UK Social Struggles Newswire Archive
10-07-2009 20:51Squatters occupying the long-term empty “main home” of MPs Ann and Alan Keen had a stunning victory in Brentford County Court today. A courtroom packed with squatters and supporters agreed that the greedy MPs should not be allowed to kick the squatters out.
10-07-2009 18:183rd-9th July
FIRE SET AT BULLFIGHTING MUSEUM (Mexico)
MEAT VANS BURNED, PET SHOP CHAIN TARGETED (Italy)
MEAT MARKET GLUED UP (Mexico)
WARNING LETTERS SENT TO SLAUGHTERHOUSE OWNERS (Switzerland)
PET STORE PAINTED (Mexico)
KFC, PET STORE GLUED (Mexico)
MEAT MARKETS, TELMEX PHONES SABOTAGED (Mexico)
09-07-2009 23:14Protest at the Indian embassy, Birmingham, against the state terror unleashed on the people of Lalgarh, a village in West Bengal, India, who refused complying with a government sanctioned corporate landgrab of 5000 acres of land uprooting them from their homes and depriving them of their livelihood.
09-07-2009 22:32ryanair beining banned from charing extra fees on credit card
09-07-2009 14:44Twitter, Paulo Coelho, Facebook, were instrumental in getting information out of Iran over these last few weeks that the evil Supreme Being has ordered a clampdown on what little democracy exists in Iran. Should they not be joint recipients of the Nobel Peace Prize?
09-07-2009 09:28Jessica Davanzo, a survivor of domestic violence and a Personal Assistant essential to her disabled employer, has been unjustly threatened with deportation by the Home Office, in direct contradiction of its claim to be "building a safe, just and tolerant society".
The silence from the corporate media is, sadly, not at all surprising. The complete surrender of black American leadership is also sad and also not surprising, but is nonetheless disgraceful, and should not pass without comment.
08-07-2009 20:31Heather Nicholson was moved yesturday without warning, she was transferred to Eastwood Park in Gloucester, but today she's being/been moved again to HMP Foston Hall in Derbyshire.
08-07-2009 16:47Here Again! Another recession, another round to blame and shame the unemployed..... While green shoots appear and disappear just as quick, we all know the crass and inevitable lines the newspapers are going to come out with to vilify the unemployed and hot on their heels will be the political bureaucrats
07-07-2009 17:10In order for a truly autonomous movement to be realised, the rebellion must trascend consciousness, theory and action, with a true hatred for all civilized convention as a fundamental starting point. Enough about the December uprising, maybe some due time should be paid to their forefathers!
07-07-2009 14:39We welcome members to the launch of Civilising Globalisation: Human Rights and the Global Economy. WEDNESDAY 8th JULY 2009, CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS BOOKSHOP,TRINITY ST, CAMBRIDGE 6.00PM. The author David Kinley provides compelling arguments for why the wealth created by economic globalisation must serve the broad goals of social welfare and human rights.