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UK Social Struggles Newswire Archive

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25-09-2008 16:37

the future is unwritten...

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another boat to break the siege of Gaza

25-09-2008 15:12

Doctors and lawyers are going to Gaza at the request of the people of Gaza
to assess the medical tragedy there and to talk to the people. We are also
delivering 6 cubic meters of badly-needed medical supplies for the children
of Gaza.

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2nd Annual Working Class bookfair, Durham, 22nd November

25-09-2008 14:36

2nd Annual
Working Class Bookfair
Sat 22 Nov 2008 12 - 4pm
Durham Clayport (central) Library
Millennium Place, Durham City

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No place for children petition

25-09-2008 14:12

The 'No Place for Children' campaign is calling for an end to the UK government's senseless and brutal policy of sending 2,000 children a year to immigration detention centres. Children in detention centres do not have access to adequate healthcare and education, and they can be held for an unlimited period of time. The psychological and physical effects are often devastating.

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State and Corporate Oppression of the Australian Aborigines

25-09-2008 12:34

Stop the Northern Territory Intervention
Film Screening and workshop with discussion.

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Free Gary Mckinnon Campaign- London Autistic Rights Movement - demonstration

25-09-2008 11:55

Protest to support Gary Mckinnon's case all will be most welcome to attend this protest... Please spread the word.... See link below for more details....

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Banner Dropped in Solidarity with Rossport & Maura

25-09-2008 10:01

On Wednesday early evening activists climbed lampposts to hang a banner outside of the Shell Centre in London saying ‘Shell to Hell: Victory to Rossport/Women say Nice One Maura.’ 2 were arrested and later released.

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A Corrupting Influence: US and failed states

25-09-2008 02:18

Somalia is 180th out of 180. Iraq is second from bottom. Haiti fourth from bottom. And Afghanistan lies in 176th place.

No, it’s not the FIFA world rankings- but the 2008 Corruption Perception Index, published by the Berlin-based Transparency International.All the countries above have one thing in common: they’ve all experienced ‘interventions’ in one way or another, in recent years by the US. Surely something for supporters of US interventions in the affairs of other sovereign states to ponder.

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Protest against transphobic psychologist Kenneth Zucker in London, 1st October

24-09-2008 19:15

Kenneth Zucker, transphobic doctor who supports repression and torture of gender-variant children has been invited to speak at the Royal Society of Medicine. Protest against Zucker and for the right to seld-determination of gender identity, October 1st, 8.30am, The Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole Street, London W1G 0AE

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Why wait til May Day!?

24-09-2008 19:05

1st November will be exactly six months away from May Day, international workers day. Well we at the anarchist federation ain't got that much time to lose and want to shut down greedy scum like Manpower, RIGHT NOW! Why wait til May Day? Take control today!

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Local government pay: unions cave in

24-09-2008 18:56

Following a sham "consultation" exercise UNISON negotiators, backed by Unite and the GMB, have called in government arbitrators ACAS to make a binding agreement which members will be unable to vote on.

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Dan Amos Moved Prison

24-09-2008 16:36

Dan Amos (VN7818) was moved yesterday to: HMP Winchester, Romsey Road, Winchester, SO22 5DF.

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Fight Speciesism! #5 - Out Now

24-09-2008 16:25

October issue of the latest anti-speciesist, anti-capitalist, abolitionist direct action news is out now.

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Statement from the International Committee for the Freedom of the Cuban Five

24-09-2008 13:04

To all committees and friends of the Cuban Five

To all friends of the Cuban Revolution

To all honest and noble people of the world

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Autonomous peoples art against Tesco

24-09-2008 12:43

the beggining of the expo
Following text and images recieved annonomously by Bath Bomb editorial collective, and posted to indymedia at the request of perpetrator/instigator.

Bath no in no way condones you not getting down to the building and arting the fuck out of it! Fuck Tesco!

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European Social Forum in Malmö

24-09-2008 11:05

Last Sunday, the European Social Forum (ESF) came to a close in the city of Malmö in southern Sweden. Nearly 10,000 people from across Europe took part in hundreds of political and cultural events over four days. The highlight was a demonstration on Saturday with 15,000 participants where trade unions, environmental groups, autonomists, left parties and socialist youth organizations together called for "Power to the People!".

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Native American Speaker in Manchester

24-09-2008 10:09

Native American Andrew Big Smoke of the Cree People is travelling the world sharing stories and prophecies

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Lydd airport Kent-MD resigns

23-09-2008 20:23

Managing director of Lydd Airport, Romney Marsh, Kent has resigned suddenly after a shareholder/board member dispute over the future of their expansion plans..

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Alternatives Book Fair

23-09-2008 12:54

Wrekin Stop War & Wrekin Anarchist Group are holding an Alternatives book fair on Saturday 4th October at Belmont hall, New Street, Wellington, Telford, Shropshire. 10am-5pm

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Three interesting talks at 'The Shunt' (24-25-26 September)

23-09-2008 11:22

The Global Economy - Past, Present and Future (24 Sep at 9:30 pm)

A Debate - Should We Re-open the 9/11 Enquiry? (25 Sep at 9 pm)

The Rise of 21st Century Fascism & 'Corporatism' (26 Sep at 9 pm)
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