UK Anti-militarism Newswire Archive
29-06-2009 23:46The United States has a long history of interference in Latin America and the coup in Honduras could be a part of that.
29-06-2009 14:26On January 19th this year,during the bombardment of Gaza six people entered the EDO/ITT arms factory in Moulescoombe and caused extensive damage. On May 4th thousands took to the streets for a mass demonstration.
29-06-2009 13:47One man, arrested at Smash EDO's Shut ITT demo (see https://www.indymedia.org.uk/en/2008/10/410912.html) plead guilty to section 5 of the Public Order Act
29-06-2009 13:44In Brighton Magistrates Court
29-06-2009 08:39Early this morning the Home Farm Road premises of arms manufacturer EDO MBM/ITT were blockaded in solidarity with those made refugees by global military aggression.
29-06-2009 08:35SEVERAL hundred leaflets were handed out outside the Armed Forces Day event in Worthing on Saturday by a small group of local campaigners.
The modus operandi of the coup makes clear that Washington is involved. Neither the Honduran military, which is majority trained by U.S. forces, nor the political and economic elite, would act to oust a democratically elected president without the backing and support of the U.S. government.
Many believe the coup has been executed as a method of ensuring Honduras does not continue to unify with the more leftist and socialist countries in Latin America.
29-06-2009 03:18Obama's first military coup?
28-06-2009 18:40A discussion of the possible reasons for the great divergence of opinion among leftists about the situation in Iran
27-06-2009 14:01Antifascism : http://www.youtube.com/verify_age?&next_url=/watch%3Ffeature%3Dplayer_embedded%26v%3DmYRra4ce0LY
26-06-2009 23:54DESTROY THE BANKS!
DESTROY THE INVESTORS!
DESTROY THE ARMS TRADE!
Defenc e Systems Equipment International (DSEi) – the world’s largest arms fair – is due to take place in East London between 8 and 11 September 2009. At DSEi 2007, there were 1352 exhibitors from 40 different countries with a total of 26,5000 visitors.
25-06-2009 01:31"The following is a guest post from Slavoj Žižek, Apparently the mainstream media has not shown interest in publishing it. The piece is copy-right free and you should feel free to republish this on your own blog. "
one would be expecting a miracle to expect Ahamdinejad apologists, who have been supporting his govornment based on illusioins that a middle class uprising is in place in Iran. Mind you Sepah, the main supporter of Ahmadinejad is a multi- million corporation. most people in the rural areas of Iran, who many in the left believe have voted for Ahmadinejad, are from ethnic minorities who would either, NOT vore, or should they come to the polls is to protests to the pro-regime candidate. Ahmadinejad govornment has the control of the Media, the Police, Riot police, funded by a multi million corporation (Sepaah e Paasdaaraan) and the new regime-dependant corporations and middle class. Open your eyes, only a tyranny who has acknowledged lack of legitimacy, would kill cruch demonstrations in such a scale , to save their position. Is the British left really that blind?
Afghanistan and Iraq, often seen in the public view as two wars in the US-led ‘War on Terror’ which hopes to ‘rid the world of terrorism’, yet, in reality, these two major theatre wars are simply two geopolitical pivots in the broader strategy of Middle East and Eurasian imperial conquest.
23-06-2009 23:53Show your Solidarity With Iranian People's Protests, or come to discuss what you think about the recent Iranian elections.