UK Newswire Archive
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05-10-2008 19:10Snip below taken from an article about Sir Ian Blair by Henry Porter in today's Observer...
05-10-2008 14:43The eMzantsi Ubuntu Coalition blog brings together news from all groups and individuals involved in the struggle against xenophobia in South Africa. It is updated regularly:
05-10-2008 13:506th October
Brighton Against the Arms Trade - 2nd Public Forum
Venue Cowley Club/Time - 7.30pm
One of the biggest mediaconcerns in the world, Endemol , was taken over last year by Mediaset.
Now Berlusconi is interested in ITV …
Will Europe follow the current faith of Italy?
05-10-2008 11:01Jordan and Syria, not the United States, have felt the brunt of the refugee wave that Bush’s invasion has caused.
05-10-2008 00:37Abortion Rights, the UK pro-choice organisation is planning a public meeting this Tuesday 7th October at 7pm in the House of Commons. Speakers will include Dr Evan Harris MP, Diane Abbott MP and Dr Audrey Simpson from the Family Planning Association of Northern Ireland. The meeting is aimed at putting pressure on the government to defend and improve rights for women as the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill is debated in coming weeks.
04-10-2008 22:50Activists from No Borders, International Workers of the World, Crossoads Women centre and others held a lively protest at the Italian Toursit Board last Friday, 3rd October.
04-10-2008 20:58"This crisis is a crisis of deregulation. Deregulated market fundamentalism causes crises. This is a crisis of financialization. An ever-larger part of the economy has switched to financial speculation or gambling. Greed is systemic. Acting on basest instincts does not bring the common good."
04-10-2008 20:22Dear friends,
On the 26th and 27th September more than 500 representatives from 49 different organisations across the Andean region, as well as friends from Guatemala and the US gathered in Bogotá. These organisations included indigenous groups, small-scale mining organisations and workers within the mining industry.
After two days of deliberations, in which more than 20 people participated on 4 different panels and 3 workshops took place addressing the different sectors specific issues, a declaration from the event was approved.
04-10-2008 16:53A measure of just how far removed Britain’s various former radical groups are from socialist politics was provided by the main debate on the first day of the Convention of the Left, “The Break-up of the UK.”
04-10-2008 15:32In the weeks leading up to its five days of discussion, the Convention of the Left that met September 20-24 received the backing of nearly every tendency in Britain claiming to be socialist.
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Nottingham and Nottinghamshire Refugee Forum Friends of Amdani Juma
Thursday 2nd October 2008
Amdani Juma, the Nottingham Community worker whose removal was postponed in June, will have his Judicial Review in the High Court on Tuesday 14th October and this Friday 3rd October 250 post cards will be posted to 15 MPs to raise awareness about how Amdani has contributed to their constituency through his work.
04-10-2008 13:09Councillor Anne Hawksworth has been backing the return of grouse shooting to Ilkley Moor and is Head of the Environmental Portfolio, who deal with the decision whether or not the shoots go ahead.