UK Newswire Archive
13-08-2008 02:15An anarchist group, in an e-mail sent to various media outlets, took responsibility for a bomb attack on a high tension electrical tower on the road at Farellones, where one of the major ski centers of the Metropolitan Region is located.
13-08-2008 02:14Peace, Propaganda, and the Promised Land
13-08-2008 00:02Since the attacks by Georgia which sparked the fighting (which, alone, suggests Georgia had been promised the support of a larger power) took place on the day that the last two US carrier groups started for the Strait of Hormuz, it would appear that one motive (besides the pipelines from the Caspian which rival the new ones the US built in Afghanistan) appears to be tying up Russia, in order to minimize its response to US/Israeli Aggression towards Iran.
12-08-2008 23:42Slideshow of stills taken at the Camp for Climate Action 2008 nr to Kingsnorth Power Station on the Hoo Peninsular in Kent, UK. This slideshow was prepared from the library of photos gathered by the photo desk of the Be the Media space on site at the Climate Camp and shown publically in the main tent during the evening on Saturday the 9th August. Viewable at http://blip.tv/file/1167973
12-08-2008 23:38Campsfield detainees have been on hunger strike for up to 5 days. The hunger strike was seemingly initiated by 13 Iraqi detainees who were later joined by others of all nationalities. There are fifty detainees on hunger strike at the moment.
12-08-2008 23:02Footage from the Kingsnorth Power Station protest on 9th August 2008 with a considerable amount of shoving around of climate campers on the part of Her Majesty's Police Force. Video at http://blip.tv/file/1167554
The result confirmed that the majority of voters support the project of both Morales and Garcia Linera whislt also confirming the polarisation of anti-Evo sentiments in the east of the Bolivian state.
12-08-2008 20:38Call out for No Border - Patras 2008-Program
12-08-2008 18:55The Japanese whaling industry is becoming increasing desperate in their ludicrous attempts to find environmental justifications for slaughtering the whales.
12-08-2008 18:54During the next 2 weeks, the Solitaire (the biggest pipe laying ship in the world) is set to begin illegally constructing the offshore section of the pipeline. It is believed that the Solitaire is on a pretty tight schedule & booked up for the next 2 years, so ANY disruption provides us with a real opportunity to delay the project significantly.
12-08-2008 18:23They needed a patsy to pin the attacks on and deflect the fact that this was
a false flag operation which also implicated an illegal bioweapons program.
The anthrax attack was a state-sponsored crime in search of a patsy.
The main speaker at the event was Lt. Col. Dennis Foster (US Army, ret'd) who was described as an ''expert on animal rights terrorists" .
See video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tz9b9rmhavI
conflict? Supported by media propaganda, the Western military alliance is
intent on using this incident to confront Russia, as evidenced by recent NATO
"Riots started when more than 150 persons gathered at the work site of the XYTA ("hygienic" disposal center). As the residents claim, they went there to dig water channels at their fields, that are tresspassed by the XYTA works, and the riot police repelled them with batons, bang-light grenades and tear gas. Residents state the policemen were beating and insulting women and children as well. The police claims they were attacked with molotovs, stones and metal screws."
12-08-2008 16:57E.ON UK Press Releases
12 August 2008 10:06
August demolition date set for Tinsley cooling towers
E.ON has today announced it will bring down the redundant Tinsley cooling towers this August Bank Holiday weekend.
The 250ft towers will be demolished in a controlled explosion in the early hours of Sunday 24th August.
12-08-2008 15:46Dennis Brutus, South African poet and activist who has never sold out to the neoliberal project.