UK Social Struggles Newswire Archive
23-02-2008 13:26But be quick...
23-02-2008 11:02Out Now - The 5th issue of the anarchist magazine '325', featuring news, reports and articles from the international struggle against capitalism and the state, plus letters from prisoners is off the press.
22-02-2008 21:56National science museum staff have voted overwhelmingly to strike over pay and plans to close the civil service pension scheme to new members.
Rock Around the Blockade’s (RATB) 2008 Cuban speaking tour got off to a strong start on Thursday 21 February with a packed inaugural meeting at Bolivar Hall in London, hosted by the Venezuelan and Cuban embassies.
21-02-2008 23:07Follow up from the various actions and "silent" work in France (in particularly)
and in Europe towards the implementation of the Right to Housing for all and
after that the French government voted on a law that turned the right to housing
justiciable (5 March 2007).
Three French active groups, AITEC, DAL and FAPIL
finalized a document under the platform Europe – Third World Centre (CETIM)
to be presented at the next U.N. HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL between the
3rd and the 28th of March.
Attached and below is the full text.
Today 21st FEB, is called a night of solidarity with the homeless at the Place de la république in Paris.
It’s organized by 27 organizations for housing rights and homeless.
you can watch the movie about the tent action of “Enfants de Don Quichotte" in
Canal Saint Martin, last year (71 minutes)
21-02-2008 17:56Tonight (21st Feb, 8pm) at rampART there is a sneak premiere of the new Rambo film along with short films about the situation in Burma (now called Myanmar) and campaigns to force Total Oil to end it's economic support of the military junta.
Films start 8pm at 15-17 rampart street.
21-02-2008 14:42After a week of burning barricades, cars and public buildings across the country the unrest has settled down. Now we're looking back at what actually happened.
21-02-2008 00:54The demonstration outside Marks and Spencer in solidarity with the Palestinian people will be cancelled on Thursday, 21st February because supporters will be attending the opening rally of the Cuban Speaking Tour at the Venezuelan Embassy, see http:www.cubansarecoming.org
20-02-2008 20:55Planka.nu recently released its first report about the multimillion
dollar plans to build a new urban highway in Stockholm.
We also made a new Youtube-video about how to open the ticket-line and
make it stay open. Our future plans include a day of action on the 1st of march. That is
the day when Stockholm public transportation company SL increases
their fares again.
20-02-2008 15:07Estate agents are destroying communities. They are destroying London.
Foxtons, one of the most visible (and most unpleasant) will be picketed as part of a week of action against estate agents.
Lets stop moaning about housing issues, and begin to act! The sooner we stop the likes of Foxtons from operating in our communities, the sooner an affordable London could be built.