UK Education Newswire Archive
10-07-2008 13:13The Latest Press Release from the Wembley Tent City Occupation: Smash School Privatisation, dated 30 June 2008.
+++ ‘Turning the world upside down’: The Putney Climate Debate +++
Monday 28th July 2008
Arrive 6.30pm speakers from 7pm.
St Mary’s Church, Putney, London
Putney High Street, SW15 1SN
Info and Directions: http://www.putneydebates.com/
30-06-2008 10:22Mr Burlusconi who owns Italy and thus can bend the law to suit both his vanity
and ego has before cabinet a document which will allow immunity from prosecution
during his term of office. This would also include two speakers in the house.
Given that the immunity is only for corruption , one would hope that legal
and or criminal charges for incitement to violence would be brought against him
by the Italian citizens who have suffered injury due to pogrom and racist attack.
29-06-2008 05:56The discovery of a "Rat Run" for criminals running through a local school and the lack of co operation from the school to erradicate the problem.
26-06-2008 22:46In response to poverty, persecution , war and climate change, people are on the move all around the world. In the UK the right of asylum is under constant attack, with regular dawn raids, overcrowded detention centres and increasing numbers of deportations to places the government knows are unsafe.
23-06-2008 15:06The social context the Education, Gender Empowerment, Poverty Reduction MDGs are critically analysed. It is suggested that the evolution of such goals are instituionally embeded and not only are they far from being attained, but there very definition is deviod of the an understanding of cultures and local goals and objectives such as family and society. The approach emanates from the reconstruction apprroach of the Marshall plan which is difficult to apply to issues of development.
22-06-2008 23:07The university league tables media frenzy tells us a little bit more about the deep interrelations of interests amongst academia and students, as well as a little bit more on the state of the democratic environment of the universities in the UK and finally refers us to the many associations which should keep an eye on standards and academic freedom in the UK.
21-06-2008 13:37In 2004 a crash of Blackwater Flight 61 occurred in the rugged mountains of central Afghanistan, killing three soldiers and three-man crew. The widows of the soldiers sued Presidential Airways, Blackwater’s sister company, which was under contract with the U.S. military to fly cargo and personnel around Afghanistan.
Lawyers for the company has asked a federal court to decide the case using provisions from the Islamic Shari’a, not the U.S. laws. They argue that the Shari’a “does not hold a company responsible for the actions of employees performed within the course of their work.” http://www.newsobserver.com/917/story/1113022.html
18-06-2008 15:43Benefit gig with proceeds being split between the upcoming Bristol Anarchist Bookfair and the Bath Bomb.
17-06-2008 17:46This years punkathon SCUMFEST helded last weekend in a squatted car showrooms at EAST HILL, WANDSWORTH LONDON SW18 went brilliantly. Loads of bands from all over the place played and cops and the dim owners left it alone (more or less).
This spectacle, created by anti-aviation group Plane Stupid Scotland, is a huge visual reminder that aviation remains a massive elephant in the room as long as emissions from aviation continue to be ignored in the Climate Change Bill.
11-06-2008 12:37This is a link to a piece on NYC indymedia.
The original links and backround are at : http://www.indymedia.ie/article/84640
Dr Kurtz was charged under the Patriot Act in 2004 with bio-terrorism,
after sending material to Dr Ferrell which formed part of their dialogue
with modernity/biotech and art expression.