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UK Social Struggles Newswire Archive

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Blockade of Golden Ears Bridge, Unceded Katzie Coast Salish territory, "Canada"

20-02-2010 22:54

As part of the No 2010 Olympics Convergence, members of Katzie First Nation and supporters took part in blocking the Golden Ears Bridge spanning the Frazer River between Pitt Meadows and Langley B.C. - Coast Salish Territories.

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Apppeal to anti-war organizations to oppose the increasing threats against Iran

20-02-2010 20:32

A storm of developments is dramatically increasing tensions between the United States and the Islamic Republic of Iran. In response, the Campaign Against Sanctions and Military Intervention in Iran (CASMII) is issuing this appeal to the anti-war movements in the United States, United Kingdom and other countries to raise the demands of “No war, no sanctions, no internal interference in Iran!”

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Fighting and Beating the Poll Tax - Friday 5th March 2010

20-02-2010 16:23

Friday 5th March 2010 at
The Sparrows' Nest, St Ann's, Nottingham
Starts 7.00pm

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Rough Music #23 Out Now

20-02-2010 10:43

Yer Dirt Digging, Muck-Raking Rag (Feb/March) - Out Now on the streets of Brighton...

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Protest, Premier and Punk coming soon to Cardiff

19-02-2010 23:47

Over the next few weeks, No Borders South Wales have three events planned including a protest outside the UK Border Agency, a film premier at Cardiff University and a benefit gig at a city centre nightclub.

You can follow us on twitter @noborderswales

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1,000 Demonstrators Marked 5 Years of Protest in Bil'in by Dismantling the Wall

19-02-2010 18:32

One week following the victory forcing Israel to begin rerouting the path of the Wall (1), and under the shadow of an unprecedented wave of repression(2) against the popular struggle, over a thousand protesters took part in a demonstration at the west Bank village of Bil'in, marking five years of struggle there. At the height of the demonstration dozens of protesters stormed the Barrier, toppled some 40 meters of it and crossed to village's lands. Protesters also managed to take over a military post adjacent to the path of the Wall for a short time.

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Stop UKCMRI [Camden Bio Hazard] Lab meeting at Camden Town Hall update.

19-02-2010 03:23

There are plans to build a high level [3+] virus containment facility and animal testing lab in Camden on a council house estate in Camden, alongside St Pancras International behind the British Library. This week residents met with councillors at Camden Town Hall as a follow up to the meeting at St Mary & St Pancras Primary School meeting. Read the notes below regarding this meeting.

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The Really Open University: Strike / Occupy / Transform!

18-02-2010 11:10

What is an ROU?
In recent weeks a struggle has begun to emerge at the University of Leeds. The university management is claiming that they need to cut spending by £35 million due to the economic crisis. The lecturers union (UCU) rightfully claims this could cause the loss of 700 jobs. The effects will go beyond just job losses but will continue the degradation of education caused by deep rooted systematic problems.

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Belgrade 6 Acquitted

17-02-2010 17:59

The six Serbian anarcho-syndicalists who were charged with 'International Terrorism' have been acquitted today.

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Belgian Rail Workers Strike For Safety/Going Postal Yet Again/March Of The PIIGS

17-02-2010 17:36

We support... rank and file workers' struggles against the chaotic profit system!

We believe... workers know how to run our workplaces far better than business people, the government, or trade union leaders!

We aim for... workers' control over our own jobs and our own lives!

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Resisting the cuts at Leeds University. Strike, Occupy, Transform!

16-02-2010 21:55

A group called the Really Open University has been established to help resist the £35 million of cuts being made at the University of Leeds.

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Radical Climate Action and Discussion Group Meeting, Sumac, Tuesday evening

16-02-2010 12:43

There's going to be a radical climate action and discussion group meeting at the Sumac at 8 on Tuesday 16th.

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UKCMRI to use £300 million of public funds for Camden Bio Lab

16-02-2010 05:06

Plans to build the World's largest ever Bio Lab including the World Flu Centre alongside St Panrcas International behind the British Library will cost the UK £300 million from public funds. Already the govt and the MRC have argued over this. A parliamentary report says of funding the lab : "We are at a loss to understand the rationale behind this behaviour" and "It is hardly redolent of good faith".

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Cambridge Council Says NO to Foie Gras

16-02-2010 01:30

Step forward to a Foie Gras Free Cambridge

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The rumours of fascism and Blood & Honour in Elephant Head Camden are unfounded

16-02-2010 00:48

Recently claims were made by an Italian speaking poster that Blood & Honour fascists were meeting in the Elephants Head in Camden on Camden High Street London. Posts written by either an Italian person or Italian speaking person appear to be have been made maliciously. Anti fascists have checked out the pub & have found no evidence of this & it seems like a vendetta against the pub or rumours.

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Victory in Bilin!

15-02-2010 16:22

Israel to Reroute Part of West Bank Wall Following Years of Protest

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The media response to the growing influence of the 9/11 truth movement

15-02-2010 15:31

In the past year, in response to emerging independent science on the 9/11 attacks, nine corporate, seven public, and two independent media outlets aired analytic programs investigating the official account.

Increasingly, the issue is treated as a scientific controversy worthy of debate, rather than as a "conspiracy theory" ignoring science and common sense.

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Bath Black Cat occupied social centre moves again!!

15-02-2010 12:40

For 6 months, the Black Cat has been providing Bath with a liberated community space featuring a radical library, freeshop, cafe, debt advice centre, and dozens of film nights, meetings, activities and workshops .

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Worldwide: war is illegal action

15-02-2010 10:47

War is illegal
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