UK Social Struggles Newswire Archive
(extension may be 2, 4 or 6 weeks - to be decided)
28-04-2004 11:04In the last weeks there were diverse projects of squatting activities in hamburg, most related to the ongoing repression against trailerparks.
28-04-2004 01:42A Spirited and Defiant Protest was held outside the Iraqi Procurement 2004 Galla Dinner on Tuesday evening. There were three people arrested as the crowd raised their voices against the corporate carve up of iraq.
27-04-2004 22:37The writer believes that all is not lost if OCSET, the new Oxford social centre, 220 Cowley Road, Oxford, is closed.
27-04-2004 22:08This world really needs a new feminism, and the editors and contributors are right on to ground feminism in social movements dealing with real life and not just the simulacra of representational politics. But saying that all issues are women’s issues because women are involved or are leaders misses the point.
The LATEST INDEPENDENT FILMS from PALESTINE + speakers
The main feature is "IN THE SPIDER'S WEB" by Hannah Musleh (produced by Al-Haq from Ramallah, West Bank). This extraordinary, heart-rending film shows the reality of living under the shadow of Israel's apartheid wall.
27-04-2004 09:44Residents of an estate in Basildon mounted an eight-hour protest against zero-tolerance policing policies. They object in particular to one local officer, who has advocated taking out Anti-Social Behaviour Orders banning entire families from areas of the town.
27-04-2004 08:32SUNDAY NIGHT IS FILM NIGHT!
oxford indymedia screening for May Day - SUNDAY 2ND MAY - 7.30pm - OCSET, 220 Cowley Road
27-04-2004 07:51Do you think Leeds needs a radical space for information, to hang out and to hold meetings and events?
If so come to the next Leeds ARC (Action for Radical Change) meeting on Thursday May 6th 7.30pm at Holy Trinity Church Café on Boar Lane.
26-04-2004 21:53George Galloway's new political coalition with the SWP has just scored a notable success. It has recruited Elaine Abbot, a New Labour councillor in Preston. RESPECT's only other councillor also represents a ward in Preston.
But wait! What's this? It appears that Abbot isn't such a catch after all. Her main previous claim to fame is that she was the mastermind behind the privatisation of all of Preston's council homes. So now an arch-privatiser joins the anti-abortionists in the SWP coalition. Who needs principles?
26-04-2004 14:07Notice of meeting of SWAG
26-04-2004 13:13If you are, please visit www.google.co.uk, type in poodle, check the pages from the UK box, and hit I'm feeling lucky! You'll find a good brown nosed variety there!
26-04-2004 12:23Since 1996 I have supported hundreds of (now probably more than a thousand) NUT members who all say that their union has refused to provide them with support and access to legal services - and, worryingly, that their paid union official has appeared to act in the interests of their employer and to the detriment of their member.
26-04-2004 11:11Sent to me from Gush Shalom.
26-04-2004 10:11Issue No. 3 (24 April 2004)
CRIMINAL TRIALS OF THE DETAINED TIESHU TEXTILE WORKERS BEGIN: Two Tried, Two More Awaiting Trial
25-04-2004 19:17Reclaiming May Day in London -- anarchists on the Trade Union march
The conflict has not only been a conflict between real estate brokers, Hamburg state government and local squatters. The Hafenstrasse became an example of symbolic policy and the conflict between society and state.
These images do not reflect the views of the The Iraq Solidarity Campaign.
23-04-2004 07:50Lobby of Board Meeting, Tuesday 27th April, 9.30 am, Southgate House, Pan's Lane, Devizes