UK Social Struggles Newswire Archive
09-04-2010 18:42Saturday 10th April is an international day of action against BP and tar sands extraction. See below for details of the actions publicly announced so far - come and join in!
09-04-2010 18:30ANGRY revolutionary crowds in two Asian states have demonstrated how people power can prevail against riot cops - even armed ones.
09-04-2010 15:32While our rulers claim to embrace democracy with a dangerous fervour, it’s probably fair to say that many of us have rather less enthusiasm for the elections that come around with such regularity.
09-04-2010 13:54Parliamentarians and campaigners disappointed that new UN Western Sahara report fails to implement human rights monitoring in the disputed territory
09-04-2010 13:09Check out the latest show featuring Election Meltdown, Steal Something from Work Day, Zapatista Solidarity, Hackers v. Scientology and Rastko on video activism in Serbia...
08-04-2010 18:01Everyday animal rights activism still going strong..
07-04-2010 23:42In light of the appeal on April 28th 2010, we call out for actions of solidarity everywhere.
07-04-2010 23:39The British state’s response to the Unite Against Fascism (UAF) counter mobilisation to the English Defence League (EDL) event in Bolton on 20 March was a change in tactics from previous confrontations. The police used a clear strategy of attempting to criminalise the UAF demonstrators and leaders, by using ‘kettling’, snatch-squads and dogs to attack and arrest people.
07-04-2010 21:26From http://www.directaction.info/prisoners.htm
07-04-2010 17:54Meeting to be held to support the Council for Equality and Human Rights Nottingham and Notts.
GFEST – Gaywise FESTival in London has put up the sponsorship package on the website: http://www.gaywisefestival.org.uk/sponsors
An overwhelming 96% of audiences recommended that funders should continue to sponsor GFEST.
06-04-2010 17:40The April/May issue of the Hereford Heckler is now out...
06-04-2010 11:31A Molotov cocktail was thrown at a Serco government services building in Nottingham on Saturday at 4am.
06-04-2010 11:07French workers threaten to blow up factory over redundancy pay dispute
By Henry Samuel in Paris
05-04-2010 12:26EDL chant "If you build your f*cking mosque we'll burn it down" at 3:15 in this video from Saturdays far right demo in the West Midlands town of Dudley.
05-04-2010 11:53THE WORLD IS TEETERING ON THE BRINK OF CLIMATE CRISIS. But attempts to avert it are being threatened by a massive industry in the Canadian wilderness.