UK Newswire Archive
16-08-2007 15:28The Arctic ice is melting at an accelerating pace, with this year already showing record retreat. There is still a month or so left of summer heating, but the record minimum ice melt has already been reached. "It is therefore almost certain that the previous 2005 record will be annihilated by the final 2007 annual minima closer to the end of this summer."(1)
The pavements are an untapped media resource through which we ordinary peace loving folk can share our messages, hopes, dreams, ideas and create a new momentum towards peace - at a certain point there is critical mass in the cultural conversation which transforms into ACTION
16-08-2007 14:39Climate chaos action at Bristol airport today:
Endangered gorilla in last stand shock!
An endangered gorilla has been sighted outside Bristol airport this afternoon on top of the towering monument to progress on the roundabout. The clearly agitated creature is reportedly attempting to swat planes out of the sky as some sort of protest against climate chaos. Photo opportunity from 3:30pm. More details to follow…
16-08-2007 14:15Tolerance is learned, not inate. The disabled have practically no lobby. Their interests and their rights are simply ignored. The logic of the National Socialist annihilation policy was the logic of the reduction of the person to his/her economic function.
16-08-2007 13:38In this excerpt from his powerful new book, The Road to 9/11: Wealth, Empire, and the Future of America (Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press), UC Berkeley professor emeritus Peter Dale Scott asks whether there is a connection between America’s historical use of terror as a political weapon and the recent moves by the Bush administration to suspend the Constitution and create a “shadow government” in the wake of the next terrorist attack.
How the FBI protected Al Qaeda’s 9/11 Hijacking Trainer
Dr. Peter Dale Scott
16-08-2007 13:19British mining company Anglo American is profiting from a pattern of global abuse and brutality against poor people, including the murder of opponents who say the firm’s mining operations threaten their livelihoods.
The tent is open for a total of four hours a day, over two main time slots and is running on a mixture of wind and solar power.
There's a thread running here of course, and it's that the cops and their bosses are doing their very best to intimidate the camp and depress the mood.
Well I'm delighted to report they're failing miserably. Everything they throw at us brings us closer together.
16-08-2007 11:23Pegag Emambakhsh is an Iranian national who sought asylum in the UK in 2005. Her claim failed despite appeals and she was arrested in Sheffield on Monday 13th August and is being taken to Yarlswood detention centre from where she will be deported tomorrow, Thursday 16th August.
16-08-2007 10:13Biggin up the local Sikh temple next door to the Climate Change camp
16-08-2007 09:48Benefit disco for the Permaculture Institute of El Salvador
16-08-2007 09:39Brighton Tubas Friendship and Solidarity Group Press Release
Brighton Community Group funds building of 'illegal' School in Occupied Palestine
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16-08-2007 08:04Two independent groups of campaigners from the Camp for Climate Action
have this morning stopped carbon-intensive private jets fom operating at
two airports in the south east.
16-08-2007 01:05The unprecedented move by the United States to designate a branch of another sovereign nation's armed forces, in this case Iran's Revolutionary Guard Corps as a "terrorist" organization, is only the latest episode of a menacing plan that has taken years to implement.
August 15, 2007
Direct action may undermine public support for the protesters at Heathrow, but somehow the message about more flights needs to get through.
15-08-2007 21:23ZACF STATEMENT OF SUPPORT AND CALL FOR SOLIDARITY WITH SEBOKENG COMMUNITY STRUGGLE