UK Newswire Archive
02-05-2008 10:35A Letter of Thanks, to the Supporters of the Sequani Six: http://six.stopsequani.co.uk
02-05-2008 10:15So, as I suspected all along; according to an article in todays Independent, the public don’t support “green” taxes.
"More than seven in 10 voters insist that they would not be willing to pay higher taxes in order to fund projects to combat climate change, according to a new poll. "
02-05-2008 09:37Out now, a collection of articles on the Ragusa anti-draft revolt of 1945: "Rebellious Spirit : Maria Occhipinti and the Ragusa Anti-Draft Revolt of 1945". As well as the revolt and its aftermath (including an extract from Occhipinti's story of being imprisoned afterwards) it includes writings by and about some of its leading figures, Maria Occhipinti and Franco Leggio. Find out about a time when "Stop the War" meant "Start the Revolution".
02-05-2008 05:19Eight actual or potential conflict situations around the world deteriorated in April 2008, and three improved, according to the new issue of CrisisWatch
01-05-2008 20:22between 10 and 11 scuffles with police as a euromayday contingent got up in front of merkel, sarkozy, trichet, barroso, solana, ciampi, balkenende, pottering to wave the four mayday stars and bringing them to account for the inequality, precarity, securitization of european society they are engineering. 7 arrested, among whom author of mayday poster and later released as parade was split in too by riot cops who ran after pink clowns and pink sambas.
the question was simple enough- should the last remaining Nazis be hunted?
I am unsure if this is a question of money or morality- but if they are
still alive and bought into the regime of Hitler (cf Germania illustration)
then why not?- you do not buy Utopian Ideal with the blood of a people.
01-05-2008 17:22The Space Hijackers Mayday street party is being held in Shepherd Market, Mayfair.
01-05-2008 16:16The Oxford Forum for International Development (OxFID) in association with
the Oxford Transitional Justice Research Group present Dr. Luis Moreno-Ocampo, Prosecutor, International Criminal Court, The Hague, on International Justice in Africa
01-05-2008 15:27Why did BBC NEWSNIGHT allow Ken Livingstone to lie again ?
[NEWSNIGHT Wednesday 30 April 2008].
01-05-2008 15:26During a press conference on Tuesday, US President George Bush spelled out the threat to Iran contained in last week’s release of CIA intelligence on an alleged Syrian nuclear reactor. As well as warning Syria and North Korea, which purportedly helped construct the building, he declared that the US was “sending a message to Iran, and the world for that matter, about just how destabilising a nuclear proliferation would be in the Middle East”.
01-05-2008 14:51The Earth and its inhabitants are being raped of their natural resources by the Corporate-State Complex. This is why for the Day of Climate Action we sabotaged this smooth operation in the early hours of April XX.
01-05-2008 13:12People from groups across the city and both Universities took part in a banner protest outside Royal Bank of Scotland's central branch in the city. Leaflets were handed out sumarising RBS's climate crimes.
01-05-2008 13:04Seven climate camp activists against the widening of the M1(1*) had the
case against them dismissed from Sheffield Crown Court yesterday. Charged
with conspiracy to cause a public nuisance Judge Robinson said that:
"there was not a jot of evidence" for a jury to infer an endangerment
of any member of the public.