UK Newswire Archive
09-08-2003 08:20Hack the FlashMob... TACTICS + ANALYSIS OF TECHNOLOGICAL SOCIAL ENGINEERING
Are we approaching a moment in time when sending out a last-minute flash mob announcement will trigger a mob consisting of more cameras and reporters than anything else? If so, that could be a lot of fun in itself. Take advantage of this, people; it won't last...
08-08-2003 23:45When I was sent to Riyadh for a month to work with the US Air Force for a joint assignment, I never realized the sights I'd see. One of them was a public stoning. All I saw was a woman standing in a hole tied to a post, she was shoulder deep in the hole. The guy I was with wanted to see it. It's rare that westerners are even allowed to see this. They gathered around this poor girl for around an hour, throwing rocks at her.
08-08-2003 22:58Buy Nothing Day, which is a campaign against the corporate hijacking of the Christmas season, should be expanded to "International Buy Nothing Month"!
08-08-2003 20:16Bush appoints one of his main fundraisers to oversee privatisation in Iraq. There is of course no question of corruption, or of jobs for the boys.
08-08-2003 17:57Call invitation manifesto message communiqué chinese whisper rumour.
this weeks news from the paral·lel universe of Okupe-dominio.
08-08-2003 16:59Askar, Nablus 8th August, 2003
Early this morning IOF soldiers made inqursions into Askar Refugee Camp, Nablus with the aim of arresting/assasinating leading HAMAS members. This IOF action resulted in the deaths of four Palestinians and the destuction of a four storey building.
08-08-2003 16:51As negotiations with the Palestinians lurch forward and the separation wall snakes its way through the West Bank, two veteran leftists have reached a startling conclusion: There cannot be two states for two peoples in this land.
08-08-2003 15:55Blogger's conspiracy on Flash Mob shop opening
08-08-2003 15:33The German mainstream media reported yesterday that journalists have obtained a written statement from the US military admitting to using Napalm on several instances during the Iraq invasion.
08-08-2003 15:26A lucid rebuttal of dissenting voices in the antiwar movement
08-08-2003 14:53As the State of the Nation Address of the President was heading towards its date, a group of 296 soldiers - 70 junior officers and 226 enlisted men of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP)- staged on July 27 the siege of the Oakwood Premier luxury hotel at the Ayala Center, in Makati financial district of Metro Manila. Based on their own statements as the people heard it on tv and radios, they were asking the entire administration to resign. The rebels had accused Ms Macapagal and Defense Secretary Reyes of corruption and sponsoring terrorist bombings in Mindanao. They also complained of low pay and inadequate housing of the troops. It is a public, spectacular and clear accusation of corruption against the bourgeois state system and its “war on terror”.
08-08-2003 14:42According to the data of Soldiers' Mothers , around 12 thousand people have died in the Second Chechen War.
08-08-2003 12:57New Corporate Watch newsletter out now - nuclear waste, Shell, Nike, DSEI, Iraq, Zimbabwe, health privatisation and more.
08-08-2003 12:52Where are all the radicals in Manchester?
08-08-2003 10:57They still manufacture anti-personnel land mines, which they flog for as little as £2 each. Across the world, landmines claim a new victim every twenty minutes, that’s more than 26,000, mostly civilian, deaths and injuries each year.