UK Social Struggles Newswire Archive
shenanigans directed at the Royal Bank of Scotland, E-on and new coal.
28-11-2008 19:28The world's largest coffee chain is guilty of corporate greed. It serves only 4% Fairtrade and has a branch in Guantanamo Bay. Whenever it sets up it seeks to wipe out competition and put smaller independent cafes out of business. Stand up to corporate corrupters...
28-11-2008 17:22Two days after ZANU-Labours case against a journalist for ´suspicion of aiding and abetting misconduct in a public office´ collapses a member of the Shadow Cabinet is arrested by 9 anti-terrorism officers for the same offence. What exactly is going on here?
28-11-2008 16:51Yesterday Damian Green a senior opposition politician was arrested and held for nine hours.
28-11-2008 14:05So now its official- we are living in a Police State. A Conservative MP has been arrested by 9 "anti-terrorism" officers at his constitutency home in connection with Home Office leaks. This is unprecedented. The AR folks were right all along. Still perhaps MPs can only blame themselves since they´ve voted through the end of official UK democracy
28-11-2008 09:25Bradford kids, still doing time, 33 days in detention
They had their second bail hearing yesterday and were refused bail. According to their mother the immigration judge wasn't happy with the sureties, so refused to release the children and their parents. It is as ever unacceptable that children 1) are detained and 2) have to suffer the whims of the judiciary as to the conditions/terms that they the judiciary will grant bail. In cases where children are detained for more than seven days and all legal avenues have not been resolved; the 'Children's Commissioner' should be able to step in immediately as an an independent authority, with the authority to release the children on the 'Commissioners' terms.
Britain's Youngest Prisoners: 5 Children, 'Done no Crime but doing Time'
27-11-2008 23:30Lista de Espera, an enchanting film by Cuban film maker Juan Carlos Tabio, will be shown at the Ultimate Picture Palace on Sunday, 30 November.
26-11-2008 21:54Background Info
10th December 2008 at the LSE
26-11-2008 19:2816 DAYS (and counting…) OF HUNGER STRIKE…A LIFE OF STRUGGLE…
The upshot appears to be that critical mass IS a "procession which is truly commonly or customarily held" and hence does NOT require police permission and consent under the Public Order Act 1986.