UK Social Struggles Newswire Archive
17-09-2003 22:53The new AWN is being launched at this year's anarchist bookfair, with a number of aims:
* To provide a means for anarchists in individual unions or industries to link up and support each other (including unemployed or retired workers).
* To coordinate campaigns like disaffiliation from New Labour.
* To raise awareness of anarchist methods of organising society and industry.
* To circulate and share news, advice and information.
* Supporting workers in struggle.
17-09-2003 18:12DROWNED OUT/ McLIBEL DOUBLE BILL, OXFORD PICTURE HOUSE, SUN 21st SEPT
17-09-2003 16:01Almost 100,000 teachers across Australia shut down hundreds of public schools, in the nation's largest strike by a single workforce. ...
At Melbourne Park, a stopwork meeting of at least 9000 teachers warned of further... action... unless the... government boosted its 9 per cent salary offer... Teachers want 25 to 30 per cent.
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15-09-2003 19:07Polls continue to show that 73 percent of the American people want U.S. policy to be "evenhanded" and want Israel to be pressured and support a two-state solution. But extremists on all sides are resolved to prevent peace.
SASKATOON - Saskatoon's police chief says officers may have been dumping native people outside the city for years, an admission that comes as new information emerges about a 13-year-old case.
14-09-2003 18:33ITOIZ DAM EVICTIONS AND RESISTANCE, NAVARRA
On Monday 15th September the second wave of evictions and demolitions will begin around the Itoiz Dam. Below is a communique from Solidari@s con Itoiz. For more information about the Itoiz Dam go to www.sositoiz.com, and keep watching Indymedia for news updates on the resitance that is taking place.
14-09-2003 16:01For a people that have survived centuries of slavery and colonialism and race based terror HIV/AIDS represents today the most serious threat to the survival of people of African descent. HIV/AIDS is not only a serious threat to the genocide of millions of Africans affected with HIV/AIDS it is also the fastest growing leading cause of death amongst African Americans and people of African descent throughout the world.
14-09-2003 14:18DEAD THREATHS AND ATTACKS CONTINUE AGAINSTS COCA COLA WORKERS AND THEIRS FAMILIES IN COLOMBIA.
Protest against the most serious attacks on free spaces yet encountered.
and Days of information and discussion.
13-09-2003 18:52I have personally long felt that Libertarianism and related beliefs have something to do with poor potty training.
13-09-2003 11:43CASPIAN, an organization opposed to RFID tagging of consumer items, was denied the right of free speech at a public convention venue. The operators of McCormick Place in Chicago denied the group the right to wear t-shirts with printed messages. Members of the public walk through the buildings regularly, and there are shops and a public train stop within the buildings.
13-09-2003 10:50As another successful DSEi took up most of the newswire this hero went largely unnoticed.
All respect to Kyung Hae Lee, 56. (knife to the heart on Sept 10 2003)
What was he highlighting? Was it just anger at the Mexican pigscum?
13-09-2003 10:24here comes the latest information about the European Education Forum which will take place simultaniously during the summit of the European education ministers from September 18-20 2003 in Berlin, Germany.
13-09-2003 09:15Santa Cruz, CA USA City Council passes motion to write letter requesting an impeachment inquiry
13-09-2003 07:03Nestlé backed down on its refusal to debate with Baby Milk Action at the Trade Union Congress (TUC) Conference in Brighton after the TUC General Council barred the world's largest food company from the Conference proper. Read Baby Milk Action's presentation denouncing Nestlé's baby food pushing practices. Watch TV footage from a German documentary further proving Nestlé's claim it does nothing wrong is untrue.
12-09-2003 10:20Freedom Highway is a festival, at the Barbican, that focuses on the powerful role of music and song in the political struggles and liberation movement of the 20th century, featuring live music, talks and films from an international line-up of artists.