UK Social Struggles Newswire Archive
10-10-2008 20:57COBAS UK support the initive of Rifondazione Comunista to say NO to elite research.
A broad movement of campaigners and organizations is calling on everybody to join action against excessive surveillance by governments and businesses. On 11 October 2008, concerned people in many countries will take to the streets, the motto being "Freedom not fear 2008". Creative action, from protest marches to parties, will take place in many capital cities.
Call to mass action Saturday 11th October against the surveillance state in
solidarity with activists all around the world.
10-10-2008 07:01Let Amdani Juma Stay / Rally in the Market Square
Nottingham, tomorrow Saturday 11th October @ 12.30
Please come down and support us. We need to keep the pressure up and tell the world that Nottingham has not forgotten Amdani. We are expecting the media to be there so bring as many people and banners as possible. Thanks, Friends of Amdani / email@example.com
09-10-2008 21:09New publishing venture consisting of reproducing old seminal class war publications from interesting groups and traditions.
09-10-2008 15:11Transition towns support energy reduction, localisation, why therefore the criticism?
09-10-2008 08:32You cant make this up! The vaticans defence of a rapist is because when it comes to Venezuela, anyone is preferable to president Chavez so far as the Vatican is concerned!
09-10-2008 02:47People have made bad and improper investments with credit and equity.
My family and friends (who I would say are "average" and "normal" Americans) have used home equity to buy other homes, invest in the stock market, to buy "stuff", and to pay expenses. This sometimes illegal and improper use of residential property equity is the problem! This equity does not exist yet, and no one knows when - or if it will. --- No one knows how much it may be. ----- And it is all ready "at work" - multiply times over. --?--- I have seen many people live off of credit, and use their money to invest. This "hyper-capitalism" of equity on equity - on credit and debt appreciation, is a flawed and failing economic model; and it is failing - just as it should.
08-10-2008 21:42HUMAN RIGHTS HUMAN WRONGS
60th Anniversary of the UN Declaration of Human Rights
Free evening event at St John's, Waterloo Road, London (near roundabout) 6.30-9 pm
08-10-2008 16:28Love him or loathe him, you've got to love this comment Gorgeous George made in the House of Commons after the Chancellor's statement today. This is an article about the global debt crisis, the financial bubble and the coming financial catastrophe which today's measures by the government have merely delayed for another day.
See also: The coming financial collapse, interview with Martin Summers, Former East European projects officer for the New Economics Foundation talks about present day money matters as we slide down a slippery slope:
08-10-2008 01:27Just over a month till the next network-wide No Borders Gathering, to be held in Newcastle on 8 & 9 November. The Gathering will be a chance to discuss, network and plan, and to build on the discussions held at the last network-wide Gathering, held in Manchester earlier this year.
08-10-2008 00:58The Shut Down the Camp Initiative calls for a day of action against the Sandholm refugee camp in North Zealand, Denmark. To do this we need all the help we can get. On the 25. of October we are planning a massive civil disobedience action. Our aim is to dismantle the Sandholm camp, and thereby physically challenge the racism of the Danish refugee policy.