UK Newswire Archive
14-06-2008 20:05Yesterday Irish citizens resident in Ireland were invited to vote in a referendum on the "Treaty of Lisbon". They constitute less than 1% of the total population of the EU. Its democracy is unique in that only resident citizens are allowed vote. Though being an Irish citizen as a continental European worker, I could not vote. Notwithstanding as an anarchist I wouldn't have voted anyway. Ireland is rated as being one of the richest states in the EU according to those statistics of the dreary science economics and most people including themselves attribute such prosperity to their membership of the EEC, then EC and finally EU. They even invented a name for this great wealth which oddly enough accompanied the highest income disparity and social inequality in the developed world. They called it "the Celtic Tiger".
14-06-2008 19:08It's more than a half year since pressing of Russian special services
14-06-2008 17:15Comrades and friends of Fight Racism! Fight Imperialism! solidarity with Campsfield detainees
St Werburghs Centre, Horley Rd, Bristol BS2 9TJ
Saturday 13 September, from 10am to 5pm
All welcome – free entry
Get involved – stalls, meetings, ideas
14-06-2008 16:39As laboratory vivisectors around the world are being picketed at their homes,
it is good to remember that Ruskin resigned from Oxford over vivisection
and that Wagner recommended frightening vivisectors.
Queen Victoria, Air Chief Marshal Lord Dowding, Dickens, Tennyson,
Browning, Ruskin, Voltaire
on opposing vivisection
14-06-2008 15:30Sorry to have just pulled this off the BBC website but it looks like something is going on at Campsfield and this is all I can see about it.
14-06-2008 15:30Breaking news: detainees revolt again!
14-06-2008 14:16John MITCHELL
at the link below you have some photos taken during the manifestation against G.BUSH last night the 13 june 2008
14-06-2008 12:46After the conviction and imprisonment of Sean Kirtley for publishing information online that was already available in the public domain the Western Animal Rights Network have re-launched a new anonymous, non hierarchical version of the website and support network.
14-06-2008 09:48"On the 29th of May 2008 the Italian police raided a number of houses whose occupants are connected to the eco-anarchist group 'Il Silvestre'. The charge against those raided this time is "subversive conspiracy". It is alleged that Il Silvestre activists robbed a post office to help fund their alleged direct action activities and publish their literature. As a result of these latest raids Paola has been remanded into custody.
Big Mountain, Black Mesa Elder Faces Threat of her Ceremonial Lodge/Home being dismantled while Peabody Coal Company is pushing their massive coal-mining expansion plans on the sacred ancestral homelands of the Dine' (Navajo) & Hopi peoples of Black Mesa, Arizona..
14-06-2008 08:12The Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Trans Youth Community, have challenged all uniformed youth services to take part in this years London Pride! Research shows that LGBT young people are more likely to go to a pub or club despite being underage than go to a youth group or activity due to homophobia.
HARARE, Zimbabwe - President Robert Mugabe has signed a new law requiring
foreign-and white-owned businesses in Zimbabwe to hand over 51 per cent control
of their operations to blacks.
The new law is part of Mugabe's election campaign strategy of what he calls
14-06-2008 04:26There is no evidence that the government of Zimbabwe is using food "as a political tool to intimidate voters ahead of an election" or that it is deliberately denying "hundreds of thousands, if not millions, of Zimbabweans" food aid, as Human Rights Watch and The New York Times allege.
14-06-2008 03:46The point of this episode, of course, was to draw attention away from the film showing a settler-Extremist attack on elderly Palestinian farmers, and provoke the war on Gaza these Extremists think the Israeli Govenrment have abandoned.