UK Social Struggles Newswire Archive
They hand out truthful money to the toe tapping crowed
21-02-2004 16:55Since 100 days Migrant workers are in sit-in strike in Seoul.
21-02-2004 11:48The Occupied Social Centre eviction date is TUESDAY 24th February first thing in the morning!!
20-02-2004 18:14Increasingly repressive evictions in BCN, leading to 4 arrest yesterday and more evictions to follow from the 23rd
20-02-2004 14:42The following gives an interesting insight into how Corporations view the movement that opposes them and how they hope to gain credibility by co-opting the less radical elements by forming partnerships with them. It's long, but worth a read I think...
19-02-2004 11:23A reply to my posting on the Picket Venue here has helped to get a reply in letter form, I sent a letter to the 'The Peoples Centre' in December and I've just received a reply in letter form, which surprised me and it seems I've rattled some people which I have record of doing.
19-02-2004 08:336th March: Fair Trade Fortnight event in Bradford
Wednesday 3rd March 2004 : 7.30pm
The Cube Microplex, Kings Sq, Bristol
18-02-2004 16:23Housing associations, or Registered Social Landlords (RSLs) as they are now known, are becoming a powerful oppressive force within our communities. You get videos showing how marvellous your house will be, fantastic bathrooms with palm trees on the wall - they’re a delight to the eye. But it isn’t true. Former council tenants, who now regret agreeing to transfer, will tell you the promises weren’t fulfilled, repairs weren’t done, their homes weren’t renovated.
18-02-2004 16:21A local resident in Farnborough has sought and obtained leave for a judicial review of the unlawful planning decision to destroy half of the town centre and build a superstore. Social housing of 28 maisonettes was earmarked to be destroyed for the store's car park.
18-02-2004 12:44Coca-Cola are planning a stunt to launch Dasani a new bottled water. The Columbian Solidarity Campaign, are planning a protest at 12 noon on Thursday at the Peace Gardens to coincide with the launch on behalf of eight assasinated trade unioun workers and their families. They accuse Coca Cola of impeding the progress of programmes to clean up drinking water forcing millions to drink soft drinks.
17-02-2004 20:24Court Martials for Israeli Conscientious Objectors
17-02-2004 19:50This is a broadband-encoded video clip of one of the striking Manchester elctricians, STeve Acheson, speaking at a meeting jointly sponsored by Greater Manchester Association of Trades Councils and Manchester Social Forum. It took place on 5th February 2004.