UK Newswire Archive
16-04-2001 22:59The following is the latest motion picture starring Robin Hood & His Merry Band rocking the bloody Futures stock exchange in San Francisco on April 2nd, 2001. Thinly disguised as singing telegram messengers, Robin & Crew - who had recently joined the Fogtown Action Avengers cluster - stormed the trading floor in search of the secret FTAA texts, and successfully staged a banner hang. The police weren't too jolly about this, as you'll find out... Click on the bloody link below to watch(6:21):
16-04-2001 20:48Environmental groups are urging Congress to hold oversight hearings about the U.S. Navy's
anti-submarine warfare program, including the use of sonar devices.
16-04-2001 20:29Cincinnati's Human relations director witnessed unprovoked, police-beanbag, driveby shooting of Timothy Thomas mourners Saturday April 14. Beanbags injured a black male, 50; 2 little girls, ages 7 and 11; and hospitalized a Louisville French teacher, Christine Jones, 34. "Ms. Jones was admitted to Jewish Hospital in Louisville with a fractured rib, bruised lung and spleen from two bean-bag projectiles, a hospital spokesman said Sunday. She was in good condition today. Doctors are closely monitoring the internal bleeding in her spleen; if it continues, her spleen may have to be removed." --April 16 Cincinnati Post.
16-04-2001 16:42Fax Bush, email Bush, even slap Bush.
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16-04-2001 13:16MORE than 140,000 glossy brochures sponsored
by the US corporate giants of genetic modification
such as Monsanto are being pushed into Scotland's
schools by Scottish Enterprise, with the
enthusiastic backing of the schools watchdog HM
Inspectorate of Education.
16-04-2001 11:56This is one of the funniest articles I've read so far - keep 'em coming mainstream media whores!
16-04-2001 08:34Spot on analysis from Letters page in today's Guardian - Mon 16th April 2001 - prompted by police/media campaign - and John Vidal's "Fluffies on the run as spikies win battle of the streets - May Day mayhem?" article two days ago( http://www.guardian.co.uk/Archive/Article/0,4273,4170353,00.html)
16-04-2001 02:52Our notion of "peace" is for profit only... no hippies allowed.
15-04-2001 23:55GM crop was planned for East Hoathly. Farmer was dissuaded by local pressure, but there are question marks over whether he was intimidated or not. He said he was, but there is evidence that his arm was being twisted by Aventis, the company with the GM interest. Story covered (in less depth) by George Monbiot, Guardian, April 5 2001
15-04-2001 23:38Rogue Nazis can ruin your whole day. Here are some quotes from a Cincinnati Enquirer article. "Christine Jones, 34, a Louisville teacher, is in Jewish Hospital in Louisville with a fractured rib, a bruised lung and a bruised spleen, Tom Pearce said. She spent most of the night at the hospital, he said. ... Photographer Tom Uhlman, who was shooting pictures for Associated Press, said he saw police drive up to Liberty and Elm streets, get out of their cars and, without warning, shoot several rounds at a small, peaceful group away from the main crowd."
May Day activists to surrender to police
Martin Bright, home affairs correspondent
Sunday April 15, 2001
15-04-2001 21:22This FTAA protest business is probably a trap, a pit, and a snare to conceal an evil that lurks behind the scenes of governments throughout the world. Read up on all referenced works to see if it is the same in your "backyard".
15-04-2001 18:39Reuters. Cincinnati Police, FBI Probe 'Unprovoked' Attack. It seems that a British-based (Reuters) press article yet again does a more thorough investigation, analysis and report on an aspect of the Cincinnati unrest. This is why we need INDEPENDENT MEDIA CENTERS in the USA especially. US media often seem like they try to do the minimal possible, and then in addition try to add a rightwing corporate spin to many issues.
15-04-2001 16:52The latest edition of the peer reviewed scientific journal 'Frontiers in Bioscience' (Vol 6, April 1, 2001) has published two research papers which herald a major breakthrough in the lifesciences, promising to take biotechnology away from the expensive and ineffectual methods of genetic engineering and towards genuinely effective and cost efficient methods of natural medicine and agriculture in a way which is both holistic and non-disruptive in its approach.
15-04-2001 15:31since the 5th of february 5 kurdish refugees in the netherlands are in hungerstrike. The dutch authorities want to deport 9000 Kurdish refugees to northern Iraq. We got to stop them!!!
15-04-2001 13:50This story tries to highlight and explain the involvement of Ostend Airport in arms' running to conflict-torn and UN-embargoed countries. It mentions by name a number of Ostend-based companies, organizing their evil activities from Ostend Airport. The story is published on website and signed "Association for a Clean Ostend.
15-04-2001 10:54Contact the cops in Cincinnati and let them know what you think. See Indymedia Ohio Valley for more info.