UK Social Struggles Newswire Archive
03-03-2004 11:58new evidence shows that peoople experiencing longer term mental health problems are having to lie to access financial services or walk away from them altogether because of discrimination
02-03-2004 22:32The second issue of Seven Oaks magazine is now available online.
Seven Oaks is a weekly magazine published every Monday from
Vancouver, B.C. It aims to be a non-sectarian voice for progressive
change. The magazine welcomes contributors and financial support.
Here's what's featured in this issue...
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02-03-2004 11:24Blackwood Bypass - Action Alert
- phone fax email web blockade on Blackwood sub-contractor -
02-03-2004 10:09The armed insurrection which contributed to unseating President Aristide on February 29th 2004 was the result of a carefully staged military-intelligence operation.
02-03-2004 08:37An interview with Carolyn Leckie, member of parliament for the Scottish Socialist Party
01-03-2004 20:34ERIO Press release on Roma prostest in Eastern Slovakia and call on the Slovak Government and the European Union to work towards the improvement of the situation of Roma across Europe.
01-03-2004 18:47This is a callout from the anti-FTAA campaign based in Quito, Ecuador. Recognising that bilateral free trade agreements with the United States have replaced the FTAA as the new and immediate threat for the Andean and Central American nations, we call out for an international network of solidarity to fight neoliberalist politics and mobilize on April 17 international day of peasant struggles
01-03-2004 17:45On 19th Frbruary 2004, Leeds Social Forum had its first meeting at Leeds Civic Hall. Below are some of the aims of Leeds Social Forum and minutes from the meetig.
01-03-2004 11:27The Partition of British India in 1947, which created the two independent states of Pakistan and India, was followed by one of the cruelest and bloodiest migrations and religious and ethnic cleansings in history and resulted in the forced transfer of an estimated 14 to 18 million people between the two countries.
01-03-2004 10:09There are a wealth of events taking place across Oxford for Fairtrade Fortnight - including the launch of Oxford's Fairtrade City Status.
01-03-2004 03:50A French reporter on the scene in Haiti found a terrified old man - a palace caretaker, he believes - cowering in a corner. The old man said US soldiers came in and forced Aristide to leave at gun point.
01-03-2004 00:40The lives of Nazila and Farideh are in great danger
29-02-2004 19:03Currently a popular uprising is brewing in Slovakia amongst the Roma people. Latest reports speak of door-to-door raids, systematic beatings and electric-shock torture (over 100 to date). Rioting started when Roma, already jobless, had unemployment benefits cut by 50%. Join a picket on Tuesday at Noon in front of the Slovak Embassy to show opposition to the treatment of the Roma by the Slovak state.
29-02-2004 14:14Anne Gwynne is a 65, a retired bank manager and former teacher, now a journalist for The Pacifica Radio Network in the USA and writes for all the important political websites and has reported for the BBC and for other print media.