UK Social Struggles Newswire Archive
27-11-2007 17:43This weekend (the 30th November to the 2nd December) sees the launch of The Student Climate Project, whose aim is to bring together existing student activists from across the UK to find ways to build a mass student anti-climate change movement.
27-11-2007 17:0664% of those postal workers who voted have accepted the stitch-up 'settlement' offer from Royal Mail bosses. However, there was only a 64% turnout. So after weeks of strike action, lost pay and backstabbing from Communication Workers Union bureaucrats, the original contract proposed by Royal Mail will go through practically unaltered, despite the fact that 59% of posties still refuse to back it.
27-11-2007 15:17PowerToThePeople - an independent democratic accountability website designed to empower you to hold those in power to account - has updated its 'Lobby your MP and Government to represent you' section. It'll take you just a few minutes to support a number of campaigns.
26-11-2007 19:51Recently the Home Office released a consultation paper to gauge the public's feelings around protesting in and around Parliament. This is an opportunity to let our thoughts and feelings be known.
26-11-2007 19:23'Unlike the rest of the UK where the fur trade has largely been stopped, London, and in particular the area around where the march will will take place, is still a major centre of the fur trade.'
26-11-2007 18:04A look at how increased security might effect day to day life in London
26-11-2007 14:01Yes there are four albums of photos of recent events in Nantes, France. Photos of the occupations, barricades, demos, grafitti and more
26-11-2007 13:27Thousands of Dutch school pupils walked out of lessons on Friday in wildcat protests organised online against lesson times.
To show solidarity with the embattled zapatistas, supporters will demonstrate at the Mexican Embassy in London on Monday 10th December.
26-11-2007 00:43A police station in Paris has been attacked by angry youths with petrol bombs after two teenagers will killed when hit by a police car. Guns were used in the attack against the Sarcelles police station in the suburbs in northern part of Paris and at least one senior police officer seriously injured. Cars were also torched and police had to call in reinforcements from other parts of the city to secure the police station.
25-11-2007 17:31But I’ll tell you what, if conservatism is the ideology of freedom - then I’m the Queen of England. And, one thing you can be sure of is that I’m not the Queen of England. I don’t even have the right parts and pieces, and the only crown I’ve ever worn was given to me forty years ago by some pimply-faced teenager working the cash register at Burger King. Somehow, I don’t think that counts.
Close all detention centres! Stop all detentions and deportations!
For freedom of movement and the right to stay!