Archive - Jan 9, 2009

Chris Hoy in video appeal for Meadowbank to be saved

Triple Olympic medallist Chris Hoy has given his backing to the campaign to save Edinburgh's Meadowbank Stadium from closure. Original story here at the Save Meadowbank website (found via CommonGoodWatch.)

No Borders Newsletter 5

 Newsletter available to download at

Issues covered include I.D. cards, Amey and the cleaners strike in London and a short report on the last No Borders UK gathering in Newcastle last November.

No Borders Gathering Bristol

 The Bristol No Borders group are hosting the next network-wide No Borders
Gathering, on Saturday 21st and Sunday 22nd February at St. Werburgh's
Community Centre here in Bristol.

On the Gaza Conflict

 Israel’s claims of self-defense are clearly refuted by the disproportionate consequences of its aggression. With the death toll rising to 599, including 133 children, 33 women, and 6 medics, Israel can no longer hide the fact that its actions are tantamount to genocide, as Richard Falk, the United Nations special rapporteur on human rights in the Palestinian Territories, has pointed out.