UK Newswire Archive
07-05-2010 17:39"As the bloody drama was unfolding outside the Greek Parliament, various hands signed the papers that cut pensions and initiated tax hikes on fuel, cigarettes and alcohol. Civil service entitlements have been cut and pensions in the public sector frozen. The cuts are meant to trim a ballooning debt and save about $US45 billion over three years. But they have propelled the worst riots in years. And that, given the famous Greek record on street protest, is saying something. Not since 1991, where five people died in riots directed against the education bill, has Greece seen this."
07-05-2010 15:44Please ring / email or write to get these assholes to stop selling fash memorabilia.
07-05-2010 14:55The Black Cat, Bath, has sadly been evicted this morning from the Porter Butt building on London Road.
07-05-2010 14:40Full report and pics at http://corporateoccupation.wordpress.com/2010/05/06/kibbutz-kalia-part-1-a-holiday-in-israeli-apartheid/
07-05-2010 13:33Now that the cruel circuses are moving on to new locations, Nottingham Animal Rights campaigners continue with core campaigns, including Proctor and Gamble, greyhound racing, KFC and plans for new vivisection labs in Leicester.
On a more positive note workdays continue at Brinsley Animal Rescue, and Veggies continues with the spreading of Vegan goodness at an alternative housing event in Leeds.
07-05-2010 13:09Nadia Arzane and Bashir Foris, Separated!
07-05-2010 12:26The MP election results are in, local council ones not due in till later this morning. One change - a Tory win, one new constituency and the Tories took that and the BNP did badly.
Hajo Meyer survived Auschwitz, Haidar Eid is surviving Gaza, both are united for Palestinian freedom. Speaking at University of London - full report video/mp3/photos
07-05-2010 11:04Subvert The City Arts Collective presents a double feature film night raising money for Sea Shepherd Conservation Society
So we were told the Working Class would blame the immigrants and that Nazi Boy Griffin would win a seat. Whatever you think of Hope Not Hate, I disagree with Billy Brag but, week in, week out they were there on the streets and this has no doubt made sure Nazi Boy Griffin did not gain.
With the votes of the people who chose to engage with the electoral system rolling in, and the inevitable clouds looming on the horizon, here is my perspective on being in a polling booth for the very first time: assisting my employer to exercise her right of choice to vote. On one hand a strange experience for myself as an anarchist, and on the other a sobering reflection of the problems we have yet to face.
07-05-2010 09:20Hereford anarchists where the main feature on local radio last night after they disrupted the ballot count to offer out the BNP candidate! one activists fully masked up and carrying an red and black flag entered the room full of hundreds of people shouting "come out John oliver you facist scumbag" and "show yourself you filthy nazi" only moments before Chris Gower the local organiser had glitter thrown in his face and the candidate John Oliver Recieved a egg to the front of his suit and a good kick to the back of his legs.
No Arrests Made!