UK Social Struggles Newswire Archive
21-01-2008 14:07Get in the skip / beg the baker ....the police are marching on Parliament breaking SOCPA for more dough!!! .... bring as many doughnuts as poss to throw at the fuckers!!!!!!!!!!!
Weds 23rd Jan
21-01-2008 13:45As Rupert Murdoch ['SUN'] 'clears' Peter Hain's wife 'Dr' Elizabeth Heywood from any involvement in Hain's sleaze, it may be only a matter of time before the others also 'clear' Hain of any wrongdoing.
21-01-2008 11:22Join the Feminist Fightback picket of the Christian Medical Foundation to defend the time limit on abortion and oppose attacks on the reproductive rights that women have won in the last 40 years.
21-01-2008 00:14The London School of Economics Students' Union this week launches its annual Women's Week in order to highlight women's issues and gender inequality. The week will consist of a number of events arranged by the SU, a number of its societies and several external campaign groups.
20-01-2008 23:45The original of this article was posted on the Bristol Indymedia newswire a few days ago, as a comment on the forthcoming speaking tour by Peter Gelderloos (How non-violence protects the state). It references some recent campaigns specific to Bristol, but the comments can be taken generally. The article is copied below for those interested, the original, with 'comments', can be seen here http://www.bristol.indymedia.org/newswire.php?story_id=27274
20-01-2008 21:19Details of the opposition being planned to the cheekiest march of all time.
20-01-2008 20:18The Scotland Yard War Crimes Unit investigation into allegations against Tony Blair, Lord Goldsmith and others has been handed to the CPS.
20-01-2008 12:51• LSE Students accuse Director of implicit support for Israel’s Apartheid policies
• Students criticise Director’s refusal to support academic links with Birzeit University, Palestine
20-01-2008 05:44In the U.S., this Monday is the holiday honoring Martin Luther King Jr., dead 40 years now. Although Dr. King directed the following comments to Americans, I thought you also would like to take Dr. King's Challenge. Can you take to heart the words he spoke just four days before he was gunned down?
19-01-2008 12:19Campaign for Free Assembly public meeting
Sunday January 20th 2pm-4pm
London School of Economics room H216, Connaught House
18-01-2008 20:34No to war, no to the Islamic republic, solidarity with Iranian workers.
Jan 23rd - Feb 2nd 2008
*Gandhi said it's better to resist violently than to use nonviolence to
hide your passivity. Meanwhile, Bono, the Burmese military, and 9 out of
10 humanitarian NGOs agree, peaceful resistance is the best!*
24 year old Jamie Pearce died on the 10th of December though her death has only just been rerecorded as “self inflicted” from “Unclassified”. There are now officially 8 such deaths recorded in England and Wales in 2007 a 166% rise from the year before. This was the 27th protest that Pauline has staged since her campaign began in 2004.
The group of protesters included two ex-prisoners (male); two grieving mothers whose loved ones had died in the 'care' of prisons in England; the mother of a teenager currently incarcerated in HMP Holloway; and a friend of the late Harry Stanley, who was shot dead by police in 1999.
17-01-2008 18:25Within days of last week's announcement by Gordon Brown in favour of building new nuclear power stations, P.A.W.B (People Against Wylfa-B). have launched a website http://stop-wylfa.org/ as part of the campaign to prevent a second nuclear plant at Wylfa on Anglesey, north Wales.