UK Newswire Archive
13-12-2006 13:25For what it's worth, the Law Lords have upheld the claim by the fairford coaches passengers that the right to "freedom of expression and lawful assembly" were violated when the filth turned back coaches and forced their return to London during an anti war demonstration at RAF Fairford.
13-12-2006 12:13Leak reveals Asda’s strategic assault on UK working conditions
Bosses at supermarket giant Asda are planning a series of anti - union and cost cutting schemes at the expense of working conditions and workers’ rights, according to leaked documents obtained by campaign group War on Want.
13-12-2006 11:42I am sure the people involved will post all the details soon Great news
13-12-2006 11:22Iranian ex-pats stage a protest outside the Russian embassy in London to protest at Russia's continous support for the mullahs in Iran.
Does Sinn Fein endorse the racist policy of Michael Mc Dowell
who has been found in breach of both the Irish Constitution
and the European Convention on Human Rights, by the deportation
of parents of Irish Born Citizens?
13-12-2006 10:06“Against the Odds: An investigation comparing the lives of children on either side of Britain’s housing divide,” published by the British homeless charity Shelter, highlights the terrible problems faced by children forced to live in temporary accommodation.
13-12-2006 04:02Corporate power and rulership in western societies is complete, governments either conform to corporate dictates or are quickly replaced by compliant political alternatives. The management of information via the monopolised mass media and the complete domination of the economy maintain and sustain corporate supremacy. The masses suffer increased subjection (debt slavery) and vulnerability (limited options) as a result of decreased representation by governments. Corporate rule has reduced the real status of the public to servility and subservience, not dissimilar to the ancient Roman model of kept house-slaves. The belief that Roman slaves were constantly maltreated is based on erroneous images (whipped galley-slaves) that Hollywood and the entertainment industry have popularised. Ancient Roman slaves lived in basic but tolerable conditions, similar (in relative terms) to the servile masses of today.
13-12-2006 02:01Ungdomshuset, a 24 years old radical social centre in Copenhagen, Denmark, is being evicted to make way for a right-wing homophobic Christian organisation who have illegally purchased the building, after the local government had given it to the social centre following a campaign by the locals.
13-12-2006 01:15the serious organised crime and police act bans 'unauthorised' protest near parliament. baroness miller has had the first reading in the house of lords of her bill to repeal it. please help publicise this, and let the bbc know it's an issue that's important to you.
12-12-2006 19:09Travel all you want without guilt - as long as you are vegan.
"The livestock sector accounts for 18% of global greenhouse gas emissions – more than transport, which emits 13.5%." - New Scientist
12-12-2006 18:00This Sunday (the 17th of December) Cambridge Indymedia will be showing two films documenting recent social struggles in Latin America - "Romper el Cerco (Breaking the Siege)" and "El Gas no se Vende (The Gas is not for Sale)". The showing will be upstairs at the Bun Shop (1 King Street) starting at 7:30 pm.
12-12-2006 17:46One could be forgiven for thinking that the spoof press release below was written by an animal rights campaigner. However, people might be surprised to learn that the press release was written not by someone who opposes vivisection but by one of the solicitors acting on behalf of Oxford University; the same solicitor who is currently trying to imprison SPEAK's founders Robert Cogswell and Mel Broughton. SPEAK have been given a copy of the press release that tells us so much about the university and those working on behalf of the university.
12-12-2006 16:59A serial killer is apparently stalking the streets of Ipswich. The police response? To warn women to stay home and to not go out at night.
The streets are deserted and only the desperate women venture out which makes them even more vulnerable. We need a reclaim the night march in Ipswich and we need it soon.
12-12-2006 15:57During the battle for control of Oaxaca on November 25, fires damaged a hotel, comsumed cars, and gutted government offices. Few doubt that protesters armed with molotov cocktails were responsible for some of the blazes. But many Oaxacans are asking questions about who really started the fires that destroyed offices housing key records of the administration of Gov. Ulisses Ruiz.
12-12-2006 15:27April the 3rd, 1999
11 min video chronicle of the march and occupation of St. George's Hill in Surrey on the 350th birthday of the Diggers occupation of the same area.
"Reports from refugee advocates indicate that six people at the Baxter
detention centre have attempted to end their lives in separate
incidents over the last four days by hanging," WA Rights group Project SafeCom
said this morning.
"Some of them have also slashed themselves with broken glass and