UK Newswire Archive
reclaim the streets
on the verge
28-04-2008 12:48Some 1,200 workers at the Grangemouth oil refinery near Edinburgh, Scotland began a two-day strike yesterday against plans by chemical giant Ineos’ to slash payments to the company pension plan, bar new starts from the scheme and to make final pension payments dependent on the stock market.
28-04-2008 12:24Two Nazis welcomed to Leeds by Antifascist committee of one.
28-04-2008 10:59Ever get the feeling you’ve been had? It’s an iconic quote from a punk legend, but as with all great sayings, it can be applied in many different places. This is one example: the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil, an industry talking shop if ever there was one and, like the ineffectual light-green environmental groups who “fight” for changes to government policy and send out gleeful press releases whenever a corporation promises to behave itself, the RSPO are actually making things far worse than if the public were left to their own devices.
28-04-2008 10:25The world food crisis is hurting a lot of people, but global agribusiness firms, traders and speculators are raking in huge profits. The fundamental cause of today's food crisis is neoliberal globalisation itself, which has transformed food from a source of livelihood security into a mere commodity to be gambled away, even at the cost of widespread hunger among the world’s poorest people.
the chance, after four years of its existence, to say goodbye to the old
rampart building in Rampart Street.
28-04-2008 06:23You can't change a play by shuffling the players. It is in the interests of government to maintain status quo instead of trying to improve our outmoded system. At the last general election the present government only received 22% support from the electorate and more than a third didn't bother to vote at all. How can that be claimed as a democratic mandate to govern?
27-04-2008 20:45Call to organise a global action against Chinese nationalism and tyrrany in this country
27-04-2008 20:12A Letter of Thanks, to the Supporters of the Sequani Six
27-04-2008 19:23Sleeping rough whilst in the waiting list
“what is a unipolar world? However one might embellish this term, at the end of the day it refers to one type of situation, namely one centre of authority, one centre of force, one centre of decision-making. It is world in which there is one master, one sovereign. And at the end of the day this is pernicious not only for all those within this system, but also for the sovereign itself because it destroys itself from within.”
Call for bloc: https://www.indymedia.org.uk/en/2008/04/397352.html
27-04-2008 13:44Over fifty people took part in a demonstration outside Waterside Court Reporting Centre in Leeds on Friday calling for an end to dawn raids, detention and deportations.