UK Newswire Archive
14-02-2010 23:39When I wrote my book Against Empire in 1995, as might be expected, some of my U.S. compatriots thought it was wrong of me to call the United States an empire. It was widely believed that U.S. rulers did not pursue empire; they intervened abroad only out of self-defense or for humanitarian rescue operations or to overthrow tyranny, fight terrorism, and propagate democracy.
14-02-2010 22:51Vehicles belonging to Broxtowe BNP councillors Nina and Dave Brown have been damaged.
14-02-2010 16:38IWW Clydeside celebrates International Womens' Day with a screening of:
'The Forest For The Trees'
The amazing story of the fight to clear Earth First and IWW activist Judi
Bari's name after her car was bombed and she was arrested as a terrorist by
Followed by talk by US IWW member Susan Dorazio.
14-02-2010 14:18they really don't get it do they??! fascism and reaction is created by the state and right wing NuLabour scum like Margaret Hodge. Inviting her, with her tract record of anti-working class politics, to speak show totally ignorance of this process and should be condemned by all anti-fascists and anti-capitalists
14-02-2010 12:52On Saturday 13th February activists from the South Coast neighbourhood of the Camp for Climate Action invaded the three BP petrol stations in Brighton, on the Lewes Rd, Ditchling Rd and London Rd, to protest at BP's plans to invest in the Alberta Tar Sands in Canada. Moving by bicycle 8 activists carried a banner reading 'Tar Sands Oil Is Blood Oil'. They handed out information on the Canadian tar sands and BP's plans to invest in it to customers and urged them to boycott BP.
14-02-2010 12:35The anarchist writer Colin Ward, who died on the night of 11th February, I later met, I’d been vaguely collecting Colin’s Anarchy (first series), still the best anarchist magazine produced in this country.
14-02-2010 11:20Jenny Tonge and commented: "Actually I said that if Israel was worried about the allegations they should investigate. The Jewish Chronicle got it wrong as usual."
14-02-2010 05:13Alissa Westergarde-Thorpe of the Olympic Resistance Network said compared to the violence to human beings sponsored by the state of Canada, the demonstration resulted in "minor property damage". The march today was" a successful disruption of the messaging of the Olympics", according to Westergarde-Thorpe.
14-02-2010 02:58The EU has been waiting for years to launch its Internal Security Strategy (ISS) and the Standing Committee on Internal Security (COSI) which will be responsible for developing it. Back in 2003 It was thought that the Lisbon Treaty would be well in place by now, instead the Lisbon Treaty and the Stockholm Programme have come into effect at the same time. What the ISS and COSI have in common is that they both form part of the matrix of the next stage of the growing European state.
14-02-2010 00:21Residents from Camden and Kings Cross have had letters & emails utterly ignored by the UKCMRI. Worryingly they have said that "those who signed up" at last weeks poorly advertised meeing would get the chance to oppose planning permision on reciept of a letter from UKCMRI. The UKCMRI have so far ignored all communication from residents. None of our questions have been answered.
13-02-2010 22:13Everyone: call on Google not to make a deal with the NSA: http://action.aclu.org/site/R?i=3DTXS9fqBu5Q0JEcYvZoJvlQ
London, in protest against prison conditions in Greece, and to hand in a fax to the Greek Ministry of Justice (see below)
13-02-2010 18:11[pictures coming shortly]
13-02-2010 17:29By unleashing this new generation of American, Canadian and British etc. mass murderers on the town of Marjah in Helmand province in Afghanistan, Barrack Obama continues to prove that he is just as much a tool of Yankee Imperialism as was George W. Bush.
The case presented spanned 19 years, including not only the wholesale destruction of Iraq witnessed from 2003, but also the sanctions period during which 1.5 million excess Iraqi deaths were recorded.