UK Social Struggles Newswire Archive
16-02-2007 20:16An activist from the celebrated Oaxaca struggle is speaking in London on Saturday 17 February.
16-02-2007 18:22A peaceful march to protest at the destruction of Thrupp Lake.
16-02-2007 12:49On Saturday, February 10, six residents of the C.J. Peete Public Housing Complex reclaimed their apartments against the will of the Housing Authority of New Orleans (HANO). In a scene more fitting for a block party than a protest, tenants danced, laughed and chatted with their old neighbors, while children played and sang. Residents sang “I don’t know what you been told, but these projects are livable!”and boogied on their ballon and ribbon decorated porch to the Hot 8 brass band.
16-02-2007 07:57Freedom of speech is ending at Radley Lakes. Injunctions are being served to restrict reporting and prevent protest.
15-02-2007 18:45The Organization for the Defense of Indigenous Rights (OPDDIC), considered a paramilitary group for years by the indigenous communities of the Selva Lacandona and recently reactivated, is emerging as principal threat to the coexistence of indigenous communities, with the open support of the PRD government of Juan Sabines Gutiérrez.
15-02-2007 16:25A demo is to be held in Canterbury, Kent against ongoing Christian Homophobia...
15-02-2007 16:24Royalty/Charlie boy visiting Toxteth Town Hall in April 2007
15-02-2007 09:13Today’s ‘London Olympics 2012’ stunt being staged at Ken Livingstone’s Cxxx Hall on the south bank of the Thames opposite the Tower of London, is not going to allay fears that like the CRASSrail hole project, the Olympics project is another over-hyped ply to benefit big business.
The news about London's chief self-promoter Livingstone's 'deputy', Nicky Gavron, running up huge bills in transporting herself in truly offensively indolent, indulgent style, just confirms how corrupt the entire lot at the Cxxx all is and why the community ourselves have to do what we can to stop these abusers taking the people of London for granted
15-02-2007 04:30I just got finished reading Bob Gallo's testimony in the Parenzee
case. For all the good his testimony will do, the prosecution might
as well have called George W. Bush to the stand. I get the feeling
that Gallo unwittingly associated himself with Bush in the eyes of
14-02-2007 11:53The subject of the elections in the APPO assembly
for money laundering title buying barons but according to the United Masons it is the pits for children. an I thought is was a left wing Utopia.
The League tables are posted below plus the UN report "An overview of child well-being in rich countries" (PDF 1.5mb)
14-02-2007 02:54Solidarity activist Caoimhe Butterly and photojournalist Guy Smallman present a slideshow and presentation on their experiences and work in Lebanon during the last 6 months.
13-02-2007 18:40Rhythms of Resistance Manchester joined the Rhythms of Resistance bands in Germany at the Bremen (Germany) Carnival parade to put the politics back in the streets.
Guinea-Conakry is a small West African country of 10 million inhabitants, one of the poorest countries on the planet, in spite of the richness of its mining industry: diamonds, gold, iron, uranium and especially bauxite of which it is the 2nd largest producer in the world. Although the majority of the population of Guinea lives in misery, local and foreign bourgeois and the multinationals grow rich, protected by the regime of General Lansana Conté (who seized power after a coup in 1984) against rising dissatisfaction.