UK Social Struggles Newswire Archive
21-02-2006 17:24We need 100 people to donate £10 a month for 6 months in order to help Spirit until his appeal in April.
21-02-2006 12:22On Feb 23rd LRT will play host to Heather Rogers, who's just written a book called 'Gone Tomorrow: The Hidden Life of Garbage'. She will show a 20 minute film and lead off a discussion looking into rubbish, consumption, climate chaos, capitalism and whatever else catches our eye.
A coalition of activist groups in Manchester is planning a series of actions over May Day weekend. More details will be given nearer to the event. Check the website for updates…
21-02-2006 06:23Audio of convoys and patrols by US & UK soldiers. Sounds of beating victims from the recent whistleblower video from the UK set to Klaus Nomi. William S Burroughs, Raymond Lafferty & Jody Paulson chime in, including skits from Kanye West. Poetry by Lord Patch, Charles Bukowski and Vera Lynn with the curtain call "Iraqi Victims Reprise".
20-02-2006 15:11Dalston Lane Theatre - Workmen and Police forced entry to the occupied theatre this morning - there are now (14.30 hours) activists on the roof of both buildings and more people are needed. The second building is still occupied.
20-02-2006 12:19Bolivarian Revolution, Coal Mining and Indigenous Resistance
Wednesday 1st March, 7.30pm, The Sumac centre
245 Gladstone Street, Nottingham
20-02-2006 11:23Attempts to find out the true extent of British casualties in Iraq are being stalled by the Ministry of Defence
20-02-2006 10:50London's East End Borough of Tower Hamlets is witnessing a unique political confrontation between large parts of the constituency and the Council over Crossrail. The contents of the hybrid Crossrail Bill now in the UK House of Commons is at the centre of the dispute that has already caused serious political repercussions in the area. The Khoodeelaar! Campaign against Crossrail hole has been mobilising support against the Council in an unprecedented way.
The community is opposing Crossrail plans. Including the dubious 'need' argued by Tower Hamlets Council for aCrossrail station at Whitechapel. Campaigners are set to publish later today [Monday 20 February 2006] legal grounds for a High Court action against the Council.
20-02-2006 10:11A group of several dozen people is currently occupying the trees which are on the future site of the E.P.M. (a prison for minors) d'Orvault, near to the city of Nantes (France), in an attempt to stop the construction. We want to show our opposition in a determined manner to the state and economic violence which is destroying our lives: imprisonment, misery, ghettoisation, the politics of "security", racism, wage labour...
20-02-2006 04:56"The reality is that of 580,000 soldiers who served in that war 325,000 are on permanent medical disabilty and 11,000 have subsequently died - an astonishing figure of 56% of those who served are now seriously ill with radiation related sicknesses, eupehmistically labelled "Gulf War Syndrome" by the medical and military establishments that refuse, of course, to acknowledge its true cause." And much more.
19-02-2006 19:27Live Streaming Video coverage begins at 8pm Pacific Standard Time,
Feb 20 Monday
Tune in to http://www.brightpathvideo.com
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CM is just yet another manifestation of the [very] old adage
"Think Globally -- Act Locally" I think it is important that we do so act locally!
19-02-2006 14:56This flyer will be an short reflection about our struggles and the necessary extension and radicalisation of them.
19-02-2006 14:15At a packed meeting at lunchtime on Friday 17th February, in Transport House, Belfast, striking postal workers decided to end their wildcat strike and return to work having won their dispute.
18-02-2006 15:21A CALL for INTERNATIONAL SOLIDARITY for anti-WTO political Prisoners and PRESSURE to CONTINUE DERAILING WTO: International Action Week, Feb 27th - March 5th 2006 in solidarity with 2 anti-WTO political prisoners who stand trial in Hong Kong, thousands of political prisoners behind bars worldwide, and millions
of prisoners of WTO-related policies.