UK Social Struggles Newswire Archive
09-07-2005 06:00They've been privately fuming for months at the unnaccountable way in which celebrity campaigners like Bono, Geldof and Richard Curtis have consistently hijacked the Make Poverty History campaign and message. But finally, as the G8's disappointing communique was released, it was only now that the NGOs' anger finally boiled over as they sat with their heads in their hands.
09-07-2005 04:26A message from the post-9/11 US to citizens of the UK who DON'T want their country to go down this same dark catastrophic road! TRUTH and JUSTICE are needed--and it's up to YOU to make up your mind.
08-07-2005 21:03A report of the anti-state terror action that took place outside Waverley train station in central Edinburgh , Friday 7th.
08-07-2005 19:55Spontaneous leaflet distributed on a spontaneous gathering in front of Edinburgh train station
08-07-2005 18:10Approximately 50 demonstrators show their solidarity with prisoners inside Saughton Prison, Edinburgh. Police use section-14 to restrict the area and duration of the protest.
08-07-2005 17:23Indies were watching a sweating and nervous Tony Blair give details of the G8 communiqué to a packed press conference in Gleneagles. "The people have roared but the G8 has whispered," said Kumi Naidoo, chair of the Global Call to Action against Poverty.
08-07-2005 16:56The London bombs were the act of a small group attempting to change global policies. The images seen across the world are a marked contrast to those of the Make Poverty History campaign and the Live8 concert, which both attempted to influence the small group that is the G8.
A crazy escape team will be pushing a psychiatric bed from Cygnet Secure
Psychiatric Hospital, South Bradford, across the Pennines to Central
08-07-2005 16:13you will find videoclips and infos on the G8 here:
08-07-2005 14:00People Power
08-07-2005 13:23A critical look at the "Clown Bloc" because not everybody loves a clown.
08-07-2005 12:52Yesterday's bombings revealed five truths vital to winning the War on Terror.
08-07-2005 12:37Patrick Bond, Dennis Brutus and Virginia Setshedi argue that the celebrity chasing paternalism of Make Poverty History and the Global Call to Action Against Poverty (GCAP) is an unwelcome retreat from the global democratic challenge to market-led globalisation.
08-07-2005 10:53The British National Party is already trying to exploit yesterday's tragedy to spread racism and Islamophobia.