UK Social Struggles Newswire Archive
09-06-2006 16:07Because Landless Brazilian farm workers invade a Congress building in Brasilia, smashing furniture and windows, the state wants to criminalize social movements and to kill us.
09-06-2006 16:01Crossrail is a an East West rail scheme promoted as being London wide but it primarily benefits only City-based interests. The company behind it is Cross London Rail Links (CLRL). Crossrail is a publicly funded 50/50 joint venture company formed by 'Transport for London (TfL) and the Department for Transport (DfT)...
tasked with promoting and developing two new routes through London...
Crossrail was allocated a budget of £154m in 2001...'
09-06-2006 15:53John Prescott's plans to demolish hundreds of houses in working class areas of Liverpool will be as disastrous as similar programmes in the 1950s and 1960s, a public inquiry was told yesterday.
09-06-2006 15:07Campaigning journalist Greg Palast will be in London at the start of July to discuss his new book, "Armed Madhouse".
09-06-2006 11:14A Diary of Events of the Student Protest 8/6/6 Athens, against iminent privatisation laws
08-06-2006 20:36Muslims in east London should withdraw co-operation with the police in the wake of last week's terror raid in which a man was shot, a Respect party activist has said. Yvonne Ridley said the community was being "terrorised" by the Metropolitan Police and should end all contact with the force.
For full coverage see: http://www.indymedia.org.uk/en/actions/2006/aa/
08-06-2006 16:04London mayor Ken Livingstone staged his latest Crossrail stunt on Tuesday 6 June 2006 as we [Khoodeelaar! No to Crossrail hole Bill campaign] were advising Blair, in a letter delivered at No 10 Downing street, of a still dignified retreat on the very unwise Crossrail adventure that has already wasted nearly half a £Billion of public money.
08-06-2006 15:24The huge student demonstration that took place in Athens, Greece this morning was violently attacked by the police.
08-06-2006 14:38The police attacked the demo with chemical bombs
Army invades Kofer Ra'e and Fahma villages west of Jenin, Army arrests one resident from Tulkarem, and invades Balata Al Balad village near Nablus also arresting one . The Israeli Army hands out military order to demolish four houses in Al Kader village near Bethlehem
Those stores and more coming up stay tuned.
08-06-2006 13:48Following yesterday's publication of the NHS deficit figures ( http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/health/5055602.stm), Wirral Hospital Trust has announced it will slash its budget by £21.5 million over the next five years.
08-06-2006 13:38Cocked up? Don't worry New Labour looks after its own
08-06-2006 11:39Friday 16th June 2006 8pm – til Late
@ The Square Occupied Social Centre, Russell Square, London WC1
Music by ‘Jah Youth Roots Ambassador’
Food prepared by Jah SPIRIT