UK Newswire Archive
But it’s not Iran’s oil they’re interested in, it’s Iran’s right to develop its own nuclear technology that worries them. And it’s not Iran’s rights they want to suppress, it’s the right to nuclear technology that they want to eliminate.
They want to establish a precedent. They want to reform the NPT to turn certain aspects of nuclear-technology development into something that will be illegal for all except for themselves, and they want to intrusively verify compliance to these new rules, enforcing this verification militarily if need be.
What is at stake in the Iranian nuclear affair is our own right to the future. If we don’t stop the nuclear barons now, we never will.
06-07-2010 05:56"As high tourist season approaches, there will be people who 'come on down to Alabama' regardless of the oil spill. A delicate balance between preparation for the worst and the pleasure of tourists is in the making."
06-07-2010 02:33"Fifty dolphin have so far, been reported found dead. Experts estimate only one tenth of species which die will be washed up. The full toll of big oil's "collateral damage", now, previously and in the future, will likely never be known."
05-07-2010 22:59Despite the EDO decommissioners' victory Elijah James Smith is still on remand in prison. He has been on remand since the decommissioning a year and a half ago. He has got a bail hearing this Wednesday which we hope will see him released.
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05-07-2010 18:03A film screening to open the Ideas for Freedom 2010 event.
05-07-2010 16:09Why we on the left of the political spectrum should be supporting the One Law For All Campaign against Sharia Law in Britain and elsewhere.
Several hundred copies of a Metro spoof, designed to highlight the problems of press reporting of migration issues, were distributed in Nottingham. This was part of the days of action against racist press.
St. Peters St, 10.30am
Activists associated with the No Borders network have been taking action against the Nottingham Post as part of two nationwide days of action against racist press. Banners accusing the Post, and the press more generally, of racism were unfurled from prominent places around the city, including the car park across the road from the Post's offices on Canal Street.
On 2nd July 2010 tens of thousands of copies of a spoof newspaper that looked very similar to The Metro, a free daily, were distributed at 20 busy tube stations around the London during rush hour. Thousands more were distributed in other cities around the UK.
05-07-2010 13:17Ealing London Borough Council's rejection of a proposed agrofuel power station in Southall has been upheld by the Secretary of State, following a planning appeal and public enquiry. More than 1,000 people, mostly from Southall, had objected to the planning application, both because of concerns over further increasing the demand for agrofuels, and over air quality impacts in a heavily polluted urban area.
05-07-2010 13:00The best way to defeat Associated Newspapers legal threats to the sites carrying copies of the spoof Metr0 PDF is for lots more site to carry it.
Download the PDF and upload it everywhere!
05-07-2010 11:49In contemporary politics it is important that you are seen to be doing something. The leaders of the world’s top-twenty countries met this weekend to discuss their collective fiscals deficits and what to do with the global banking system. The substance that comes from this meeting may be negligible but the style of such a showcase will suffice. It is enough that something visual happened.
05-07-2010 10:17Here are updated prisoner support details for the four Democracy Villagers jailed on Saturday by District Judge Nicholas Evans at City of Westminster Magistrates Court, Horseferry Road, London for their unwillingness or inability to pay £40 fines following Friday's peaceful anti-war sit-down protests outside the Houses of Parliament and Downing Street; and, in Simon's case, following the waving of a peace banner inside the courtroom on Saturday (contempt of court), and refusing to "purge his contempt", i.e. show remorse for his action.