UK Promoted Newswire Archive
02-05-2008 13:53Mayday celebrations have a very long history of social disobedience countered by State repression.
01-05-2008 21:22between 10 and 11 scuffles with police as a euromayday contingent got up in front of merkel, sarkozy, trichet, barroso, solana, ciampi, balkenende, pottering to wave the four mayday stars and bringing them to account for the inequality, precarity, securitization of european society they are engineering. 7 arrested, among whom author of mayday poster and later released as parade was split in too by riot cops who ran after pink clowns and pink sambas.
01-05-2008 18:22The Space Hijackers Mayday street party is being held in Shepherd Market, Mayfair.
01-05-2008 14:12People from groups across the city and both Universities took part in a banner protest outside Royal Bank of Scotland's central branch in the city. Leaflets were handed out sumarising RBS's climate crimes.
01-05-2008 14:04Seven climate camp activists against the widening of the M1(1*) had the
case against them dismissed from Sheffield Crown Court yesterday. Charged
with conspiracy to cause a public nuisance Judge Robinson said that:
"there was not a jot of evidence" for a jury to infer an endangerment
of any member of the public.
Ahoy there Landlubbers! Get ready to tune in to another baddy chasing, wind generating, solar cooking edition of your Riseup! Radio. This month we're on hand to mop up the neon green-wash from the doorstep of power giants E-On. You can hear about the situation in Zimbabwe as we interview a Notts-based MDC activist, and we talk to Aran from Transition Nottingham about preparing for a descent of our energy use. We've got live music from poet and performer Joss, and more word-smithery from the DIY poets.
All this and more, not forgetting some crackin’ tunes by Trickster, Wholesome Fish and Martin the Livewire, plus some adverts to make you piss your pants!
01-05-2008 08:53At 07.45 this morning E.ON offices on Pall Mall were targeted by the new upstart Coal Cleaning Company as part of a nationally co-ordinated Day of Climate Action against False Capitalist Solutions.
01-05-2008 05:32German authorities have allowed another transport of highly active nuclear waste from France to the north German village of Gorleben this year.
It will be the first since 2006 and as usual is expected in autumn on dates not yet revealed.
Each transport by train and trucks usually costs about 30 million euros to police as thousands of demonstrators from all over Germany converge on Gorleben, roughly equidistant between Hamburg and Hanover.
About 20,000 police drawn from all over Germany are usually marshalled into the area to assure passage on the last 20 kilometres of the journey by heavy-duty, low-loader trucks from a railhead at Dannenberg to the prefabricated storage hall at Gorleben.
30-04-2008 16:55When anti-war activists turned up to confront Army recruiters at a Sheffield University careers fair, we weren't sure what to expect...we definitely didn't expect to be given a Barclays Bank stall to take over and flood with anti-militarist material, but that's what we got.