UK Newswire Archive
25-03-2008 15:43We are posting this to let people know about a new collective designed to help grassroots groups through networking equipment and expertise when it comes to putting on campaign events. But first they need to know what you have to offer...
25-03-2008 14:34The Fur-Free Leeds campaign has won victories against over 100 stores across the North of England who used to stock real fur and now another has come.
25-03-2008 14:32Although lots of people are keeping their plans under wraps, these three
public demos have been announced (If you know of a publicly announced
action, let us know on firstname.lastname@example.org and we'll list it on the website.)
25-03-2008 14:30Following the green light to double weekend and bank holiday flights, TAG Aviation are now seeking massive expansion at Farnborough Airport.
25-03-2008 14:02The Labour government of Prime Minster Gordon Brown is implementing significant cuts in higher education.
25-03-2008 14:00The White House delivered a strong signal Monday that President Bush is virtually certain to support a recommendation that the escalation of the US military intervention in Iraq continue indefinitely, despite the rising death toll among US troops.
25-03-2008 12:14We've all been fossil fooled and now...the Climate Circus is coming to Manchester....
Join the Fossil Fools Parade on April 1st
and take part in fun and games with some of our best known local Fossil Fools!
25-03-2008 10:49Tragic murder of Goth girl Sophie Lancaster and the trial of her killers has sparked campaigns to fight intolerance motivated by prejudice about how people dress and to a popular petition calling for a law to protect against attacks.
25-03-2008 10:26Support needed for regular demos in Hastings
25-03-2008 08:54This Libération article translated from French describes the second hell being inflicted on Iraqis who attempt to get to Britain or find safety in Europe . It describes the way refugees or 'exiles' as they prefer to be called are pushed from one country to another and how European states have created a system which serves to push refugees back to the entry countries of the European Union where asylum is very rarely, if ever granted.
Filmed August 2007 in McLeod Ganj and Delhi, it asks: Why did they flee Tibet? What is the situation in Tibet under Chinese occupation? What are their hopes for the future of their country, people and cultures? And What about the 2008 games?
24-03-2008 23:01That's because the US is only interested in maintaining the illusion that it, and its client, Israel, are interested in peace, allowing Israel to stall ad infinitum while wiping a People off the map.
24-03-2008 22:52Last week promised an orgy for everybody who is pissed off with the system and hopes for another life beyond capitalism. Three events promised a badly needed critical food for us.
The leaders of EveryOne, the authorities and people of goodwill who sign the petition below are promoting the Boycott Campaign of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games and sporting and cultural events in the People’s Republic of China. They will also be supporting the “Beijing 2008 Gold Medals for Human Rights” campaign, with gold medals coined by EveryOne Group being awarded to all the athletes who decide not to take part in the Olympic Games out of solidarity with the people of Tibet.
An evening of acoustic political sounds following the Second Trade Union and
Community Conference against Immigration Controls
Sat 29th March, 6pm - midnight
@ The Ivy House pub, 8-10 Southampton Row, WC1B 4AE (next to Holborn tube)
24-03-2008 18:53This incisive article by Michael Backman outlines the relationship of the Dalai Lama and his organization to US intelligence.
In all likelihood US intelligence was behind the protest movement, organized to occur a few months prior to the Beijing Olympic games.