UK Newswire Archive
09-10-2007 21:39New Labour supporter, banker and author Oliver Kamm has recently been involved in a bizarre internet exchange with pro-Mao writer, Joseph Ball. The point of contention was Ball's article that seeks to demonstrate that Mao was not responsible for the deaths of millions in the Great Leap Forward, as is so often alleged.
09-10-2007 16:19Translation of Communique 2 from the Vicam Organizing Commission, Oct. 7
Translation El Kilombo Intergalactico
Encounter of the Indigenous Peoples of America
Yaqui Territory, Vicam, Sonora, Mexico
October 7, 2007
09-10-2007 15:41Stopping a attack against Iran
09-10-2007 14:52Two cases concerning alleged anti-Iranian bias in BBC news coverage were today passed on to the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, James Purnell. The letter drafted by the Westminster Committee on Iran following a cross-party parliamentary meeting last week, was also forwarded to the BBC’s Director General, Mark Thompson
09-10-2007 13:57Confrontation with authorities in Parliament Square on 8th October 2007.
On the day that the British Parliament resumed after its Summer recess, a large group of anti-war protesters marched into the Square. They were joined by people who demand the basic freedom to be able to protest peacefully without prior police permission or conditions. The video shows some of the confrontations with authorities, while no doubt Members of Parliament looked on from the windows of their well protected building.
09-10-2007 13:06Kleins book the Shock Doctrine has been vilified by some as an overblown account of the corporate sectors final push for world domination. Yet Group 4 Securicors website proudly boasted last week that "Private sector involvement is needed to help governments to protect every nation’s critical national infrastructure".
09-10-2007 12:48My teenage daughter has insisted I write this article.After listening to her points I agree she has a point.
09-10-2007 12:35latest threat to legal rights under arrest in "minor" cases. bizarre proposals remove rights to duty lawyer and replace with a call centre staffed by ex-police officers.
09-10-2007 12:33The next Block the Builders blockade at AWE Aldermaston will be on Monday 12th November. Please be there and help us make this a realy BIG blockade.
09-10-2007 09:55Video of October 8th demonstration - marching from Trafalgar Square to Parliament Square
See it at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yAVQ0tBwqdI
09-10-2007 08:36'Future Heathrow" - a spurious lobby group set up to help push through BAA's unpopular plans yesterday released an survey showing Londoners' apparent support for more and constant overflying.
However the "independent" survey showed its true colours when it emerged that it had been e-mailed out by BAA, who forgot to remove the footer reading:
“If you would rather not receive future email messages from BAA......"