UK Newswire Archive
11-02-2006 16:40In May 2003, an affinity group blockaded the Aubonne Bridge in order to stop a G8 delegation from reaching the summit in Evian. The police cut the climbing rope and nearly killed two activists. Now the policeman who cut the rope and his senior officer are in court. From the 13th to the 15th of February three judges will preside over the trial. More than 25 witnesses including senior police officers and activists who were on the bridge will give evidence during the trial in Nyon.
11-02-2006 15:44A protest against government imposed death by deregulation is being held on Valentines day - this Tuesday - outside the bi-monthly meeting of the Health and Safety Commission, the government-appointed committee that sets the policy for the Health and Safety Executive.
11-02-2006 14:40A little-known story from 2002 helps fill in some to the background to the current Danish cartoons controversy
11-02-2006 12:34It seems a good idea to suggest, in the week that precedes the march 18 global effort to stop this "war of error-ism", in the spirit of the "remember the eleventh of every month" campaign, instead of a "long (wrong) war", a week of sunset candlelit vigils, mutual explaining + information sharing ....
11-02-2006 11:57Protests against the publication of so-called blasphemous cartoons will take place in London today. For some the issue is about responsibility and for others it is about free speech....
11-02-2006 07:20The intense international intelligence warfare pattern mandates a move to red alert -- the highest vigilance -- for the upcoming superbowl Sunday in the USA and the Turin Winter Olympics, and perhaps all the way to the March 20 opening of the Iranian oil bourse, which spells the beginning of the end for six decades of world dollar hegemony.
11-02-2006 06:45With the publication of the Danish cartoons under the pretext of freedom of opinion, the European papers not only show an elementar respect for moslims, they also are escalating the existing tensions
11-02-2006 03:31Today, a considerable number of young members of the PRD [Party of the Democratic Revolution] have characteristics that are very distinct from those of the ex-members of the PRI [Institutional Revolutionary Party - in power for decades until recently], founders of that party. The new generations lean toward an “alter-globalist” ideology.
11-02-2006 03:16Hey man, enough with articles that criticize street vendors. We´re all in it together. What´s the big deal? Don´t have any money? Go out and sell something. Don´t have a steady job? What do you want it for? It´s a drag dealing with the boss, bad pay, and lousy hours. On the street, you are the king or improvisation.
11-02-2006 03:05A long essay, split up into three parts, delving into the Bolivarian Revolution of Hugo Chavez, offering a fresh perspective on Latin American history and an analysis of the Revolution transforming Venezuela and the region. Print this one out and enjoy while sitting on your favorite couch or chair. This is a refreshing, well written essay worthy of some time.
10-02-2006 23:07Analysis of state of play in US/UK drive for war against Iran
10-02-2006 21:32Barcelona Solidarity: Nine people beaten, arrested, tortured and held facing serious charges including attempted murder of a policeman, because the "look like squatters".
10-02-2006 20:35Loads of stuff coming up at EDO - we're winning, lets not let up...
10-02-2006 20:34This appeared in today's Morning Star newspaper and on www.iShotTheDeputy.com
10-02-2006 20:30The EDO MBM High Court injunction case has collapsed
see www.smashedo.org.uk for details
victory demo - 1st March at EDO MBM 4-6
10-02-2006 20:26This is erroneously advertised On the Smash EDO site as 23rd March