UK Newswire Archive
19-09-2007 19:09Solyman Rashed was killed in Iraq on 3rd September, two weeks after being deported. There will be a vigil to remember him in George Square, Glasgow, this Thursday from 5.30 to 6.30pm.
It is an open vigil and the organisers encourage anyone to attend.
See also this short film:
The Shock Doctrine by Alfonso Cuarón and Naomi Klein
And this 6 part lecture on The Shock Doctrine:
19-09-2007 16:19"I believe that we have the power to deter Iran, should it become nuclear," he said, referring to the theory that Iran would not risk a catastrophic retaliatory strike by using a nuclear weapon against the United States.
"There are ways to live with a nuclear Iran," Abizaid said in remarks at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, a think tank. "Let's face it, we lived with a nuclear Soviet Union, we've lived with a nuclear China, and we're living with (other) nuclear powers as well."
19-09-2007 13:40The naming of the Aldgate East tube station after the martyr Altab Ali is the aim of a campaign in the East End of London which is gaining support from people from all waks of life
19-09-2007 11:48Anti file-sharing organisation, MediaDefender, is outed through leaked emails.
19-09-2007 11:43As should be obvious, the invasion and occupation of Iraq—and the coming attack against Iran and Syria—is not “largely” about oil or even Israel’s “security.” It is about flattening Arab and Muslim societies and reshuffling the charred and blood-spattered remains into splintered, emasculated, and “failed” vassal states.
19-09-2007 10:30When less and less time needs to be spent working for a living in Western industrialised countries, this partial freedom of gainful occupation is increasingly becoming a problem for those dismissed. The vision of working less and living longer is a utopia that is also realistic.
19-09-2007 09:57After a 4 week trial and a 9 hour jury deliberation, Scotland has its first home grown Islamic terrorist plot and plotter.
19-09-2007 09:27A 66 year old female pacifist, with a freedom pass to travel throughout London, was arrested at Custom House station on 13 Sept, for the crime of displaying on her back a poster saying "Remember the victims of the arms trade". This peaceful elderly woman was handcuffed, manhandled, held overnight, released on bail, and is now awaiting trial on 5th November, with pre-trial review on 4 October.
19-09-2007 05:56'Whether we have leave to remain or don't have leave to remain, let us unite'
There is not the slightest actual evidence that the Iranian nuclear program has anything to do with creating nuclear weapons  and even if it did have a weapons program it would pose no threat to the United States . Nevertheless, the United States has been constantly and deliberately misrepresenting these realities  in order to create the false impression that there is some valid reason for us to attack Iran.
19-09-2007 02:01Neil MacDonald of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, is one of the last true journalists deserving of the title. He now reports from Washington, after being forced to end a long stint in the ME, due to Israeli death threats against his family.