UK Social Struggles Newswire Archive
24-11-2005 17:35"The 'Age Audit' - which is based on Government statistics and major pieces of research into the lives of elderly people, also found that an estimated 22,000 people died as a result of the cold last year, 1.5 million said their house was too cold in winter."
24-11-2005 13:05Sheffield No Borders Public Meeting - "No One Is Illegal"
Saturday Dec 3rd, 2pm, SADACCA Community Centre, 48 The Wicker, Burngreave
23-11-2005 16:27gay rights groups OutRage! stages a demo over the attack on gay parade by riot police.
Polish Prime Minister visting London 24 Nov.
23-11-2005 15:59On the 22nd Nov the owner of the pub we have squatted came in to our home and tried to use violence to force us out. The building in question has no plans for it and is to remain empty until it it levelled in a couple of months.
23-11-2005 12:27The date of the next Sheffield Welfare Action Network meeting has been set for Saturday the 26th of November, from 12pm to 3.30pm. The meeting is to discuss action around forthcoming incapacity benefit reforms.
23-11-2005 12:14[...] This is my rough answer. However, I want to open the question out to the whole of the world, to ask each of you.
WHAT IS TO BE DONE? How can WE develop a form of people power to save us from the false choices we are offered?
Let us not leave the essential work to corrupt politicians operating within corrupt political systems. [...]
23-11-2005 04:05We don't know how to show our deepest pain and sadness which we feel in these moments. In a new attack, the Colombian military assassinate ARLEN SALAS DAVID, leader of our community and coordinator of the humanitarian zone, Arenas Altas. We would like to share the facts of what took place so that they can be judged in time and can be remembered in history:
22-11-2005 15:46This episode includes a PSA from former child actor Dickie Richards. Donate your Uzi today! Followed by the first new Raymond Lafferty piece in several months. A Murtha / Schmidt / SNL mix with music by Sacred Spirit and Fat Boy Slim. Also some thoughts on Dinosaurs from William S. Burroughs music by Shalor. And finally Arundhati Roy with music by Gil Amran.
21-11-2005 20:34Free Screening of the Documentary film Between the Dictator and Me at Brunel University on Friday 25th at 4 pm in room 063 (Lecture Centre). On the 30th anniversary of Franco's death, 6 young filmmakers look at his legacy and influence long after his dead generating a long-due social debate.
21-11-2005 18:13A growing and diverse group of Cambridge people are starting to put together a proposal to make use of the (very nearly empty) Howard Mallet Centre.
21-11-2005 00:07If the UK's Terrorism Act of 2000 existed in 1940, Europe would still be occupied by the Nazis
20-11-2005 23:44A video about next meeting of the WTO in December in Hong Kong...and why we should fight it.
20-11-2005 13:20Ex-top Met cop Stevens opened his mouth again earlier today with disastrous results. The noises coming out of John's enormous gob coagulated, in the dank air surrounding his weatherbeaten and rapidly-ageing face, into a rabid demand that the British government should start hanging people at the earliest opportunity.
A British delegation of students and academics was present at the student protest and witnessed the violent police methods. The members of the delegation have committed themselves to working with students and staff at Valle University to campaign for Jhonny's killers to be brought to justice. The Colombian state has an extremely poor record of investigating and prosecuting the crimes of the public forces and paramilitaries.