UK Social Struggles Newswire Archive
17-11-2006 16:07The G20 meeting of Finance Ministers, the World Bank and the IMF is appearing in Melbourne, Australia over the weekend of 18-19 November. They are being welcomed by a series of conferences, creative protests and festivals by a wide variety of anti-globalisation activists.
17-11-2006 14:14OutRage! is holding an emergency demo against the possible execution of 10 Arabs in Iran. Iran Embassy -London 1-3pm Sat 18 Nov..
17-11-2006 13:31Jackie B. (not real name) and her child M
This young woman is a torture and rape victim, who was accepted by the Immigration Appellate Authority as a 'believable witness'. However her appeal was refused in 2005 on the grounds that even though she was suspected of being an LRA (Lord's Resistance Army) member and a torture and rape victim, she would not be in danger of persecution if she was returned to another part of Uganda, such as Kampala.
17-11-2006 13:03In a world full of concrete suffering, the particular individual and his inner nature can be assured in a new way. Trust is based on experiences made in experiments of alternative life and is neither naive nor blind. People would no longer be forced to only experience others as competitors on the foreign-determined market of capitalism.
16-11-2006 20:21Oxford World Development Movement (WDM) is hosting a public meeting to discuss possible ways forward in the fight against global poverty in the Long Room, Oxford Town Hall, on the 22nd November from 7:15-9:15pm . The topic for discussion is, 'The World Bank and International Monetary Fund: Reform or Abolition?'
16-11-2006 16:57As part of the grassroots initiative to twin Birmingham with Ramallah on the West Bank of the Occupied Palestinian Territories, four Palestinians from Ramallah will visit Birmingham from the 20th to the 29th of November
16-11-2006 15:31An Australian corporate director who FAILED to perform was recently relieved of his position; he nevertheless was able to walk with a $30 million severance package. This case is not uncommon, directors who fail to perform ensure they win regardless of other factors. Public companies are milk cows for these unscrupulous types.
16-11-2006 15:25Activists gathered in London last Saturday to discuss the kind of trade unions we need today
16-11-2006 10:05Actionreport November 17th- International Action Day for the Sagada11
15-11-2006 21:49Despite lots of bluff and bluster, police finally left the site today! more support is needed to keep the protest site going!
15-11-2006 21:45STOP THE KILLINGS & PERSECUTION OF TRADE UNIONISTS, STUDENTS AND OPPOSITION POLITICIANS
15-11-2006 21:09While the British Metropolitan police were quick to raid Safa Einollahi's house and suspect him for "terrorist" activities, or shoot Jean-Charles Menendez, the innocent Brazilian, five times in the head, they seem to be some what more lethargic in moving against the real threats against this country.
News posted on gay.com -Nov 15th...
15-11-2006 14:29A number of activists have occupied the keep of cardiff castle.
15-11-2006 04:24Not too long ago Rupert Murdock would have trounced anyone in his media group for letting the ‘cat out of the bag’ (stating plain truth). It was therefore with jaw-dropping amazement that a local Australian audience listened to Murdock plainly state that we should not allow a particular administration to affect our attitude to the United States. “Administrations come and go”, he said, inferring REAL POWER, which Murdock represents, continues unaffected by the whims of democratic process!
15-11-2006 03:58North West Region UAF together with Blackpool Fylde and Wyre TUC have called a demonstration against the British National Party holding their badly-named Annual Conference in Blackpool.
15-11-2006 01:18Officials from the TGWU, Amicus and the GMB are backing the Jaguar car company rather than their own members in a pay dispute!
15-11-2006 00:54Massacre in Chiapas: Six Women, Three Men, Two Children, Assassinated in Montes Azules
mexico for a holiday, drugs and rockanroll, WHO is behind all this? for how long?
14-11-2006 18:39Please FWD this callout!
- OAXACA SOLIDARITY PROTEST IN LONDON - END THE REPRESSION!
- MONDAY 20TH NOVEMBER*
- 6PM OUTSIDE MEXICAN EMBASSY, 16 ST GEORGE ST, HANNOVER SQ, W1S 1LX