UK Social Struggles Newswire Archive
11-09-2008 22:30A case of disciplinary action against a university academic
11-09-2008 19:15The University and College Union branch at Nottingham Trent University is to ballot its members on strike action following the formal de-recognition of the local UCU branch by university managers.
11-09-2008 19:13It now appears some two-thirds of Glasgow tenants - in 46,272 of its current 69,395 houses - will remain in a "rump GHA".
11-09-2008 18:17The charges of terrorism leveled against the eight youth who had sought to organize protests and civil disobedience against the Republican National Convention (RNC) in Minnesota last week sound an alarm that political opposition in the US is on its way toward being criminalized.
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11-09-2008 05:38Ibrahim Alkhader and the children are back in Glasgow
"His lawyer, Nicola Loughran at Livingstone Brown, managed to lodge an application for a Judicial review' late Tuesday evening at the High Court in Edinburgh. 'First Orders' stopping Ibrahim's removal flight were granted at the High Court yesterday morning. Many, many thanks to everyone who faxed and phoned on behalf of the family". UNITY!
10-09-2008 19:48The UK Guardian’s Comment Is Free posted an article on September 9, The wrong message to Israel, by Abe Hayeem, a founding member of Architects & Planners for Justice in Palestine, calling on the UK government to revoke plans to rent its new embassy in Tel Aviv from Israeli-settlement mogul Lev Leviev. The UK's plan to rent space for the embassy from Leviev's company Africa Israel was reported on July 29 in the Israeli financial journal Globes. Please contact the UK’s Embassy in Tel Aviv, UK Consulate in Jerusalem, the Foreign Secretary and the Minister of State for the Middle East (contact info below) and demand that they take a firm stand against Israeli settlements and not reward Leviev with UK taxpayers’ money.
10-09-2008 13:49In aid of the Roma being persecuted in Italy, Nazdrove DJs slap down some tunes at the Cremorne Pub in Sheffield.
10-09-2008 13:06Berlin 7th September
A declaration sent via e-mail:
10-09-2008 10:04Last night Shell to Sea campaigner Maura Harrington began a Hunger Strike to coincide with the arrival of the Solitaire, pipe-laying vessel in Broadhaven Bay.
Urgent call for solidarity actions-please check www.indymedia.ie/mayo for updates
10-09-2008 00:31As a response to the arrest for leafleting and over-zealous policing against those exercising their right to disseminate information, Nerve is calling a meeting on: Saturday, 20 September 2008, 1pm at Next to Nowhere, Bold Street
09-09-2008 07:36Demonstrate for Civil Rights
Thursday 11th September
4pm-7pm at the Ministry of Justice
08-09-2008 17:18The present Mayor of London Boris Johnson may be trying to blame previous Mayor Livingstone but the fare rises is down to the fact that he is doing the bidding of the City and commuters not Londoners. Crossrail is a scheme that will benefit the City and Canary Wharf and commuters coming into London and yet Londoners will be left paying for it both in cost and harm. The City thinks ordinary Londoners should pay for it. The Mayor agrees but do the people? If you do not think your fares should increase to pay for a rail scheme that will benefit the richest part of London, find out more about the Crossrail scheme and find out if your local politician supports it? London never wanted the Olympics and got it thanks to the companies who want it but why should the public pay for it. Below is how much you have been signed to pay for in fares forever thanks to Mayor Boris Johnson and Livingstone, both of these idiots have left Londoners to underwrite Crossrail so if anything goes wrong, you as a taxpayer are liable. The Mayor has not told you how much your taxes will go up by ...
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