UK Analysis Newswire Archive
17-06-2012 13:0020 people turn-up at Class War demo in Cambridge... and Ian Bone stops blogging....
14-06-2012 22:10issue 10 of Notes From the Borderland has just been published, along with an extract from one key article. Subsequently, our main magazine site has been sabotaged. The article extract that triggered the sabotage is reproduced below.
12-06-2012 17:06Right wing intelligence agencies and police forces have been using violent agents provocateurs to reduce public support for the Left in many countries from the 19th Century to today, as I explain in this detailed article. Violent provocateurs are currently being used, or are allegedly being used in at least 3 countries (the US, UK, and Canada) to reduce public support for the Occupy movement.
12-06-2012 12:19“Appearing at events such as [Queen Elizabeth's Diamond] Jubilee is a PR gift to heads of state with poor human rights records, giving the impression that they're just like any world leader. It also encourages a sense of impunity,” writes British journalist Joan Smith, criticizing the presence of Mahinda Rajapaksa at the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations last week.
11-06-2012 11:02As we stand on the edge of the precipice of economic armageddon, the idea of a Jubilee to wipe away unpayable debt - largely existent as fictitious capital such as derivatives and financial dark matter - has been vocalised from varying quarters.
the economist Steve Keen has been talking about it: http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b01j5h51/Analysis_Steve_Keen_Why_Economics_Is_Bunk/
Plus there is this article by Steve Barrow published on The Guardian online last week:
06-06-2012 17:58voting machine fraud in the US
02-06-2012 19:55Elizabeth is Head of the Church, of the State and of the Army,
Contemplation of her powers is enough to drive you barmy.
As Commander in Chief of the Forces she can start and end a war,
But God forbid the latter – the top brass and she want more.
02-06-2012 11:54The sentence of life imprisonment for Mubark and the finding of many of the senior culprits of his regime, make clear that a revolution has not taken place in Egypt. The still in power regime has been soft on the dictator and prepares to be once again harsh on the ordinary citizens, under the guise of a democratic process.
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01-06-2012 17:46"Disappointing US jobs report - more QE coming. What does it all mean for the working class?
01-06-2012 00:17A weekly 30 minute review of international news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio and the internet. With times, frequencies, and websites for listening at home. 3 files- Highest quality broadcast, regular broadcast, and slow-modem streaming. NHK Japan, Radio Havana Cuba, Radio Deutsche-Welle, and the Voice of Russia.
The appalling massacre of 108 people, including 49 children, in Houla, Syria, dominated the Independent on Sunday’s latest front cover. Above a few short lines of commentary the banner headline read:
‘SYRIA: THE WORLD LOOKS THE OTHER WAY. WILL YOU?’
The text beneath observed:
‘There is, of course, supposed to be a ceasefire, which the brutal Assad regime simply ignores. And the international community? It just averts its gaze. Will you do the same? Or will the sickening fate of these innocent children make you very, very angry?’ (Independent on Sunday, May 27, 2012)
28-05-2012 08:40This list makes up the finalists involved in the Private Healthcare Award ceremony, HealthInvestor 2012, which has a MP or Lord next to the company they are involved in. This list, which highlights the self-interest may well not be complete and if you know of any companies that have MPS and Lords involved in them, please let me know by emailing me at email@example.com
28-05-2012 08:37An annual award ceremony, promoting the ‘excellence’ and ‘innovation’ of the independent healthcare sector is taking place in London, Thursday, the 31st of May. However, on close inspection, the finalists of this year’s event are notable for their connections to our so-called public servants, many of whom played some part in passing the Health and Social Care bill into an Act.