UK Newswire Archive
It is interesting to contrast the following article with the view of the USA that some on the UK left have, for example Mark Osbourn of the AWL considers that John Pilger has a "pathological hatred of the western powers which leads to the repeated and idiotic allusion that the US/UK leaders bear a similarity to Nazis": http://www.workersliberty.org/node/8239 The article by John Pilger that Mark Osbourn is refering to can be read here: http://www.indymedia.org.uk/en/2007/02/361472.html
24-04-2007 23:14Rhetta Moran was sacked from Salford University because of her defence of asylum seekers. This was dressed up as a redundancy. Rhetta tried to get her job back at tribunal and lost.
Now to put other workers off from going to tribunal, the university is claiming £10,000 costs from her.
Spend 1 minute signing to help her please.
24-04-2007 20:49Please note the following important debate taking place this Friday where CASMII's founder Abbas Edalat will speak as part of a panel discussing Iran's Nuclear Program. We encourage everyone to attend the evening and take part in the Q&A session in face of the on-going hostilities and threats against Iran on the pretext of its nuclear energy program.
A benefit for migrants' and refugees' rights;
regualrisation for all & an end to detention and deportation
24-04-2007 19:24CapitalismThe formal re-launching of Plan Puebla Panamá by Felipe Calderón in Campeche coincided with the opening of a new line of credit to Mexico from the Interamerican Development Bank (IDB) for 2.5 billion dollars for infrastructure, such as the reactivation and/or execution of various projects, apparently unconnected, in benefit of big capital.
24-04-2007 19:22By Brenda Norrell
Special to The Narco News Bulletin
April 23, 2007
24-04-2007 18:36*Belgium: 37 people on hunger strike in (the detention center) 127 since last
Wednesday morning, 19 April 2007!*
*6 people managed to escape from the closed centre of Vottem on Thursday*
CRER - Coordination pour la regularisation et la libre circulation des
personnes (Coordination for the legalisation and the free movement of
24-04-2007 17:42A pump failure at the Seafield sewage treatment plant near Edinburgh on Friday has sent millions of gallons of untreated human excrement into the Forth river estuary. It was 40 hours before the public was notified.
24-04-2007 17:27Katya Kipping rightly characterizes basic income as a democracy package. Solving a material question and strengthining civil rights and personal autonomy are joined. With basic income, the individual even when weak is made a strong subject.
24-04-2007 16:43A piece in today's Liverpool Daily Post revealed that a staggering 35% of the newly-built apartments in Liverpool city centre are lying empty!
24-04-2007 16:19Liverpool’s landmark Garden Festival Site, the focus of a series of failed development plans over the years, has yet again become the centre of controversy and protest following the unannounced felling of more than 1,000 trees by property developers.
24-04-2007 14:30Ongoing story, check Athens indymedia for regular updates:
My own views on this state of affairs follows:
24-04-2007 12:38Christian Right efforts to make America a fascist theocracy
24-04-2007 11:58Press Complaints Commission fail to properly investigate alleged media bias against Iran.