UK Social Struggles Newswire Archive
10-10-2006 09:09Tonight at the rampART from 8pm there is a presentation and screening of a film about indymedia and the uprising in Argentina. Prior to the main feature we'll be showing short films from indymedia video collectives in the UK including footage from yesterdays Sack Parliament event...
09-10-2006 23:21More legal woes for arms company EDO Corporation.
The Washington Post reported Monday that EDO face a US Federal Court law suit after accusations of racism against an African-American owned company.
09-10-2006 19:32Are you inspired by suffragettes and their struggle for the vote? Sheffield Popular Arts has researched the stories of local women and have come up with some intereting facts.
09-10-2006 19:16UK's national ID scheme will cost £5.4bn to set up and run over the next 10 years, the Home Office says.
09-10-2006 17:33The first Feminist Fightback activist conference will take place at the School of Oriental and African Studies, in London, on Saturday 21 October.
One Palestinian killed and five injured in an army air strike in the Gaza Strip, while an Israeli soldiers kills a Nablus resident at Huwwara checkpoint south of the city. These stories and more. coming up stay tuned.
09-10-2006 16:45The next protest in the series of monthly protests at Dallas Court Reporting Centre, Salford Quays, will be held on Friday 13 October at 12-2pm. People, including women, chidren and victims of rape and torture, are kidnapped daily at Dallas Court and taken to detention centres. Many who escape kidnap also report being racially abused and insulted regularly by racist staff at Dallas Court. NWASDG and Fight Racism! Fight Imperialism! (FRFI) urges everyone to attend and to support and publicise these protests against the oppression of asylum seekers by this racist Labour government.
Nearest Tram 'Broadway'.
09-10-2006 15:34More anti-authoritarian groups are needed to combat the social destruction by government and big business, and to encourage people to take back control of their lives and environment. How can such groups be promoted?
09-10-2006 14:42Ever had the feeling that all politician’s are liars? Maybe when they tell you that thousands of pounds of debt just for getting an education is a good thing, or that it really was about weapons of mass destruction in Iraq? Ever thought that capitalism sucks, making the rich richer and screwing everyone else? Ever felt like staying in bed instead of going to work?
09-10-2006 12:27We will be holding a free/donation screening of the Argentinian film 'i' at the Cowley Club in Brighton on Wednesday presented by the film makers. The film starts at 6pm and the address is 12 London Road (across the street from Somerfield).
09-10-2006 12:12We’re currently putting together the first in a series of publications called Turbulence: Ideas for movement. In the first issue, we want to take the slogan “We Are Winning” – famously sprayed on a wall in Seattle during the 1999 WTO protests – and ask, “What, actually, would it mean to win?”. We plan to publish Turbulence to coincide with the counter-mobilisation against the G8 summit in Heiligendamm, Germany in June 2007
09-10-2006 02:32This is an outline of the latest developments in oil and gas exploitation off the West coast of Ireland, showing the wider context of the Corrib gas conflict.
08-10-2006 23:05Erris is a remote wild corner of Ireland’s western Atlantic coastline.
Over the last six years a group of corporations, Shell, Statoil, and Marathon, supported by the Irish State, have been attempting to force an unwanted development on the community there. Shell is major player in the group, with the two others owning lesser shares.
They are trying to build a 9 km on land high pressure production gas pipeline and a on land gas refinery to exploit the Corrib gas field, which is in the Atlantic ocean.
They plan to expand the development to exploit more gas and oil fields.
They have been consistently resisted culminating in the shutting down of construction by mass pickets in the summer of 2005.