UK Newswire Archive
03-05-2008 21:27Naomi Klein, award winning journalist and author of the renowned anti-globalisation manual No Logo, will be in London at Friends Meeting House on 19 May for the launch of the paperback edition of her latest book, Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism.
03-05-2008 21:14Hands Off Iraqi Oil are planning a demo outside the Shell AGM at The Barbican Centre, Silk Street, EC2Y on Tuesday May 20th 9am - Be there! Shell are angling for long-term contracts for some of the biggest fields in Iraq - Kirkuk in the North, the Akkas Gas field in Anbar (no doubt using mercenaries to protect their operations there) and the Khalifiya field with BHP Billiton in the south. Our friends from the Rossport campaign will be coming to. Stop Shell, for our planet, and against war and occupation in Iraq and beyond....
03-05-2008 20:43The anarchist video collective "a-films" announces its latest short film (10 min.) from the destroyed Nahr al-Bared Refugee Camp in Lebanon called "Traces of Collective Dispossession".
03-05-2008 20:35Western Animal Rights Network (WARN) have ste up a protest camp outside Westlea Animal Rescue, a charity exposed on BBC's Inside Out programme for animal neglect and financial mismanagement.
03-05-2008 19:32Vine and fig tree planter not to be extradited to Sweden.
(Peas get frozen and yet they also can be useful - all happens when it will).
03-05-2008 18:29The deadline for objections to the BNPs "Red White & Blue" summer festival is THURS MAY 7TH. Everyone is encouraged to object to a license being granted to this fascist rally, being held in rural Derbyshire from 15-17 August.
Indian High Commission, The Aldwych, London WC1
(nearest tube: Holborn)
03-05-2008 16:50The Bush administration and Israeli government appear to be operating a joint disinformation campaign, whose objective is to establish a media based alternative reality from which to accuse Syria/Iran of developing nuclear weapons with help from North Korea, by using a real event combined with planted stories establishing a defining narrative. This accusation in turn is augmented with stories about Iranian sponsored "Special Groups killing US troops in Iraq" and purported naval incidents the Persian Gulf, creating self-reinforcing, media based crisis.
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03-05-2008 15:36torrent file.
03-05-2008 15:26From the accepted profession of old western cold war operators in the 1950s (- see most accepted history, plus "COUP", the old 1960s textbook on the subject ) rigging elections has gotten a bad name, as "dictators" legitimise themselves with what others claim are stitched up polls . . . . but surely, if the experiences of those old operators is accepted ( where did they get to, eh ?) - its the criminal semi-coups - selecting the susceptible, easy-to-blackmail, or "pre-spun" people from EACH party thats the problem the world should worry about most - on the basis of how much the influencers of their opinions - or those they might appoint - could shake bungs out of the assortment of slushfunds, "commissions", etc in todays world of shutting down fraud enquiries "in the national interest", or complicity for the sake of the "defence of the realm" - it aint that much of a surprise that people might think they could get away with it, at least long enough to leave a few other people to take the rap. . . . or suffer the effects of the escape of poison from the drains of the new "supersafe" citycentre testing lab . . . . etc
03-05-2008 15:17The threat of terrorism at the 2012 London Olympics is being hyped up in order to justify a vast increase in the surveillance powers of the British state.
03-05-2008 15:06The attacks took place late last night with police and CCTV looking on.
Free Event - Monday 5th May
As part of a season of events exploring the political and cultural legacies of 1968, this free Monday Love Special at the Roxy Bar & Screen will present the history of indymedia,
from the hills of Chiapas to Reclaim The Streets, Genoa and the G8
with guest attendant and Master of Ceremonies, MC Lee Harris, footsoulja of '68
Live music, DJ's and anarchy till 1am