UK Analysis Newswire Archive
04-02-2012 10:53It's kind of ironic that Wall Street Journal, a newspaper owned by media tycoon R. Murdoch, published this article, that accurately describes how monopolies are formed, and talks about how even the internet is now in the process of being controlled by a few monopolies.
The WSJ article was written by Tim Wu, a professor at Columbia Law School, and it was published back in November 13, 2010:
03-02-2012 19:41Private property: This is what it comes down to.
03-02-2012 10:40Greedy landlords are pushing tenants out of their homes in time for the London 2012 Olympics in favour of highly profitable short term rentals.
01-02-2012 11:52Written by The Wine and Cheese Appreciation Society of Greater London, published February, 2012.
This article is a response to debates around religion and politics that we published in issue #11.
30-01-2012 15:11Of all the events of 2011, the least predictable may well be the adoption of the economics editor of Newsnight as an avuncular figure for the left’s new generation. But Paul Mason’s gift for being in the right place at the right time, and reporting from there with enthusiasm, vitality and sympathy has made him stand out from the crowd, not only amongst mainstream journalists but also intellectuals, who tend to have neither his wit or reach.
Anarchists in the UK today stand at a historical crossroads. Whether we identify as students, workers, unemployed, as members of a network/organization or not, we are called upon to answer this fundamental question: what is our political relevance to the larger world in the context of the struggle against austerity and beyond?
25-01-2012 19:32ACTA is the international version of the SOPA/PIPA laws in the US that would seriously restrict Internet freedoms. Under ACTA, information would be copyrightable for the first time, a bold step by the 1% towards the dark side.
News that a fourth scientist in two years, Mostafa Ahmadi Roshan, had been assassinated in Iran by an unknown agency generated minimal outrage in the press.
18-01-2012 19:11British special forces were deployed on the ground in order to help the UK's allies - the Libyan revolutionaries often called the National Transitional Council or NTC. Those with a knowledge of the programme insist "they did a tremendous job" and contributed to the final collapse of the Gaddafi regime.
This exposes the apalling collusion of various British left groups and individuals including the SWP, Stop the War, George Galloway and Yvonne Ridley with the forces of western imperialism.
15-01-2012 21:24With deaths attributed to climate change now nearing an estimated 350,000 a year http://ignatianeconet.wordpress.com/2010/12/04/close-to-ten-million-climate-deaths-by-2030-study-warns/ and with the annual COP17 UN climate talks just over, SchNEWS looks at the events of the last few years and assesses where we are heading.
15-01-2012 11:47Are Syria and Libya in the Year Zero of their respective revolutions? Do these "insurrections" really deserve the support and solidarity of anarchists and libertarian socialists worldwide?
At five: discussing the big stories in Bristol, Britain and around the world
After six: straight talking and investigative reports with Martin Summers and Marina Morris
11-01-2012 23:16Extract from Karl Marx's, “The Class Struggles in France, 1848 to 1850”
11-01-2012 10:16"If China," says Mr. Stapleton, M.P., to his constituents, "should become a great manufacturing country, I do not see how the manufacturing population of Europe could sustain the contest without descending to the level of their competitors." (Times, Sept. 3, 1873, p. 8.).