UK Social Struggles Newswire Archive
04-04-2008 20:13Beacon's back!
04-04-2008 08:38A crazed war monger, who had probably just left the commons bar, mows down a cyclist trying to save the planet he is intent on destroying.
Whilst it is standard procedure to breathalise drivers involved in accidents no mention has been made of whether this was done.
03-04-2008 20:54After years of bullying by HMRC a group of mothers fight back. Tax Credit Casualties formed by Paula Dean from Rotherham holds its first packed public meeting.
03-04-2008 17:56Birmingham City Council is endorsing the 'L. Ron Hubbard's Writers of the Future contest', a science fiction competition run by the dangerous cult, the Church of Scientology.
Birmingham City Council also link to the competition site http://www.writersofthefuture.com/ where you can win "The L. Ron Hubbard Gold Award, a magnificent trophy with a god [sic] quill and star set in red-based lucite". The site's 'shop' links to http://www.galaxypress.com/ 'a publisher of the fiction works of L. Ron Hubbard' the deceased founder of the cult.
03-04-2008 13:10An underpaying, exploitative restuarant boss in London was forced to pay a foreign kitchen porter his owed wages and also holiday pay when a picket arrived outside his restaurant, backed up by threats of legal action.
03-04-2008 11:27A EuroMayDay promo video has been made and is on YouTube. Check it out! Link it. Add it to your blog/MySpace, etc...
03-04-2008 07:56In a letter sent to the Constitutional Commission and representatives of the international civilian administration in Kosovo, Roma NGOs ask for substantial improvements of the draft constitution which has been prepared by the Constitutional Commission.
03-04-2008 07:30At 7.30am this morning, activists successfully blockaded all entrances to Aberthaw Power Station in Barry, South Wales.
02-04-2008 21:39Starting this Friday, 4th April, a 'conricerca' or workers' inquiry into the class composition of Liverpool will begin. More details will be posted on Indymedia, but here is a short analysis from one of the founding members of the group, who has recently moved to the UK from Slovakia.
02-04-2008 19:56Democracy Now reports on poverty in the USA
02-04-2008 18:29the asbo was this afternoon evicted
and about bloody time
i wonder where the violent residents will lay their shame now
its just a shame its not winter
02-04-2008 11:35A short summary of Opperation Happy Shopper, a Protest against the CCHR exhibit "Psychiatry - An Industry Of Death" For more infomation on the the exhibit itself, please read the following link; http://www.indymedia.org.uk/en/regions/birmingham/2008/03/393916.html
02-04-2008 10:19Eight actual or potential conflict situations around the world deteriorated in March 2008, and four improved, according to the new issue of CrisisWatch