UK Social Struggles Newswire Archive
10-12-2003 13:34The latest United Nations L.T.D. techno fix to climate change; introduce Genetically Engineered trees into our environment.
Meanwhile, Italy's grass roots have no time for "environmental protests". No-one seriously objects.
Milan Zero Protest Zone.
10-12-2003 12:13In July this year, activists from the autonomous communities in Argentina toured the UK. Graciela Monteagudo updates us on what they've been doing since that time.
09-12-2003 23:02The Kamencia exhumation supposedly uncovered more than 500 victims of the Srebrenica massacre. However, publicity in the SFOR publication seem to suggest that this mass grave was little more than a public relations hoax. This has not stopped it being used in War Crimes proceedings.
09-12-2003 20:49Autumn 2003 saw widespread unrest in Bolivia, which was triggered by privatisation plans and dire economic conditions, recession coupled with inflation (a corporate debt of some US$10 billion, making up 10% of the country's GNP), resulting from neoliberal reforms.
09-12-2003 16:51INIZIATIVE SPONTANEE DI DISOBBEDIENZA IN TELECOM ITALIA
08-12-2003 21:52Monday, 15 December, 6 pm - 12 am
Christmas benefit to aid CRISIS, a national charity for homeless people
film screening + live music
@ the Red Rose Club
129 Seven Sisters Road
Finsbury Park, London N7 7QG
Tel: 020 7281 3051
Tube / BR: Finsbury Park
Tickets at door only, £7/£5 concessions
08-12-2003 18:40The rejuvenating efforts of the Geneva Groups have; shattered dangerous myths, rekindled hope, put Sharon in a corner, and led to a healthy redefinition of the meaning of being pro-Israel.
08-12-2003 16:21Hole Books at http://www.holebooks.com is a small press that publishes first person accounts personalising social issues, such as 'Afterlife' and 'The Making of a Child Prostitute
08-12-2003 15:56What are the links between Colombia and Palestine? The people of Colombia and Palestine have both faced 50 years of unequal armed struggle. Is the enemy and the underlying struggle the same, or is it simply that they both face the same US supplied weapons in their unequal struggle? Is it merely a coincidence that both countries are major recipients of US aid?
08-12-2003 15:42Did multi-billionaire and international financier George Soros bankroll the 'people's revolution' in Georgia? If he did, does it matter?
07-12-2003 10:09This Sunday (Dec 7), the Oxford Stop the War Coalition will provide a rare
opportunity for people in Oxford to see "The Battle of Algiers" - Gillo
Pontecorvo's classic film about the Algerian struggle for national
liberation. It will be screened at the Ultimate Picture Palace at 1.00pm and
entry is £5.00.
06-12-2003 18:22Hundreds of School pupils stage walkout and protest in Colchester, Essex.
06-12-2003 18:08WORKING CLASS RESISTANCE
What is 'Working Class Resistance'?
Welcome to Working Class Resistance (WCR!)! WCR! is a new eight page anarchist paper which will be appearing six times a year from this point on. The next edition will be ready by early February 2004.
Who are involved with 'Working Class Resistance'?
The appearance of this publication marks the coming together of the Anarcho-Syndicalist Federation, Anarchist Federation (Ireland), Anarchist Prisoner Support and a number of other individuals to create a more effective and better resourced class struggle anarchist organisation across Ireland. Together we have created a new organisation, Organise!, with local groups and individual members throughout the country.
05-12-2003 21:45Written early November, apologies for the late posting, piece was originally meant for Red Pepper Dec Issue
05-12-2003 17:50The initial euphoria that people power toppled a corrupt regime in Georgia is giving way to deep unease. From a position of skepticism, there appears to be growing evidence that it was a CIA coup. Or at least the CIA helped push it in a direction commensurate with US interests.
05-12-2003 15:42Student strikers in France and Germany ask uk-groups for support. European action day against cuts in education and neoliberalism in general on December 13th. Students in Germany and France on strikes for 4 weeks, ministerial offices occupied. German trade unions call members out on 13th. Factory walk outs spreading in Germany.