UK Social Struggles Newswire Archive
15-09-2006 17:49this building is under threat
15-09-2006 17:44U.S. law firms and attorneys may get upset when they are compared to mafia and criminal connections. In the next few paragraphs, I will demonstrate that attorneys’ tactic is often the same as the original gangster extortion technique. Physical violence may not be involved, but the attack on personal property to obtain compensation by fear is just like extortion by mobsters. While mafia is against the law, legalized extortion is protected by Courts and by the Legislative systems, which are controlled by Bar Associations. Mr.R.E.Dever (Bannon, Howland & Dever Co., L.P.A.) exemplifies the abuses of the due process perpetrated by this kind of lawyers.
15-09-2006 16:37The government could face a legal challenge over sub-standard treatment
given by the NHS to people with learning disabilities and long-term mental
health conditions, the Disability Rights Commission warns today.
15-09-2006 16:35The government says it is committed to giving disabled people greater
independence, but in reality progress is stifled by red tape and severe
funding shortages. Andrew Cole on how a radical new bill aims to address
So they need to get on with radicially changing the laws in the UK to bring
them in line with the UN Disability Convention.
15-09-2006 16:11Hi some very good news, the National Union Of Students (NUS) Disabled Students Campaign are backing the Disabled Peoples' and CARWB 'Welfare-Reforms' protest in Manchester, on Monday 25/9/06 and they wish to be added to the growing list of groups endorsing the Coalition:. apparently they already have policy on this.
WILL YOU BE THERE TOO???
15-09-2006 12:00The infamous Anarchists Against the Wall, an Israeli direct action group which is committed to joint popular struggle with Palestinians, is sending two representatives on a speaking tour around Europe, with an extensive tour around the UK.
15-09-2006 08:42Trustees of a Pentagon funded think tank, the Institute for Defence Analysis (IDA), have concluded that their own President, the disgraced former EDO Corporation director, Admiral Dennis C. Blair, was acting in 'conflict of interest' when he oversaw the writing of a report for the US government that led to the extension of the multi billion dollar F22 Raptor production programme, which financially benefitted contractor EDO Corp, and his own shares in the company.The trustees of IDA have now forced Blair to resign his position as President of the institute.
15-09-2006 06:39South-East England’s Green MEP Caroline Lucas joined Brighton protesters outside the EDO MBM factory on Wednesday and called for the closure of the arms firm.
When questioned about his stance on the 9/11 issue, Chomsky timidly regurgitates the official line by saying that the version we are force-fed by the mainstream media is "pretty much what happened. He claims that he hasn't seen any "credible evidence" to suggest otherwise
14-09-2006 21:04Some 200 local people packed the public meeting in Lydiate, near Maghull
last night called by KONP Merseyside in response to the threatened privatisation of GP services in Sefton East Parishes.
14-09-2006 19:17Four months have passed since 10 comrades of the 'Il Slvestre' group (who produce the eco-anarcho magazine 'Terra Selvaggia' ) have been arrested (5 in prison and 5 under house arrest), accused of subversive association. This is one of many Italian government attempts to destroy a group that in the course of the years has produced a lot of newspapers, pamphlets, meetings, demos, solidarity, books, etc.
Ask anybody how prisons work in society and you will generally receive the same glib response: they protect society by removing 'criminal' and 'anti-social' elements, thereby making life safer for the rest of us.
Is this true? Is it the whole truth?
14-09-2006 15:51Gay Rights group OutRage! statement in support of the Global Day of Action for
Darfur 17 Sept. and the linked prayers event.
14-09-2006 11:43Discussion of a 'Mass Lone Protest' to circumvent the idiocy of the SOCPA act
13-09-2006 11:03Non-Violent Communication
Algo que pode ser útil tanto para civilizar a rivalidade entre israelenses e
palestinos quanto para ajudar pais a educarem seus filhos com menos
transtornos: Speak Up entrevistou com exclusividade o criador da Comunicação
Can you believe that Israelis and Palestinians, Arabs and Americans, and
even parents and children are learning to get along better(1)?