NATO big-wigs flew in today and yesterday for the upcoming conference near Edinburgh tomorrow. They are staying in the Edinburgh (Caledonian) Hilton, Lothian Road (you can tell, its the one with all the cops and Special Branch outside). Protestors preparing for the counter-demo tomorrow decided to pay them a visit.
During the night of Thursday December 6 the latest in a tragic series of "industrial accidents" struck 7 proletarian families at the Thyssen Krupp steel-works of Turin: 7 workers were overcome and charred by flames in a section where metal castings are cooled by an oil bath. Antonio Schiavone, 36 years old, married and father of 3 children was incinerated immediately, while 3 other workers, after suffering critical burns, died a few days later.
Reuters is reporting from Toronto — Canada suspended use of three batches of a mumps vaccine this week after five people fell ill in the middle of a massive vaccination campaign.
Hers is a Morally Bankrupt Government with Distorted Human Rights Values!
Malacañang’s (Presidential Palace) cash gifts, for whatever fabricated excuses and delayed explanations, has exposed the governance of Ms. Gloria Arroyo as morally bankrupt.
What Better Time? is a free news sheet from the Scottish Climate Activist Network. Issue one is out now, get em while they're hot (actually after the demo on Saturday they're a bit wet and soggy).
After exposure of lies about Iraqi and Iranian WMD, it is time to expose the racist nonsense which served as the pretext for invading Afghanistan.
Posting good news for a change.
The BNP are reportedly disintegrating following a night of the long knives for organiser Kenny Smith, "star" of the party's election broadcast. Seems the leadership issued their minions with laptops running Skype set to record all their calls, then nicked the machines back.
Presumably deciding they want to stick to what they know best, Shell are selling their solar division (apparently they had one).
Rumours that the proceeds will be reinvested in 10 foot long ropes to hang dissidents are mean and untrue.
Student activists took to the high-street this week to expose the truth behind Top Shop's fashion. People & Planet members from all over Britain protested against the Arcadia group's purchasing practices, sweatshop conditions and tacit support for child labour from the factory to the cotton field.
Student activists from People and Planet took to the high-street this week to expose the sweatshop truth behind Top Shop's fashion.
In Edinburgh, students gave out flyers, installed a mock-washing line, and waved banners and placards accusing the chain of employing slave labour. The shop's manager stated he was sympathetic towards the issue and would raise the issue at their annual buyers fair.