UK Analysis Newswire Archive
27-10-2007 10:59.Yesterday's news in Britain included a half-heartedly admitted fact - that Peter Hain's Department for Work and Pensions is squandering £millions of public money. This is happening when the same Peter Hain Department is also starving uncounted numbers of involuntary poor in the country
27-10-2007 10:35A consensus seems to be building in Washington that views a long term U.S. military presence in Iraq as a valuable geostrategic asset in the quest for regional and global hegemony. Secretary of Defense Robert Gates is now talking about an occupation of an unlimited number of years with a minimum of 40,000 U.S. troops. The Democratic Party and the majority of its politicians in Congress are expected to go along with this.
27-10-2007 02:25With the best Georgetown University 'education' money can buy and his U.S. and Israeli economic and political connections,ex U.S. Ambassador to Morocco,(and the first Jewish-American ambassador of a Moslem nation),Marc Ginsberg is among other things,just another sleazy Beltway or Washington, D.C. - U.S. penny stock con artist using his American and Israeli connections to defraud naive investors in the U.S. penny stock offshore money laundering underworld in which Marc Ginsberg operates to illicitly enrich himself and his Israeli mafia or Mossad connected partners in Israel.
26-10-2007 19:59Although I welcome this long awaited initiative by the Road safety Authority in attempting to reduce the carnage we see on our road each year,I cannot help but wonder at the thinking that went into calling an immediate halt to the driving by drivers holding a provisional driving licence while unaccompanied.
26-10-2007 17:59They still prevail but the contract rejections at Chrysler shook the UAW bureaucracy and the employers and are a glimpse of what is to come. And many of the new hires will likely be in the forefront of it.
25-10-2007 19:22On October 5, George Bush confronted a public uproar and defended his administration claiming "This government does not torture people." Again he lied. Once secret US Department of Justice (DOJ) legal opinions confirm the Bush administration condones torture by endorsing "the harshest interrogation techniques ever used by the Central Intelligence Agency." It also condones paramilitary thuggery, oppressive occupation, and genocide. This unholy combination is the ugly face of an imperial nation run by war criminals. That's the state of things today.
25-10-2007 16:45It is impossible not to notice the difference between the federal government and the Bush administrations response to the Southern California wildfires and their response to Katrina. They would have us believe that the explanation is simple; they have learned from their mistakes. But we know better: don't we?
25-10-2007 15:57A US Congressional investigation has revealed the inadequacy of testing facilities in the event of a 'dirty' bomb attack by terrorists on London
25-10-2007 12:46* With a lot of rhetoric and propaganda the Chavez administration has advanced different examples of co-management which, they claim, demonstrate their desire to transform Venezuela’s relations of production. A compañero from Europe visited us recently and got to know two of the most celebrated cases: Alcasa and Invepal. Here is the report he prepared for El Libertario # 51 about the actual working conditions in the country’s most “important” co-managed businesses.
* Stresses ‘army losing campaign to win hearts and minds’
23-10-2007 21:04Although Hobson inspired Lenin on his work "Imperialism:the highest stage of capitalism" there are some critical differences in the two interpretations.
22-10-2007 22:03A report from the Energy Watch Group, http://www.energywatchgroup.org/Erdoel-Report.32+M5d637b1e38d.0.html was reported in The Guardian today: http://www.guardian.co.uk/oil/story/0,,2196435,00.html it's conclusion follows. Of course long before the MSM started to pick up on the key issue of Peak Oil it was reported here: http://www.scroogle.org/cgi-bin/nbbw.cgi?Gw=%22peak+oil%22+site%3Aindymedia.org.uk
22-10-2007 16:42Citizens concerned about climate change need to wake up to the fact that we can't afford to rely on scientifically dubious carbon offsetting or sequestration, or on bending over backwards to limit our own emissions in the naive hope that the rest of the world will follow suit. The only safe place for the world's remaining stocks of fossil fuels is to stay where they belong - underground.
22-10-2007 14:58MAYDAY Magazine is a newly published anarchist journal.
20-10-2007 23:05"Do victims have rights too?" at the Law Society 18th October 2007. Examining the credibility of the demobilisation process under the 'Justice and Peace' Law
20-10-2007 01:11The government & media is supressing news that the UK's security assessment by the world's leading private intelligence organisation (ITS) classifies the UK as being 'uncertain' & 'susceptible to public disorder'
19-10-2007 08:26The BBC has reported Peter Hain as saying on the BBC1 Question Time programme, "I think the people that paid their money in on the basis of what they believed was the case and found their money was being smuggled away and robbed from them - that's very serious indeed."