UK Social Struggles Newswire Archive
26-09-2003 11:31A David and Goliath-esque battle in the mundane setting of a Glaswegian call centre. David may lose, but only after enraging the CEO of the giant multinational mother ship for whom he worked.
26-09-2003 09:59The Jericho community showed their concern and commitment for the Castle Mill Boatyard which is in danger from developers at a recent meeting at St Barnabus School. Father Thomos gave a rousing speech which help to galvanise the resolve of the community to take control of the situation. The Oxford city council will have to take notice as will British Waterways and Bellway homes.
26-09-2003 08:23Striking Oxford postal workers won reinstatement yesterday (25.9.03) for their two sacked colleagues.
24-09-2003 16:28Join the protest at the Irish Consulate.
21-09-2003 02:01Patents being discussed in Euro parliament 23/09 ! http://swpat.ffii.org/
20-09-2003 15:35This is a call-out for the Libertarian Bloc on the Stop the War Coalition’s march against the occupation of Iraq
anti-capitalist :: anti-authoritarian :: direct action
Meet up at 12 noon (sharp!) at Speakers Corner, Hyde Park
(nearest tube - Marble Arch)
Look for the red+black, green+black and black flags! And bring flags, banners, family & friends...
19-09-2003 19:41An irregular update on what's new at Infoshop.org, the popular activist and alternative news website. Infoshop.org is now available in Swedish. Check out our newest interactive website: portal.infoshop.org
19-09-2003 17:31PICKET THE LONDON OFFICE OF THE WORLD BANK
SATURDAY 20 SPETEMBER 2003, 11am TO 12.30pm
NEW ZEALAND HOUSE, 80 HAYMARKET, LONDON SW1
Trafalgar Square end of Haymarket. Nearest tube Charing Cross, Trafalgar
19-09-2003 13:02On Monday 15th September the second wave of evictions and demolitions will begin around the Itoiz Dam. Below is a communique from Solidari@scon Itoiz. For more information about the Itoiz Dam go to http://www.sositoiz.com and keep watching http://www.euskalherria.indymedia.org for news updates on the resitance that is taking place.
19-09-2003 00:28Last week postal workers, members of the CWU, voted by the narrowest majority against national action against Royal Mail’s plan to slash 30,000 jobs in the next nine months. The result took everyone by surprise. Union officials had been confident of a substantial yes vote. It didn’t materialise...
This result is a set back for the left. Anarchists had welcomed the recent upsurge in industrial militancy detecting willingness amongst workers to stand up to bosses. Postal workers have a good record of industrial militancy so it is worth considering what went wrong.
18-09-2003 12:09Article from Penwith local paper "The Cornishman"...
A small group of men and women in Penwith have spent the last 18 months turning a former council dump into productive land where they are growing vegetables and sunflowers.