UK Health Newswire Archive
30-06-2005 23:23My neighbourhood is constantly suffering from helicopter noise disturbances, anyone else interested in kicking up a stink if you are in the same boat?
30-06-2005 18:05Friday 1 July
Learn: How to be safe at an action
How to prepare yourself and your friends
How to treat commonly seen injuries and illnesses
How to decontaminate from crowd-control chemical weapons
How to care for yourself and your friends after the protest
29-06-2005 22:24The Save Spodden Valley campaign welcomes the fact that a national organisation the size of the CWU with 300,000 members, is taking the issue of asbestos contamination so seriously. Asbestos is a killer as former postal and telecoms workers know far too well.
29-06-2005 15:07Is the market falling out of love with the biotech corps or vice versa?
29-06-2005 10:42Cycling as Part of the Vision for Oxford, meeting Wednesday 6th July
27-06-2005 23:16GOVERNMENT TESTS PROVE FACTORY RUBBLE CONTAINS DEADLY ASBESTOS TRACES
-URGENT DEBATE CALLED FOR UK PARLIAMENT TODAY.
27-06-2005 20:51Review of Sustainable Technologies for eradicating Hunger and for Real economic Progress.
Many Links to organic and sustainable technologies web sites.
27-06-2005 16:16Please send appeals to stop this barbaric sentence being varried out in Iran
27-06-2005 15:58PERMISSION TO REPOST
By Eileen Marshall Margaret Williams
26th June 2005
On 22nd June 2005 Laurie Taylor presented a programme called "Thinking Allowed" on the UK's Radio 4, one of a series of programmes in which contributors discuss topical items coming out of the academic and research worlds. Taylor ended that particular programme with an explosion: "….the last word on methodology, and the importance of valid and reliable empirical work, must go to the anonymous political insider who recently characterised the present Government's approach to research in the following manner: it is not, he said, so much evidence-based policy-making as policy-based evidence-making". Never was there a truer word, as the ME community knows to its considerable cost: it has been saying so for many years but has been systematically denigrated and ignored, so it is refreshing to hear this acknowledged and confirmed in such precise terms on the BBC.
27-06-2005 09:03Adding to the lengthy British Human Rights case put in 2003 (re. British Labour Court decision,involving my dismissal at home in England on disability by the British Home Hospital ),I filed a petition re.disability,which was found admissible on the 24.3.2004. It has now been replied to.
24-06-2005 14:49It's not only their genocide in Iraq and Afghanistan: in England twenty-two-thousand old people died as a result of the cold last year. In Brussels however, the British PM shamelessly lied about his country as 'supporting a social Europe'.
23-06-2005 17:12The Greenpeace report challenges Monsanto's claim that Bt corn is the answer to poverty.
23-06-2005 12:09When a study revealed that mercury in childhood vaccines may have caused autism in thousands of kids, the government rushed to conceal the data -- and to prevent parents from suing drug companies for their role in the epidemic.
(article by Robert F. Kennedy Jr.)
20-06-2005 15:58The Action Medics have a few trainings left befor the G8 protests start, a weekend course in Glasgow, two one day courses, and several two hour courses.
20-06-2005 15:55They are creatures of the suburbs. They don’t know about sickness, death, or old age not so much because they have never been exposed to it, but more because they have become detached from the side of reality that is icky.
19-06-2005 21:36During the week of June 13 in Lexington, KY, a meal of toxic coal sludge scraped out of a stream in eastern Kentucky was delivered to the president of a coal advocacy group, hundreds of concerned citizens attended an anti-mountain top removal (MTR) rally and march that ended at Kentucky Utility's headquarters, a film festival educated Lexingtonians about the dangers of strip mining and its repercussions, and activists passed out literature on the streets, all part of Mountain Justice Summer's week in Lexington, Kentucky.