UK Social Struggles Newswire Archive
10-03-2010 21:29the updates for 9th & 10th of march, many actions to mobilize for tomorrows general strike, 35year old anarchist killed by police, against ordered cop-attack 2000 came to protect the street-blockade of sacked olymic airways workers, more occupations, there is 500 billions of greek money around that proves the lies of crisis and measures, it's class war from above that meets his answers
10-03-2010 18:57At 5am cops opened fire on 2 people in dafni, a suburb of Athens.
1, an anarchist known to various groups, lies dead. The other is free.
Apparently the relevant government ministry and cops have released information and his photo asking for information...
10-03-2010 10:29As part of MULE’s feature on the Welfare Reform Bill, set to be trialled in Greater Manchester towards the end of 2010, we look at who’s likely to be hit hardest by the Government’s latest welfare-cutting masterplan.
09-03-2010 20:24Corporate sleaze-merchants trying to recruit graduates in Oxford got another rough ride at the hands of local activists.
09-03-2010 17:41The wave of repression has broken over Bristol!
Splitting the Sky, indigenous activist, seized by security forces in Canada last year when he attempted to make a citizen's arrest of George W. Bush will have his day in court on Monday, March 8th. According to Professor Anthony J. Hall, this case will demonstrate whether Canada is ruled by law or fear and highlight the need for new principles, the Calgary Principles to amend the victor's justice of the Nuremberg Principles, in light of the new impunities for high level crimes against humanity and the Earth in this era, and the need to protect and honor civil resistance to those high crimes.
08-03-2010 21:34clashes in Volos and Xanthi, NationalBank Occupations in Komotini, Occupations in Athens (note: as long as the "measures" law isn't published it's not legal, therefore the workers of the NationalPrintFactory occupied their workplace, the other one is occupied by the sacked workers of olymic airs)
AND SO ON, strikes continue, bigger one on 8th and General Strike on 11th
08-03-2010 21:14Resistance and Dignity
A second evening of film, discussion, and food.
Thursday 11 February 6pm-9pm in the Coventry Peace House
311 Stoney Stanton Rd, Coventry
08-03-2010 19:09On March 8th, Nottingham City Council met to approve the 2010/11 budget. Like many council budgets this included a series of cuts to services, in this case amounting to £18.8 million. Nottingham City Unison called a lunchtime protest outside the Council House to show their opposition.
It was revealed last week that in a letter to the Committee, Mordechai Vanunu had asked for his candidacy to be rescinded. It was unusual enough for Geir Lundestad to acknowledge that a nomination had even been received, let alone publicly disclose Vanunu’s request. But for Vanunu—a man who should have been awarded the Peace Prize long ago—it was in full keeping with the dignity, integrity and uncompromising nature of one to whom the world owes a great debt.
07-03-2010 19:50"The computer in the hands of the Colombian authorities survived a missile attack which killed several people in the encampment and, by chance, confirmed all the arguments of President Alvaro Uribe to enable him to increase his bellicose internal campaign. Strange as it may sound, the “magic bomb resistant” computer has never been shown in public."
07-03-2010 17:24demonstrations for womens rights in Iran 1979