UK Analysis Newswire Archive
07-06-2004 17:05"Everything is only marketing.. The new statistical methods only help marketing to keep the high deficits in the US financable. The data does not reflect reality in the US. A comparison with the situation in the Euro-zone or in Germany is like a comparison of pineapples and egg-yolks.. America wrestles with a so-called double deficit.."
06-06-2004 21:43Gathering in Halifax to address the problem of disinformation and build alternatives, June 30 to July 4.
05-06-2004 13:32Wednesday evening 2 June 2004, the people of Farnborough were sold out to a Kuwaiti-financed property company by the people who allegedly are elected to represent their interests. No small wonder few people these days take the trouble to vote.
05-06-2004 11:08Yesterday a very interesting forum on Software patents was held in Cambridge. After listening to a speaker from the Foundation for a Free Information Infrastructure (FFII), various candidates in the upcoming European elections gave submisisions on their position on the issue. This was then followed by a wide ranging discussion on the subject. Here's what came out of the event for me.
05-06-2004 08:48www.globalecho.org is an open publishing platform that invites YOU to post
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04-06-2004 17:47We all used to joke about Bush being a paranoid schizophrenic and unfit for his job.... but now, according to those closest to him, it looks like the joke isn't so funny afterall - he IS mentally ill!
03-06-2004 23:59A weekly 30 minute review of news and opinion recorded from a shortwave radio. 2 files- broadcast quality (13.3MB) and quick download (3.3MB). With times and freqs for listening at home. Free to rebroadcast. Netherlands, China, Russia, Germany, Spain, and Cuba.
03-06-2004 13:34From the BBC News website:
The Bilderberg group, an elite coterie of Western thinkers and power-brokers, has been accused of fixing the fate of the world behind closed doors. As the organisation marks its 50th anniversary, rumours are more rife than ever.
03-06-2004 13:28From the BBC News website:
The trailer for Michael Moore's film Fahrenheit 9/11 has made its debut on the movie's official website.
02-06-2004 23:38www.globalecho.org is an Open publishing platform that invites registered users to post news, opinion, and comment on local and global issues. Intended for non-mainstream political and social news and views.
02-06-2004 23:31The US military’s use of homosexuality to humiliate Iraqi prisoners has been condemned as “homophobic sadism” by the gay rights group OutRage! It says the officially sanctioned culture of homophobia in the US armed forces is directly to blame.
01-06-2004 18:54George Galloway's Respect coalition has come into further criticism after this weekends meeting at the Leeds Islamic Centre. Although attendance at the meeting was high it was spoiled by Respect stewards insisting that muslim men and women sit on opposite sides of the room.
01-06-2004 10:12Lesbian and gay men are being urged to vote in large numbers on 10 June to
help stop the racist, anti-Semitic and homophobic British National Party
(BNP) gaining seats in the local, European and London elections. It
currently has only a handful of local councillors.
01-06-2004 08:58This short essay is a collection of my thoughts on the legality of invading Iraq, specifically in relation to the infamous Resolution 1441. It is largely the product of various exchanges with posters to Medialens (mostly trolls). As so many journalist, politicians, bloggers, and the like continue to appeal to 1441 (frequently distorting it), it seemed useful to collect my thoughts. I should emphasise that I am not a lawyer but I hope that some people may find it of use -even if it is decidely old news now
31-05-2004 21:06With the White House justifying war and occupation in Afghanistan and Iraq with hypocritical appeals to women's liberation, activists must be on guard against anti-Arab and anti-Muslim prejudices.