UK Newswire Archive
02-04-2004 09:05One in seven of the UK's workforce are affected by disability. The current law and how it is applied is mostly employer - friendly. If you are disabled and want to work, you have to keep your mouth shut for fear of a life in poverty.
01-04-2004 22:05Abna al-Balad activists - on hungerstrike after 54 days in Shabak wing -
need support from the outside to improve their imprisonment conditions.
01-04-2004 22:01Here is some news that will be of interest to every activist in the land who has tried to build anti-capitalist resistance and therefore had problematical encounters with the SWP!
Alex Callinicos reveals how the largest socialist organisation in the UK may be on the edge of a serious crisis.
01-04-2004 21:49The Manhattan Neighbor Network has collected footage from protests from all over the world on 20 March 2004 to make this documentary. The IMC footage of the London protest is also in the film. There are two more screenings of this film in April: 4th and 7th. You can watch it on the website www.mnn.org (see below).
01-04-2004 21:12Ignatieff. Don't let the name fool you, he really is a terrific moron...
01-04-2004 21:07Legal march attacked, people assalted, arrested, appeal for solidarity
01-04-2004 18:52CRAP pro-capitalist society is born.
01-04-2004 18:34in this article the simon wiesenthal centre ask for help to fight atnisemitism
01-04-2004 18:29Anarchists seem to be having trouble getting organised. Let's give them a hand
01-04-2004 16:42Power-Not-So-Gen-erous - or, how a corporation will do anything to drive down its costs.
01-04-2004 16:39The Belfast based Committee on the Administration of Justice (CAJ), a human rights NGO, has just published the following summary of the findings of Canadian Judge Peter Cory (appointed by the British and Irish governments) in his investigation into the circumstances surrounding the murders of Pat Finucane, Robert Hamill, Rosemary Nelson and Billy Wright. The full report into the murder of Pat Finucane is now available on the Pat Finucene Centre's website: www.serve.com/pfc
01-04-2004 15:57Official callout for the EuroMayday Parade in Milan and Barcelona on may 1st 2004
01-04-2004 15:54Summary of strike action in the UK
Rally at Bonn Square, 9.30am, Saturday 10th April 2004
01-04-2004 15:19The disaster continues today. It should be clear to all U.S. citizens, as it is to most of the world, that our presence in Iraq is hated. Of course our government and corporate media will continue to try to hide and spin events until the cows come home. It’s up to us to carry the truth to our people and end the illegal and immoral occupation of Iraq. Please spread widely, jamie
01-04-2004 14:33Ever downloaded a song from the internet or copied a tape or CD? Then you're a menace to society, according to draconian anti-piracy laws passed by the EU last month.
The law was supposedly designed to target professional pirates, criminals and counterfeiters who make copies of goods such as perfume, designer clothes or CDs. During the debates, the directive was widened to cover *any* infringement of intellectual property. The directive allows companies to raid homes, seize property and ask courts to freeze bank accounts to protect trademarks or intellectual property they believe are being abused or stolen.
[From Freedom, Anarchist News and Views]