UK Newswire Archive
PEACE & WAR
A video installation by multi-media artist Gaynor O'Flynn. The aim is to generate a dialogue of the public's thoughts on Peace & War
09-06-2006 16:07Because Landless Brazilian farm workers invade a Congress building in Brasilia, smashing furniture and windows, the state wants to criminalize social movements and to kill us.
09-06-2006 16:01Crossrail is a an East West rail scheme promoted as being London wide but it primarily benefits only City-based interests. The company behind it is Cross London Rail Links (CLRL). Crossrail is a publicly funded 50/50 joint venture company formed by 'Transport for London (TfL) and the Department for Transport (DfT)...
tasked with promoting and developing two new routes through London...
Crossrail was allocated a budget of £154m in 2001...'
09-06-2006 15:53John Prescott's plans to demolish hundreds of houses in working class areas of Liverpool will be as disastrous as similar programmes in the 1950s and 1960s, a public inquiry was told yesterday.
09-06-2006 15:07Campaigning journalist Greg Palast will be in London at the start of July to discuss his new book, "Armed Madhouse".
09-06-2006 14:06Straw bale building at ecoworks – hungerhill allotments, st annes, Nottingham
24th June – 2nd July
09-06-2006 13:50Don't worry if you haven't booked - you can stil come along!
On the 10th June, at the Common Place, Leeds, there will be a benefit dinner and gig in aid of the prisoners facing the current "Green Scare" repression in the United States.
09-06-2006 12:58There's something is in the air at the Aamjiwnaang First Nations reserve near Sarnia, Ontario. But it's not just in the air. It's also in the water, the soil, and in the residents themselves: alarming levels of toxic chemicals, believed to be behind the area's skewed birth ratios. In Aamjiwnaang, two girls are born for every boy.
09-06-2006 11:29Preparations for Hugo Chavez re-election in December
09-06-2006 11:22It's probably a surprise for many, but this most sought after terrorist, al Zarqawi, was never on the FBI's list of the '10 Most wanted'. Nor on the FBI's list of 'most wanted terrorists'. ('Links' below) - With a reward of $25 million - like Osama bin Laden - on his head? Didn't they want him?
09-06-2006 11:14A Diary of Events of the Student Protest 8/6/6 Athens, against iminent privatisation laws
09-06-2006 08:30The Mayor has given no guarantee for his recent claim that the City will put 3 per cent on business rates for Crossrail. Previously the Mayor and Crossrail chairman waited until the Government brought the Crossrail Bill to Parliament to back out paying for the scheme leaving taxpayers to pay for the next 30 years. Crossrail will be the millennium dome of public transport projects. Read on to find out more...
09-06-2006 06:43UK Home Office minister Tony McNulty's wife Christine Gilbert is controversially in the news today [Friday 9 June 2006] over her appointment to head OFSTED, the English schools 'inspectorate' quango. There is more to that appointment than just the Blairing cronyism. Christine Gilbert has been ‘chief executive’ in the East London Borough of Tower Hamlets Council. She has really messed things up for the people in that role. Christine needed salvaging for two reasons - one her wrongful role in promoting the Crossrail hole Bill attacks on the East End and her utterly incompetent or pro-corruption role in allowing the massive votes theft, fraud and abuses at the recent Coucnil elections held 4 May 2006 and at the general election held on 5 May 2005.
09-06-2006 06:11Mr Blair is finally starting to realise and admit that Global Warming is rapidly damaging our environment; some scientists have startling estimations on how quickly the polar ice caps could disappear if the right things aren’t done. Fast. I have spent a lot of time researching the possible problems and benefits of nuclear and renewable energy. This article will shoot Mr Blair’s reasoning down in wood-burning flames, and expose it to be (self-confessed) foolishness.