UK Analysis Newswire Archive
20th November 2007, 6pm
LT1, Sir Alexander Fleming Building
London, SW7 2AZ
2007: global food shortages cause riots (FAO)
2008: global banking collapse (Arlington Institute)
2011: world oil reserves critically depleted (Independent)
2015: climate change point-of-no-return (Guardian)
2025: two-thirds of world in water shortage (BBC)
2100: Earth uninhabitable (UN)
The crisis of the planet Earth is so profound that all of our lives will be caught up in it.
06-11-2007 23:40The IAEA and its head, Dr. Mohammed ElBaradei, are coming under increasing attack from the governments of the US and Israel. Their 'crime' is to deny that there is any evidence that Iran is developing nuclear weapons. The smears against the IAEA suggest the beginnings of a campaign to undermine it that has strong parallels with the campaign to undermine Hans Blix and UNMOVIC in 2003.
05-11-2007 02:11Last Monday Channel 4's Dispatches broadcast a tired old story about corruption in Africa. In contrast, it has refused to make a program about fraud on UK government arms contracts, and the extraordinary favours government ministers and civil servants have done for companies accused of such fraud.
04-11-2007 09:14What happened on 3rd of December to the vital Russian-Ukrainean Social movements in Moscow is hopefully just a warning case. If not, the show-down of the Moscow meeting at the posh club “Bi-Lingua” yesterday proves that the Forum process in the former Soviet Union is about to be high-jacked by a professorial self-made man. => How can we restitute the power of direct democracy and participatory conversion in our movement?
03-11-2007 22:10Are the Citizens of the United States asleep? What will it take to make them see our elected officials are not representing our interests and get up enough courage to step up to the plate and fire our representatives in Washington, DC?
03-11-2007 12:51There is something happening, it seems, in the U.S. People are slowly becoming aware of the severe erosion that their “great democratic country” is suffering under.
02-11-2007 12:44Next week's scheduled announcement in the UK Houses of Parliament of the parliamentary/legislative programme ‘[called 'the Queen’s Speech'] is expected to include the current CrossRail Bill as a carry -over from the last session of parliament for it to be given further approval in the next session. The CURRENT CrossRail hole Bill-promoting minister at the UK Department for Transport Tom Harris has already been put on notice that he was out of order to have tried to pre-exempt and to curb serious scrutiny of the Bill in the Upper Chamber [House of Lords] Khoodeelaar! today publishes the texts of the summary of the latest demands for the scrapping of the Bill, not just for its scrutiny.
01-11-2007 22:26The "Why your revolution is no liberation" reader, published by several german and austrian antifascist groups to criticise a wrong analysis of capitalism widely spread in the anti-globalisation movement is for free download now. Read the introduction on antisemitism and antizionism of the anti-globalisation movement here
The 17 page document attached below reveals a massive drop in profit and an apparently unsustainable £10,000,000. debt.
The accounts also contain statements signed off as true by Director Paul Hills which are blatently false.
Insider sourced information and a revealing brick wall met under Freedom of Information Act paint a picture of an end in sight for the Brighton Bomb factory, that has been the focus of a sustained anti war campaign since 2004.
The question on every EDO MBM employee's mind is will new parents ITT save them, or put them out of their misery?
01-11-2007 18:25Reiteration and extension of Debord's theory of the society of the spectacle, 40 years after it was first enunciated.
01-11-2007 13:30"Class of Nations, Terror War" just one huge Psyop play of western Imperialism?
"NSA’s sophisticated surveillance platforms “went dark,” in an unprecedented manner, on unencrypted South Ossetia and Caucasus regional communications shortly before the Beslan incident. That indicates that high-level parties in the U.S. knew of the attack in advance and did not want NSA intercepts to yield the identities of the terrorist planners and leaders."
31-10-2007 22:58Comverse is the parent company of Verint Systems who still hold a long term contract to manage London Underground's entire CCTV network. They are here accused by Fox News of arranging illegal wiretaps within the US law enforcement and intelligence services!
31-10-2007 10:36Let me take you back to summer 2005. It was the G8 summit in Gleneagles Scotland and UK activists were suddenly very busy after years of being badly organised. During this time, three important things happened which has affected the UK activist scene ever since.
30-10-2007 23:52Sadad al-Huseini says that global production has reached its maximum sustainable plateau and that output will start to fall within 15 years, by which time the world’s oil resources will be “very severely depleted”.
30-10-2007 18:25written on sept. 22, 2007
Afterthoughts on the camp which took place in western Ukraine a month before the repression of the No Border camp in Gatwick (UK)
The Little Chief and the Cops
Inconsistencies and Nonsense at the August 2007 No Border Camp in Ukraine
30-10-2007 17:15What adds intrigue to an understanding of the missing nukes, are the international events and war games taking place just after the “lost” nuclear weapons incident, not to mention the President’s ongoing threats to attack Iran with nuclear weapons and Vice President Cheney's repeated warnings that a second large scale terrorist attack on America is under preparation, with the support of Iran.
29-10-2007 23:12Natural England chief says green belt land 'should be converted into 'something that adds value'.