UK Newswire Archive
26-03-2004 00:54Is it time to consider the argument? The United States is a nation of laws and no man or men are above the law. Bush, Cheney, Rumsfeld et al. all presented false evidence to Congress and the American people for their reasons to preemptively invade the nation of Iraq. The Congress and the American people were told the primary justifications for war in Iraq were twofold...
25-03-2004 23:50The G8 Summit is taking place in the UK in the summer of 2005. Enrager.net have just put up a webpage with really good info about the Dissent! mobilisation against the Summit, and capitalism in general.
25-03-2004 22:31"The Trial of Tony Blair" was a fringe event at the Labour Party Spring conference.
Sheffield IMC ( http://sheffield.indymedia.org.uk/) (Wiki ( http://docs.indymedia.org/view/Local/ImcUkSheffield)) with help from SlugBug ( https://wiki.slugbug.org.uk/) and ShefNet ( http://www.shefnet.org.uk/), will be running a day-long media activist / free software / wireless workshop at the SSF launch event.
25-03-2004 21:03More details about Scottish CND's demo at Easter
25-03-2004 20:38As part of the worldwide Social Forum movement the Sheffield Social
Forum was set up to help tackle issues local to Sheffield by bringing
together many groups and individuals and help in skills sharing and
campaigning. The day will be introduced by opening speakers including
Hillary Wainwright. There will also be food, music, and poetry.
Campaign workshops will focus on local issues such as Poverty in
Sheffield, Environmental Regeneration and Community Involvement and the
Struggle for Equal Rights. Skills workshops will include Non-Violent
Direct Action, Consensus Decision Making and Creative Action for Social
and Political Change.
10am - 5pm, Royal Institute for the Blind, Mappin St. Free but
See more at http://www.sheffieldsocialforum.org/launch.htm | http://wiki.sheffieldsocialforum.org.uk/2004_launch
(Click here ( http://www.multimap.com/map/browse.cgi?client=public&db=GB&GridE=434765&addr1=&client=public&addr2=mappin+Street&advanced=&addr3=&pc=&X=434765&GridN=387171&quicksearch=mappin+street&Y=387171&scale=5000&cidr_client=none&place=Mappin+Street,+Sheffield&coordsys=gb) for a map.)
Plenary speaker, Hilary Wainwright, will give feedback from the recent World Social Forum held in Mumbai (India) and from the process to create the next European Social Forum in London.
25-03-2004 20:02The Evening Standard ran same story about MayDay as BBC, with a little more detail, managing to get the usual anti-wombles angle in "The Wombles - who dress in protective gear before trying to attack police", and failing utterly, like the BBC, to mention the MayDay NoBorders Dublin weekend of events, running from Friday April 30th to Monday May 3rd, and coinciding with the EU Enlargement Summit and welcome celebrations...
25-03-2004 17:22Demonstrate against the building of a new university animal lab in South Parks Road, Oxford.
Be at the site (next to Dept. of Psychology) at 8AM Friday 26 March TOMORROW!
25-03-2004 16:15Take action against Farnborough Airshow 2004
25-03-2004 15:51Palestine needs your solidarity - Protests in Manchester
25-03-2004 15:48NO BORDERS MAYDAY WEEKEND - DUBLIN, IRELAND
Friday April 30th to Monday May 3rd
25-03-2004 15:33Mark Thomas urges the unions to take on Coca-Cola
25-03-2004 14:13URGENT SOLIDARITY IN LONDON AND IRELAND WITH COCA COLA WORKERS ON HUNGER STRIKE
Vigil 7.30 p.m. Friday 26 March coincide with negotiations in Bogotá
Picket 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday 27 March
Both outside Coca Cola Great Britain and Ireland HQ headquarters, 1 Queen Charlotte Street, Hammersmith, London W6 (adjacent to Hammersmith tube).
25-03-2004 13:30A team of Parklife climbers this morning began a tree
occupation at the site of the proposed F5 road scheme,
planned for the A1159 Priory Crescent north, Southend
on Sea, Essex.
25-03-2004 13:10Monday 22nd of March saw a phone and email blockade of Bayer Cropscience, aimed at undermining their communications and disrupting the smooth running of their offices.
25-03-2004 12:40The wombles occupied social centre in Tufnel Park was forced to close it's doors to under 16s today....
25-03-2004 12:37Support low paid nursery workers