UK Newswire Archive
01-04-2008 07:00At 7:30 this morning 30 people blockaded the entrances to E-on's offices on Mount St, Nottingham City Centre. People covered in green paint to represent E-on's greenwash, locked onto the front entrance to E-on's office and stood in front of other entrances preventing E-on workers from getting to work.
01-04-2008 06:57As dawn breaks on Fossil Fools Day in the UK 18 people are currently shutting down operations at the Ffof-y-fran open cast coal mine in Merthyr Tydfil, Wales.This includes a team that has climbed a rig in the mine and have hung a banner while another team is blockading the mine gates locking themselves down with with bicycle d-locks.
01-04-2008 06:43Tuesday, 1st April, 2008: At 7am this morning, protesters halted work at one of the biggest opencast coal mines in Europe, on the outskirts of Merthyr Tydfil. They intend to remain on the site for several days.
This heads-up wakeup call has embedded links for self-study so that the reader can affirm the truth or falsity of this warning and reach his or her own informed conclusions on the matter. The full url is http://humanbeingsfirst.blogspot.com/2008/03/warningamerica-nuking-iran-imminent.html
31-03-2008 22:24Tesco is selling calves liver made in Holland
31-03-2008 21:32More inspiring words from the real clowns...we operate purely on donations..hint hint ;o)
Welcome to another superduper action packed edition of your Riseup Radio chock full of local news, tunes & interviews. This month we've got info about the upcoming week of action for autonomous spaces and what might be going off in Nottingham; we'll be talking to Dan who's just returned from the Antartic on a whale saving mission and and we've been talking to someone from Nottingham's Defy ID group on whats happening locally on resisting the government's proposed ID card system. Also an interview about legal advice for activists, a promotion about a recently setup cooperative dealing with activist equipment and a report from those who joined the blockade at Aldermaston Nuclear Weapons Establishment near Reading from Nottingham and Leicester. Oh, and a whole load of cracking good home grown music including Idiot Joy, 3am Association and Muteqx. Enjoy :-)
Listen: #3 The April Show
31-03-2008 20:44London Rising Tide played a spoof game of football
outside the Football Association's headquarters in Soho Square with a coal ball, demanding that the FA end their sponsorship deal with E-ON.
Star Hawk was denied entry to Israel and deported from Ben-Gurion airport last week. Local activists put out an emergency call for workshop leaders, and the course was able to take place. I went to Marda to speak with the participants and organisers.
31-03-2008 16:16On the First of May in Aachen / Aken / Aix-la-Chapelle / Aquisgrana / Aquisgrán / Akwizgran / Ahan, ancient carolignian city, Nicolas Sarkozy will present Angela Merkel with the EU Oscar, the Prix Charlemagne. Irony of the calendar, syndicalist MayDay this year coincides with catholic Ascension Day, when the Eurocracy Awards are traditionally handed out.
31-03-2008 15:37The Jesters of Hastings challenge Ronald McDonald in a Showdown!
31-03-2008 15:36AntiSemitism and other forms of racism:
(and some conspiracies….)
Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Centre, www.imemc.org, for Monday March 31st, 2008.
31-03-2008 14:58"Fears of violent clashes on London's streets grow as flame becomes symbol of protest over Tibet".
Its a crap article from the The Observer, Sunday March 30 2008, but it highlights some interesting informational material for those who wish to join in actions against the Olympics in China, the 2012 London Olympics and the historical part Olympic Games in general have in repression and gentrification in host cities. Affinity group action opportunity!! Spread the word!!
31-03-2008 14:57As Iraq’s puppet army launched its bloody assault on Basra on March 25, Britain’s parliament once again rejected an inquiry into the Iraq war.