UK Newswire Archive
From the Bulgarian education system to the Bolivian water supply, capitalists love nothing more than turning an area of life previously financed by universal taxation into a source of profit. The announcement that the government’s new get-tough-on-disabled-people regime will not be implemented by a government department is an indicator of a much wider process - the wholesale privatisation of public services in Britain. The ‘assessment’ of disabled people, care homes, employment and training services, the justice system; all are up for grabs.
07-02-2006 13:17A pre-emptive strike before the usual suspects start ranting about this proving the legal system is corrupt and racist
The Cuban People have unveiled a large New Monument outside the u.s. spy base in Havana.
The monument counters a scrolling illuminated propaganda - displayed on the building by u.s. agents.
07-02-2006 10:20Support the Tehran bus workers strike. Defend the right of Iranian workers to form labour unions.
07-02-2006 10:13The State of the Nation Address Bush would have given if left to his own devices
07-02-2006 07:31come fall and bring a sweet harvest and avert the coming storm
07-02-2006 05:51US Secretary of Defence, Donald Rumsfeld, recently announced the ‘war on terror’ would be re-named “the long war”; this announcement has not surprised analysts who are aware that neo-con ideologues and strategists follow the Straussian (and perverted Trotskyist) doctrine of permanent war. Some interpret this as nostalgia for the ‘good old days’ of the Cold War in which a clearly defined enemy (communist bogeymen) kept the nation on permanent alert and amenable to the powers of the time.
07-02-2006 02:08Let it be known, that the senior management national news
reducers of CBC and CNN, know full well, they would rather
watch American Soldiers die as the thieving bad guys, than to
defend God's America by reporting that the demon enemy George
W. Bush, and his business partner General Ahmad, committed
the terrorist acts of 9/11, along with Rumsfeld, Rice, Cheney,
07-02-2006 01:10Consideration should be given as to whether there are other, more machievellian forces at work in this storm in a tea cup, particularly as to how ripe it is to being used to support and advance the neo-con agenda.
06-02-2006 23:50How did Yuasa workers lose out on the same employment, higher education and training opportunities as MG Rover workers?
Here are some photos of Brum’s February Critical Mass.
06-02-2006 23:17* In Caracas, Venezuela between the 23rd and 29th of January 2006, 10 local socio-political organizations offered an alternative forum and critique of national politics in response to the World Social Forum. The result was a smaller-scale event but self-directed and reflective of current self-organizing capacity. The alternative forum was independent, self-managed and borne out of years of experience of organizing in the Venezuelan context.
06-02-2006 20:432nd READING RECONVERGENCE
A local activist get together . . .
Friday 10th February, 7.00 pm
RISC Global Cafe, 35-39 London St, Reading.
06-02-2006 19:51Peace Not War returns to Brixton Jamm to launch their regular night on Friday 10th February 2006. With an eclectic group of conscious musicians and some of the best known names in the music scene, this residency promises to show case the best in live and urban music.