UK Newswire Archive
31-01-2011 17:09My video from the day
31-01-2011 13:46When you fly over the earth’s oldest land mass, Australia, the view can be shocking.
Scars as long as European countries are the result of erosion. Salt pans shimmer where once native vegetation grew. This is almost impossible to reverse. The first to die are the most vulnerable species.
31-01-2011 10:26The Egyptian shock waves have already hit Israel and the Israeli possible reactions are potentially the most dangerous. “An Egyptian government that is less cooperative with Israel .. could make Israel more prone to unpredictable unilateral actions, creating greater instability throughout the region,” warned Jonathan Alterman, director of the Middle East Program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies.
Blog from the streets of cairo using one of the very few internet connections still available there after the government has shut down the internet.
Also includes a link to the @dancefromiraq twitter feed that has been providing regular updates as to the situation there during the uprising.
The official blog of the Cuts Cafe where regular updates and the like will be posted as the week progresses.
Also stay tuned to Northern Indymedia for breaking news and action alerts
Sukey is a security-conscious news, communications and logistics support service principally for use by demonstrators during demonstrations. It effectively displays real-time police and protest behaviour combining validated information sourced directly from protesters with direct feeds into Sukey combined with feeds from twitter, facebook, SMS, RSS and others. There is a smartphone application and a regular phone version that each allow anyone to volunteer and receive information.
Click here to see a demonstration of Sukey Roar.
31-01-2011 07:59After The Electronic Intifada disclosed Dutch pension fund PFZW divestment from Israeli companies, CIDI accused the news site of 'fantasizing' about the reasons. However, CIDI took a superficial answer of PGGM spokesperson Bram van Els for granted. Meanwhile, PFZW's concerns about the Israeli occupation of Palestine are crystal clear.
31-01-2011 00:57"This blog is a collection of comments, contributions and visual media from the Egyptian uprising. It is sent out from one of the few locations in Cairo with an internet connection. Mubarak’s regime cut the internet to the country ahead of a call for a day of rage. The consequences of this day have gone beyond any expectations."
31-01-2011 00:26What: A celebratory protest against Gloucestershire County Council’s proposals for the Library Service
Where: Stroud Library, Lansdown
When: 12noon-4pm Saturday 5th February (1), followed by street protest from 4-5pm (see below for full – preliminary - timetable)
Cuts Cafe, 10 Templar Place, LS2 7LW
Jan 31st - Febuary 6th
more info: www.cutscafeleeds.wordpress.com
1. We're in!
We're busy setting up at the corner of Templar Place and Templar Street, near the market. Check out this page to find out how to get here.
30-01-2011 21:57Only tough diplomatic measures from the west might withhold Mubarak from bloodily squelching the justified demands from his citizens. We will not get these by demonstrating in front of the Egyptian embassy, but only by demonstrating in front of our parliaments and ruling parties offices.
30-01-2011 21:56Can anyone make sense of this Hegelian mind-fck: replacing their own installed tyrant who is empire-friendly, with a street revolution that is empire-inimical? It is like red-teaming blue-teaming an exercise where only the observers know what the real game is, but either team thinks their battle is real.