UK Social Struggles Newswire Archive
20-11-2006 15:19Whether in Oaxaca, El Alto, Buenos Aires or Porto Alegre - Latin America is a continent that has seen many social struggles and popular resistances in recent years. This special issue of "ephemera" is dedicated to giving voice to some of these struggles, in order to share their experiences across the globe. Comprising 10 contributions, published in Spanish or Portuguese and translated into English, these texts particularly explore the question of how struggles and resistances have been organized in the Latin American context.
20-11-2006 06:19Demonstration commemorating 1973 student uprising was brutally attacked by police. Films that revealed, show police officers hitting hadcuffed or injured individuals.
20-11-2006 00:26links to public transport info for anyone wanting to go to the LNG pipeline squat/protest at trebanos/pontardawe.
19-11-2006 21:21The Legal Services Commission have recently changed the way that legal aid is granted. Jon of Arc examines some of the pitfalls for those facing criminal sanctions in the Reading area...
19-11-2006 20:20A group of squatters is facing eviction from the Community Centre they are occupying. The Church has sold it to private developers to turn into luxury flats.
This article compares the campaign to save the community centre with 'Save The Ribble's' campaign to defend community facilities like football pitches and allotments on the banks of the River Ribble, as well as the precious Ribble Estuary itself.
19-11-2006 18:36Second report from Oscar Beard on the Mexico situation.
19-11-2006 18:25First report from Oscar Beard on Mexico situation.
19-11-2006 12:59The internationally practiced social cuts sold as combating unemployment have terrible social and economic effects. A grave psychic depression has already seized society.. Since the world economy becomes ever-more efficient, what will become of the 80% without paid work?
19-11-2006 12:17Women ululate. Children clap. Men raise fists in the air and shout 'Allah Akbar.’ And two young men approach and hand the masked 'mujahideen’ a bouquet of flowers, writes the Iraqi newspaper Azzaman.
18-11-2006 15:58Two letters from Foreign office in reply to an Amnesy Intl letter (sent end Aug) regarding the investigations of war-crimes during the recent conflct...
It’s Kebele’s 11th anniversary, we now own the place outright, we’re revamping everything, and we’re even fixing the roof. So in true Kebele style, we are having a party – and you are all invited.
17-11-2006 19:05manchester central citizens advice bureau is being shut down for lack of funds. closed to the public as from last week and phone lines being stopped from end december.
17-11-2006 17:55Video of Occupation of Cardiff Castle November 15 2006