UK Social Struggles Newswire Archive
14-06-2007 16:15Great St Mary’s to be wrapped in a huge paper chain petition: Mon 18th June in protest against people trafficking and slavery in the UK.
14-06-2007 14:06Only days after the end of the G8 summit, German police conducted new raids against left-wing and anarchist organisations in northern Germany. Early on Wednesday morning the federal prosecutor’s office and police carried out surprise searches of a total of 11 premises in Hamburg and Schleswig-Holstein.
This video shows it is a national issue, affecting many people and their communities.
There has been a large campaign, with much support over recent times. A planning application to extend the operation of the Eastcroft Incinerator in Nottingham was denied. WRG, the operators of the plant, appealed. This process has now been stopped and a new application has been lodged.
Now, folks have to go round again.
The film explains the background and dangers.
13-06-2007 18:22A brief re-examination of this missed opportunity in working class-based radical mass action in this part of the world...
13-06-2007 13:44Blair's allagedly cvritical refertences to the 'feral media' on Tiesday giot klengthy poryrauls in parsie of Blair.
13-06-2007 12:38The new issue (7.1) of ephemera: theory & politics in organization, entitled "immaterial and affective labor: explored," has just been published at http://www.ephemeraweb.org. This latest special issue offers a critical engagement with the conceptual and political territory animated by the deployment of such ideas in the work of Hardt, Negri, Lazzarato, Virno and others, and follows previous explorations of class composition and politics in ephemera (for instance in the issues on 'the theory of the multitude' and 'writing: labour').
13-06-2007 11:53Protesting voices
Policeman – ‘I believe that you are an organiser of this procession. I notify you that…
Protester – ‘I’d like to notify this officer that there are no organisers on this procession…
Anti-arms protest 2005
12-06-2007 21:22A proposal to establish October 22nd as a day of action against police brutality, repression, and the criminalisation of youth, trade unionists, migrants, protesters, football supporters, Brian Haw, Critical Mass, Hunt saboteurs, drinkers, smokers, hoodies, drug users etc.
12-06-2007 19:46From the streets, blockades and bars- the self- elected unrepresentative group of 8 that make up the whats hot team have this report.
12-06-2007 09:18Invitation for a public meeting to organise the Gatwick area No Border camp.
12-06-2007 00:20The Hadzabe, a hunter gather tribe in Tanzinia, Africa, are believed to be the second-oldest people on Earth - but of course that is not saving them from being threatened with eviction and extinction.
11-06-2007 21:03I'm launching a Swansea based campaign aimed at raising awareness of the plight of qweer/LGBT persons in Poland, Russian and Eastern Europe. I am calling on anyone who has been involved in the grass-roots struggle to speak at our launch invent in September.
11-06-2007 18:04The is a new video portal that wonts to over through the US government and save the planet for corporate corruption. They have a criminal history you can find there plan here: http://visionontv.net
11-06-2007 17:18Several thousand households in the Rotten Borough of Rushmoor have been involuntary guinea pigs in a six-month trial of fortnightly waste collection. The trial will soon end. No one trusts the corrupt council to fairly evaluate the trial.
11-06-2007 15:18This Friday, 15th June, will see two factions take part in
demonstrations outside Downing Street. The first is a call for Muslims around the UK to
demonstrate against attacks by the British State on the Muslim
community. The second calls for the British people to stand
up against the supposed Islamist threat walking our streets. We must unite in opposition to those who would try to divide us.
11-06-2007 14:51A British demonstrator at the G8 summit was badly injured by German police water cannon on Thursday 7th June.
AT THE PERMANENT PEOPLE'S TRIBUNAL, THE HAGUE, MARCH 2007