UK Social Struggles Newswire Archive
01-11-2008 08:54Assemble Hyde Park
10.30 am - 12.30pm Speeches and Discussions
12.30 pm march to Parliament
Look for Trailer with PA (presumably we will be somewhere near Speakers Corner but we ain't from around these parts, so you'll have to come find us)
and justice only use is to humiliate and depreciate the poor. “
Ricardo Flores Magon. 1911.
To the good at heart men and women
To the Other Campaign
To the honest media
To Human Rights Organisations
31-10-2008 16:37It has been claimed the Rotten Borough of Rushmoor is a very well run council, with first class officers.
31-10-2008 14:17The 'Wave' of struggles against Government reforms of education (the Gelmini law) has caused a mass movement to begin in Italy. For one month, students, school students and education workers have been out on the streets. Numerous University faculties are occupied and demo and blockades are a daily occurrence. Now that the Law has been passed, everyone is waiting for a possible State repression to come down hard. Numerous days of action are up and coming.
31-10-2008 10:38The situation in the Congo, Virunga National Park, home of some of the worlds last Mountain Gorillas.
"Congo Rebels Seize Gorilla Park HQ After Heavy Fighting; Rangers Forced To Flee Into Forests"
Situation 'a bit' less tense now, possibly.
31-10-2008 09:10An Anti-Deportation Campaign involves organizing resistance to restrictive immigration legislation, and simply means making the government change their minds regarding an individual case. Or persuading an airline not to facilitate UK enforcement policies.
30-10-2008 23:25As the Global Forum on Migration and Development (GFMD) opened today in Manila, at least 5000 workers from the Philippines and other countries in every region of the world came together in one of the broadest labor mobilizations ever organized in the entire history of the global trade union movement.
This audio was recorded at Lincoln University (23rd Oct '08) during Percys recent UK speaking tour.
30-10-2008 12:09JUSTICE NOT CRISIS together with a number of groups are holding a Halloween gathering to protest at the council refusal to build new homes for social rent or allow housing associations to do so.
a big reaction from students across Italy. In Rome they also had to confront fascist student
organizations. In Milano, an unauthorized demo of 2000 highschool students traversed the city center where and was charged at several points by riot cops. This is gonna be a hot day. Tomorrow there is a general strike in the public education sector.
29-10-2008 15:06As New Labour cuts student grants and slashes numbers, Irish students show us how to fightback. Join the call for a national student demonstration!