UK Social Struggles Newswire Archive
26-03-2008 23:19East Oxford Community Social Club is a social club run for and by its members, based in a local community centre for which it raises money. It's unique not just for the way it's run but also because of its diverse, inclusive and friendly atmosphere, cheap prices and availability as a community venue.
A personal account and call to action. Corrections and comments welcome!
This article contains a short overview of the events along with some background information and a personal report of our experiences.
The MAC Cannon Hill Park, Birmingham
26-03-2008 14:43Join in our state pension demonstration and rally
Saturday 29 March, Birmingham.
Demonstration Assembly point: Victoria Square, Birmingham City Centre 1pm
and march to Carrs Lane Church Centre.
Rally: Carrs Lane Church Centre, 2 4pm
Programme: Clarion Choir (1/4 hr)
History of State Pension: David Kippest (Unison)
Women & State Pension: Vera Kelsey (CWU)
Banner Theatre (1/2hr live show)
26-03-2008 14:35A Dutch lawmaker who produced a 15-minute film critical of Islam has seen his website suspended by U.S. domain registrar and website host Network Solutions Inc.
26-03-2008 12:23Industrial society is built around technology, and that technology needs a constant supply of energy. This article takes a look at what would happen if that electricity supply stopped.
We are meeting at 1pm at the roundabout on the South side of Trafalgar Square on Saturday 5th April. Come with your mates and discuss with them what you want to do with the day. Bring placards, banners, whistles or anything else you can think of. Let them know you won’t be easily silenced.
25-03-2008 21:20A teach in to lean about and campaign for reproductive freedoms, organised by Feminist Fightback.
Alexei Krylov died as a result of stab wounds
25-03-2008 19:33A second nationwide day of action has been called for Thursday 27th March against these establishments continuing to support foie gras. This is a limited list of contact details, please look up more easily accessible details relating to these supporters of the cruel trade and duly inform them of the hell these geese and ducks go through.
25-03-2008 18:56Four years have gone by since the International Solidarity with Political Prisoners Conference was held in Donostia, Basque Country.
25-03-2008 17:14A Scientologist can become PTS by reason of being connected to someone that is antagonistic to Scientology or its tenets. In order to resolve the PTS condition, he either HANDLES the other person's antagonism (as covered in the materials on PTS handling) or, as a last resort when all attempts to handle have failed, he disconnects from the person. He is simply exercising his right to communicate or not to communicate with a particular person.
(L Ron Hubbard, PTSness and DISCONNECTION)
25-03-2008 16:50OK, this is the last email from us, we promise... well, maybe just one
more on April the 2nd to tell you about all the amazing actions that
happened around the world! We’ll keep it short: resources, contacts and public actions.
25-03-2008 14:32Although lots of people are keeping their plans under wraps, these three
public demos have been announced (If you know of a publicly announced
action, let us know on email@example.com and we'll list it on the website.)
25-03-2008 14:30Following the green light to double weekend and bank holiday flights, TAG Aviation are now seeking massive expansion at Farnborough Airport.
25-03-2008 10:49Tragic murder of Goth girl Sophie Lancaster and the trial of her killers has sparked campaigns to fight intolerance motivated by prejudice about how people dress and to a popular petition calling for a law to protect against attacks.
The leaders of EveryOne, the authorities and people of goodwill who sign the petition below are promoting the Boycott Campaign of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games and sporting and cultural events in the People’s Republic of China. They will also be supporting the “Beijing 2008 Gold Medals for Human Rights” campaign, with gold medals coined by EveryOne Group being awarded to all the athletes who decide not to take part in the Olympic Games out of solidarity with the people of Tibet.