UK Social Struggles Newswire Archive
23-05-2008 12:06Aim gun at foot. Pull trigger. Repeat until out of feet.
It was an attempt to create some sort of dialogue between the two parties, and went off smoothly.
A Conference will occur in October 2008 under the aegis of the CAPWIP and the
United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Risk Reduction in October 2008.
22-05-2008 18:55On a recent trip to Belfast/Northern Ireland I wanted to find out who is really to be accepted as being a progressive force up there. The Left has generally supported those pro-catholics, who are working for a united Ireland as a part of a national liberation struggle from London rule. I decided to interview representatives of progressive parties on either side on the issues that socialists should really care about -- social issues -- to see how different they really are in their day-to-day politics in these current times of peace.
22-05-2008 18:02Local newspaper journalists go on 5 day strike in York over below-inflation pay rises.
22-05-2008 17:58UNISON members in local government in England, Wales and Northern Ireland will vote on strike action to begin in July, while teachers discuss co-ordinated action.
22-05-2008 13:15There are places that will not listen to reason, continue to support an industry illegal in the UK, and cause massive suffering to geese and ducks, and for a 'delicacy'.
It is clear that there are places that have no limits to what they will place on the menu.
They will not listen to protesters and campaigners, now they are having to deal with the Animal Liberation Front, as they are realising to their increasing cost.
21-05-2008 12:02The idea of an ID roadshow is, believe it or not, not a jest.
First published at: http://plattitude.blogspot.com/2008/05/what-ct-eh.html
20-05-2008 17:13The two students arrested under the Terrorism Act have been released without charge. The manner of the police operation and its choice of victims has raised great concern amongst the student and academic body, as well as within the wider community in Nottingham
20-05-2008 15:55London's latest social centre has finally given itself a name, set up its own website and received a visit from the owners saying "get out!"
20-05-2008 11:51Both Wednesday the 21st and Saturday the 24th will see two events held in East london hosting international activists from the Vancouver Anti Poverty Committee, (Canada) and the Movement for Justice in El Barrio (Harlem, NYC) both fighting gentrifcation and displacement. See details below.