UK Newswire Archive
16-07-2002 10:16It would seem that as well as the local media in Liverpool, the national media also, is ignoring the issue of fraud and misappropriation of regeneration funding on Merseyside. Is there a massive cover up?
16-07-2002 09:39Yahoo! has caved in to Chinese government intimidation and agreed formally to refrain from "producing, posting or disseminating pernicious information that may jeopardize state security and disrupt social stability" or spreading "superstition and obscenity," such as religious beliefs, say, or fair political analysis.
16-07-2002 08:30at Talamh Life Centre, Lanarkshire, Scotland
the weekend of September 6th-8th, 2002
A weekend to inspire, encourage and bring together people in Scotland interested in direct action, environmental issues and campaigning for change.
16-07-2002 00:33The thins in Atenco seem to be quiet. Here are some links of these past days
15-07-2002 23:42Undercurrents 11 will be out soon, in the meantime here is there latest offering. Globalisation and The Media, which explores the role of the media in this corporate led take over of the Planets natural resources. Revolting in Prague, WTO/IMF conference shut down by activists. Mark Thomas and the Met, watch TV comedian give London police the run around. Stop The Crop, anti-gmo commentary.
15-07-2002 22:07A full report on today's flaming fun and games will be posted tomorrow (along with some 'action shots' if we're lucky). Meanwhile here's the text of the leaflet we handed out along the way. Please feel free to add your reminiscences (preferably if you were there!)
15-07-2002 16:13Now that Time magazine has featured the raptureready website on its cover, driving millions to the site and its twisted distortions of commonly understood history, I thought that given the wave of postings inspired by this site I would give the briefest of refresher courses on Middle Eastern history for the benefit of both Christians who might not know it, Zionists who would rather forget it, and everyone else who might benefit from a quick overview of the simple facts...
15-07-2002 13:20“Mental disorder” is defined as “any disability or disorder of mind or brain which results in impairment or disturbance of mental functioning.” In contrast to the current act, there are no specific exclusion criteria. The broad definition of mental disorder not only means that dangerous people with severe personality disorder are included, but it also raises the possibility of compulsory treatment for sexual deviancy and dependence on alcohol or drugs.
15-07-2002 11:54Today in Global Observer http://globalobserver.blogspot.com you can find a comment about US foreign policy, an article about Daniel Pearl's killer and a comment from John Pilger (The Observer) about the war on terrorism.
15-07-2002 11:52The Liverpool Daily Post and Echo newspapers, which are owned by the British media giant Trinity Publications, are rapidly becoming one of the most illusory local newspapers in the UK with reportage that fails to recognise reality and constantly panders to the elitist element within the city of Liverpool and the region of Merseyside. Already local activists are levelling accusations of a hidden agenda at this newspaper. The level of evasive reportage and the inability of this newspapers journalists to engage in critical dialogue is surely unprecedented amongst local newspapers in the UK.
15-07-2002 10:57an article fron Unison on why why we should support the strike on wednesday
15-07-2002 10:39UN to wedded to corporate power
15-07-2002 10:07Union Carbide, the company responsible for the deaths of over 20,000 in Bhopal, India has been bought by Dow. Read about the fight for justice for the victims of Bhopal.
15-07-2002 08:59Manchester No Platform leaflet to expose BNP candidate in Newton Heath.