UK Social Struggles Newswire Archive
16-08-2007 13:19British mining company Anglo American is profiting from a pattern of global abuse and brutality against poor people, including the murder of opponents who say the firm’s mining operations threaten their livelihoods.
16-08-2007 09:48Benefit disco for the Permaculture Institute of El Salvador
16-08-2007 08:04Two independent groups of campaigners from the Camp for Climate Action
have this morning stopped carbon-intensive private jets fom operating at
two airports in the south east.
15-08-2007 12:31After two days of setting up the site and running around dealing with the police and mainstream media, the workshops at the Climate Camp began yesterday.
15-08-2007 11:062nd Eviction Attempt Resisted, Injunction Broken Again, New Gardens on the Horizon!
15-08-2007 10:20The Daily Mirror web site is publishing an item saying this:
“Peter Fahy said adults who turn a blind eye as youngsters roam streets tanked up on drink are as much at fault for the lawlessness blighting towns as the yobs themselves.”
15-08-2007 10:04Has the Left been neutered? It struck me that the greatest taboo of the antiwar movement is to show the slightest empathy for the resistance fighters in Iraq
They are never mentioned as people for whom we should show concern, much less admiration.
15-08-2007 09:11On 11th August more than 100 people marched in Manchester against deportations.
14-08-2007 19:41Following the recent Encuentro at Caracol de Oventic Zapatista communities have faced further violence against them.
14-08-2007 17:39The Catalan Four arrested, beaten, sexually assaulted and threatened were released last night, Monday 13 August 2007.
14-08-2007 17:26The war machine rumbles on as poverty and destitution get worse....
14-08-2007 15:33Merseyside Keep Our NHS Public Campaign meets this Wednesday (15 August)
at 7pm at The Peoples Centre, Mount Pleasant, Liverpool.
STARBUCKS COFFEE: BAD FOR WORKERS, BAD FOR FARMERS, BAD FOR YOU!
14-08-2007 05:58And there's more...
13-08-2007 20:58This letter was received from the four Catalan detainees still incarcerated in Mexico DF.
First is the rough English translation, then the original Spanish. At the bottom is a list of authorities you can write to in order to assist in their release.
A previous article asked for no one to demonstrate, but to write to demand release:
13-08-2007 14:56The UK Bangladeshis, some f the most hard up people living in the western hemisphere as migrants doing some of the least dignified or rewarding of jobs and tasks - whose money has been stolen via 'First Solution' [that had the promotional front of 'community link’ and even ‘mosque-proximate-site credibility' because the perpetrating operation was headquartered at the 'London Muslim Centre' next to the 'East London Mosque' on Whitechapel Road London E1 - are NOT anywhere near getting their money back. It is over 6 weeks since they lost money that the vast majority had handed to ‘First Solution’ in trust for transfer to the needy family and realties in Bangladesh.
13-08-2007 14:27Article republished from Anarchist Studies about the politics and cultures of protest at Gleneagles G8 summit.