UK Analysis Newswire Archive
19-09-2008 07:41Venezuelan government officials rejected the U.S. government's renewed placement of Venezuela and the addition of Bolivia to a list of principal countries where illegal drugs are transported or produced, calling it a political maneuver meant to weaken the Venezuelan and Bolivian governments at a time when both are confronting potential coup d'états waged by domestic opposition groups.
18-09-2008 09:41Another issue of Bath's should-be award winning grassroots publication...
18-09-2008 00:53I am writing down this pages to announce that I have expropriated 492,000 euros to 39 banks through 68 loan deals. If we include interest on arrears, the present amount of debt is over 500,000 euros which I will not pay.
17-09-2008 13:51All those soothsayers of a common European militarist policy operating from within the institutions of EU governance, rather than the aliance of NATO or proper international action allowed by UN resolutions, should get a vindicated kick out of the news that Brussels has opened a military task force on "Somali pirates".
A short Q&A so you seem like you know enough to bluff conversation on this.
17-09-2008 10:48The U.S. is risking "incalculable" consequences with its raids into Pakistan, the only Muslim nation with an atomic arsenal. Pakistan is the least hospital place for American troops, a nation where "Osama bin Laden is infinitely more popular than George Bush." If Washington continues to violate Pakistan's borders, it might get "run out of South Asia on a rail."
16-09-2008 16:00Issue 4 of Shift Magazine is out now. The editorial is below. The print version also carries analysis of the British and German Climate Camps, an article by No Borders about overpopulation, an interview with Dave Douglass, a look at the UK student movement and a reply to TOP Berlin's assertion that 'capitalism has no leadership'.
16-09-2008 13:07A broad coalition of NGOs, social movements, and political parties from Mindanao and the rest of the country today called for all US military deployments in Mindanao suspended pending the conclusion of a fair and thorough probe by lawmakers.
16-09-2008 13:00The end of Lehman Brothers and Merrill Lynch, two of the largest Wall Street investment banks, one week after the government takeover of the mortgage finance giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, marks a new stage in the convulsive crisis of American capitalism.
16-09-2008 09:31Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas is determined to swim against an overwhelming current to prove that he is the persistent unrelenting Palestinian partner who will never despair in his pursuit of peace, even he would pay the price with his own life, despite all the internal and external odds.
15-09-2008 21:45The victim of impudence of neo-fascists and consequently the authorities” divergences was a 14-year-old guy and his older friend – both have been hospitalized with deep knife wounds. Ruthless geeks rather exceeding in number, in sadistic rage struck blows with knifes in the backs of their unprotected victims.
14-09-2008 14:44Bad news for the air industry, possibly good news for the environment, and a wake up call for anyone who thought cheap profligacy could go on forever. Virgin Airlines could be going down very soon.
This was organised by 'We Are Change UK & TruthAction London', two groups who dispute the commonly-held idea that the final fall of the twin towers was caused by the two terrorist planes alone.
(The '7 days' theme was to coincide with the 7th anniversary of 9/11.)