UK Newswire Archive
09-11-2008 00:28Tens of millions of people want a new direction. The question is whether they can be organized to fight for it.
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"Only the combination of acknowledged economic power and an attractive, original political vision could overthrow the prevailing system or allow all its participants to be treated as equals" and "we are still a long way from a united front with the capacity to impose new international rules or dethrone the dollar and its institutional props, the IMF and the World Bank."
For "we are still a long way off" I would like to suggest we must read "revolution"; meaning sustained & decentralised simultaneous organisation on a national/transnational scale.
08-11-2008 22:40Sadly, it appears as though Obama has allowed himself to be surrounded by the same types of people that were responsible for the Madness of the reign of Bush the Lesser. The hope is fading fast ...
08-11-2008 20:37(Join African People's Socialist Party Chairman Omali Yeshitela, Black Agenda Report senior editor Glen Ford, African Socialist International General Secretary Luwezi Kinshasa, direct from London, and Africanist Movement Director Chernoh Alpha M. Bah, direct from Freetown, as they discuss reaction to the U.S. elections from the U.S. to the UK to Sierra Leone, Sunday, November 9th at 16:00 UTC / 11:00 am U.S. Eastern on UhuruRadio.com.)
08-11-2008 18:14Update on refugee situation in South Africa:
A flourishing economy alone cannot heal the wounds of the past, particularly if the majority of the population are still excluded from the miracle and therefore unable to worship at the alter of materialism.
The following is a portrait of a very famous and traditional event within the anti-Castor activist's agenda: the forest „game“ called the „Ralley Monte Göhrde“.
08-11-2008 14:367 November 2008
This friday everybody skipped school again and took to the streets instead. Even though minister Gelmini had tried to confuse things by promising extra money for universities and students with “adequate merits”, the student mobilisation went on and its message was clear: “No cuts to education, no privatization, we ain’t gonna pay for their crisis”.
08-11-2008 13:48Mel Broughton of the oxford anti vivisection campaign Speak still imprisoned despite not being found guilty of anything. What happened to the presumption of innocence? Perhaps this is what happens in a "dirty war"? He has spent last christmas in prison. Will he have to endure the same this year?
08-11-2008 00:54But even more bizzare in light of the outrageously sick comments by Bill Bonner and James Dale Davidson in their latest thedailyreckoning political tirade and fraud promotion is knowing that Frank Carlucci(who is a George Herbert Walker Bush comrade and ex Carlyle CEO),is also impicated by some in the murder of Patrice Lumumba in Africa in the 1960's Congo struggle against Belgian and U.S. imperialism.
07-11-2008 23:31This is the tale of an emerging conflict between to totally different vision about agriculture. Filmed in paraguay, end of october 2008. It is a very very hot political issue in paraguay, but apparently doesn`t reach the international eye and ear. Yet.
07-11-2008 21:54Last night I had the privilege of listening to Angela Davis, a woman I have admired since I first heard of her, and her activism. She was speaking to a philosophy conference so this was not the occasion to spit fire; nonetheless, though her delivery was restrained, the content of her words was as uncompromising as I expected.
07-11-2008 21:15Representatives of the Atomic Weapons Establishment near Aldermaston in Berkshire have met calls for their resignation after they visited the University of Birmingham to recruit students into the development and manufacture of weapons of mass destruction.