UK Newswire Archive
13-07-2006 01:54I am in Korea at the moment and was sadened to see on the tv bulls fighting each other. Please could you send polite emails to complain about this. The Channel is called MBC. It is one of the main channels here.
13-07-2006 01:46The substitution of “neo-liberalism” with something else, it was said, without ever making clear what option it would be or what it might be called, especially since they decided that foreign investment and the free market would go on. Well?
'Life And Debt'
As the Kebele Social Centre approaches it’s 11th anniversary later this year, it has already given itself an early birthday present – by paying off it’s mortgage well ahead of schedule.
Yes that’s right. Kebele has full control over its building from now on, free from the restrictions of capitalist profiteering. And you thought it was just a bunch of hippy lifestylists with dogs on strings? Think again, scratch the surface, and go beyond the perceived stereotypes. You may be surprised – at the commitment, motivation and political awareness of those involved.
In an exclusive article for Bristle magazine (see below), Kebelians have outlined their thoughts & plans for the future.
12-07-2006 22:43Anyone who carries anti-G8 material, or who is speaking a non-Russian language is liable to be detained in St Petersburg. The charges made are laughable, but the arrests are deadly serious (from our embedded contacts).
12-07-2006 22:10The growing ranks of Peak Oil deniers have been joined by an unexpected ally in the form of darling of the left, Greg Palast. In his new book, Armed Madhouse he expressed his opinion that peak oil is nothing more than a plot by big oil to extract higher and higher profits. His views are quickly and easily dismissed by looking at the history of new discoveries for new oil fields compared to the rates of extraction and demand. Below, Richard Heinberg lays out a detailed point by point counter to Greg Palasts claims...
12-07-2006 21:49An emergency picket of the Mexican embassy in London to protest the electoral fraud against PRD candidate Lopez Obrador
12-07-2006 21:42Lord Levy is using Bindmans, activist's favourite(?) solicitor.
12-07-2006 21:36Michael Howard, MP, spoke today [Wednesday 12 July 2006] in the House of Commons [UK] debate on the so-called NatWest Three that was prompted by the procedural steps taken by the Lib Dems. In his speech, Howard reportedly stated this, "It surely would be an affront to our standards of justice and everything this House should stand up for if these men were to find themselves in a Texas jail for up to two years before they even have the opportunity of answering the charges against them."
12-07-2006 20:17An expose of the 9/11 conspiracy wing nuts endangering the very core of our democracy, and world peace.
12-07-2006 19:30some of the protestors in Russia have set up a blog look here
12-07-2006 18:18author: LINK/Berlin anti-G8 Press Group
Here are some photos from a workshop within the Roma Community of Bitola, Macedonia. The workshop took place as part of the Art and Activism Caravan, which is currently touring the Balkans. For more information and full coverage, see the Art and Activism Caravan page.
12-07-2006 15:47Blair is pushing on with the new nuclear agenda by talking of addressing the coming energy gap and climate change... but no mention of peak oil.
"We're going to move from being self-sufficient in basic energy to a situation of importing energy. Fifteen years down the line we have got high energy prices and real problems.", he said.
12-07-2006 14:56The Alliance for Workers’ Liberty spoke to Andy McPake, an activist in the Scottish Socialist Youth and a supporter of the SSP-United Left about the current crisis in the Scottish Socialist Party. This is an unedited version of the interview. An edited version will appear in Solidarity, the fortnightly paper of the Alliance for Workers’ Liberty and will be online soon.
12-07-2006 14:20Israel threatens Lebanon with serious consequences
12-07-2006 13:27World production of oil has peaked according to Dr Ali Samsam Bakhtiari, a former executive of the National Iranian Oil Company. He predicts a fall of 32% by 2020 as wells dry up and new discoveries become rarer, smaller and harder to extract...
(c) 2006, Leamy