UK Newswire Archive
03-02-2007 00:37In short, Americans are easily frightened by crass manifestations of the tawdry and shallow consumer society they passively accept, even celebrate, usually with dangerous levels of credit card debt. Fear and mistrust are now endemic, thanks to nearly six years of incessant propaganda concerning universal terrorists, Muslim evil-doers, liquid bombs, homegrown fanatics, even dire warnings of pregnant suicide bombers lurking on the local bus or train.
An afternoon about Queeruption 9 in Tel Aviv, Israel and Palestine.
1-8pm, donations probably to support weekly queer demos in Al-Kuds, Palestine
LIES, LIES LIES
8pm till late
Queers against the G8, benefit party (www.myspace.com/queersagainstg8)
Saturday 3rd Febuary 2007
RampART Social Centre, 15-17 Rampart St, off Commercial Rd, London. Whitechapel tube.
See below for daytime programme and flyer for party info.
02-02-2007 23:59A political bombshell from Zbigniew Brzezinski
Ex-national security adviser warns that Bush is seeking a pretext to attack Iran
Testifying before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Thursday, Zbigniew Brzezinski, the national security adviser in the Carter administration, delivered a scathing critique of the war in Iraq and warned that the Bush administration’s policy was leading inevitably to a war with Iran, with incalculable consequences for US imperialism in the Middle East and internationally.
02-02-2007 23:26Police seal off two streets and search every home.
02-02-2007 22:31In flagrant contempt of best archaeological practice, a systematic campaign of tree felling, earth clearance and monument removal has begun at the Hill of Tara. This is before the Public Private Partnership (PPP) contract for the M3 Motorway, to run through the Tara / Skryne Valley, has even been signed. Daily protests are taking place, every 7am in the morning at the Hill of Tara car park.
02-02-2007 20:56To outside observers who get their facts from the bourgeois media it would seem that Chavez is going "too fast". But the ordinary working people of Venezuela are demanding immediate action. They live in such conditions that they can wait no longer.
02-02-2007 19:46Please send a letter against deforestation biofuels to the German Chancellor today and ask groups to sign an open letter to the EU to demand that biofuel targets are abandoned in order to protect rainforests and local communities in the global South.
02-02-2007 19:07How the Home Office's planned 'reforms' for children who claim asylum alone is already being implemented by the London Borough of Hillingdon.
02-02-2007 19:06Notting Hill Housing Trust is indirectly controlled by Tony Blair
Labour Party members control the Board of Directors
It is an unaccountable entity that abuses any of its tenants that make legitimate complaints in writing
02-02-2007 18:15Merseyside TUC at its meeting on Saturday 20th January agreed to support the NHS Together NW TUC regional demonstration on 3rd March and also to organise a pre-demonstration to be held on:
02-02-2007 17:16barbara tucker has been temporarily beaten in court. on the latest farcical charge against her (supposedly assaulting a police officer), she has been given conditional bail for five months till trial and warned she will be jailed if she enters the socpa protest zone for any reason before then.
the harrassment of the past few days has taken its toll on her health and she has decided to take a rest for a short while before deciding what to do next.
02-02-2007 17:04"Another source with a pipeline into Israeli thinking said the Iran war plan has expanded over the past several weeks. Earlier thinking had been that Israeli warplanes would hit Iranian nuclear targets with U.S. forces in reserve in case of Iranian retaliation, but now the strategy anticipates a major U.S. military follow-up to an Israeli attack, the source said.
Both sources used the same word "crazy" in describing the plan to expand the war to Iran. The two sources, like others I have interviewed, said that attacking Iran could touch off a regional - and possibly global - conflagration."