UK Social Struggles Newswire Archive
22-10-2008 01:34A quarter of a million teachers in the NUT are being balloted for a campaign of discontinuous industrial action over a three-year below inflation pay offer.
22-10-2008 01:32A prolonged programme of industrial action, hitting civil and public services across the UK moved a step closer today, as PCS members backed strike action in a dispute over the government's 2% public sector pay cap.
22-10-2008 01:31Industrial action by 450 workers at the Criminal Records Bureau in Liverpool is causing major backlogs in work according to managers.
21-10-2008 22:57Anyone got any useful info on the recent wave of protests by students and union members in Italy in the last month? 'Last week university students and lecturers joined for the first time in a growing wave of protests against cuts and reforms imposed by Berlusconi's young education minister, Mariastella Gelmini. Following sit-ins and marches, the main trade union federations have called for a one-day general education strike on October 30' (The Guardian).
21-10-2008 21:01TWO WARS; A 100,00 Missing Arms and Legs; A Million Young People Killing and Being Killed; A Million Broken Lives; Torture; Illegal Imprisonment; Court Appointed President; Terrorist WAR; Drug WAR; Immigration WAR on "Aliens"; Federal Government Border Patrol Checkpoints; Failing Economic Model of Debt Appreciation; Federal IRS Property Confiscation; EARMARKS;
21-10-2008 16:33rampART londons longest lasting liberated space is facing eviction.
21-10-2008 13:58Phil Woolas has made clear how the Brown Labour government intends to try and divert attention from its multibillion pay-out for Britain’s banks and the super-rich by scapegoating migrants.
21-10-2008 12:32How do racists, anti-Semites and all-purpose hate-mongers view the possibility of America’s first black president? Not necessarily the way you think they would.
21-10-2008 03:03This is a song made my the Sofia student underground movement. All the songs that we have made has been baned from Tv, Radio and is not allowed to be sold in any music stores. This is the type of Democracy that we have in our country...
The Other Campaign : Government from Below and to the Left, Everywhere
20-10-2008 22:12Gabriel Gonzalez was 21 years old when he was sentenced to die for the murder of a pawnshop owner, a crime that he insists he did not commit. Along with Kenneth Foster Jr. and Rob Will, Gabriel co-founded the Death Row Inner-communalist Vanguard Engagement (DRIVE) Movement, which engages in nonviolent, direct action protest to fight for better conditions on death row and in opposition to capital punishment.
Here, Gabriel describes the effects of isolation and segregation on prisoners.
THE U.S. criminal justice system is remarkably ineffective, absurdly expensive, grossly inhumane and riddled with racism. The slaughter of youth of color characterizes many big city police departments. Sentencing practices have led to the imprisonment of over 2 million people in state and federal facilities, with another 3.5 million under other forms of social control.
20-10-2008 20:08A new open cast coal mine site is about to get underway in beautiful Derbyshire unless we stop it now.
To combat open cast mining "Leave it in the Ground" supported by Earth First! invites you to a second Picnic in the Park for a mass trespass to see it before the destruction starts, meet the locals and have fun. So come and Discover Derbyshire!
20-10-2008 18:07This is to invite you to our next action in support of the five sacked Colombian cleaners working for Amey Plc at the National Physical Laboratory (NPL). ( see background story at http://caic.org.uk/node/18 )
20-10-2008 12:53Complete Unemployment Cinema present our next fantastic free screening: ‘TIME OUT’ (France, 2001)
SUNDAY 26th OCTOBER 4pm
THE PULLENS CENTRE
184 CRAMPTON ST
WALWORTH SOUTH LONDON SE17