UK Newswire Archive
16-10-2008 15:10Tyneside is a great place to live. But sometimes it takes ages to find the gems that make it special. This guide is a short cut to help people find the places and resources to take (back) control of our lives.
16-10-2008 15:02Four people have been remanded in custody.
16-10-2008 14:43What strange times we are living in. George Bush is being called a 'socialist' and is forced to intensify a sense of panic concerning the state of the 'economy' in order to convince fellow republicans and the public of the virtues of state intervention in the financial system. Surely this isn't how capitalism works.
16-10-2008 14:28This story is due to appear in The Guardian tomorrow, but has been forward to DISARM DSEi after the freelancer concerned (who has done all the work on the story), was shafted by both CAAT and The Guardian.
16-10-2008 13:06The London FreeSchool is planning another event for November 21st - 23rd to include free workshops, skill-sharing and discussion on various topics.
16-10-2008 12:11Events Happening next week at the autonomous spcae The Library House:
52 knatchbull rd SE5 9QY (on Burton Rd, behind minet library)
check out our new website: thelibraryhouse.wordpress.com
16-10-2008 11:37The Anarchist bookfair will once again be taking place in London with the usual mix of stalls, workshops, speakers, etc. A really good say out and totally free (though donations are appreciated to cover the cost of the event). There is also a post-bookfair benefit party at Ramparts for NE London Hunt Sabs
16-10-2008 11:09Well that’s what I’d really like to call for but there’s fuck all chance of it happening given the current levels of torpor in the anarchist movement……….oh sorry - ‘movement’ is something you dont get from anarchists at the moment.
16-10-2008 10:58Climate Activists have brought the Newark Biofuels Expo to a stand still with rape alarms and banners.
16-10-2008 10:19Yesterday at around 2.15pm protesters emerged from the woods above the ITT factory into an adjoining field. They had brought with them a sound system. Also in the field were two Police dog handlers and several other officers in riot gear. At one point during the clashes a photographer who was recording the Police action was assaulted. A dog handler set his dog on him causing serious injury.
16-10-2008 09:09Now NuLabour wants to monitor all internet traffic and mobile phone usage.
Home secretary Jacqui Smith is quited as saying
"There are no plans for an enormous database which will contain the content of your emails, the texts that you send or the chats you have on the phone or online"
which almost certainly means that this is precisely what they *do* have in mind.
Communities at their wits end living under Scottish flightpaths join forces with ClimateAction group Plane Stupid Scotland
15-10-2008 22:56Gestapo police operating on the streets of Liverpool
To my mind the 'let'im go' chorus will eventually have to turn to freeing
They are preparing for that eventuality
This looks like the story of the jews - in the end hands off protest at the most atrocious crime and acquiescence
15-10-2008 22:52On the next November 3rd and 4th , the French presidency of the European Union will gather, upon the initiative of Brice Hortefeux, French minister of immigration, integration and national identity, the whole 27 European ministers of Interior and Justice. They will all meet in Vichy, the historic capital of the pro-Nazi regime in France during the Second World War.
15-10-2008 22:04This is what the mainstream have to say about it.