UK Newswire Archive
Saturday 13th July - 11am from Queen Square
Pink and Black Bloc meet up centre of Queen Square
12-07-2013 20:48Right-wing Oi band, Close Shave, due to play in Bristol tomorrow night...
12-07-2013 15:50STOP EVICTING BRIXTON
Rushcroft Road Eviction - this Monday 15th July.
Join the people of the Rushcroft Road to stop Lambeth evicting Brixton.
12-07-2013 15:43Recent revelations about undercover policing have shown that a number of legal and political campaigns and organisations, including the Newham Monitoring Group, a partner organisation in Netpol, have been subject to covert surveillance operations.
While the police are keen to dismiss criticism as being merely an historic issue, applying to a bygone era, Netpol sees no reason to believe that things have improved in recent years. The covert policing of dissent still lacks any effective internal accountability mechanism or means of independent/public scrutiny.
Some photos from Glasgow's "Walk-of-Shame" Thursday 11 July. A group set off down Sauchiehall Street armed with banners and leaflets, stopping outside those shops that milk the governments free slave labour scheme, workfare. They engaged the public and handed out a considerable number of leaflets at the entrance of the shops involved, which were well received by the public. The more the public are made aware of this free slave labour scheme and what it actually means, the more resistance will grow. Here's to more and larger "Walks-of-Shame", until this slave labour scheme bites the dust.
Demonstrators besieged Leith Job Centre in Edinburgh on 11th July to oppose the 30% sanctions target set by a new manager there. Police manhandled protestors who entered the building and announced that the Public Order Act was in force. Part of the Boycott Workfare Week of Action Against Workfare, the demo denounced all work-for-your-benefits schemes, and proclaimed opposition to the whole austerity programme.
12-07-2013 09:44Picket Sainsburys Homebase Willesden, London NW10
11-07-2013 18:16What's missing from this government-subsidised list of what "ethical fashion" means?
- Fair Trade (or ethical trading), the second one would be
- Organic, manmade, bio-degradable fabrics, and the third is
- Recycling and upcycling.
11-07-2013 14:56Everybody is welcome to speak, and if you have particular skills, or experience on a particular subject, you are welcome to contribute. The aim is to inform, share knowledge and stimulate action!
11-07-2013 12:56Evenia, who has lived in the UK for 10 years and whose children are British citizens, has been detained by the UK Border Agency awaiting possible deportation to Zimbabwe. We cannot allow this to happen. Support the campaign, sign the petition!
This week’s short-notice-hey-demo post features this call-out for action against Leith Job Centre’s move to “Sanctions Targets”
11-07-2013 10:34How to jump dinner queues at Summer Peace News Camp!!
10-07-2013 23:40It has come to light that in the last few weeks many local food shops have started to actively hide their food waste bins, meaning that many of the poorer residents of Cambridge now no longer have a supplemental food source at a time when they need it the most.
10-07-2013 20:56Demo tomorrow outside Houses of Parliament.
Backbenchers debating right to vote should government decide to arm Syrian Rebels.
Bring a placard if possible.
Meet 12 noon by the Churchill Statue, Parliament Square.
10-07-2013 20:33“We are here to send a message to the oil and gas industries: we will not stand idly by as you destroy this land, or any other, for your personal profit. Respect existence, or expect resistance,” said an Earth First! activist.