UK Newswire Archive
27-01-2005 00:52Massive strike action is on the cards because of government plans to downgrade public sector pensions schemes.
An overwhelming majority of UNISON members voted in favour of strike action during consultation in January 2005, and members across the country are planning activities for the TUC day of action on pensions on February 18. The Yes vote was 82%.
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26-01-2005 22:58During the first days of the World Social Forum, there was a housing occupation by No Vox and Brasilian homeless movement for over 30 Brasilian families.
26-01-2005 21:58Hilary Benn is in Oxford on Thursday 27th January 2005.
26-01-2005 19:54CASPIAN (Consumers Against Supermarket Privacy Invasion and Numbering)
has launched a worldwide boycott of Tesco in response to the retailer's
escalating use of RFID on consumer products. CASPIAN Founder and
Director Katherine Albrecht made the announcement to millions of viewers
watching BBC Newsnight, the popular UK news program, on Tuesday.
26-01-2005 19:21The predicted consequences of global warming are manifest.. In 2050 England will be half under water.. Production shifts to low-wage countries. Instead of preventing this shift, politics still urges all people to adjust to the little group of egoists.
Venezuelan March for Sovereignty: Caracas January 23 2005
"En Defensa de la Soberanía"
26-01-2005 18:31The Creative Forum's 'Visions of Another World'
Saturday 12th February, 1pm till very late. St George's Theatre, 49 Tufnell Park road
26-01-2005 17:30Loveable funsters Morgan Stanley have launched a website to teach youngsters about the G8. As part of the learning process they're asking for any questions about Global Citizenship.
26-01-2005 16:14Greeting from darkest Toryland- Kent, where a Rev, at a service in Dover used the occasion
to bash women priests, gay marraige and muslims etc.
26-01-2005 14:50>>Next Precarity Assembly Saturday Jan 29th, 2005
26-01-2005 13:312 Demos against EDO/MBM - Brigton's very own arm's manufacturers
this campaign is really snowballing - its time to get involved
26-01-2005 13:18In the run up to the war Iran it appears that Cheney is working on getting Israel open the proceedings and launch some kind of "strike" against Iran, this will no doubt give the yankkkees a chance to go in and "Liberate" the poor oppresed Iranians. Today Mossad has chipped in claiming that Iran could have a nuke bomb in three years.
Of the course the fact that israel is already well tooled up in that dept' contrary to all the current international treaties, is errr how shall we say totally over looked, unbelievable !!!
26-01-2005 12:54Activist campaigning against possible regeneration corruption in Merseyside and against the £62m Liverpool Kensington New Deal for Communities initiative is stopped by people claiming to be policemen and latter has his car petrol bombed.
26-01-2005 12:46The Middle Paraná Social Forum has now a date "Another world is possible" In the end of the year encounter, called by the Mobilizing Committee of the Middle Paraná Social Forum (FSPM by its initials in Spanish), the citizens and social organizations present constituted themselves into an Assembly resolving the date for the realization of the second edition of the Forum.
26-01-2005 11:28The indigenous peoples of Sakhalin Island, Russia are taking direct