate in the East End of London and beyond. The result is that sitting councillors on Tower Hamlets are now running desperate to keep their careers. They are now under pressure to tell the truth on how they let the Crossrail hole to be brought to attack the community
04-02-2006 20:44Do you have a great COMMUNITY PROJECT but nowhere to run it?
Wednesday 8th February at 8pm
The Hut. Fletchers Terrace, off Argyle Street, off Mill Road.
04-02-2006 19:18David is a human rights observer who is to be deported from Israel. He was with ana in various places in Palestine.
There will be a talk on the subject of Palestine by ana on the 14th of March in RampArts social centre, Whitechapel.
Massive support from the public as the NSA and NBA are shamed over live exports in Worcestershire.
04-02-2006 18:40BNP deliberately provokes just about everyone...
04-02-2006 18:26A short letter to Original Organics Ltd presently carrying a link to Make Poverty History, the producers of wristbands made by sweatshop workers, deniers of protestors rights and the right of self-determination and autonomy of people living in Africa and other poor countries.
The Britisch National Party managed to get over 30% in a local byelection in Derbyshire. The party came second with just 159 votes behind Labour in Heanor and Loscoe in Derbyshire's Amber Valley borough.
The BNP seems to get more active in the Midlands region, with Notts Indymedia recently reporting on a wave of abuse towards the organisers of a community arts event in Coalville, North East Leicestershire.
Links: Guardian article | Previous Indymedia article on abuse towards Coalville arts group | Stop the BNP (website full of facts and research) | Wikipedia on the BNP | Previous articles on Indymedia on the BNP
04-02-2006 16:34hile we welcome the positive aspects of the latest Government
statement and circular, especially the emphasis on the need to
provide alternatives for families facing eviction, we are dismayed
by the heading and tone of the news item below.
UK Gypsies, Travellers
and Roma Forum
affiliated to the European Roma and Travellers Forum, Strasbourg
04-02-2006 16:29A major new dispute has arisen
between the besieged residents of
Britain's largest Gypsy township and
the local council - this time over
alleged breaches of privacy.
04-02-2006 15:58CNN poll: "Do you believe there is a U.S. government cover-up surrounding 9/11?" - An overwhelming majority of 89 percent said 'YES' - while there are still many ignorants one can sell snake oil and an Eiffel tower to: 'NO - Bush and his cabal is not involved' voted 11%.
04-02-2006 15:21Between January 23 – 29, 2006, anarchist activists gathered in Caracas for the Alternative Social Forum, coming from Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Cuba, Ecuador, France, Germany, Italy, Mexico, Russia, Spain, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay and Venezuela. We consider it important to establish a specifically anarchist position that speaks to our experiences and exchanges. In such a spirit we declare the following:
04-02-2006 14:56Come on over. Check it out. Get in touch. Spread the word. Spread the light. Get active. Organise. Mobilise. Activate. Get moving. Rant. Rave. Party. Dance. Write. Read. Teach. Learn. Another world is possible! IMPEACHMENT 2006 IS POSSIBLE!