UK Anti-militarism Newswire Archive
30-10-2006 18:18Leslie Gelb in Time Magazine writes that admission of a defeat in Iraq is not the worst thing but rather serves to minimize the extent..According to La Republica, Since president Bush kindled the fire, he now has to put it out. The pyromaniac is forced to become the firefighter.
30-10-2006 14:45It always hits me that first a 'white' woman or man like now Brad Will has to be killed in a local struggle anywhere on earth, and preferably a journalist or similar, before the mainstream propaganda media move. Even if they mostly distort reality: 'Fix the facts around the policy' - as they say.
30-10-2006 13:29EMERGENCY PROTEST ON THE IRAQ WAR, TUESDAY 31 OCTOBER ASSEMBLE 5PM-7PM, PARLIAMENT SQUARE, LONDON SW1, (Nearest tube: Westminster)
(see also: others arrested at Parliment square 29/10/2006)
29-10-2006 20:54Electronic Blockade of Mexican Embassy and Consulate Websites In response to a call to action to remember Brad, show solidarity with the teachers and protesters of Oaxaca, and attempt to interrupt the invasion of Oaxaca that Fox is beginning, join this electronic blockade of the websites for all of the Mexican embassies and consulates in the United States and Canada.
29-10-2006 17:47"As a wave cannot exist for itself but always shares in the waves of the ocean, we can never experience our life for ourselves along but only in the shared experience of life around us. The ethic of reverence for life demands that we do something for people."
29-10-2006 16:39- Police intervene to dismantle Parliament Square peace camp
- Anti-war events to continue through to Monday lunchtime
- Camp continues all night, solidarity appreciated!
29-10-2006 15:51Over 100 people gathered around midday today for the start of the Peace Camp in Parliament Square, part of the "No More Fallujahs" weekend of mass civil disobedience, 28-29 October. By 3.30 there had been two arrests. Police are massing and more arrests are feared. Get down there and support the campers!
29-10-2006 15:18Based upon the available evidence, Israel's assault on Lebanon was aimed at the country's civilian population. This was apparently carried out in order to Terrify the remaining population to flee, "softening up" S. Lebanon for a planned Occupation.
This is the introduction to a short news item posted by the Earth Aid Environmental Campaign with the Washington, DC Independent Media Center, http://dc.indymedia.org on 28 October, 2006.
28-10-2006 20:49Germany will today adopt the most radical restructuring of its military since 1945, turning the Bundeswehr into an international intervention force.
It will see Germany's military officially abandon its primary postwar task of defending the country's borders in favour of a more robust role for German troops on international missions.
28-10-2006 11:40The US-UK invasion and occupation of Iraq are examined within the historical context of US imperialism. The nature of US politico-economic system is identified as imperialism-democracy complex. Some general laws of the operation and effects of this complex are also proposed.