UK Education Newswire Archive
27-06-2009 14:39July Delegation to Venezuela: Human Rights, Food Sovereignty & Social Change
The Alberto Lovera Bolivarian Circle of NY invites you to join us in July for a 10-day trip to Venezuela examining advances in food sovereignty and other initiatives for social change.
26-06-2009 16:47CKD campaign against Grupo Pellas and Nicaragua Sugar Estates and Flor de Caña Boycott by ANAIRC and UITA lack scientific evidence. Informative article on chronic kidney failure disease, its causes, and lack of scientific evidence linking it to sugarcane growing.
24-06-2009 10:41A nationwide mobilization of school and university students: After the last major school students' strike in Germany in November 2008, there were large demonstrations across the country on June 17 in the framework of a week-long "education strike"
22-06-2009 13:02hi we need people to resist eviction on wed,please respond to the link,bless,x
22-06-2009 11:43An eviction notice has been served on the occupation at Lewisham Bridge.
Bailiffs are arriving at 10.30 on Wednesday morning.
19-06-2009 15:55President Hugo Chavez has banned Coke Zero from Venezuela based on a health problem. He needs to know what the health problem is. Aspartame in Coke Zero is an addictive excitoneurotoxic carcinogenic drug that interacts with other drugs and vaccines.
18-06-2009 21:30The London FreeSchool began occupying 161 Commercial Street. There will be various workshops and discussions held there over this weekend on 'Squatting, Housing & Gentrification'. The event begins at 10am Friday 19th June so feel free to pop in anytime from then onwards. For more information see the website http://londonfreeschool.wordpress.com.
17-06-2009 18:13IF THERE'S ANY HOPE, IT LIES WITH THE PROLES - GEORGE ORWELL, 1984
A SPECTRE IS HAUNTING ENGLAND - the spectre of the 1st Oxford Working Class Bookfair. On the eve Summer solstice there will be a gathering of the tribes -a bookfair -a place to meet likeminded people & exchange ideas & information!
In the signed document reproduced below, the management promises to “review” the immigration raid and “discuss” the possibility of bringing cleaning services in-house and the “health and safety issues” relating to immigration raids on campus. There were, however, two more concrete commitments: first, to write to the Home Office requesting the return of the deported cleaners and granting exceptional leave to remain to those who are still detained or have been forced into hiding; and second, that no action will be taken against those involved in the protest.
16-06-2009 18:46Following a well-attended rally at 4:30, which was followed by a march round the Bloomsbury colleges, the occupiers had a long meeting to discuss their demands, some of which the director has already agreed on, while others are still being negotiated.
Just after 7pm, people were told by the management that the directors have left and negotiations will have to resume in the morning. The 'deadline' for getting back to them with the finalised demands was 7pm. Apparently they were too busy to wait for a few minutes!
15-06-2009 14:33According to a public interest disclosure filed with the Higher Education Funding Council of England, Kingston University's Vice-Chancellor allegedly used public funds reserved for education and research to pay for his personal legal action against a former staff member. The disclosure alleges that Sir George Scott, aka Sir Peter Scott, utilized his position as Vice-Chancellor to get the University to pay for his failed complaint with the World Intellectual Property Organisation against former Senior Lecturer, Dr Howard Fredrics.
*Inspired by good news our direct action methods using alternate fuels with no fossil fuel addiction may seem to align with the goals of the original Greenpeace. MNPF TRAIL 2004 is a self funded event."
14-06-2009 14:05Below is an essay which Thomas Paine wrote this past Monday, the 200th anniversary of his death. He generously approached me to inquire as to whether I would be willing to transcribe it for readers worldwide who might benefit from his posthumous words of wisdom.
To read the article with embedded links, visit the below webpage:
14-06-2009 03:20To know what is socialism is to know what is capitalism, it is the dialectical negation, it is anti-capitalism.
12-06-2009 14:55The London Met University Board of Governors meet on the 15th June at Moorgate building. We will also be there to lobby them hard. Join us in a public display of solidarity with those being forced out this year, being made unemployed in the middle of a recession.