UK Social Struggles Newswire Archive
02-12-2007 11:07Celebrating the 10th International Animal Rights Day, Edinburgh the Fur-Free City (EFFC) and 1World Scotland are organising a candlelight vigil outside the Scottish Parliament.
01-12-2007 20:47A useful over view of, and introduction to, the militant South African shack dwellers's movement Abahlali baseMjondolo. Originally published in 'Voices of Resistance from Occupied London'
01-12-2007 20:13Gordon Brown plans to extend the restrictions on demonstrations near parliament to cover the whole country, claiming that this will simplify the work of the police. The current law totally bans spontaneous protests, requiring advance police permission, which allows the police to impose arbitrary limits on numbers and effectively act as political censors. The consultation proposes extending these rules to any protest anywhere, in the name of 'harmonisation', and adding powers to control the content of banners, placards and leaflets. The freedom to protest was won through hard struggle and if we want to keep it we must take a stand to say enough is enough. Come to a public meeting to plan a response: we propose early January.
01-12-2007 17:44TODAY TEENAGERS GATHERED OUTSIDE THE CORN EXCHANGE IN LEEDS TO SHOW OPPOSITION TO ZURICH AND THEIR PLANS TO TURN THE ALTERNATIVE CENTRE INTO A FOOD EMPORIUM FOR THE RICH
01-12-2007 13:31An emergency solidarity rally has been called by Hands of Venezuela for 5pm on Sunday
Bolivar Hall, 56 Grafton Way, off Tottenham Court Road, W1 and the nearest Tube is Goodge Street. Supporters are asked to bring banners and musical instruments and to wear red clothes.
01-12-2007 13:04Watch out on the runaway corruption inside China! Has China's ongoing reform altered the nation's political-economic landscape as far as government corruption is concerned? What is the next if this corruption goes deeper? Surpring findings in new reports.
30-11-2007 23:01The article also reveals how URANIUM is part of the background of the whole conflict.
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30-11-2007 16:49"Over 200 representatives from 13 European countries-including over 150 MPs, MEPs and regional politicians together with representatives of trade unions, national student bodies, women's organizations, peace movements, writers and academics-have backed a statement in support of the Venezuelan government's policies of social progress and democratic inclusion."
30-11-2007 16:03"The Citizenist Impasse: Contribution to a Critique of Citizenism" is an essay, originally penned in French, that works toward criticizing the ideology of citizenism. Previously available only in French, Pygmalion Books in association with NOT BORED! is releasing the first English translation on November 30th, eighth anneversary of the Seattle WTO protests, in order to mark the work's critical perspective of that event insofar as it relates to citizenism.
30-11-2007 15:12Boy 15, found hanged at
Lancaster Farms Young Offenders Institute!
30-11-2007 12:45Student demonstrations and occupations are finding themselves the targets of violence organised or incited by the authorities.
November 30th, 2007 by jef costello
30-11-2007 12:42Jef Costello
In a week that has seen Sarkozy's approval rating drop below 50% yet another group of workers prepares to fight back against worsening conditions.
30-11-2007 12:40November 30th, 2007 by jef costello
Some 3000 school and university students marched through the streets of Paris today to show their continuing opposition to the LRU
30-11-2007 12:36Despite the planning chief fro Camden, Mike Greene...er..."ruling out" plans for the world's largest ever, highest level, virus containment facility on a Camden council estate- the fight is back on!