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UK Social Struggles Newswire Archive

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The US Government is taking us for suckers. Do the sums... I did.

13-05-2006 10:43

I have recently spent several hours collating and considering the statistical data relating to the so-called 'War on Terror'.

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13-05-2006 03:56

Today May 11 2006 violence and impunity repeated themselves, but this time in our space, 15 minutes after a comrade left the Kasa, approximately at 5:00 am, a couple of strangers forcibly entered our space. These individuals were also hooded and we believe that one of them participated in the previous kidnapping.

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San Salvador Atenco Massacre Solidarity Protest

13-05-2006 00:04

Anti-capitalist activists, human rights campaigners individuals and groups, including London's Zapatista Action Project ( z.a.p. ), Bristol Solidarity group Kiptik and the Comite Cerezo support group in the U.K. demostrate at the Mexican Consulate in London. Closing it down for business.

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Nepal: A Long March towards bourgeios democracy?

12-05-2006 18:23

In-depth analysis of the situation in Nepal, including the anti-monarchist protest movement, the Maoist insurgency, the international economic background and the Nepalese working class.

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Self Defence Classes in Social Centre rampART

12-05-2006 16:54

Social Centre rampART launches self defence group

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12-05-2006 13:48

Demonstration to protest against the death of a woman prisoner. Valerie Hayes, 42, died on 10.05.06, in the 'care' of Styal Prison. Demo date: Thursday 18 May 2006, 1.00 pm.
Protest will be held outside HMP Styal, Styal Road, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 4HR.

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London Mexican Consulate blockaded by undead.

12-05-2006 13:22

No visas today...
Today the Mexican consulate was closed down by inviduals both alive and dead who locked onto the entrance. The protest was over the recent repression in Mexico.

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Welcoming President Hugo Chavez To London

12-05-2006 12:30

President Chavez WILL Speak at Solidarity Gathering
Welcoming President Hugo Chavez To London!
Sunday 14 May 2006, 3pm to 7pm

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4 locked on at Mexican Embassy

12-05-2006 10:14

4 people are currently locked on in front of the Mexican Consulate in London, in solidarity with the people of Texcoco, Northern Mexico who have been experiencing severe government repression over the last 2 days.

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update on colnbrook

12-05-2006 10:06

new phone numbers -it seems to be well worth contacting the following people as they have no clue at all about the current situation

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Urgent.Press Release: Mexican Embassy in London Occupied. San Salvador Atenco.

12-05-2006 09:36

Mexican Embassy in London Occupied. San Salvador Atenco Massacre Solidarity Protest.

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12-05-2006 06:55

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Oxford narrow boaters have craned their boats out in protest against British Waterways plans to develop their boatyard into housing as eviction looms on Monday 15th May

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Free School, Cowley Club, Brighton Saturday 13th & 27th May

12-05-2006 01:05

Guide to weekends activities at the Cowley Club, Brighton, 12/05/06.

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Mersey Councils Invest In Death

12-05-2006 00:28

Councils across Merseyside and Cheshire are pouring more than £28m into the world's largest arms companies - including Lockheed Martin and BAE Systems. As if that wasn't enough, they've also got a £3 million stake in Halliburton - Dick Cheney's favourite oil company!

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You Are Paying For Edge Lane Demolition!

12-05-2006 00:11

Liverpool Land Development Company is to get half a million pounds more of taxpayers' money to demolish houses in the Edge Lane area.

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Will West Africa be the new Middle East?

11-05-2006 23:40

As the middle east becomes increasingly unstable, and Latin America increasingly unreliable, West African nations, in particular Nigeria, are being viewed as a 'safer' alternative.

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German 'Robin Hoods' Give Poor a Taste of the High Life

11-05-2006 23:26

A GANG of anarchist Robin Hood-style thieves, who dress as superheroes and steal expensive food from exclusive restaurants and delicatessens to give to the poor, are being hunted by police in the German city of Hamburg.

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Business In The Community Annual Conference London – Picket For Help HBOS PLC

11-05-2006 22:29

Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre Logo Venue For BITC Annual Conference
On 9th May 2006, Vince Shalom of the Shalom Family Campaign for Social Justice made a public and peaceful appeal for help at the Business In The Community (BITC) Annual Conference. Held at the Queen Elizabeth Conference Centre, London, HBOS PLC was the ‘target’.

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London says 'We are all Atenco!'

11-05-2006 18:46

Last week the town of San Salvador Atenco, Mexico, suffered police brutalities as the government attempted to break the community and seize the land. Hundreds were attacked, some killed – the struggle continues. Around the World, people are joining in solidarity with this injustice. We report on London’s protests.

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Against the Greenscare @ the Common Place

11-05-2006 14:29

Sat 10th June 7pm till late... Benefit dinner, bands, DJ's

Benefit dinner will be served at 7pm, followed by a short film about Jeff ‘Free’ Luers, then bands including ‘The Unpleasants’ and ‘7 hertz’ (tbc) and DJ’s till late. There will be books and info availble throughout the night.
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