UK Social Struggles Newswire Archive
11-09-2003 21:21Victory to the Intifada’s (VTI) mobilisation brought over 80 protesters on to Oxford Street with banners, placards and street theatre. They joined the weekly picket supporting the Palestinian struggle by opposing M&S’s corporate sponsorship of the State of Israel. The picket is now facing opposition from Zionists and BNP members who for two weeks in a row have set up a stall supporting Israel. They fly the Union Jack alongside the Israeli flag and hand out leaflets defending Israeli supremacy in the Middle East. Zionists who justify the existence of the State of Israel by reference to the Holocaust are standing shoulder to shoulder with virulent Holocaust deniers.
11-09-2003 17:58Israeli special forcers occupy houses in Old City of Jenin (10th Sep)- film and text
11-09-2003 14:07Thoughts on focus, direction of anti-capitalist movement with mention of anti-war action, mayday and DSEi 2003.
11-09-2003 11:13silverlink withdraw from the service all their trains (and that include the line to the DSEI) - try to block DSEI and delagates won't be able to use public transport.
One person with a D-lock can stop entire DLR network for 1h.
11-09-2003 07:05Simultaneously with the European Higher Education Summit 2003 the first European Education Forum (EEF) takes place from 18th to 20th September at the Humboldt University in Berlin. Students, pupils and teachers from whole Europe will come to Berlin to discuss during two days the current education policy and to develop alternatives.
10-09-2003 21:10The (very) long awaited issue 10 of radical ecological journal Do or Die is out now.
Do or Die is an occasional journal crammed with reports and analysis from the world-wide ecological frontlines. These are the voices not of outsiders, journalists or academics, but of those involved in the struggles themselves. In these times of concrete alienation these voices shine hope from movements that take action to defend nature, create revolution and re-wild humanity.
10-09-2003 18:34Israeli special forces occupy houses in Old City Jenin, arresting 7 people
10-09-2003 14:08Below is a call out from the folks at Fight Racism Fight Imperialism who have kept up a constant weekly vigil outside Marks and Spencer and are now facing hassle from zionists and racists waving Israeli flags and Union Jacks and trying to push them off the streets>
10-09-2003 06:35After a civil war lasting almost five years, a four year period of ethnic killing separate from the civil war, and half a year of almost genocidal conditions in its northeast provinces, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is finally receiving the full attention of the United Nations.
10-09-2003 02:12Re: Jobs....I've got some bad news and I've got some REALY BAD news! NOTE: Although this article is written about the US job loss situation, the "disappearing job" syndrome and the government's pitiful response to the problem are pretty much the same sorry story in the UK. So thought you Brits would appreciate it.
09-09-2003 19:57The next Sheffield No Sweat meeting is on Thurs 11th Sept at St Matthews Hall on Carver St (opposite the central Fire Station in city centre)at 7.30pm. We'll be concentrating on finalising details for the local dayschool on October 4th but also planning future local actions.
09-09-2003 18:21A Handy Sized Guide To Police, Press & Race Complaints
09-09-2003 12:47Building resistance and education for all Coca Cola employees regarding the murder of workers and trade unionists in Latin America
08-09-2003 14:44steve gough, http://www.nakedwalk.alivewww.co.uk/ has been walking naked from land's end to john o groats to highlight the issue that clothing should be optional in life. he has been arrested several times, with most charges subsequently dropped, he has been beaten up, and he is currently naked in inverness prison segregation awaiting a new trial, without exercise or access to a phone.
06-09-2003 17:38Round-Up of solidarity activities in Iraq in the past few days and future...
06-09-2003 17:29Activists from Ireland, Poland/England, The US, Kurdistan and Iraq protested outside the Iraqi Convention Centre in Baghdad against the presence of recent Afghanistan and Iraqi war architect and US Defence Secretary Donald Rumsfeld.