UK Newswire Archive
04-05-2010 16:48Contrary to the French Immigration minister Besson's claims that there are hardly any migrants left in Calais now there are approximately 400, surviving in desperate conditions.
04-05-2010 14:09I have just spoken to Bita's partner Mohsen and he has stated that the UK Home Office has refused to stay the deportation order of Bita Ghaedi.
04-05-2010 13:50Students currently in occupation at Middlesex University in protest against the closure of the whole philosophy department, which comes after a series of university cuts in the humanities across the country.
04-05-2010 13:11Great piece of historical research into the diagnosis of political protest as a psychiatric disorder amongst black men in the 60 & 70s USA.
'Protest Psychosis' was the actual term applied by psychiatrists to angry black demonstrators.
The most obvious purpose of media activism is to provide counter-information. But revealing facts doesn't exhaust the potentials of "doing media". It's also about storytelling, feelings, social relations. Radical media produces knowledge, political subjectivities, communication. In many cities, the EuroMayDay parades of the precarious engage in this kind of media making. This article attempts to tell the story of EuroMayDay in Hamburg through a collection of links to its media production.
04-05-2010 12:11Five actual or potential conflict situations around the world deteriorated and none improved in April 2010, according to the International Crisis Group's monthly bulletin CrisisWatch 81, 04/05/10.
04-05-2010 11:21students of philosophy at middlesex university are occupying the administration office
04-05-2010 10:58The first Bristol Eco Village, located in St. Werburghs, has been snubbed out before it could properly take seed. But never fear, we have many more sites around the city to choose from and will not surrender so easily.
04-05-2010 10:16From Maria in Parliament Square:
"AIRPORT EMERGENCY ACTION
Bita Ghaedi: airport action tomorrow."
04-05-2010 10:10The major political parties offer no convincing reforms for effective political participation. With citizen-led direct democracy, important national, international and local issues can be selected, widely debated and put to referendum even against the will of government. Help to build the movement for radical democracy.
04-05-2010 08:26'in its present form, Italy's policy of intercepting migrants at sea and obliging them to return to Libya or other non-European countries, violates the principle of non-refoulement.'