UK Newswire Archive
03-11-2007 23:09The URO government is up to its old tricks again. This morning some of the comrades from VOCAL called to tell us about a new wave of repression against the demonstration today, November 2, the anniversary of last year’s victory against the PFP. At this moment (6:00 p. m. central Mexico time) the situation is not clear.
03-11-2007 23:05Oxford Stop the War Coalition meeting featuring guest speaker Somaye Zadeh from Campaign Iran.
Thursday, November 8th, 7:30 PM in the Court Room of the Town Hall on St Aldates.
03-11-2007 22:10Are the Citizens of the United States asleep? What will it take to make them see our elected officials are not representing our interests and get up enough courage to step up to the plate and fire our representatives in Washington, DC?
03-11-2007 21:16and the bullshit begins...
SOCPA - first told on the phone that I was denied... not in writing; then Inspector Robinson lies through his teeth on the stand at Brian's trial in the statement that no one had been denied authorization and poof!...and I get the acceptance letter... with conditions...no letter for my daughter...yet...
03-11-2007 20:43link to BBC website article: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/london/3242669.stm
400 people came together to the protests at 50-52 Rue Laffite, (Paris,
9th district), before a large building which had been vacant for 4
years, belonging to the AGF (a French insurance corporation). Demands
had been made to the government to requisition the building for social
ousing. After an aggressive attack by the reserve army to block the
entrance doors, and a sit-in of an hour, people returned to Rue de la
Banque. The Ministry of the Housing Crisis was present in full:
Committee for Action on Homelessness (CAL), Committee of the Homeless
(CDSL), Right to Housing (DAL), and Movement for Art and Culture in
the Neighbourhood (MACAQ).
03-11-2007 20:07The ancient Romans extended citizenship and the protection of their formidable legions to loyal European vassals. Modern Romans are more circumspect: This week they decided to offer their hospitality only to those fellow European citizen classified above the poverty line.
Not even the proper toff bit of Notting Hill either. The enforced procession crossed Ladbroke Grove and was led to to - as one pissed yuppie explained to me - the "former home" of David Cameron. Citizen Dave, according to this local resident put up the For Sale signs shortly after hitting the big time - his new neighbours include eighties chanteuse Annie Lennox.
03-11-2007 19:17Musharraf has declared a state of emergency, in effect a declaration of martial law. The Revolutionary Socialist Movement, sympathising section of the League for the Fifth International has adopted this resolution on the situation and will be organising resistance to the military take over
03-11-2007 19:07On Thursday, a jury found the Metropolitan Police guilty of breaking health and safety laws over the shooting death of innocent Brazilian electrician Jean Charles de Menezes on a London underground carriage on July 22, 2005.
03-11-2007 18:36One year on from the PFP'd defeat, the repression is back.
03-11-2007 18:29Here’s 22 questions mostly based on false LIHOP lightweight planehugger premises .The answers however in this case are the total categorical un-equivocal truth.
03-11-2007 16:29Capital Shopping Centres and the City Council are proposing to turn Oxpens Recreation Ground (next to the ice-rink) into a 900 space temporary car park for 18 months, in order to facilitate the massive expansion of the Westgate Shopping Centre.
03-11-2007 13:12The Guildford Book Festival, this year held over a two week period 15-27 October 2007, is now a major literary event.
03-11-2007 12:51There is something happening, it seems, in the U.S. People are slowly becoming aware of the severe erosion that their “great democratic country” is suffering under.
03-11-2007 12:42A night of ordinary democracy in Bologna: 5 anarchists are beaten and arrested. On Saturday October 13, at around 4am, a girl who is sleeping in piazza Verdi is noticed by police on patrol. The latter decide that the girl’s behaviour is ‘abnormal’ and must be corrected by compulsory sanitary treatment (TSO). They call the ambulance while keeping the girl under their custody against her will.