UK Social Struggles Newswire Archive
07-04-2006 21:03This is the latest twist in the fight between Shell, Stat Oil and the Irish Government, and Rossport, County Mayo, on the West Coast of Ireland, over corrupt plans to build a ludicrous gas pipeline through the area.
This is a campaign that has won significant victories. Shell was supposed to have already built the pipeline last year, the blockading by local people of the pipeline and refinery site effectively meant that no building has occurred since last summer. There is massive local, national and international opposition to this project. Shell and its partners must be stopped, and they will be stopped here, on the west coast of Ireland.
07-04-2006 18:57On March 27, UK's 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.
07-04-2006 18:54Warning signs in Venezuela of another coup d'etat like that of 2002.
07-04-2006 14:34From forcing through ID cards to the erosion of parliamentary scrutiny, a determined clique is hijacking our democracy...
07-04-2006 12:43I am writing to request that people consider how Make Poverty History and attached charities are lying to the public and are not helping the millions starving or those without access to clean water to drink or clean with. Please take the time to read this and don't be made to feel guilty by another LIE 8
07-04-2006 06:00Letter from a Palestinian activist from Jerusalem after they shut the gates in the Apartheid Wall near her home
06-04-2006 16:40The Food Standards Agency (FSA) wants to have all bread compulsorily "fortified" with folic acid - this would be enforced mass medication.
06-04-2006 16:10When is an assassination attempt NOT an assassination attempt?
When there isn't one!
06-04-2006 15:41In just a few more days Italy will have what some people are describing as the most important election in the history of the country. For five years the country has suffered plundering intimidation and sadness. Berlusconi, a multi billionaire media tycoon is turning the full force of his media empire to the efforts of winning a second term. Opposing him is the majority of the population and a growing alternative media movement from Indymedia, pirate TV, social centres and bloggers.
05-04-2006 22:32the movement is rising day after day. the demo of the 04 april has been considered by everyone in France as the summit of the contestation. direct actions are now occuring every day in all important cities : road and streets blockades, train station occupations ...
05-04-2006 16:33The Dingle Community Theatre will be performing the play SIMON JONES WAS SOMEONE! on May 8th and May 10th at 8pm at the Casa Club, Hope Street, Liverpool. Entrance is free. Tickets are available from the Casa Club or by phoning 0771 684 8894.
Meet 12noon Clerkenwell Green to join the Autonomous Bloc on the TUC march!
05-04-2006 11:12The 28th Annual Arts & Business Awards gala ceremony was held at the (BP-sponsored) Barbican Centre in London on Monday April 3rd 2006. It consisted of free drinks, schmoozing, mutual pat-on-the-backs concerning the 21st Century snake oil that is 'Corporate Social Responsibility', followed by an vain attempt to raise the tone with a performance by the London Symphony Orchestra (LSO).