UK Newswire Archive
03-10-2003 08:56The final discussions of the Climate Change Social Forum, organized by one Russian and one American NGO, came out strongly in support of Russia’s ratification of the Kyoto Protocol. Attempts by the World Conference on Climate Change (WCCC) Chairman Yuri Izrael to derail the process failed and prompted an impressive speech by one of the participants on how Russia would benefit from the Kyoto Protocol. Some of the quotes by Izrael were: “Voting is for the miserable.” “Presidents change but the truth prevails.” (he was in the cabinet under the times of the Soviet Union) and “Let’s not waste time talking about the Kyoto Protocol, when it will never come into effect anyways.”
03-10-2003 08:44Site Unseen - Exposing the Arms Trade
The Campaign Against the Arms Trade (CAAT) are organising a series of protests and public meetings called Site Unseen throughout 2003 to raise awareness of the arms trade and to highlight BAE Systems' role in it. Here are some events planned in Glasgow.
03-10-2003 08:32The Stop the War Coalition has called a London wide activists meeting to plan the response to George Bush's state visit to Britain.
Bush will be here from the 19th to the 21st of November and plans to stay at Buckingham palace!
The visit is a calculated insult to the millions who opposed the bloody war and occupation in Iraq.
03-10-2003 08:07This Thursday evening, local residents will issue an ‘eviction notice’ on a teenage gang which has been carrying out vicious, unprovoked assaults in and around Gillians Park, Blackbird Leys, Oxford.
03-10-2003 02:48Nader called the Texas Republican Party's platform the most radically conservative he has ever seen, calling for: withdrawing from the UN, retaking the Panama Canal, repealing the minimum wage, and abolishing the Department of Education and the IRS.
02-10-2003 23:23A weekly 30 minute review of news and opinion recorded from a shortwave radio. 2 files- broadcast quality (13.3MB) and quick download (3.3MB). With times and freqs for listening at home. Free to rebroadcast. Netherlands, China, Russia, Germany, and Cuba.
02-10-2003 21:41Chaidh a chur às leth Visit Scotland an-diugh nach eil iad a' toirt fa-near an tarraing a th' ann an cultar na Gàidhlig do luchd turais.
02-10-2003 20:41I thort this deserved to be some where easy to find. thanx to John.
02-10-2003 20:142 interviews with Noam Chomsky posted today by ZNet. To get free ZNet updates by Chomsky, Pilger, Zinn, Herman, Monbiot, Roy and many, many others check:
02-10-2003 20:03A Cambridge woman is walking from Cambridge to London as part of a nationwide campaign for a GM-free Britain. Charlotte Parker, a care sector support worker, is one of around twenty green pilgrims from around Britain taking part in the pilgrimage for a GM-free Britain.
02-10-2003 17:37A comparison of the excuses used for wars of aggression by Nazi Germany with those used by the United States.
02-10-2003 17:35Tha rannsachadh a' nochdadh gu bheil 2 a-mach à gach triuir a' meas na Gaidhlig mar chudromach do dh'Alba.
BBC article on Liberty going to High Court....
02-10-2003 16:33An anti-war campaigner has come up with an unorthodox way of paying a civil disobedience fine.
02-10-2003 16:33Transcript of interview with Mike Zmolek, Outreach Coordinator for the National Network to End the War in Iraq - 26/09/03