UK Newswire Archive
16-10-2006 08:10UK ALF Press Officer loses in High Court
Hold your own "solo protest" in solidarity with Fairford Coaches case!
15-10-2006 22:18Leicester people have started preparing to take their turn in the Faslane 365 blockade of the Faslane nuclear submarine base. A training day in non-violent resistance tool place on Saturday 14th October. Leicester's turn to blockade the base is in early December.
Starbucks on New Street in Birmingham City Centre next Saturday
starting at 1.00pm.
15-10-2006 21:01This year’s Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to ‘the banker of the poor,’ a man whose visionary idea about empowering poor women by making them economically independent has helped tens of millions of people and created a micro-loan system now copied by over one hundred countries, not all of them poor .
On Sunday morning, folks turned out to take part in the Worldwide Day of Action Against McDonalds. Nottingham's contibution to this, took place from 12noon at Exchange Walk in the City Centre.
15-10-2006 20:06Adam Yahiye Gadahn is getting a LOT of press. Funny that none of these stories about the "American Al Qaeda" never seem to mention his real name, Adam Pearlman, or the fact that his grandfather was on the board of directors of the ADL.
"Gadahn" is being built up in the media for some nefarious purpose.
15-10-2006 15:17We believe that after two hung juries – which are failures of the government to prove their case – that the it should end its persecution of the 5 Fairford protesters. Please sign up too!
15-10-2006 13:36In 2005 the Government set up Icons Online. The ostensible purpose of the organisation was to provide the English with a means of expressing their sense of nation by nominating and choosing things which they think of as English icons through the English Icons website. . In reality, the organisation is a propaganda front with a pre-ordained purpose.
15-10-2006 13:10Women rights activists manhandled by the organizers of the Stop the War Coalition in the demonstration in Manchester.
15-10-2006 11:56I reported a while back on the attempts by the government to indoctrinate children, including the Defense Schools Initiative. This involved selling kids on putative MoD values on such matters as "citizenship, humanitarian aid, ethnic diversity, human rights, veterans, conflict resolution and crisis situations".
15-10-2006 09:34NOTHING INHUMAN IS STRANGER FOR THEM :
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15-10-2006 08:17Our societies were once far less complex and vast. Our leaders lived amongst us and we knew them intimately as individuals. So we chose leaders we knew to be capable of combining compassion, intellect, and common sense, in equal measure – it was a personal judgement based on individual experience.
However, in the modern world 'intellect' is the primary criteria by which this selection is made and the distance between the leaders and the led has increased. Our rulers are now largely divorced from everyday life and everyday concerns and our opportunities for assessing their emotional fitness for office, first hand, are diminished or non-existent.