UK Newswire Archive
09-10-2003 17:09Sovereignty is in parliament. Its power is expressed by the votes of its members.
These members could, from September 2002 onwards, have vetoed the drive to war, but chose not to. Their votes are arguments remain in the public record. We should not forget them.
09-10-2003 15:56The Thames Gateway is a range of developments in Essex, Kent and East London that will mean an end to many of the remaining green spaces in this already damaged part of the UK.
09-10-2003 14:25Pensioners are now being blatantly ignored in our selfish society. It is as though they are becoming a burden on the state. So what does civic society do? It ignores them as though they don’t exist. But they to have their story to tell.
09-10-2003 10:42This article, from the Weekly Worker, provides a fascinating insight into the shadowy world of Lefty politics and highlights the deceit and manipulation going on behind the scenes in the process to build a massive European Social Forum event in the UK in 2004.
09-10-2003 10:06Interesting article on Iraq definitely NOT from an embedded journalist.
09-10-2003 08:48Some university students within the Anarchist Youth Network have decided to push to set up student groups in uni's around the UK, and form an organised network, possibly as part of the AYN, but this bit needs discussion.
Students unions provide funds for societies, meaning people can often get funding, and also universities have large concentrations of young people - many interested in radical ideas.
09-10-2003 08:27We at enrager are building an online resource and community for the british
libertarian movement, which also aims to have a comprehensive set of
information and news for people new to anticapitalist ideas etc. and we're looking for
other groups and individuals to get involved!
09-10-2003 08:18industrial unrest in greece.....pigs gas pigs
from bbc online..........
09-10-2003 00:19With the start of the new academic year, Amin Bozorgian, Meysom Joulaee, Vahid Sazegara and many more active students have been summoned to the courts. After a long period of imprisonment, Mehdi Aminzadeh has been finally released, however it must be noted that the cases for the freed students are still in possession of authorities.
08-10-2003 19:31They say a socialist could never win in California for one reason: too much sun, fun and gun. Sure, the heterogeneity of community and lifestyle tend to favour some kind of liberalism, but socialism in a place where it hardly ever rains? Forget it!
Okay, so the above is a desperate caricature, but it makes about as much sense as the arguments made by the liberal-left for voting Democrat or keeping Gray Davis in power...
08-10-2003 18:07Public meeting in Oxford organised by the Network of Oxford Women (NOW) for justice & peace.
08-10-2003 16:03Excellent article exposing the reactionary role of Stop the War and SWP:
08-10-2003 15:59The following press release about the Heathrow Crane Protest was forwarded by Friends of the Earth England (Senior Regional Campaigns Coordinator) on behalf of Hounslow Against New Terminals (HANT).
08-10-2003 14:36To be a borderline poverty level working mother is becoming a reality for more and more single, hard working mothers. The edge of financial disaster is becoming familiar territory for millions of women and the families they struggle to support. A desperate scramble for survival is the way a growing sector of the America that is the real backbone of our workforce has to deal with.
08-10-2003 14:29News Release: Arrested huntsman "resigns"
From: Hunt Saboteurs Association (see footer for details)
08-10-2003 14:21Susan Karim fled Saddam's Iraq and now she lives in Britain. She will be walking from Dundee to Edinburgh to raise money Iraqi orphans.
Starting at the Tay Bridge, Saturday 18th October.
Finishing at the Scottish Parliament, Edinburgh, Wednesday 29th October.
08-10-2003 14:12ZAPATISTA ACTION:
PROTEST AGAINST THE EXPULSIONS OF INDIGENOUS PEOPLES IN THE MONTES AZULES BIORESERVE
9 YEARS ON THE STRUGGLE IN CHIAPAS CONTINUES
OCTOBER 31ST PROTEST OUTSIDE THE MEXICAN EMBASSY IN LONDON
MEET AT 11AM OUTSIDE THE MEXICAN EMBASSY 42 HERTFORD STREET W1J 7JR JUST OFF PARK LANE