UK Social Struggles Newswire Archive
06-09-2003 02:23There was a time when health activists thought a global trade deal on
affordable medicines would be an
achievement worth celebrating.
Now they have one. But they're not celebrating.
Last weekend, members of the World Trade Organization agreed on a plan
to offer poor countries improved
access to life-saving drugs. The deal, which ended a 21-month test of
wills between the United States and
the developing world, was hailed as a breakthrough by relieved negotiators.
05-09-2003 11:34The Second Manchester People's Assembly is taking place on the 4th october
from 10:30-5:30 at the Methodist Central Hall on Oldham street city centre.
04-09-2003 09:21Update from the Sounds Like Freedom group in Palestine
03-09-2003 09:05Once again the "Left" Labour government make Maggie look like Marx, how can we let them get away with it?
01-09-2003 17:04Barry Coates, Director of the World Development Movement (www.wdm.org.uk), will be speaking at a free public meeting in the Oxford Town Hall at 7pm, on Thursday 4th September.
01-09-2003 12:27'Tô Bolado' is a song by about the Vigário Geral massacre performed by Afroreggae. The video clip for the song shows footage of some of Brazil's most notorious incidents of police violence.
31-08-2003 16:20Report and footage from the streets of occupied Jenin
31-08-2003 14:25Vote with your money if you want your vote to count
Defund the war machine? Yes we can!
29-08-2003 22:03More dirt on the animal torturers ... 'sequani limited'...
A fraternal debate on marxism and anarchism
29-08-2003 15:29THE cost of water to Merseyside householders will soar to £10 a week, if the Government's regulator sanctions a £3.8bn spending programme.
29-08-2003 15:25It has been estimated that 60% of Liverpool's council homes are below basic standards.
28-08-2003 18:37George Farquar - scotish anti child abuse and electronic warfare activist committed to mental ward in Edinburgh hospital
28-08-2003 16:57Mexican government officials and Marines have once more menaced the Zapatista community of Nuevo San Rafael in Montes Azules. On 19 August officials from PROFEPA, marines from the state armed forces, and also TV reporters all arrived in the community, which is also known as Ignacio Allende, and is in the south of Montes Azules, Chiapas, Mexico.
27-08-2003 21:44George Farquar - scotish anti electronic warfare activist committed to mental ward in Edinburgh hospital
NB: No doctor was present at his "trial!"