UK Social Struggles Newswire Archive
24-03-2008 11:29Greek unions promise to continue protests against the government's pension reforms, passed on Thursday.
500 names and emailaddresses plus 250 additional names of the 3100 employees of Novartis in Austria are revealed.
23-03-2008 18:47Obama's unconditional affirmations that America is “inherently good”, that white racism is not endemic, that “radical Islam” is the enemy, that apartheid Israel is a “stalwart ally”, and that his pastor and spiritual mentor, a man who accurately reflects the views of most of Black America is an angry, divisive old uncle stuck in the fifties and sixties --- all these may restore his credentials among whites as the candidate of “racial reconciliation”. But what is being reconciled here? Aside from the color of the president's face, what is being changed?
23-03-2008 09:43Demonstrations were organized after a call by workers unions and syndicates in Greece's larger cities, against the new law on the pension system. Below are gathered some of the reported direct action.
23-03-2008 04:33Civil society organizations and representatives of
people's movements from various parts of Kerala, India organized a
protest march against Kerala's irresponsible tourism practices and
held a parallel people's Convention at Achuthamenon Hall, Eranakulam
on 'Irresponsible Tourism' under the banner of Kerala Tourism Watch.
They made their strong protest against the irresponsible practices of
Kerala Tourism. The groups made their reservations against the non
participatory nature of the present Responsible Tourism initiative of
Kerala Tourism. This convention was a response to the International
Conference on Responsible Tourism held on 21st - 24th at Le Meridien
in Kochi organized by Kerala Tourism and International Centre for
Responsible Tourism- India.
22-03-2008 17:24An account of the march through central London today, to show solidarity with the Tibetans in the wake of the last weeks crackdown in Lhasa and beyond by the Chinese.
22-03-2008 13:40Victories are within sight for people in a growing number of nations where communities that host U.S. foreign military bases have long fought to get rid of them.
22-03-2008 00:59Over the past week several Tibet supporters, many of whom were students have held a vigil and series of 24 hour hunger strikes opposite the Chinese Embassy in London. One of the hunger strikers, Terry Bettger, has spoken of the purpose of the action and the importance of a sustained protest against the Chinese crackdown on those protesting inside Tibet.
21-03-2008 15:44One World
Whatever you dream you can do begin it.
Boldness has genius, power & magic in it.
Begin it now.
"Sadly I have to let you know that Tasnim contacted me to say that Zarine Rentia died Wednesday morning in India and was buried in the evening.
21-03-2008 11:57While in recent years far more information has been made available concerning the CIA’s violent linkages with Tibetan forces, to date only one article has examined the connection between Tibet’s current independence campaigners and an organization that maintains close ties with the CIA, the National Endowment for Democracy (NED).
20-03-2008 22:30Bikes not bombs are planning a bike ride from London to Aldermaston Atomic Weapons Establishment
The bike ride is expected to take 3 days (22nd March - 24th March 2008)