UK Newswire Archive
16-09-2004 19:30Why oh why should Lord Bragg lie?
16-09-2004 17:30"Businesses cannot be reduced only to the principle of profit maximization.. Businesses are bound in a relational structure of different claimant groups.. including a critical public alongside the traditional economic actors.. The strategic stakeholder argument considers the claims of non-market actors as for example the Brent Spar.."
16-09-2004 16:047 – 9 PM Sunday 19 September 2004
Outside Coronet Cinema
10 New Kent Road, London SE1
Nearest tube: Elephant & Castle
16-09-2004 14:36On the United Nation's Day of Peace (Tue. Sept. 2004) come to a peaceful protest about British arms exports.
Over a hundred people are expected to assemble at the Government's Defence Export Services Organisation (DESO), Bury Place, London, WC1A to protest at the continuing Government promotion of arm sales abroad on Tuesday 21 September 2004 at 11 am. The crowd will move-off and reassemble at Downing Street at about 12.30 p.m. to hand-in a petition of more than five thousand signatures and nine hundred postcards calling for the closure of DESO. The event will end at about 1 p.m.
you might be interested to know (in case you don't) that there is a business summit "international leaders summit" in london on the 18-19 october. http://www.leadersinlondon.com/
As the world social forum was organised in response to the World Economic forum, this might be a good opportunity to make our voices heard!
Any protests organised yet?
16-09-2004 13:32The furthest fringes of the culture - in its obscure webpages, zines, and samizdat publications, eerie shortwave and streaming audio radio voices that sound like they're coming from the other side (or maybe just a trailer in Lawrence, Kansas) - and the memes they contain, can be used a magic mirror, a shewstone, Delphic vapors where the future can be divined, where the cultural matrix you will find yourself in the future can be glimpsed now.
16-09-2004 12:17Russia may not want war in the Caucasus, but its policy towards Georgia has made it more likely now than at any time since the break-up of the Soviet Union.
16-09-2004 11:25(16/9/04) The TUC in Brighton yesterday called for an end to the occupation of Iraq and for troops to be withdrawn and allied military bases to be dismantled.
16-09-2004 10:11Green Street Market threatened with drastic and destructive 'relocation', to be replaced by a supermarket. Call for activist participation to prevent this important cheap market that serves the population of London, providing cheap fresh food at prices everybody can afford, from closure or drastic reduction.
16-09-2004 09:19The Financial Times editorial of 10 September supported withdrawal from Iraq. The full text is below.
16-09-2004 09:073rd Conference of European Regional Ministers of EducatioDun Laoghaire(Ireland)-23-24 September 2004 European regional ministers are concerned about the one-sided oreintation of education on economic performance and commercial goals
16-09-2004 09:07OXFORD STOP THE WAR MEETING on Afghanistan - Thursday September 16th
16-09-2004 08:10A great many of us have had our faith slightly restored in the government by yesterday’s debate in the commons about hunting. MPs backed a ban on hunting in England and Wales by 339 to 155 votes. Hurray!
The pro-hunting campaigners have finally shown their true colours - and it is not a pretty sight.
15-09-2004 18:55"The new administration elected in November 2004 must systematically reduce the deficits. Otherwise an inflation threatens. America within the next two years could lead into a recession.."