UK Social Struggles Newswire Archive
15-05-2008 14:34*Vancover Anti Poverty Committee Fight the Olympics:
Public Talk on Wednesday the 21st of May*
15-05-2008 14:3486 Irish traveller families located at the Crays Hill (Dale Farm) traveller site near Wickford, Essex, won a Judicial Review at the High Court last Friday (9th) against Basildon Council's plans to evict them.
15-05-2008 13:46TONIGHT !!! Interspace / LONDON preparation meeting
@ Bowl Court Squat 8 pm
See you there !!!
Interspace: International meeting for squats and autonomous spaces
15-05-2008 11:51What do Archbishop Desmond Tutu and rock legend Roger Water of Pink Floyd have in common?
14-05-2008 17:40The 2008 IDAHO-UK calender has been announced. Events across the UK and around the world.
14-05-2008 09:56This week sees the second Interactive Diners Club, an initiative relaunched for the 21st century. Those who experienced the original pre Criminal Justice Act Interactive Diners Clubs in the early nineties, the RTS meetings of the mid 90's, or the late 90's London Underground meetings etc. will know what kind of thing to expect. The idea is to inspire and re-energise each other, form new links, strengthen old alliances, share skills and resources, raise awareness and get people involved.
14-05-2008 08:07More skullduggery from the BNP...
14-05-2008 00:34An innocent person can be named by any applicant to the Redress Board and falsely accused of the most terrible sex crimes and child abuse. The unscrupulous applicant gets paid for doing so, is protected by state secrecy, and the innocent victim is destroyed for life.
13-05-2008 19:50While we will reserve judgment about what is going on, Candy Udwin did in fact advise people that "they wouldn't be speaking to the Camden New Journal any more" and did describe the animals trapped in a Barnet lab as "just a load of rats" at a recent meeting. She did also try to persuade people at the meeting to accept the lab in Somers Town "in return for flats at the National Temperance site".
13-05-2008 19:01Millions of families each year are pushed into debt because of the incompetence of HMRC.
Below is their press release and schedule.
12-05-2008 14:51Saturday 10th May saw worldwide protests against the Church of Scientology, a multi-million dollar cult infamous for its abuse of its members and harassment of its critics. This time, the police did their job for them.
12-05-2008 14:04"As we forgive those who trespass against us"
11-05-2008 21:30A discussion with the leader of Pakistan Labour Party, Farooq Tariq, has been organised by the Pakistan Solidarity Campaign. The meeting is convened just as the leaders of the Pakistan People's Party(Bhutto's party) and Pakistan Muslim League(Nawaz) have announced their failure to restore the judiciary demanded by the various movements in Pakistan, particularly the Lawyers movement. Please try and attend as the meeting might give us the oppurtunity to discuss what we can do to support the lawyers movement and other democratic and civil rights movements in Pakistan.
See below for Pauline’s response to the latest climbdown by the state.