UK Social Struggles Newswire Archive
12-12-2005 20:38We start off with this Anti-Walmart TV ad being badmouthed by some smarmy news anchors. Followed by a poem by David Wilcox about this hypocracy. David Rovics up next and Norman Finklestein speaks of a similar irony regarding The Wall that was once in Warsaw and is now surrounding Palestine.
CHANGES TO THE ADVERTISED PROGRAM
Six years after Chavez was voted into power indigenous people are still fighting for their lives and for the environment.
FILMS, FOOD AND DEBATE
Manchester, Sunday 18th 3pm, The basement, 24 Lever St
12-12-2005 16:20What would you be thinking — what would you be feeling — if you had but 16 hours and 29 minutes left to live, knowing that you were not going to die of natural causes at some unspecified date and time, but knew that you were scheduled — that's right, scheduled — to die one minute after midnight, tonight, in California's San Quentin prison?
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12-12-2005 13:24The film 'The Revolution will not be Televised' will be showing on Tuesday at 7.00pm at the Midlands Arts Centre. It is about the failed coup in Venezuela in 2002 with apparent US support.
12-12-2005 08:53More lies on "extraordinary rendition"
12-12-2005 01:46- the protesters managed to re-occupie the valley -
12-12-2005 00:45MINGA, the Association for the Promotion of Social Alternatives informs national and international public opinion, that paramilitaries currently engaged in so called “peace negotiations” with the Colombian government, detained, tortured and then executed 22 peasant farmers in the villages of La Mas Verde and Nuevo Horizonte, in the municipality of Curumani, Cesar.
11-12-2005 23:58Below is a poem that I've written to try to make people a little more aware of the plight of the homeless at this time of year, why, is it only at this time of year thar we feel we should do something to help those less fortunate than ourselves and not for the rest of the year? Guilt or what? You tell me?
11-12-2005 21:45Two Calais activists have been sentenced . The 'crime' they have committed handing out food and sheltering undocumented people in this case, homeless refugees, which is against the law in France.
This is what Borders really mean !
11-12-2005 20:09Protection of the National Health Service, in Huddersfield and nationally. Opposal to closures, privatisation, redundancies.
Oodles of people marched in Huddersfield on Saturday 11th December, so many I couldn't see the end of the column, and everyone cheered us on.
11-12-2005 18:51Vigil for Omar & all British residents illegally detained in Guantanamo
Saturday 17th December, 3pm
Churchill Square, Brighton
11-12-2005 17:53Global Capitalism Requires Global Resistance - Call for Solidarity
Action on the 17th of December at all Gate Gourmet Locations World-Wide
Recorded at the Climate Change Demonstration in Edinburgh, 3rd of December 2005.
Interview with Mark Ballard, Green Party, constituency Lothians, Member of Scottish Parliament, about history of Dalkeith Park Bypass Plans, Scottish Executive, Climate Change, Grassroots Resistance.
09-12-2005 22:49A fun packed evening of entertainment.
December 17th - 18th, Sandfield College Theatre, Sandfield Centre (opposite Savoy Cinema on Derby Road), Lenton, Nottingham.
We have had a great response from local artists, community members and organisations all from multi cultural backgrounds, who, have volunteered their services and worked tirelessly over the last four weeks to make this production possible and bring you a great new performane piece. We are working collaboratively with Nottingham City Council; all money raised from ticket sales will go directly to the ‘Lord Mayors Earthquake Appeal’.