UK Newswire Archive
28-08-2007 16:07Fascist threats - police shut pub
28-08-2007 15:56planning permission is being sought to destroy camden market stables and herald in the corporate chains. there's a govt e-petition against the proposal to sign - who knows, it may help. otherwise, at least spread the news as it seems many people aren't aware of it.
28-08-2007 15:17In a climate of repeated evictions and targeted arrests, a well-known activist of the occupation movement in Japan is arrested before a protest against the World Championship of Athletics which is not only a protest of the event for evicting 20 squatters from one of the biggest parks in Osaka, but also a protest against the emperor's increased political importance in Japan. This pre-emptive arrest is an unusually repressive step and deserves attention. Please forward widely!
28-08-2007 15:15Here is a portion of George Monbiot's speech at the Camp for Climate Change in London Aug. 18, '07. He has been studying and writing about global warming for over twenty years and is the Author of "Heat" which is about climate change and what needs to be done about it. He explains that because of recent scientific discoveries the book needs an extreme update.
28-08-2007 14:38The pressures of all the world are not enough for the United Kingdom, the Iranian lesbian will be deported if she will not succeed to proof her homosexuality.
28-08-2007 13:07SMASH EDO ACTION CAMP:
POLICE THREATENING EVICTION 14:00 TUESDAY
28-08-2007 12:43Sussex Police are on site and have given campers till 2:30pm to leave
28-08-2007 12:38Neoliberal hegemony or market radicalism is a danger for democracy because economic mechanisms replace politics. Neoliberals change the understanding of justice in society. The less generous the social benefits, the more powerful must be its security machine.
28-08-2007 11:48a call-out to people who care.
nelson mandela is visiting parliament square tomorrow. he may not be aware of the terrible civil rights violations that the 'serious organised crime and police act' has led to in this area. it is important that he is made aware - that this hypocrisy is unveiled.
28-08-2007 08:25Two anti-arms trade protesters are currently occupying the roof of Brighton arms manufacturers EDO MBM's second site in Fishersgate, near Brighton. The pair scaled the factory roof in Mill Road this morning and other protesters are holding a demo outside. This action is part of the week-long action camp against EDO MBM, which produces bomb components used in the bombing of Iraq, Palestine and Afghanistan.
28-08-2007 00:33Now we have the Big Lie in regard to Iran, as preposterous and nonsensical as Iraq’s illusory weapons of mass destruction.
27-08-2007 23:47Haringey Council has quietly deleted 14,600 households from its council housing waiting list. The council carried out a so-called 're-registration' exercise that resulted in the de-registration of 59% of applicants. Campaigners are calling on the council to reopen the list, and make new efforts to reach the huge number of deleted households.