UK Newswire Archive
11-01-2008 21:04The Student Climate Project is having a Launch Gathering at The Common Place in Leeds from 4pm on the 19th January till 4pm the following day. Crash space and vegan food is to be had by all. The main focus of the gathering is to plan for our Tour of Climate Action, which will see exciting events take place on campuses across the UK throughout 2008.
11-01-2008 20:58We have called a demonstration tomorrow at the Western entrance to the Woodhead Tunnel in the Peak District, Derbyshire. National Grid are threatening to close it and thereby shut out low carbon alternatives to road transport. This is the start of the fight against their plans.
11-01-2008 20:45'Suggest to the average leftist that animals should be part of broader liberation struggles and—once they stop laughing—you'll find yourself casually dismissed. With a focus on labor, property, and the life of commodities, Making a Killing contains key insights into the broad nature of domination, power, and hierarchy. It explores the intersections between human and animal oppressions and their relation to the exploitative dynamics of capitalism. Combining nuts and bolts Marxist political economy, a pluralistic anarchist critique, as well as a searing assessment of the animal rights movement, Bob Torres challenges conventional anti-capitalist thinking and convincingly advocates for the abolition of animals in industry—and on the dinner plate.'
11-01-2008 20:35According to the following press review at leat 11,767 people have died since 1988 along the european frontiers. Among them 4,225 were missing in the sea. 8,125 migrants died in the Mediterranean sea, and through the Atlantic Ocean towards Spain, and 1.579 lost their life trying to cross Sahara desert in order to reach Europe [read more...] [1988-2007 press review]
11-01-2008 20:08Despite the humiliating defeat of the U.S. insurgency in Iraq, its campaign of terror, violence and destruction continues apace
11-01-2008 18:58Five days after Sunday’s encounter between US warships and Iranian boats in the Strait of Hormuz, details of what took place remain in dispute. What is clear, however, is that the US administration, at the very least, deliberately inflated the incident on the eve of President Bush’s visit to the Middle East to menace Iran and raise the political temperature in the volatile region.
11-01-2008 17:09Jamaican woman and three children subjected to horrifying removal attempt
Maud Lennard removed on 8th attempt
11-01-2008 11:56The Israeli government has invited Manchester United to play a match during the state’s 60th anniversary celebrations. Ron Prosor, Israel's UK ambassador, seems to be trying to “improve Israels image” by associating the country with a hugely successful brand. I fail to see what good it will do Man Utd to be associated with the worlds worst brand, especially at a time of year when Israel is celebrating their independence at the expense of the Palestinians who were ethnically cleansed.