UK Newswire Archive
14-10-2006 21:57The campaign in Michigan opposing Proposal 2, a proposed constitutional amendment that would ban affirmative action and equal opportunity programs in the state, is picking up steam as it heads into the November election.
The long and eventful battle to stop the demolition of the historic Dalston theatre (previously the 4 Aces/Labyrinth Club), could be drawing to a climatic end. The fate of the theatre is hanging in the balance as the current court injunction preventing its demolition is set to run out.
14-10-2006 20:29A few anarchists in Preston have set up a squat which at the moment we are in the middle of repairing.The squat will be used as a social centre but help is required.
14-10-2006 20:28The anti-gay industry is having a huge simulcast event this Sunday entitled Liberty Sunday.
14-10-2006 19:27Today the owner of Suite 22, Sheffield, handed a letter to activists saying that they would not stock fur in the future, after only one demo of less than an hour.
14-10-2006 17:55Have a look at this site - it has really interesting stories by journalists about the way New Labour-affiliated unions have been witchhunting union members who are anti-Blair
14-10-2006 17:50Last year's anarchist bookfair ended in the now legendary, if not almost noteworthy mini-riot which saw several arrests and Holloway Road closed for several hours. The events of the evening appeared to begin when a bunch of folk dragged a beaten up old sound system into the Wetherspoon's pub next the bookfair, cranked it up and refused to turn it off.
14-10-2006 16:54Those of you who have been around long enough will know that R.S.I are escorts and have allegedly been using undue force against detainees. GEO is the private company that runs Campsfield detention centre.
14-10-2006 16:52A recent news item on NPR this week -- legal action against the automotive industry in the USA for its complicity in global warming -- has let the ‘bull’ out of the bag; the ‘cat’ has bolted; the unmentionable has finally been plainly stated! Nothing occurs in a vacuum and climate change is no exception. Liable groups/parties/corporations continue to lobby governments and manipulate public opinion in their efforts to minimise any litigation arising from their complicity in poisoning our planet. Present reality dictates that the future tenability of numerous species, including humans is under threat; nevertheless, profits and economic factors remain the primary consideration for leaders of industry and governments. [This criminally perverse view will ironically prove to be the most expensive error of judgement in human history.]
14-10-2006 16:51A prison-death demonstration will be held outside HMP Eastwood Park, Glos
on Wednesday 18 October 2006, at 1.00 pm, for the duration of the afternoon
Flowers will be laid in memory of
Lisa Ann Woodhall, aged 28, who died in the 'care' of the jail on 8 October 2006
Reporters and photographers are welcome to attend
14-10-2006 16:43On 6 October, 2006, Mulai Mukendi, an asylum seeker from the Democratic Republic of Congo, was removed from the UK and taken to the country's capital Kinshasa, upon which she was subjected to imprisonment and beatings for several days.
14-10-2006 10:52In the five months since Prime Minister Nouri al Maliki became Iraq's leader, the parliament and his ministries have formed hundreds of committees to address problems on everything from how to disarm militias to whether tainted meat caused a group of police officers to fall ill last week.
14-10-2006 10:49Following are excerpts from an interview conducted with Palestinian resistance leader Leila Khaled by Samia Halaby of the Defend Palestine Coalition, LeiLani Dowell of Workers World newspaper, and Sara Flounders of the International Action Center during a fact-finding delegation to Lebanon Sept. 11-17.