UK Social Struggles Newswire Archive
05-04-2006 11:08Statements of support from UK Political parties have provided a major boost to campaigners for an International Day Against Homophobia, in time for the big launch of IDAHO-UK on April 7th.
05-04-2006 03:12Myself and a couple of friends were privileged to take part in the NAMING THE DEAD - MASS CIVIL DISOBEDIENCE AGAINST THE OCCUPATION OF IRAQ -SUNDAY 2 APRIL 2006 in PARLIAMENT SQUARE.
04-04-2006 14:54Please help to fight closure of our swimming pool!
04-04-2006 10:00Solidarity with Anti-CPE movement (France) feat. talks and music
Over the last months, the struggle against the new labour laws and the hard fights on the streets with the french riot police has led to many arrests of youths, students and workers. Tonights event will be an evening of discussion, debates, films and also a fundraiser featuring Live Bands, DJ's and Visuals from the demonstrations and occupations of French Universities. More tba!
03-04-2006 22:33Coca-Cola is one of the most recognizable brands in the world. The company claims to adhere to the “highest ethical standards” and to be “an outstanding corporate citizen in every community we serve”. Yet Coca-Cola’s activities around the world tell a different story. Coca-Cola has been accused of dehydrating communities in its pursuit of water resources to feed its own plants, drying up farmers’ wells and destroying local agriculture. The company has also violated workers’ rights in countries such as Colombia, Turkey, Guatemala and Russia. Only through its multi-million dollar marketing campaigns can Coca-Cola sustain the clean image it craves.
03-04-2006 22:19We are meeting as usual on Wednesday's at the Sumac Centre at 6-7pm before the regular Scroat Cinema food and film evenings.
All welcome. Now the ID cards bill has been passed, we need to build the local campaign.
03-04-2006 22:09The rage of the residents of Soweto is directed at the installed meters.. The first mammoth prepaid water project started in 1992 under Margaret Thatcher in British Birmingham.. The water suppliers cynically described this as "self-disconnect."
03-04-2006 17:44The BNP has reported what it claims was an attempt by Swedish Communists to murder its leader, Nick Griffin.
03-04-2006 15:58Castle Mill Boatyard, in Jericho, Oxford, is under threat. As the last public boatyard on the Oxford Canal, it is an indispensable resource for the local narrowboat community, in particular residential boat owners. However British Waterways wants to develop the land for another unsympathetic, unsustainable development in association with Bellway Homes Ltd.
03-04-2006 13:51RED WHEELS - Theatre Film And Music - this weekend!!
Please come and support the INTERNATIONAL RED WHEELS AGAINST RACISM
In the Former British Empire - this weekend:
03-04-2006 12:22An innocent young man is dead – Woolwich Somali community is met with silence from the police and the Independent Police Complaints Authority
Protest took place outside Plumstead Police Station, London SE 18 on Saturday 1st April at 1.30pm
03-04-2006 11:07Protestors from direct action group, Plane Stupid, this morning blockaded BAA HQ on Heathrow's 60th Birthday. 6 arrests were made. BAA now in "premier league of climate change criminals."
02-04-2006 20:03In February, the BNP came second in the Amber Valley council by-election in Heanor and Loscoe (see previous items on IndyMedia). They will undoubtedly stand again in the election in May.
02-04-2006 13:15BRIAN HAW IS DEFENDING HIS AND EVERONE’S RIGHT TO PROTEST
02-04-2006 02:44On March 27, Channel 4 aired a propaganda report on Venezuela aimed at softening up the scene for a future US attack. Action is recommended, before all major corporate media follow the lead.
31-03-2006 22:02Government appeal against former decision.
31-03-2006 19:36A crowd of at least two thousand Liverpudlians and welcome guests flocked to the Catholic cathedral on Hope Street to protest against neo-Condi's gala gig at the Philharmonic. In a show of awesome potential power, we decked the steps in a sea of defiant humanity. The message was loud and clear: terrorists and torturers are NOT welcome on Merseyside! As one speaker yelled, "We're not havin' it"!