UK Newswire Archive
28-06-2007 10:57Can it be true?
Is this University really going to expel Paulo Duarte for caring enough to discuss the Iraq war and the death of Jean Charles de Menezes in his homework?
Could there have possibly been any political interference in this decision by 10 Downing Street?
28-06-2007 10:00The lovely people from piratepods interviewed me for a podcast recently about our campaign against the pipeline.
28-06-2007 08:54With 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.
28-06-2007 08:50Apparently the organizers of Glastonbury asked people to leave there tents so they could be sent to Darfur. My brother is working to clean up after the festival and tells me that the donated tents are just being destroyed. there are thousands of tents that could help people.
28-06-2007 00:17looks like gordon brown is no great libertarian, as police mark his notably undemocratic coronation with high levels of repression and unlawful action in and around parliament square.
They spoke about the experience of reclaiming and defending a piece of land from development. Their action has been incredibly successful, having prevented the development and protected the land from an armed police incursion.
27-06-2007 22:11At least 13 Palestinians were killed in the Gaza Strip on Wednesday when the Israeli army invaded the region and attacked two neighbourhoods.
27-06-2007 22:06Is it April fools day?
27-06-2007 21:21I thought I was hearing things
27-06-2007 18:31The London Street Blitz is 2 weeks of pro-active street art in the capital. Get out there and install your art then mark its location on the map on the Street Blitz website so all others can see your work.
27-06-2007 17:48Taken together, NSPD 51 and Sec 1042 of the DDAA 07 define the contours of a "democratic dictatorship" in America (in the case of a National Emergency) under the authority of the White House.
We are not dealing with "Military Rule" or "Military Government" as normally understood, because the authority to govern is still vested in the President and Vice President. What is at stake is the unrestricted and arbitrary "Use" of the Military by the President /Vice President in the conduct of police and law enforcement functions.
27-06-2007 17:38Mainstream media discussions of media balance are limited to a single question: Is the media too critical of powerful interests?
27-06-2007 17:28Random deportation of Congolese nationals from abroad: After the announcement made by the Netherlands, nearly 4,000 Congolese nationals will soon be deported from Great Britain for 'illegal stay'.
27-06-2007 17:28Ramona Africa will be speaking at 8pm Thursday 28th @ 15 rampART Street, London E1
MOVE communication minister Ramona Africa, is touring the UK for two weeks to talk about the MOVE Organization, the events of May '85, the MOVE 9, Mumia Abu-Jamal and what they stand for. Come to listen to her story and watch the "MOVE" documentary.