UK Newswire Archive
26-06-2008 10:512nd of July 2008 - Please join the International Day of Solidarity
26-06-2008 09:13government going to speed up heathrow airport
26-06-2008 09:02Undercurrents Melissa on USA radio about going mad.
26-06-2008 05:59An old potash mine in north Germany containing nuclear waste is flooding at a rate of 12 cubic metres a day and throwing up all sorts of questions about safe keeping of nuclear leftovers for a million years. The design for nuclear waste storage in the now flooding Asse II potash mine near Wolfenbüttel, about 80 kms southeast of Hannover, is the same as for the specially dug salt mine at Gorleben, seen as the likely permanent repository.
26-06-2008 02:47Just to show you the sort of people (MDC-T the west is supporting...Notice too: no police repression
26-06-2008 02:43What the western press is not reporting:
MDC-T senator-elect for Siyakobvu in Kariba John Malaba has been arrested in connection with violence that left scores of Zanu-PF supporters injured.
Exclusive video of emergency official Barry Jennings discussing explosions inside WTC 7 before either of the twin towers had collapsed and having to step over dead bodies of victims as he attempted to vacate the building has been released for the first time.
The clip, which was originally intended to feature in Loose Change Final Cut but had to be withdrawn according to Jennings' wishes after he had received threats, has now been made public in anticipation of a BBC documentary about Building 7 which is expected to skew Jennings' account in an attempt to reinforce the official story.
Another online scandal has been gathering pace recently. Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia, deleted an article by a Russian researcher, who wrote about the USA’s losses in the Great Depression of 1932-1933.
26-06-2008 00:08including a history of Zimbabwe
Zanu PF's hold on power, necessarily steadfast because of their foremost role in the independence struggle, subsequently led to their own concentration of political power. The brutal represssion of the MDC opposition over the last couple of months has led to near universal condemnation. The western media has neglected to mention that there has also been violence from the MDC (under extreme provocation - this is after all a class war between Zanu PF's black bourgeois, their tribal support base and the military versus the trade union working class/impoverished middle class and rural poor of the MDC). Meanwhile doubts continue to surface as to the MDC's privatisation agenda.
In an article titled A State of Emergency, on The Oil Drum, Euan Mearns outlines the trends for fossil fuel production, imports and price for the UK and paints a bleak picture, following are a couple of graphs from his article and some extracts, emphasis added.
25-06-2008 21:19Why Britain might have the legal right to invade Zimbabwe and why it probably won't
25-06-2008 19:34Young Abahlali baseMjondolo activist Fanuel Nsingo reflects on his recent trip to his home town in Zimbabwe.
25-06-2008 15:17Local government workers have voted 55% in favour of strike action, making strikes by over 600,000 workers a near certainty over the summer, from 16th-17th July.
25-06-2008 15:07SHAC national march & rally coming up soon, the cops will no doubt be out and about intimidating everyone. Any FIT watchers going to the march?