UK Newswire Archive
16-12-2005 22:37It's time we start calling this Madness by its real name: FASCISM.
16-12-2005 17:54"Apparently it will 'take too long', 'be too expensive' and 'only tell us things we already know.' We have spent a thousand days in Iraq and £3.1 billion. Is that too long? Is that too expensive? Is the link between Iraq and July 7th what we already know?" - Rachel, London Bombings survivor
16-12-2005 17:14The total commercialization of the world has triumphed.. A dynamic of growth withdrawal could be initiated through a few simple measures.. Internalizing the costs would drastically change our societies.. Democratic local initiatives are realistic.
16-12-2005 16:44The Education Not for Sale website has been overhauled and updated, and includes lots of new material for student campaign activists.
16-12-2005 14:40During December and at the peak of the shopping season, The Common Place will be hosting a number of events for the city’s homeless. We invite you to an evening of films and discussion around homelessness in Britain.
16-12-2005 14:07Pathocracy is a disease of great social movements followed by entire societies, nations, and empires. In the course of human history, it has affected social, political, and religious movements as well as the accompanying ideologies… and turned them into caricatures of themselves….
16-12-2005 13:54They differed with me over what times we are living in.
It is not a democracy when a man can talk about politics without anyone threatening him.
Democracy is when a woman can talk of her lover without anyone killing her.
16-12-2005 13:25Carlos Ortega, one of the top opposition leaders in Venezuela, has been sentenced to 15 years in jail for inciting civil unrest during a strike. Following a military coup d'etat in 2002, the two-month strike battered the country's oil industry in a effort ot oust the elected president Hugo Chavez.
16-12-2005 12:34Cafe, Cinema, Music and Social Evening.
"The Constant Gardener" + political shorts on the big screen.
16-12-2005 12:09"What was done in our name before the bombs, what is being done in our name after the bombs? How can our present suffering help others in the future? Do these questions not deserve time and attention? Do we, you, all of us not deserve answers?"
16-12-2005 11:11Channel 4 news 'anchorman' (an Amercanisation/US-isation) of Jon Snow that is embarrassingly inaccurate and overestimates Snow's record of 'toughness' and 'independence') allegedly interviewed one of Tony Blair's ritualistic cullers on Thursday 15 December 2005. The interview was an insult to all those who keep switching on ‘Channel Four’ to find on that outlet some really overdue investigative reporting that is not available on the BBC