UK Social Struggles Newswire Archive
24-10-2007 00:40Regular grass roots meetings for support and communication, working towards collective international 'peace strikes' in the event of military attacks on Iran.
24-10-2007 00:25A TUC conference to commemorate bicentenary of the abolition of the slave trade
Contribuitions at the conference will be made by speakers from Africa, American and the Caribbean and the UK. A number of workshops will be organised on:Captialism, Slavery & Abolition; Slavery, legacy and Education; Forced Labour and the Olympics; Black Women & Slavery; Forced labour & Domestic Workers; and · Trafficking
23-10-2007 16:15On October 17, the web site of Britain’s Socialist Workers Party published the first detailed depiction of what was then only a proposed management offer to settle the ongoing post dispute. It was published as the response “from Socialist Worker supporters in the Royal Mail” and was only available online, as it came out after the party’s newspaper had gone to press.
23-10-2007 16:14The Communication Workers Union executive has endorsed a rotten deal with the Royal mail to bring an end to the postal workers’ dispute.
23-10-2007 15:49Demo outside Saudi Arabian Embassy Oct 22. led by Peter Tatchell/NUS students etc - report and pics.
23-10-2007 13:15BBC TV’s ‘Politics Show’ on Sunday 21 October 2007.
BBC London presenter Tim Donavan’s introduction stated that “London has the most entrenched problem of unemployment and poverty…..”
22-10-2007 22:30Reports from the Encuentro of the Indigenous People of América are still coming in. I was hoping to share with you an English version of the Encuentro's "Vícam Declaration," but I've not yet found it available in print...and the task of translating from the audio recording seemed too daunting. So here in its place is a solid piece by Hermann Bellinghausen:
22-10-2007 19:07Vigil to be held on : Friday 26 October 2007
Contact Reynaldo on #0117-9279391 for more info and transport.
Caring people needed ................. please be there!
22-10-2007 18:00Benefit night for Break the Siege - Free Gaza at the Trades Club, Hebden Bridge on Dec 20th to raise money for the Freegaza campaign. It is 'A Winter Festival Party' featuring Sketch (Maggie Boyle, Gary Boyle and Dave Bowie), Captain Hotknives, Clive Russell and The Bookworms (plus DJ).
Doors open at 8.30pm, £5 or £4 entry. All proceeds go to humanitarian aid.
22-10-2007 16:41At our meeting on Sunday, Common Ground Community Garden Collective agreed that we wanted to make the following points to the public and the media about the eviction of the community garden:
22-10-2007 16:35Press Release:
Common Ground Squatted Community Garden Evicted - For Now...
Below is an account of the eviction of Common Ground Community Garden. Please e-mail further enquiries to the following e-mail address: katesgrovegraden(AT)yahoo.co.uk
22-10-2007 15:33Thanks to the lack of support and bloody-minded obstruction by the Rotten Borough of Rushmoor, there will be no more farmers markets in Farnborough.
22-10-2007 14:58MAYDAY Magazine is a newly published anarchist journal.
22-10-2007 07:14The University of Sussex Students' Union just passed a motion of support for the strike, with reference to scab student labour in Liverpool, and with the intention of increasing student awareness about union organising. A letter is also being written to be sent to the Liverpool students' unions informing them about this and asking them to take some sort of action.
21-10-2007 22:33We've already had to warn the heroic Buddhist dissidents of Burma and colonized Uighur people of China's far west against allowing themselves to be exploited as propaganda fodder by the Bush White House. Now it seems we have to warn the Dalai Lama—whose official website boasts the text of his Oct. 17 Capitol Hill acceptance speech upon being awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor.
20-10-2007 19:45The fight for the Enforceable Right to Housing in the midst
of Property Speculation
Campaigning for Housing and Land Rights in Europe.
It seems when "free-market" is adapted to the places where people
live, love, raise their children and their vegetables, THE LAND, from a
pure financial asset is becoming a poisoned asset; "Poisoned" in
fact by the voices and souls of people fighting for their dignity, for
their right to live in peace in the place where their families died rather
than become subject (physical and economical) of Stock Market brokers
in their Private Equity business.