UK Social Struggles Newswire Archive
23-07-2005 14:12Take off to Kabul Tuesday morning.
23-07-2005 11:31In the last seven weeks I have had the opportunity to make working visits to seven different Arab countries and to engage in political and other discussions with local officials, academics, journalists and opposition activists. The experience has been instructive, and simultaneously heartening and depressing, but has suggested obvious opportunities and dangers in the dual quest to respond to the rights of Arab citizens and defeat the global terror plague.
23-07-2005 09:30The "Road Map to Peace" = Turn Gaza into a walled ghetto + Steal more land in the occupied West Bank.
Ariel Sharon is a man of peace alright - "I want that piece, and that, and that ..."
22-07-2005 15:48So this is sort of old news i guess, but no sign of it in the archive and pretty ironic in light of the Mexican government's recent welcome of the Zapatistas' new political initiatives.
22-07-2005 15:34CALL OUT TO SOUTH WALES DISSENT! GATHERING
22-07-2005 14:15Millions starving to death because the world did not act when warned as long ago as a year. And whats being done now? Shockingly little. Can we justify ignoring the plight of 3.5 or so million in the face of what is happening here?
22-07-2005 12:42Fairly long video containing interviews with cyclists prior to setting of on bike ride from London to Scotland for G8 protests.
approx 18 minutes long
preview and screening versions available
22-07-2005 10:01Resonance fm 104.4FM - Small Slow Peasants Show
Broadcasting Live to london on FM @ 2-3pm
+ the world via the web ( http://www.resonancefm.com)
Todays theme is 'Street art' with interviews from melbourne, NYC, and London.
What is street art ~ graffiti, sticker art, political posters, busking and street perfomance, urban reclaimation blogging the freeways and more!
For more info go to www.slowsmallpeasants.org.uk
22-07-2005 07:59The new issue of 'ephemera: theory & politics in organization', which has just been published at http://www.ephemeraweb.org, looks at the organisation and politics of social forums...
...included are some interesting reflections on the London ESF...
22-07-2005 00:00This earth possesses plenty enough resources to provide, the peoples of the earth if free market capitalism didn't by its very nature dole out the earth's treasures so disproportionately.
21-07-2005 23:28This is an extraordinary radio interview that aired on KPFK Pacifica Radio in Los Angeles last Monday, on the Iranian Revolution and French Philosopher Michel Foucault, who embraced it. A new book by Janet Afary and Kevin Anderson about this historical situation has great relevance today for our understanding of political Islam, religious fundamentalism and the attack on science and reason.
21-07-2005 21:46Today, July 20th 2005, at ten in the evening repression increases against the community “Trapiche La Soledad”- Sola de Vega.
Since yesterday July 19th San Cristobal – Sola de Vega authorities have placed a patrol in the only road that leads to the community of La Soledad.
21-07-2005 08:17The transcript of the talk and debate, 'Is Activism Counter Revolutionary' is now available online.
20-07-2005 20:52Send messages of protest to Coca-Cola on the 2nd anniversary og the international campaign against the multinational for their crimes in Colombia.
20-07-2005 11:48Letter received in reply to RMT (rail Union) campaign against proposed changes to station ticket office opening times/staff re-deployment.