UK Social Struggles Newswire Archive
31-05-2006 12:17Brie Phillips and Diane Foglizzo from the US student Living Wage Action Coalition will speak in London on Friday about how to build student-worker solidarity and fight for a living wage on our campuse, as the final part of their week-long speaker tour of UK colleges.
31-05-2006 11:39On Tuesday 6 June 2006, the UK House of Commons Select committee on Crossrail is due to hear the formal petition by the London Borough of Tower Hamlets Council the main focus of the local anti-CrossRail protests. Khoodeelaar! has said that that petition is phoney and is not in fact a petition. It is a smokescreen under which the corrupt clique on Tower Hamlets Council [that did the main deals with Crsosrail] trying to hide its real role - that of a corporate tout for Big Business interests and City of London conglomerates who want to get their hands on £billions of public money under cover of Crossrail which will not bring economic benefits to the UK economy far less to the East End of London.
30-05-2006 19:20We invite you to take part in the European Coordination against precariousness on June 9th, 10th and 11th at Strasburg’s universities, to create a resistance network and european-scale common action projects.
Army invades Qabatia village twice in one day killing one and arresting five, Israeli Army kills one resident and injures another two from Balata refugee camp in Nablus, and assassinates one resident from Anabta village east of Tulkarem, Two residents arrested from Beit Ta'mar and Al Obaiat villages east of Bethlehem, One resident arrested from Jeit village east of Qalqilia, Several prisoners injured after being attacked by their guards, Army attacks shepherds east of Tubas , Army levels two houses in Borqen
These stories and more coming up stay tuned
30-05-2006 14:35A new organisation, the North West Asylum Seekers Defence Group (NWASDG), has been formed.
29-05-2006 22:10Two companeros from mexico city in london
Several main checkpoints in West Bank locked down by Israeli forces
Israeli forces invade Nablus, Balata in ongoing siege Four arrested by Israeli forces in Bethlehem Four arrested by Israeli forces in north Tulkarem raid
These stories and more coming up stay tuned.
29-05-2006 14:45Commonwealth Development Company (CDC) is the Investment partner of the Donor Fund for International Development (DFID). CDC owns an agribusiness company called Mpongwe Development Company that has been involved in corrupt practices,racism and land disputes.
29-05-2006 10:44Under John Callcutt, the new CEO of English Partnerships, house builder and property developer, Crest Nicholson Plc, evicted a Family of 7 from their own home. Amid new city speculation of a 'take over', Bovis Homes Plc has been sent an invitation to understand the implications.
29-05-2006 03:54Incendio Publicacion! - English and Espanol
New Bi-lingual Anarchist Journal focused on Latin America!
An endeavor that some of us have taken up to increase communication with anarchists in Latin America, network, learn from their struggles, illuminate opportunities for solidarity actions, provide a forum for Latin American anarchists to share ideas and analysis, break down the language barrier, and make support efforts more possible.
28-05-2006 17:29Sir Ian Blair, Met Police Commissioner, has complained that the fact he lied about the cost of trashing Brian Haw's demonstration was leaked to the press. In an extraordinary e-mail to Metropolitan Police Authority members and officials he wrote:
"I am disappointed by what seems to be a leak to the press out of what is an ordinary and internal meeting. Such behaviour appears to be contrary to the values of the organisation and this will be looked into accordingly."
28-05-2006 13:50Reports from the Moscow gay Pride parade and conference which have gone ahead despite the threats of bans and violence...
28-05-2006 13:44In light of Mark Thomas's excellent move on Thursday in Parliament Square in support of Brian Haw and what he stands for, I feel it is necessary to air this inflammatory but undeniable article again. -- Will the real Goldstein please stand up?
28-05-2006 12:49Cycling, food, dance, sunshine, salsa and fellowship across cultural boundaries, if it wasn’t for the hangover it would have been a perfect weekend.
28-05-2006 12:01The U.S. army opens a mock detention facility on June 2 to improve training of soldiers for detainee operations. Instructors will include soldiers with experience at Guantanamo, Iraq and Afghanistan, according to the Army.