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09-06-2006 00:21Friday 6-9pm 16 June 2006
The Class of the New by Richard Barbrook
Netizens, elancers, cognitarians, swarm-capitalists, hackers, produsumers, knowledge workers, pro-ams... these are just a few of the monikers that have been applied to the new social class emerging from the networked workplace.
08-06-2006 23:10Schools are being pushed into using biometric technologies by central government. Many schools are talking about using fingerprints instead of library cards - but some parents are resisting.
08-06-2006 21:54I was a firm believer in the war on terror, its aims, resolution never to bow down and eventually its ultimate success. This article would have reflected that, but while trawling through reams and reams of official government releases in order to write said article, I found evidence that starting in 1979 the American Government, headed up then by President Carter had begun a policy of funding Islamic terrorists to fight the soviets in Afghanistan. As well as extensive evidence that this policy was not only expanded in Afghanistan but also other groups opposing communism were funded in other countries. Eventually my own views were changed and this article will now show, that since 1979 successive American Presidents selectively or intentionally ignorant attitude toward unintended consequences of foreign policy decisions, has figured largely in the scourge of Islamic extremist terrorism the world now faces.
08-06-2006 21:36Instead of using the information to capture Al Zarqawi and extract the information needed to end the trouble in Iraq, they killed with bombs. Such incompetence is almost unbelieveable.
08-06-2006 20:36Muslims in east London should withdraw co-operation with the police in the wake of last week's terror raid in which a man was shot, a Respect party activist has said. Yvonne Ridley said the community was being "terrorised" by the Metropolitan Police and should end all contact with the force.
For full coverage see: http://www.indymedia.org.uk/en/actions/2006/aa/
08-06-2006 19:14Google want you to join the fight for net neutrality. Meanwhile, Windows PC found to be phoning base every day...
08-06-2006 18:09"America's first woman GI to declare herself a
conscientious objector, Katherine Jashinski,
was denied a discharge and courtmartialed on
May 23rd. She is serving a 120 day prison
08-06-2006 18:02The genre of entertainment films on war and the military is described as mili-tainment. Presenting war as entertainment ignores intellectual analysis to highlight emotional war stories.
08-06-2006 16:21. . . . a full-spectrum screw up of near biblical proportions, putting him in charge of "UN relations" is akin to putting Herod in charge of the "creche", or - to use a diff. example, letting the nasty railroad barons'n'rancher that're throwin th'farmers off the land do without a deputy OR a sherriff. . . .
Mythical figure and terror mastermind Abu Musab Al Zarqawi was killed in an air raid, according to a statement of the Iraqi government.
08-06-2006 16:04A 23-year-old man of Thai ethnicity was seized in a dawn raid on his flat in Lerwick, Shetland on Tuesday. The Home Office want to deport him to Thailand - where he has no family, can't speak the language, and faces imprisonment or conscription on arrival.
08-06-2006 16:04London mayor Ken Livingstone staged his latest Crossrail stunt on Tuesday 6 June 2006 as we [Khoodeelaar! No to Crossrail hole Bill campaign] were advising Blair, in a letter delivered at No 10 Downing street, of a still dignified retreat on the very unwise Crossrail adventure that has already wasted nearly half a £Billion of public money.
08-06-2006 15:24The huge student demonstration that took place in Athens, Greece this morning was violently attacked by the police.