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06-06-2008 13:16BBC2's Working Lunch Friday, 6/6/08 implements 'Gatekeeper' strategy to disorientate viewers over rising oil prices.
06-06-2008 02:32Having been made aware of articles by Pilger and in Green Left Weekly that demonise president Mugabe of Zimbabwe, i have written the following letters to them.
People who dont know that Mugabe has been defended by Fidel Castro, who rightly sees the Zimbabwe liberation as much under threat as the Cuban one.
05-06-2008 17:32North West Aerosls was found guilty of breaking Health and Safety law yesterday (Wednesday 4th June) at Liverpool Crown court, but the company was fined only £2. This is an utrageous insult to the worker, Chris Knoop, who was burned to death in the factory fire.
05-06-2008 02:39On Monday 2nd June, inaccurate and prejudicial articles about squatting appeared in the Hate Mail and the Torygraph, then not to be out done, the Daily Star. All were regurgitating some bullshit statement from the conservative party made by Eric Pickles (a particularly nasty right-wing pro-hunt homophobic toad from Essex). So clearly lacking any genuine research or analysis and so blatant in their anti squatter bias, I felt compelled to complain...
04-06-2008 22:01Police should stop routine surveillance of reporters and photographers covering demonstrations in London, the National Union of Journalists has told Home Secretary Jacqui Smith.
NUJ general secretary Jeremy Dear made the call in a letter to Smith after receiving complaints that journalists, particularly photographers, were facing what amounted to harassment by members of the Metropolitan Police Forward Intelligence Team (FIT).
04-06-2008 21:02A supposedly independent inquiry set up by the Labour government, under the chairmanship of Richard Hooper, is preparing the privatisation of the Royal Mail postal service.
04-06-2008 11:32Like the US, the British press and UK Government are engaged in a propaganda exercise using food shortages to push GM foods and harmful cheap production in the developing world while using false energy problems to push the case for expensive and harmful nuclear solutions without debate. Nuclear power is very expensive and will allow industry led by Adrian Montague to fix electricity prices at higher levels. Please note the similarities in tactics employed in the US with the UK.
04-06-2008 00:53blatant TREASON betrayal on us as ratepayers,by CEO of the MDCouncil bob penington,and MP doug kidd
squaring up for battle. On 4th June at Gee Street Magistrates Court,
property giant Hammerson will seek a possession order on a Victorian
warehouse that has been left empty and open to the elements since
attempts to gain consent to demolish the building failed.
03-06-2008 15:11We have protested. We have marched. We have surrounded international elitist meetings with our numbers.
03-06-2008 08:46The Art of Rent is a cycle of 4 meetings that started in January at Queen Mary University of London. This series of public seminars was open to everyone: our experiment with the academic structures to build a sort of open university. Open to London, to everybody who live here or pass through this metropolis. We tried to take the word "metroversity" literally and experiment a metropolitan space inside the university's space itself.