UK Newswire Archive
23-06-2007 16:23After the Gordon Brown demo in Manchester tomorrow come meet at the Yard Theatre in Hulme to discuss past and future anti-G8 mobilisations
23-06-2007 15:30The one and only William Rodriguez, World Trade Center 1 keymaster and decorated 9/11 hero, is coming to a venue near you! Merseyside Truth are honoured to be hosting William as his international tour comes to the North of England.
23-06-2007 14:55The BBC at White City, via cleaning contractors OCS, is booting out cleaners because they are 'too old', as well as paying a minimum wage, no sick pay etc. There are hundreds of cleaners at the BBC - White City of all ages and nationalities. Despite continual OCS management harrassment and high levels of fear, they are now reacting....
23-06-2007 14:40Whilst anger mounts, over the planned honouring of “Satanic Verses” author Salman Rushdie, the British Government has stood by the decision and denounced the international protests by claiming, “We have a tolerance of other people’s point of view and we don’t apologise for that.”
23-06-2007 14:10With proper wars it is a well-known occurrence for one side's propaganda department to try and spread the most horrific stories about the other party. The opposition are depicted as brutal barbarians who ravage children and should be opposed at all cost. In military jargon this is known as 'psyops'. During the protests against the G8 in Heiligendamm there were clear indications of a similar strategy. In this case the infamous ''black block'' played the part of the barbarians. This is a biased summary of the misinformation and its effect.
23-06-2007 12:36Coming out this week! The 693 page report of the dodgy deeds of some of the operations carried out under the pretext of coldwar "defence of the realm" excuses using USA taxpayers cash in the 1950s to 1970s was commissioned in 1973 after Watergate was described as "the tip of the iceberg" by some of the old hacks that - for all sorts of reasons, perhaps - opposed its creation. Apologies, it seems, are due to the "tinfoil hat" brigade.
23-06-2007 10:23Glastonbury yesterday did not mark a world wide movement for ending poverty. Yet poverty was the theme of the speech given on the same day in the US by John Edwards, one of the Democratic contenders for the office of president there. And today's print edition of the Independent [London UK] is leading with the theme of food scarcity across the globe. With rising population numbers globally and massive immigration of the poverty-affected people towards the 'West and North', poverty is the bigger challenge than any other today...So what is going on in Brick Lane London E1 about it today?
23-06-2007 08:41Manchester AF are hosting a conference for Education Workers on 1st July. Here are the details of the meeting.
What they found were 3 journalists and 90 environmentalists, social workers and pacifists. In what can only be described as a bloody massacre, 62 people were hospitalized. Some with life threatening injuries.
22-06-2007 22:01China has announced the cancellations of the debt owed from Iraq to the Chinese government and have promised to aid the reconstruction of the country and help rebuild its economy.
stadium for details) this Garden City Social is a Climate Camp