UK Newswire Archive
25-05-2007 18:15In preparation for the G8 summit of world leaders to be held June 6-8 in Germany, the idyllic bathing resort of Heiligendamm is being transformed into a high-security tract resembling the notorious “Green Zone” in Baghdad.
25-05-2007 18:05One of the last important non-commercial centers in Germany is threatened with eviction. There is a call for solidarity-actions on a global action day:
25-05-2007 18:03Last Saturday, anti-capitalists in Reading opened the squatted Common Ground Community Garden to the public for the first time, and are receiving support from all corners of the community.
25-05-2007 17:57Bob geldof has angered environmental campaigners by agreeing to be flown by private jet
Nonviolent resistance continues to grow in Palestine against the wall and settlements while the Israeli army stages deadly air strikes against the Palestinians who continue to call for international observers and protection. These stories and more coming up, stay tuned.
25-05-2007 17:14THE LEVEL IS DEAD
25-05-2007 15:49After 9 months hard work, the BVF 07 show is now nearly complete, with 130 stalls booked so far, plus 6 talks and demos areas, and two stages running - with a kids area, a fully decked out Bedouin tent, a Healers and Therapists zone and a gourmet vegan restaurant on a Double Decker Bus amongst the other attractions.
25-05-2007 13:46See the Danish minister of defencre, Sören Gade, hide under a table.
25-05-2007 13:25The Verwaltungsgericht Schwerin (Court of Schwerin) came to the decision that the planned protest marches against the G8 summit are legal and can´t be forbidden.
German police wanted to forbid the marches.
25-05-2007 11:44In the light of three men under control orders apparently absconding, the right wing media are having a field day.
25-05-2007 10:56Media reports today, that "Police have been intercepting mail in the German city of Hamburg, the postal company said Friday as a hunt continued for radicals who have attacked cars and homes with petrol bombs in the run-up to next month's G8 summit. "
25-05-2007 10:32New Uber warfare strategies of the 21st century have relegated conventional war and to a lesser extent guerilla war strategies to history. Today’s ubiquitous and highly accessible computer technologies have redefined warfare. Traditional militaries are facing redundancy, irrelevance and heightened vulnerability from skilled digital operators. The keyboard is proving to be the most effective weapon of the modern age! Uber war is asymmetry taken to its final phase. In theory a single individual is now capable of subverting a State! The digital age has resulted in a universal dependence on digital technology. The most powerful military powers are now exposed to (persistent) direct and indirect digital attacks – it is only a matter of time before a skilled digital warrior succeeds in compromising the defence capability of a superpower.
25-05-2007 10:21Benedict's astounding comments attracted barely a flicker of media attention in the West -- almost all of it on the wire services, and some of it problematic in itself. A May 13 Reuters dispatch noted blithely that, contrary to Benedict's claims, "many Indian groups believe the conquest brought them enslavement and genocide." This is rather like writing that "many Jewish groups believe that the Nazi Holocaust brought Jews enslavement and genocide."
24-05-2007 23:02This is just a rehash of corporate news, but it seems important enough to justify it.
A talk by Richard Pithouse of the South African shack dwellers movement, Abahlali baseMjondolo. http://www.abahlali.org/