UK Analysis Newswire Archive
17-08-2007 12:52Despite continuing interventions by the world’s central banks, global stock markets have continued to fluctuate wildly amid fears that the credit crisis that started in the US subprime mortgage market is spreading to other sectors.
17-08-2007 00:13A 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.
16-08-2007 13:38In this excerpt from his powerful new book, The Road to 9/11: Wealth, Empire, and the Future of America (Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press), UC Berkeley professor emeritus Peter Dale Scott asks whether there is a connection between America’s historical use of terror as a political weapon and the recent moves by the Bush administration to suspend the Constitution and create a “shadow government” in the wake of the next terrorist attack.
How the FBI protected Al Qaeda’s 9/11 Hijacking Trainer
Dr. Peter Dale Scott
16-08-2007 13:19British mining company Anglo American is profiting from a pattern of global abuse and brutality against poor people, including the murder of opponents who say the firm’s mining operations threaten their livelihoods.
16-08-2007 01:05The unprecedented move by the United States to designate a branch of another sovereign nation's armed forces, in this case Iran's Revolutionary Guard Corps as a "terrorist" organization, is only the latest episode of a menacing plan that has taken years to implement.
15-08-2007 17:05Some useful definitions. What are the psychological characteristics of the today's most advanced social movements? 'Psyche' means 'soul.' Let us start with some basic definitions, and work toward a modern psychological understanding of the human psyche or soul, in its individual and collective aspects.This week marks the 100th anniversary of the publication of Henri Bergson's key work on the Elan Vital. How has the concept evolved?
14-08-2007 06:22I was stopped by the FIT at a G8 protest. It revealed a tactic of the FIT to get real-time inteligence on the protests, by using up front close up harrasment to take messages, written or verbal from their infiltrators.
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13-08-2007 20:35A promotion for Wyeth/SMA formula with a feature on Katie Price (Jordan) and Peter Andre in OK! Magazine (which some of you may have missed) prompted calls for international marketing standards for baby foods to be implemented in the UK. Some parts of the media presented this as an attack on mothers who use formula when, in reality, the marketing standards protect all mothers.
13-08-2007 17:15The world financial system remained on a precipice over the weekend, awaiting the opening of markets Monday, after central banks in Europe, the United States, Japan and several other Asian countries were compelled to intervene Thursday and Friday with massive commitments of funds to stave off a global panic.
13-08-2007 14:27Article republished from Anarchist Studies about the politics and cultures of protest at Gleneagles G8 summit.
12-08-2007 11:56The major political players who are involved in sealing off 1.5 million Palestinians into an open air prison in the world’s most densely populated 360-square-kilometre area of the Gaza Strip are unmercifully trespassing humanitarian borders there; they perceive in the collapsing economy of the Mediterranean coastal strip, which is rapidly developing into a humanitarian crisis, a political “window of opportunity.”
11-08-2007 19:06"Greed has taken hold of their hearts and senses, and, as if in a dream, they walk wild-eyed to the precipice."
11-08-2007 03:32The same organization that provided emergency information management services for southern Louisiana in 2005 is now helping Oregon. Swan Island Networks is providing logistical support for Operation Noble Resolve 7-2. This is an emergency preparedness drill to be held in Portland, Oregon, USA August 20-24. http://www.jfcom.mil/about/experiments/nobleresolve.html
10-08-2007 16:04Stock markets worldwide slumped Thursday amid mounting fears that the crisis in the subprime mortgage lending market is leading to a more generalized credit crisis. The Dow-Jones Industrial Average, the most widely followed stock index, ended down 387.18 points, its largest loss in six months and the fourth triple-digit movement in five days, an indication of the increasing instability in financial markets.
10-08-2007 00:30A 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.
09-08-2007 16:40East End constituency of Bethnal Green and Bow MP George Galloway ‘RESPECT’ party activist and well known campaigner for the protection of public sector provisions in the East End and for a democratic Tower Hamlets Council Carole Swords was arrested in the East End of London outside polling station being used for today’s council by-election for a vacant seat in the Shadwell Ward.
08-08-2007 12:38for two years now relatives of victims of the 7/7 attacks have been calling for a proper enquiry into what happened that day. These calls have been repeatedly blocked by the Blair regime and with a new government in place this subject can now be revisited.