UK Newswire Archive
16-12-2009 10:23Join us up at EDO for the last noise demo of the year, today between 4-6pm.
on Tuesday 15 December at around 4.15 in the afternoon, a picket was held outside Barclays bank in Gravesend, Kent as part of the Smash EDO Campaign of targeting Barclays banks over their investments in the arms industry.
16-12-2009 06:48"Everything everwhere is covered in oil" say locals.
'Denialist-gate' shows how the fossil-fuel friendly Fox News spins to mislead and deceive public.
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!
-- Israeli nuclear whistleblower Mordechai Vanunu
"FUR = MURDER," OTHER SLOGANS PAINTED AT FUR SHOPS (Russia)
LOCKS GLUED AT BUTCHERS, BOOKMAKERS (Ireland)
FREEDOM FOR QUAIL, PHEASANTS, HENS AND BOAR (Italy)
15-12-2009 21:00There are regular charter flights from UK to Kabul, usually every Tuesday, this for instance is the 'usual' Tuesday run picking up a few Afghans in France.
15-12-2009 19:49"The time is at hand for the progressive movement to fight the “Obama sham.” It is clearer everyday from just about every move this administration makes that Obama is on the wrong side of history. He stands with Zionism against the legitimate and just rights of the Palestinian people. U.S. preparations for war with Iran are obvious to any but the most gullible. Similarly, the U.S. war machine is preparing to recapture it’s “backyard.” in America. Even the environment gets no respite as mountains and their ecosystems, which grew over millions of years, are still being blown away for the pittance of dirty coal desired by corporate mining giants. The rich nations, lead by the U.S.. will not even press for meaningful emissions reductions in Copenhagen.
Progressive forces need to wake up before it is too late. Obama was chosen because he could accomplish (for the ruling class) what we would never have allowed the Bush Fascists to succeed at. Namely to keep capitalism alive as the world around us revolts. Despite his obvious charisma, intelligence, and amazing personal power and inspirational gifts, Obama currently stands against the people of the world and with the reactionary "hangers on" of the “old order.” We must clear our political eyes now and get on to building the “better world” we know is possible."
15-12-2009 18:57An influential American Senator has called for hunger striking human rights activist to be allowed home and says he "strongly supports the independence movement of the Saharawi people of Western Sahara, which demands the fulfillment of a 1991 United Nations resolution calling for a referendum on self-determination in the Western Sahara"
15-12-2009 17:09Calais Migrant Solidarity
Press Release. 15/12/2009
15-12-2009 16:39Can it be true? Is US President Obama really bringing troops back to serve on US soil? Is he really getting ready for "civil war"?