UK Newswire Archive
A group of about 15 activists met at 11am to start the day of demonstrations against the allies of HLS. Barclays was first, second and third on the list.
16-08-2008 21:50Sunday 10-4pm, a regional bookfair in North Shields, on the way to Whitley Bay, is taking place. There will be an anarchist and communist bookstall, covering many historical issues, including Labour movement e.g. Durham Miners Association and IWW.
16-08-2008 18:36that's happened in italy
more infos here: http://thepiratebay.org/blog/123
This is a short note for those who may be travelling to Ireland to come out and
support the Save Tara campaigns, Including the Pixies, the SaveTara groups
and defendants who will soon be facing the courts again on a variety of
charges (based in new data gathering and retention techniques tested in Rossport).
A government sponsored Heritage week begins soon In Ireland, in which
the twin corporate types skim the issue of planning legislation designed to
alienate citizens and enrich private citizens who own businesses.
According to reports from TeleSur TV, Garcia Linera has spoken of precise information that such attacks have been planned for the next week in Santa Cruz province and have been orchestrated by the defeated opposition who are using the youth group "Unión Juvenil Cruceñista" and some students from the University of Gabriel René Moreno. They have already attacked public state university departments and national government offices.
16-08-2008 16:02This PDF speaks for itself. I thought I'd be nice and share.
Note Climate Camp '07 nearly twice as big as the next biggest thing (Notting Hill Carnival), in personnel, but not cash apparently.
16-08-2008 12:28One cause, one aim, why can't we all join together instead of the infighting and bickering that seems to affect the Anti-fascist movement every time we mobalise.
16-08-2008 10:52A view from Venezuela
16-08-2008 10:44The climate camp was in many respects a remarkable watershed in the policing of mass public protest. Even under the spotlight of the mainstream media, police abuse of power was overt and unwavering. The unlawful indiscriminate searches along with seizure of personal property unrelated to any crime, actual or potential, should not go uncontested...
16-08-2008 10:41Amadeu Casellas participated in the recent European prisoner hungerstrike that saw 500 German prisoners refusing to eat in protest against their conditions and is now continuing the hungerstrike until death or freedom. Many anarchists in the prisons joined the common hungerstrike in total defiance of confinement itself and actions in solidarity occured 'outside', including in Canada, the burning of a police truck outside a courthouse.
16-08-2008 08:56What realy happened in S Ossetia ? - Fortos from the capital of S ossetia
16-08-2008 07:45Awareness, Activism, Action
16-08-2008 03:36If you ever wondered why your opinions of Zimbabwe are as they are, now here is our chance to find out.
On the same day: Protest against monkey export in Belgium http://www.indymedia.org.uk/en/2008/08/406777.html
16-08-2008 01:28"From Tbilisi to Teheran" Heightens Suspicions of Motive in Georgian Crisis
Since 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 and/or demonizing Russia, in order to minimize its response to US/Israeli Aggression towards Iran.
The following article from the Jerusalem Post appears to support this, as does the US/Israeli line seen today, as well as the willingness of the bulk of the Western press to so horribly misrepresent this conflict.