UK Analysis Newswire Archive
21-12-2004 01:33After three European Social Forums (ESF) we need to step back and ask: what
next? This newsletter is an attempt to provide a multitude of answers to
this question, reflecting upon the Forum’s purpose, practical achievements
and methods of organisation.
20-12-2004 00:31Reflections on recent acts of popular resistance in Palestine by Israeli member of Anarchists against the Wall
19-12-2004 13:43Blunkett: I'm a working class victim of the rich
· Kimberly Quinn 'mesmerised' Budd inquiry
· Former Home Secretary faces 'climate of fear' claims rejected
17-12-2004 16:56A little bit long but do read on!
This is an extract from today's edition of The Independent...
...followed by a *SUBTLY ALTERED VERSION* of the same text.
17-12-2004 16:25Part of Tasmania is covered by a temperate rainforest. Less than 20% of the original rainforest is left, and at the current rate of destruction, what little remains will soon will be lost.
17-12-2004 09:20Am 25. November 2004 wurde Brasília durch zwei Demonstrationen gegen die pro-imperialistische Regierung Lula erschüttert. Dieses Jahr wird im Zeichen von Straßenmobilisierungen zu Ende gehen und weist zugleich auf die Perspektive eines kämpferischen 2005 hin.
16-12-2004 23:53A 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. China, Netherlands, Cuba, Spain, and Russia.
Home Secretary David Blunkett has been forced out of office by the lies he told about fast-tracking a visa application for his mistress's nanny.
16-12-2004 18:56In a landmark case, the High Court has ruled that the Human Rights Act and the European Convention on Human Rights can be applied to UK troops serving in Iraq.
16-12-2004 16:26A must listen
16-12-2004 16:03In the wake of Blunkett’s overdue resignation a picture is being painted, with himself as the primary artist, of ‘an honourable man brought low by love’. The career of this vain, arrogant, conceited individual was not brought to an end because of Blunkett’s private life, something he has done his utmost to deny the rest of us, but because he is a liar and corrupt, neither of which are new.
15-12-2004 15:24Wal-Mart's zeal to "hold the lowest feasible [inventory] level while avoiding the risks of 'stock outs,'" its competitive advantage, is also the weak link in its anti-union empire.
14-12-2004 20:44Support the broadbased, non-aligned, global "Remembrance: Once a year is not enough" campaign to deepen and extend Remembrance to encourage reflection, information-sharing, learning and actions around the eleventh of EVERY month "...because, as yet, we are neither remembering or learning enough to stop it happening". Here, we are posting a Faslane Peace Camp press release, some Eisenhower speech, and some breaking news.
14-12-2004 16:17Donald Rumsfeld and several other high-ranking US officials could be tried in Germany for war crimes committed in Iraq.
13-12-2004 16:05This article was written by two anarchist activists from Kyiv, Ukraine during the second week of the protests - and has been translated just now. "During two weeks of mass protests people get to know - how to cooperate, how to trust each other and how to call the authorities to the answer"
13-12-2004 15:57G8 meets Middle East in Morocco under the guise of bring democracy to the Middle East.
12-12-2004 16:34The observations and re-actions of various ‘experts’ to events in the Ukraine amuse some analysts. Did anyone expect the US not to intervene, do leopards change their spots? Have we all forgotten that the US government is merely a pawn of Corporate Capitalism? If it wasn’t an orange scarf it may just as well have been pink – let’s not miss the ‘forest for the trees’ (and in some cases the veins of the leaves.)
12-12-2004 15:40The opening shot of a PR war on protest groups has been fired ahead of next years G8 Summit in Scotland, with an article in the usualy quite well balanced Scotland on Sunday, published Sunday 12th Dec 04.