UK Newswire Archive
06-12-2007 11:49For social change, not climate change
06-12-2007 11:32The relationship between Peak Oil and Climate Change was discussed, during a joint meeting of the All Party Parliamentary Groups on Peak Oil and on Climate Change, in the Grand Committee Room in Parliament on 5th December 2007.
Jeremy Leggett, author of `Half Gone' and CEO of Solar Century.
Martyn Williams, Parliamentary Campaigner, Friends of the Earth.
Chris Vernon, the Oil Drum, Europe.
mp3 file (100mb) of the meeting: http://www.appgopo.org.uk/events/02_051207/APPGOPO2_PO_CC.mp3
06-12-2007 10:33As HM Revenue & Customs loses 25 million confidential records in the post, the programme to introduce a centralised NHS database slouches on, only delayed by a classically wasteful PFI project. Total data transparency may be good for corporations and security obsessed governments, but what does it mean for the recipients of ‘joined-up care’?, asks Damian Abbott
06-12-2007 10:11Birmingham Guantanamo Campaign invite people to attend a truly unique opportunity to hear former US army Chaplain James Yee speak and discuss his experiences with former Guantánamo detainee Moazzam Begg. Yee will be speaking as part of his UK tour, at Carrs Lane Church Centre, Birmingham City Centre, B4 7SX at 7.00 pm.
06-12-2007 01:48Is clubbing in Camden Town finished as we know and love it? Is the future of Camden hanging in the balnce as the World's largest ever, highest level virus containment facility threatens to bring a 28 Days Later style apocalypse to Camden Town?
06-12-2007 01:33After it wa sreported on tonights ITN news, Camden Town's nightclubs, bars and pubs, galleries and restaurants etc were tonight outraged by news that the go ahead was today given for the world's largest ever, highest level virus containment facility to be built in Camden which could see many businesses close - there are fears that people will avoid Camden Town, Kings Cross, Euston and the Angel area of London.
06-12-2007 00:07A report published by Campaign Against the Arms Trade (CAAT) has revealed that arms companies have paid for the fees and living expenses of seven students at the London School of Economics (LSE) to the tune of £83,706 since 2001. The report also reveals that between 1998 and 2004, the School received funding totalling at least £861,653 from several arms companies for research projects that it has carried out during the period.
05-12-2007 22:13or those who have doubts about miracles, a double one occurred today. An honest National Intelligence Estimate (NIE) on Iran's nuclear program has been issued, and its "Key Judgments" were made public.
05-12-2007 22:04Under the current administration, it is increasingly difficult to know who the enemy is, but what is certain is that the latest National Intelligence Estimate (NIE) is a brilliantly executed psychological warfare by way of misinformation. This dastardly plan is so devious that even the anti-war groups are jubilant at its release, and they are naively sharing its contents. Perhaps non are as enthusiastic about the report as the most powerful lobby group in America hostile to Iran.
05-12-2007 21:49A Public Meeting
called by No Borders London.
7pm, Tuesday 11th December,
at the Institute of Race Relations,
2-6 Leeke Street, London WC1X 9HS
(near Kings Cross)
In November 2006 detainees at Harmondsworth immigration detention centre
protested against conditions inside the centre and their treatment by
the guards. The centre was damaged and the detainees were moved to
other detention centres and prisons.
05-12-2007 20:23A meeting open to all left student activists to discuss the way forward.
05-12-2007 19:11The London Daily Mail's web site has removed an item it has posted earlier today [Wednesday 5 December 2007] about 'Undone mayor' Ken Livingstone’s 'ethnicity and equalities' 'aide' Lee Jasper
05-12-2007 19:01It has been a month since our Democratically run Congress heard Rep. Kucinich’s Articles of Impeachment. When will they do their job and do the people’s bidding?
05-12-2007 18:57Help! us bring 20 exemplary women, social strugglers from Mexico and the world to Chiapas, southern Mexico! The América del Valle Caravan is seeking help to carryout this historic delegation to the third Gathering of Zapatista Communities with the Peoples of the World “Comandanta Ramona”, with the expressed central theme being women, which will be held the 29th, 30th, and 31st of December, in the autonomous municipal Caracol of the La Garrucha.
05-12-2007 18:33Farmer TOM KENNEDY has produced before the court his receipt for the sale of a small farm which he bought and paid for about twenty years ago.But in breech of common understanding and professional good conduct and practice, Augustine Cunningham,Solicitor,Butler Cunningham & Moloney Solicitors, Templemore County Tipperary did not register the sale.
> morning took mass direct action to prevent excavation work on Britain’s biggest
> ever open-cast coal mine at Ffos-y-fran in South Wales. (1)