UK Newswire Archive
15-05-2008 21:00After demonstrations and logical reasoning Opus Restaurant finally decide to remove Foie Gras from their menu.
15-05-2008 18:43One less target for the AR2008 gathering...
15-05-2008 17:26international call for days of action on may 31st and the 1st of june
She leaves behind a proud legacy of tireless campaigning and direct action. Rest in peace Pauline. You will be remembered with great pride and affection by all of us who had the honour of knowing you.
Inquest said today.
15-05-2008 15:31Call for action to protect biodiveristy, family farms & stop privatisation & the loss of more land to monoculture at the UN Biodiversity Summit in Bonn, Germany - 16-30 May.
Driving out small farmers and peasants, genetic manipulation, deforestation, use of pesticides ...it will all be at stake at this Summit.
15-05-2008 15:11Pauline Cambell found dead in cemetary where daughter buried!
15-05-2008 14:44The sheer lack of representation in our government, Local, State, and Federal, has many up in arms as to what can be done. Here are just a few suggestions!
15-05-2008 14:34*Vancover Anti Poverty Committee Fight the Olympics:
Public Talk on Wednesday the 21st of May*
15-05-2008 14:3486 Irish traveller families located at the Crays Hill (Dale Farm) traveller site near Wickford, Essex, won a Judicial Review at the High Court last Friday (9th) against Basildon Council's plans to evict them.
15-05-2008 14:18Pauline saddly found dead at daughters graveside.
15-05-2008 13:46TONIGHT !!! Interspace / LONDON preparation meeting
@ Bowl Court Squat 8 pm
See you there !!!
Interspace: International meeting for squats and autonomous spaces
15-05-2008 13:14The government wants your help (well, mainly the police and MPs, but it looks better this way) to restrict freedom to protest in new soundbite friendly ways, in particular to "prevent permanent demonstrations in Parliament Square":
"JOINT COMMITTEE ON THE DRAFT CONSTITUTIONAL RENEWAL BILL
CALL FOR EVIDENCE
The two Houses of Parliament have established a Joint Committee to examine and
report on the Government’s Draft Constitutional Renewal Bill (Cm 7342) published
on 25 March 2008. The committee has been ordered to report by 18 July.
At its first meeting on 7 May the Committee elected Michael Jabez Foster MP as
Members’ declared interests are available on the Committee’s website:
The Committee expects to take oral evidence up to mid-June."
15-05-2008 12:06Tuesday 20 May, 5.30pm
Outside Parliament - details to be confirmed
Defend 24 Weeks – no reduction in abortion time limit
Called by Abortion Rights www.abortionrights.org.uk
15-05-2008 11:51What do Archbishop Desmond Tutu and rock legend Roger Water of Pink Floyd have in common?
The Rocky Road to a Real Transition: the transition towns movement and what it means for social change. Paul Chatterton & Alice Cutler. The Trapese Collective. A free download available here (warning: it is a huge file): 2008. 41pp.
15-05-2008 10:34In the days immediately following the May 1 contest for London mayor, the Socialist Workers Party published online a number of articles attempting to explain the poor showing of its candidates for the London Assembly and mayoral candidate Lindsay German, standing as the Left List. These were accompanied by articles on why the incumbent mayor, Labour’s Ken Livingstone, was defeated by the right-wing Conservative Boris Johnson.