UK Free Spaces Newswire Archive
15-05-2006 18:19Two separate campaigns fighting the Council's undemocratic and ill-thought plans for Little London and Woodhouse will unite on Wednesday in an unprecedented show of strength.
15-05-2006 14:04At 12.30pm this Wednesday, (17 May), residents of Little London will gather outside Leeds Civic Hall to demand the Council immediately suspends its privatisation plans for their estate.
15-05-2006 12:281926 GENERAL STRIKE: HISTORY AND MYTH Meeting
Once again, the South London Radical History Group presents it's monthly fandango for you..
We aim to have a couple of brief presentations on local examples of the
day to day running of the Genreal Strike in South London, as well as an open
discussion on its legacy, and what lessons we can learn (a bit late as
15-05-2006 10:31Sounds on the Downs is a free festival planned to take place on the downs at the University of Nottingham (near Derby and Lincoln Halls) on Wed 7th June, 2pm-10pm.
A group of activists in Birmingham have managed to open Adshel bus shelters, where they put commercial adverts, using Allen keys, and have been using the space to advertise grassroots actions, such as the No Borders demonstration at Harmondsworth detention centre on 8 April, 2006.
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12-05-2006 16:54Social Centre rampART launches self defence group
The regime in Burma recently launched a new military offensive against civilians from the Karen ethnic minority in Burma. More than 11,000 people have been forced from their homes and are hiding in the jungle with no food or medical supplies. Civilians, including children, have been shot, tortured, mutilated and even beheaded. Total is the largest and last significant European investor in Burma. Total Oil’s Yadana gas project is believed to earn the regime between $200m to $450m a year. In addition to the huge revenues Total’s project provides the regime, the companies presence in Burma is influencing French, European Union and British foreign policy on Burma, as France vetoes effective EU sanctions in order to protect Total. Demonstration at Total's Head Office, 33 Cavendish Square, London W1G OPW. Nearest tube is Oxford Circus. www.burmacampaign.org.uk
11-05-2006 14:13More examples of Wikipedia censorship ....
this is an autonomous action.
10-05-2006 17:14This is being posted thru doors now.
Get on it!
10-05-2006 01:55Person with a Fig and Vine Planter conviction returns to Court for a ‘mercy hearing’ (see 4).
Shakespeare wrote: “The quality of mercy is not strain'd”.
(I’ve wondered about the meaning of this phrase and the way I see it, it means it’s stretchy but never breaks/snaps. Wow! Now I see sadly, it can be also blocked).
08-05-2006 20:30Tenants and anti-privatisation campaigners are joining forces this Wednesday (10 May) in a city-wide public meeting to oppose Leeds City Council's proposed 'Comprehensive Regeneration' of Little London estate and its wider decimation of council housing through the Private Finance Initiative (PFI).
08-05-2006 19:12Today's Yokshire Evening Post has a story about Leeds City Council's latest 'con-sultation' fraud - this time on the totally bonkers idea of building a car park on Woodhouse Moor using a 'Parks Renaissance fund'.