UK Social Struggles Newswire Archive
01-04-2005 19:10Bombardier is one of the first western corporations to directly partner with the Chinese government in the construction of the railway. Once completed, it will bring an influx of Chinese settlers into Tibet, further marginalizing Tibetans.
01-04-2005 13:54Over 80 anti-war activists pulled an April fools day hoax outside the offices of British company, Windrush Communications Ltd today. The protestors dressed as pirates for an April Fools Day Pro-Privatisation Party. The aim of which was to highlight the role of Windrush in promoting the illegal plunder of Iraq’s assets.
01-04-2005 11:00A group of concerned people from around Nottinghamshire have occupied the Labour party’s regional office in Attenborough, Beeston today to urge their local MP’s to act on inhumane policies towards asylum seekers that leave many destitute. At the moment nearly 900 refugees in Nottinghamshire
alone live in destitution. Most experience hunger, cannot afford to buy clothes or shoes and many are not able to maintain good health.
01-04-2005 10:25Archbishop’s appeal for anti-Mugabe rebellion praised - Elections condemned as “rigged” and “not free, not fair”.
Zimbabwean exiles and UK supporters urged a “general strike and people’s uprising to overthrow President Mugabe’s tyranny”, today Thursday 31 March 2005.
31-03-2005 08:31Protection from discrimination on the grounds of sexual orientation has been excluded from five key provisions of the government’s new Equality Bill.
31-03-2005 08:31The next meeting of the LSF will be on Tuesday 5th April (i.e. this Tuesday coming) at 7.30pm in the Casa, Hope St.
31-03-2005 04:37I believe this is likely the most important story in several months. I am sending this to you for distribution as the story greatly impacts the whole world. Thusfar, the US has not paid much attention to it and it needs to be addressed globally. It is about a scientific study showing that the US Presidential election of 2004 was stolen. Thank you.
John Macchietto, Ph.D.
30-03-2005 22:22"Gay Bowel Syndrome" must be deleted from MSN Encarta
30-03-2005 18:06Politicians of every stripe will destroy national
industries to avoid facing a determined industrial
union, said union activists in Newcastle, England. The
workers spoke on March 6, 2005 at a British centennial
celebration of the Industrial Workers of the World
(IWW) and the National Union of Miners’ (NUM)
30-03-2005 17:59National Union of Miners members from the Hatfield Main branch paid tribute to the struggles of their branch and to their delegate Dave Douglass in Stainforth, Doncaster district.
Days of Action Against the European Union Summit!
June 16-18, 2005
30-03-2005 15:38St Modwens the destroyer, through a front company KPI and in collusion with the local council, has managed to trash Farnborough town centre. St Modwens is now proposing to do the same in collusion with the local council to the century old Queens Market at Upton Park in East London.
30-03-2005 12:31Middle East democracy that the US fears
A movement is growing in Egypt that will terrify the warmongers in Washington. Simon Assaf reports from the Cairo Conference.
30-03-2005 10:21Join us, the corporate pirates, in a week of action on 1 - 6 April to oppose the corporate plunder of Iraq. We have a series of events planned for this week and anyone who believes in justice for the people of Iraq should come along and join the protests
30-03-2005 10:18Algerian homosexuals are caught between the twin barbarisms of a totalitarian state and a clerical fascist opposition. Everyone is against us. Human rights groups in Algiers do nothing to defend ‘sodomites’. In their view, there is no such thing as gay human rights.
30-03-2005 08:09Statement from former staff members of the troubled Easton Community Association in Bristol. Please note that it was impossible to consult with all former staff members so this statement should not be considered to be a reflection of the opinions of all former staff.
29-03-2005 20:59this sounded really cool earlier.. maybe it will be really cool later.. : )