UK Newswire Archive
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On this day 70 years ago joyous drunken revellers danced in the Mall and jumped in the fountains at Trafalgar Square – and today it’s a crime to drink outdoors. Now formally bustling public houses are virtually empty of local people. Not surprising, where a pint of beer can cost more than a meal in this land of austerity and taxes and cuts imposed by the Conservative Party.
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Able Seaman William McNeilly, an engineer with the Royal Navy, has exposed critical issues with the safety and security of Britain's Trident nuclear weapons system (based at Faslane) and has made a number of statements.
The attached pdf compares these statements. Main variations are towards the beginning and end of the text.
Audio from Workshops and discussions at the Bookfair
DEADLINE 1st June 2015: Open Call for #TransActing: A Market of Values on 11th July 2015 across from Tate Britain. Exploring value/valorisation and evaluation in a market of stalls held by diverse people, organisations and others intent on challenging the rampant financialisation of value. It's wealth beyond capital that will be produced at #TransActing. Join us! http://bitly.com/1A7QuQT
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William McNeilly, Royal Navy Submarine Engineer, who says he is now on the run, describes critical safety and security issues with the Trident nuclear weapons system. He writes:
"This... document will enlighten you to the shockingly extreme conditions that our nuclear weapons system is in right now, and has been in the past..."
"British, Americans, Chinese, Indians, Russians... We are all the same; most people all across the globe just want to live in peace. That peace can no longer be maintained by nuclear weapons (Fear)"
and calls for "a new world order through peace and unity."
Two European company’s products have killed 114 Korean consumers, 87% of deaths of humidifier disinfectant disaster.
UK’s Reckitt Benckiser has killed 100 and
Denmark’s Cefu has killed 14 innocent babies,
pregnant women and other consumers in Korea.
According to Korean Government’s official records, 99 certified death victims
exposed to the Reckitt Benckiser’s humidifier disinfectant,
and a 44 year old female consumer died on May 9th 2015 additionally.
Victim’s protest visit to HQ office of Reckitt Benckiser
and Parliament, UK between May 19-22.
International petition campaign against Reckitt Benckiser
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Attached are two recordings from the Sheffield Anarchist Bookfair which was held on 16th May 2015 in the Workstation, the first is a short introduction to the Sheffield Branch of the IWW (Industrial Workers of the World) https://iwwgmbsheffield.wordpress.com/
and the second is a presentation and discussion on Prefigurative Politics and Anarchism.
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Runnymede Eco Village community in Surrey are holding a festival in the name of democracy in close proximation to the planned 800th year Magna Carta national celebrations, which Queen Elizabeth will attend.
The event , which has been named the Festival For Democracy, is co-organised with New Putney Debates and Occupy Democracy. It will host talks and debates on the issues of democracy, land rights and other rights relating to Magna Carta, with a variety of workshops throughout the day to be followed by poetry and music.
Five days of skill-sharing for grassroots ecological direct action - make links, share ideas, and get involved in the struggles against fracking, new roads and more
Man caught with pooch doing the wrong thing.
Sheffield Anarchist Bookfair - Venue and Workshops
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Come and see David Rovics in Concert in Casa, Hope Street, 8pm Saturday 23rd May
Large-scale migration of Jews from Ukraine has been noted as far back as 2014 when more than 5 thousand people left the country. However this year it has surged significantly. In all, Jewish migration has increased by 215% during the first three months of 2015.
The former head of the State Emergency Service of Ukraine wasted $341,300 from the Ukrainian budget to entertain his girlfriend. Does it concern European security?
The United Nations, International Monetary Fund (IMF), World Bank and finance ministries are meeting in New York to finalize an agreement for the Financing for Development Conference (FfD) to be held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, in July.