UK Newswire Archive
18-12-2003 01:36In the 10 years since the Oslo peace process began, the situation for Israelis and Palestinians, already strained by four decades of real or imminent conflict, has become far, far worse.That was the underlying message of a presentation by Dr. Daniel Pipes at the University of British Columbia last Friday.
18-12-2003 00:11The Guardian newspaper today has finally got around to exposing those far right-wing sites that we all love to hate...
17-12-2003 23:10DUBLIN, IRELAND - PIT STOP PLOUGHSHARES BACK IN COURT FRIDAY DEC 19TH.
17-12-2003 21:53Aljazeera article - Halliburton despight overcharging the US government already is given another contract in Iraq worth millions.
You wouldn't have thought that vice president Dick Cheney used to run it would you?
17-12-2003 21:14The story of a Canadian sent to Syria by the U.S. and tortured (News)
Maher Arar, a Canadian citizen who was deported to Syria by American authorities statement
Statement to the media by Maher Arar, Nov. 4, 2003.
17-12-2003 21:02where theres smut theres....astute political observation?
17-12-2003 20:30Below- the state of civil liberties in the USA.
What about OUR liberties? We've seen how they use the "anti terror" legislation, so what would they do with the "civil contingencies" bill?
Now is the time to act...
17-12-2003 20:21In a recent interview with US News & World Report, Vietnam-era Secretary of Defense Robert S. McNamara explained that he doesn't feel it that it's appropriate for him to comment on the conduct of the war in Iraq. But it's not too hard to guess what he probably thinks, based on his own experiences and the conclusions he has drawn about them. In his unique 1995 book In Retrospect, McNamara listed eleven lessons from Vietnam that are very much worth reflecting on.
17-12-2003 19:57Mice liberated from botox experiments early Sunday morning by the Animal Liberation Front.
17-12-2003 17:48A few thoughts on the capture of Saddam Hussein, the reaction of the corporate media and whether or not this will diminish the Iraqi resistance to colonial occupation.
17-12-2003 17:30Today we learned that the prosecutor (eisaggeleas) decided to close the inquiry against the police that put molotov cocktails in a black bag and then said that this was Simon's bag
17-12-2003 15:47Along with the problem of private money monopolies - see current early day motion EDM854 from David Chaytor MP - land ownership imbalances are one of the central causes of poverty and distress in the UK and around the world. In this article Tony Gosling attempts to come to grips with a balanced vision of land ownership for the future drawing on Christian Jewish and Moslem spiritual ideas about land as a free gift to mankind but still ultimately 'owned' by God.
17-12-2003 15:28The UK will host the EU Council Presidency in 2005. This is the same year that the G8 comes, rumour has it, to Gleneagles.
It is also the year of rotation for the DSEi arms fair.
17-12-2003 13:37Collective sentences passed in Sweden. Nixon Nuñez excommunicated by law
17-12-2003 13:37The famous music venue The Telegraph, 228 Brixton Hill, SW2, known for showcasing new and established acts, will host Women Against Rape’s Xmas Benefit Gig on 21st December.
17-12-2003 10:37The right of a Gay Palestinian man to live with his Israeli life partner in Jerusalem and not to be deported, as the authorities want, back to Ramallah, where he will be killed.
17-12-2003 10:35One of the hugest issues that will dominate your cityscape, if not your lifestyle and play a major role in your survival is consumerism. Britain’s society, along with most others in the western world is run, circulated and based upon the buying and selling of products. At some point or another, everyone will assist in the making of them; it is a factor that surrounds us and that limits us to the confines of western society.