UK Social Struggles Newswire Archive
25-11-2003 16:44Tom Hurndall was working with the ISM when he was shot by an IDF sniper and is now in a coma. The family are fighting for justice for Tom and this is one of a number of actions planned to raise awareness of the issue.
25-11-2003 16:00Following the examples of the collapse of the old Soviet Bloc, the former-Soviet Republics, and more recent examples from Serbia, Argentina and Bolivia, people power has toppled the corrupt regime in Georgia. Where now democracy?
25-11-2003 15:32For Immediate Release
November 23, 2003
FAMILY AND FARMERS ISOLATED BY NEW BARRIERS AT THE SOUTH GATE OF JAYYOUS
25-11-2003 11:28A response to an article seen on Indymedia defending police brutality. This is a detailed response to an issue we face all too often. The police need to be accountable to prevent teh arrival of a fascist state.
25-11-2003 08:52Georgia's velvet revolution and BP's pipe dreams
The 'velvet revolution' in Bristol's twin city, Tbilisi, has delighted British and US oil interests, coming just in time to save a massive BP oil and gas pipeline project which Eduard Shevardnadze's former government had threatened to veto.
24-11-2003 20:59ACTION PLAN FOR GREEK HUNGERSTRIKERS
5 Anti capitalist prisoners, inprisoned on false charges in Greece are on hungerstrike demanding their release on bail.
24-11-2003 20:54Israeli government officials and opposition leaders have met the leader of Italy's neo-fascist National Alliance party, Gianfranco Fini
24-11-2003 18:44there was a short peice on Simon with an interview with his brother
also link to mp3 of program
24-11-2003 15:37All UK airports are required to have a consultative committee to provide a forum within which issues that affect the local community and local environment are discussed. Farnborough Airport, the business airport for Europe, held its third consultative meeting recently. The local community were less than impressed.
24-11-2003 14:53740 signatures on petition demanding the immediate release of the 7 prisoners was sent today to the Greek ministers of Justice and the Interior, as well as to the Athens daily Eleftherotypia
24-11-2003 14:45SE neo labour Conference 2004.
24-11-2003 14:06Los presos de Tesalónica en situación crítica. Manifestación estatal en Madrid
23-11-2003 14:18Another World Is Possible!
This is the conviction that brought around 60,000 people together in Paris last week, for the European Social Forum, with the aim to share ideas about how alternatives to neo-liberal globalisation can be conceived and realised.
23-11-2003 11:20A student Cold Warrior remembers the day JFK died, goes to the funeral, meets a woman, gets drunk, gets married, gets divorced, joins the revolution, becomes a fugitive, goes to California.
23-11-2003 10:08UK prepares to adopt extreme legislation concerning the separation of refugee families, hoping to force more of them into 'Voluntary return' to their countries of origin. Being a foreigner myself, I was wondering what should civil society do against these draconian measures taken against alien families. ( http://www.guardian.co.uk/Refugees_in_Britain/Story/0,2763,1091539,00.html)
23-11-2003 02:44Despite all the bad images and problems of the FTAA protest there was some very positive things that also happened. There were many people that took time to commit acts of social responsibility and acts of kindness.
22-11-2003 23:54The georgian people show what should be done with a rotten leader.
22-11-2003 13:20Full text of the formal statement of the doctors of the hunger strikers.