UK Analysis Newswire Archive
10-10-2005 01:00Dr Saul Newman (Researcher at the University of Western Australia) will be presenting a paper
'Spectres of the Uncanny / Or Why Stirner andMarx were afraid of Ghosts'
at University College Chichester on Friday
9th December 2005 (5-7pm College House 4).
This presentation is an open seminar and all are welcome.
09-10-2005 08:33Good news: Even in a mainstream paper like 'The Telegraph' in England reality begins to dawn! Scott Ritter - former UN Chief weapons inspector: "Both these men could be pulled up as war criminals for engaging in actions that we condemned Germany in 1946 for doing," he said.
09-10-2005 04:38The tragedy (for the entire world) is not that Bush is delusional, mentally unstable and intellectually challenged – that is well known. Rather, it is that he remains as commander in chief of the USA – placed in that position by commercial and other financial interests.
The result for the world is war and innocent lives lost in favour of the accumulation of wealth for the few. That is the tragedy for the world, a tragedy of monumental proportions.
09-10-2005 03:45Fasting in London in a climate of illegality by ministers and Blair!
08-10-2005 23:43On thursday, posturing Prime Minister Tony Blair made a public show of warning Iran not to interfere in Iraq despite admitting that he couldn't be sure they actually had been.
08-10-2005 22:45Spanish prison resistor Laudelino Iglesias Martinez will be talking about his 20 years in prison and the resistance to the F.I.E.S isolation units.
08-10-2005 17:08Time to free the BBC from 'America' the America that typifies GWBush and the America that is only asserted by the lethal weapons it has stockpiled and can deploy - and establish a 'constitutional Britain' independent from all that that 'America' represents
08-10-2005 14:52Over the last couple of weeks a battle has been raging and opening fissures that threaten to drive apart the United Kollectives of Indymedia on this island. Unless you subscribe to the Sheffield IMC mailing list you are likely to be unaware about the arguments over claims of lack of communication, transparency and the existence of hidden hierarchies within the network.
07-10-2005 11:18Nestle, the UK's most boycotted company, has been awarded a Fairtrade mark for its new Partners Blend coffee. Nestle is the target of a boycott over its aggressive marketing of baby foods and there are many other concerns about its business practices, not least how it treats suppliers.
07-10-2005 09:48On 13 and 14 October the Ethical Platform of the Council of Europe will meet to finish they work on recommendations regarding drug prevention in school. One of the most important questions they have is to if the instrument of drug tests should be done in schools or not.
07-10-2005 01:06Imperatives on the fasting Muslim to attend to and address the whole society and seek to apply the principles of sacrifice to relieve the society of all wrings. Starting with the wrongs of deprivation hunger famine and starvation in all parts of the world
06-10-2005 23:35'Glorifying' terror plan revised - a victory for civil rights or part of the plan
A proposed new law which would have criminalised the "glorifying" of so-called terrorist activities has been revised following criticism. The revised proposal apparently means that somebody would have to "intend to incite" future terrorist acts in order to be convicted.
The mainstream media spin is that this change represents a 'Climb-down' by the Home Secretary Charles Clarke. However, I see things a little different. This is all 'double speak', just part of a well rehersed game we have seen over and over again to hoodwink us.
06-10-2005 23:00A weekly 30 minute review of news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio. With times and freqs for listening at home. 2 files- broadcast and slow-modem streaming. Free to rebroadcast. China, Netherlands, Cuba, and Russia.
06-10-2005 16:15Over the last five years the indymedia open publishing concept has exploded throughout the internet, not just in the form of new indymedia collectives (of which there are now over 160) but also in the creation of many other non-affiliated 'citizen media' sites.
The model has been adopted in different forms and evolved along with new communications technologies such as RSS feeds which transformed the personal journals of the Blogging world into a global syndication network for content producers of every sort.
Indymedia however remains mostly uneffected, or does it?
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05-10-2005 15:44Steve, who is one of the writers here at We Are The Media, recently wrote of an encounter he had with an established media journalist. Steve’s report of the event reads like a boxing match between New-Media Steve and Established-Media-Journalist.