UK Newswire Archive
14-09-2009 12:08NO2ID Launch new campaign to oppose roll-out of ID cards
"Approximately five hundred people took part in today's historic action at the Hazelwood coal power station, while 22 people managed to get themselves arrested while attempting to slap a 'Community Decommission Order' on Hazelwood.
14-09-2009 11:39Thursday, 17 September 2009, 17:00 - 18:30, Nye Bevan Statue
End of Queen St, Cardiff
14-09-2009 00:56South London's Social Centre Needs YOU!
13-09-2009 23:54there will be 2 demonstrations for anti vivasection this week againt Sanofi Aventis
13-09-2009 23:36We support... rank and file workers' struggles against the chaotic profit system!
We believe... workers know how to run our workplaces far better than business people, the government, or trade union leaders!
We aim for... workers' control over our own jobs and our own lives!
"A witness at the BT building said: “They came running in and jumped over the security barriers, smashing glasses and telephones.
“Some of them went up to two floors above, having a look round and writing graffiti.
“It could have been really frightening but when they started shouting about BT being involved in the arms trade I knew that they didn’t know what they were going on about. Then they must have got bored and left.”
The Standard leaves it at that, but we thought you might be interested to know more about BT’s investments in the arms trade.
13-09-2009 20:37http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/americas/8253005.stm Story here and elsewhere about Norman Borlaug who was central to the so-called "Green Revolution" in the 1960s. It was about breeding high-yield crops (by natural cross-breeding, not genetic modification) to stave off famines caused by population explosion. I'm not really interested in celebrities like this in themselves, but I would like to know whether Indymedia readers think the Green Revolution was a good or a bad thing, in general.
13-09-2009 19:49The newly-formed London Education Workers' Group is holding a fundraiser in support of the striking Tower Hamlets education workers.
13-09-2009 19:25VENICE – The film industry’s foremost social critic, Michael Moore, did not win the Golden Lion at the 66th Venice Film Festival but his documentary ‘Capitalism: A Love Story’ was the torch bearer of a blunt new cinematographic realism exposing our ailing societies, our lopsided economies and the reason for poverty in many parts of the world, including the United States.
13-09-2009 17:50The police attack was really brutal, worse since anti-IMF protest in 2000. Batons, telescopic batons, tear-gas, sound grenades… Many people were beaten up and about 100 people were arrested.