UK Analysis Newswire Archive
05-07-2005 18:40It is not the reformists' promise of freedom of expression and association that the Iranian working class rejected in the presidential election this year. What they refused to tolerate any longer is deteriorating economic conditions that neoliberalism brought them. "Mr. [Mahmoud] Ahmadinejad, who catapulted to president-elect from near obscurity as the appointed mayor of Tehran, campaigned on a populist message, promising to redistribute the nation's wealth, hold down prices, raise salaries and lift state-supported benefits for the poor."
05-07-2005 15:44Searchlight's credibility has taken another nose drive at the news that it had been acrimoniously squeezed out of that most innane of all outfits for B-List celebrities: Unite Against Fascism.
05-07-2005 11:29"Bosses are waiting with bagful of money to give a way to workers – but the bloody union leaders are standing in between because they don't want to loose their powers".
04-07-2005 20:33The President François-Xavier Verschave, is one of these rare Big People, honorable. Profoundly human, he was until the last breath, an engaged activist and fearless defender of the African, humbled continent, exploited and crushed by the French imperialism, the françafrique.
04-07-2005 06:08Some interesting reflections here from US writer/editor Danny Schechter. Danny Schechter edits Mediachannel.org and directed WMD (Weapons of Mass Deception) a film on the media coverage of the war in Iraq that was shown at the Alternative Summit in Edinburgh. For more: www.wmdthefilm.com)
03-07-2005 22:27On the Make Poverty History march I asked: "What do you hope to achieve? And why is marching the way to achieve it?" Here is what I heard.
03-07-2005 22:17Belmarsh prison forced to back down on censorship of radical newspaper –
Fight Racism! Fight Imperialism!
03-07-2005 21:47On how Live8 understands African reality
03-07-2005 13:53This workshop will take place at the Teviot Building at the University of Edinburgh, which is the Dissent convergence space here, between 4-6pm on Monday the 4th of July.
03-07-2005 13:05A MAJOR SPY SCANDAL IS BREAKING IN ITALY -- PARALLEL, UNOFFICIAL NEO-FASCIST ITALIAN INTELLIGENCE GROUP HAS TIES TO NEO CON INTELLIGENCE APPARATUS IN BUSH ADMINISTRATION INVOLVED IN KIDNAPING MILAN IMAM
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Ahmadinejad did not wear a beard in 1979.
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Pentagon Intelligence Chief Stephen Cambone. Is he running a vigilante team from Pentagon that's masquerading as FBI and CIA agents?
MAJOR SPY SCANDAL IS BREAKING IN ITALY -- PARALLEL, UNOFFICIAL NEO-FASCIST ITALIAN INTELLIGENCE GROUP HAS TIES TO NEO CON INTELLIGENCE APPARATUS IN BUSH ADMINISTRATION INVOLVED IN KIDNAPING MILAN IMAM.
03-07-2005 10:37Three forces are in collision in the fight to make poverty history--Live 8, the protest movements and the G8. The differences are dramatic says Mediachannel.org's News Dissector Danny Schechter
03-07-2005 05:57Zimbabwe is being hypocritically vilified by the west for forced slum clearances that are routine throughout the developing world.
02-07-2005 17:24Yesterday we squatted a park then the police showed up and it ended up with most of the people got to sleep in the official campsites anyway.
This is my story.
02-07-2005 16:57The free movement of workers is claimed within the EU but now with reduced, curtailed rights, workers moving from one country to another find themselves discriminated against. In effect they are being recast as second class EU citizens, only achieving first class status when it comes to pay taxes.
02-07-2005 11:41A large number of non-governmental organisations and protest groups have called for a day of action against the root causes of climate change to coincide with the last day of the G8 conference. These actions are taking place because these people do not believe that the G8 leaders will take an effective stance on climate change.