UK Social Struggles Newswire Archive
21-05-2007 11:37On Thurs 17th May we had a G8 preparation meeting in London. Here be the notes therefrom.
20-05-2007 12:36Need last minute information about anti-G8 activities in Germany or London? Well, this will be your last chance to come to one of the London G8 meetings!
Thurs 24th May - 7pm RampART - East London
A stall was arranged, leaflets handed out, questions answered ........
19-05-2007 21:06Has London gone anti-arts and culture?
The Metropolitan Police launch major operation against an art exhibition.
All day of Films and Remembrance ... come along !
TALK and short dicussion at about 8:30 pm
Them (the police) throw me in ah van and tek me dow ah station, them insult me intelligence when them question me, ah treat me like ah animal ah call me monkey, them want me sign statement which wasn't written by me, but me nuh rob people fi get my money, so hey officer address me properly, cau me nuh born big me nuh drop out ah tree, I am more intelligent than you'll ever be, cos ah street life educate me, ah hard life educate me.
( Lezlee Lyrix, Put Back You Truncheon, 1985 )
19-05-2007 14:34On a day when Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and Los Angeles Police Chief William J. Bratton spent the evening in rallies with thousands of immigrants, to make amends for the terrible beatings that hundreds of immigrants and reporters received at the Los Angeles May Day rallies, President Bush, along with key Democrats and Republicans, took their tern beating up 12 million immigrants coast to coast.
19-05-2007 14:31Basic income is not a plant-closing bonus. Labor productivity would continue growing if the tax burden on the factor labor is reduced.. The belief that full employment could return through economic growth is wishful thinking. Ecologically it could prove a horror.
On 17th May 2007 a candel lit vigil was held for the release of The Panchen Lama in Mc Leod Ganj, Dharamsala, the home of the Dali Lama and Tibetan community in exile.
19-05-2007 08:41This is a "DEMOCRACY NOW" interview with Mumia's attorney Robert Bryan following the Federal Appeals Court hearing on Thursday.
"Attorney Robert Bryan says a racist judge and racist jury practices contributed to the sentencing of Abu-Jamal to death row. Bryan joins us in New York one day after he argued before the 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Philadelphia."
19-05-2007 01:43Channel Four has been showing a documentary series for a couple of years about Third World problems. It is broadcast for half an hour on Fridays from 6:30 to 7:00pm. The 'Unreported World' programme may be of interest to some global activists. What is less obvious is the inherent right-wing bias in the reporting of this programme.
18-05-2007 17:20Here are some documents translated into English about German police tactics and strategies - useful for anyone going to the G8 Summit protests.