UK Social Struggles Newswire Archive
29-04-2009 15:09If anyone receives any silly messages from someone called Hossam Eid on the Stop Camden Animal Lab Facebook page [a fake admin called Hossam Eid] please ignore them & report the hacker. This is the latest in the saga surrounding this campaign by people trying to disrupt it. In a way I'm flattered that people are going to so much trouble. Thank you Hossam for your attention. Meanwhile "pig flu has taken over the world" and this shows why the lab is a mistake.
29-04-2009 10:53"My daughter Stephanie who is in detention at Yarl's Wood has tried harming herself by incision on her wrist she is right now under suicide watch here at Yarl's Wood" Ubaka Kenneth Nwosem
28-04-2009 22:18News from the Barcelona Student Movement
28-04-2009 19:55Rob Williams, the Unite convenor of the Linamar car parts factory in Swansea and vice chair of the NSSN, was called into the directors' office of the plant on Tuesday 28 April and told that he was being sacked for "irretrievable breakdown of trust". This blatant victimisation of one of the leading left-wing shop steward activists in the car industry was met by an immediate production line walk-off by the day shift. They surrounded Rob's union office after management called in police to forcibly remove Rob from the building.
28-04-2009 18:32ALL DAY
28-04-2009 15:14A union convenor at the Lindenmeyer Plant in Swansea, formerly owned by Ford Visteon has locked himself in his office after being sacked.
28-04-2009 14:36“Save the Children has launched hundreds of grants projects in developing countries to help children in crisis. The UK public generally believe there’s no need for this sort of crisis grant here, but today Save the Children is helping distribute money to families right on our doorsteps. If the Government can find money for the banks then why can’t it afford money for our children?”
28-04-2009 14:17The industrial production of disease in a globalised economy is the result of competing economic priorities. Efforts toward the privatisation of Water in Mexico and the Industrial Waste Habits of Multinational Swine Producers join up with cheap air travel to promote global ill health.
28-04-2009 07:06(Amadeu Casellas has been locked up in Catalunya for over 22 years, and in that time he has been active in the struggles of prisoners of the Spanish State. He is currently being held for longer than the law permits, and last year carried out a 76 day hunger strike that ended with the prison authorities promising to begin his release process.)
28-04-2009 04:21EWA Jasiewicz has been on the ground in Gaza since November, having arrived on the siege breaking Free Gaza boat. She has been working on ambulances and reporting the reality of lives under siege and under military assault.
27-04-2009 19:38To mark International Workers' Day - a radical tradition which dates back to the 1886 Haymarket affair ( http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Haymarket_affair) - the Liverpool Social Centre will be hosting a number of interesting events at 96A Bold Street.
27-04-2009 16:33A North Eastern event to warm your soul in Credit Curnched times.
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