UK Social Struggles Newswire Archive
21-04-2010 19:08Right now in Cochabamba, Bolivia - the city made famous by water riots ten years ago - there is a 'World People's Conference on Climate Change and the Rights of Mother Earth'.
MayDay BBQ, Birley Fields Hulme, 3pm.
21-04-2010 06:21Tonight the facebook page for a demo against the marginalisation of ... well pretty much everyone, at this Thursday's Bristol Election Debate was deleted by parties unknown (although I'm sure we could have an educated guess..), who in their infinite wisdom decided to leave up a page calling for EDLebensraum mobilisation for the demo. Be aware - the fash will be crawling out of the gutters on thursday.
20-04-2010 23:05Statement in defence of Bolon Ajaw from the national meeting of the UK Zapatista Solidarity Network
17th April 2010
20-04-2010 16:15There will be an illegal eviction attempt on the Bristol Eco Village tomorrow morning at about 11, just 5 days after site was set up. This will be resisted. We need as many people as possible down there to witness the illegal attempt and help resist. For practical reasons there must be no violence or even abusive behaviour.
Keith Mann v Dr Death and the Oxford Animal Lab.
The Animal Protection Party v The Wickham Labs.
The APP Hunt the Hunt Hag at the General Election.
The APP v HLS – Kick them in the Djangoly's.
Emphasising the notion that we are all skill-sharers this term will be seeking to empower and facilitate dormant skills that we have all developed through our life experiences.
20-04-2010 11:54“What is disturbing about this summit in Washington is the fact that the real threat to global security is nuclear war between countries. It is not Al-Qaeda which in any event is an intelligence asset of the CIA, which is the threat, ”Chossudovsky acknowledged. “It is an elusive network of organizations. The real threat is the threat of nuclear war and particularly the threat of a nuclear attack by the United States and Israel directed against Iran.”
20-04-2010 11:44A delegation of comrades of the IMT from several countries is visiting Venezuela, attending the congress of the Venezuelan Marxists and bringing support for the formation of the Fifth International. On their first day they were taken on a tour of the INAF factory, which has been occupied by the workers and is under their management.
20-04-2010 10:53A video obtained by HumanRightsTV captures a gang of violent and apparently drunk white Australians beating up an indigenous Australian elder who later that evening suffered from a heart attack.
20-04-2010 08:55Aim; to start a religion to make money
19-04-2010 14:55Two years of capitalist economic crisis have seen a sharp growth of the BNP and the rise of groups like the English Defence League. Existing anti-fascist campaigns have been totally ineffective at stopping these developments. Why?
This dayschool, organised by Workers' Liberty, is an attempt to locate a socialist understanding of the BNP and EDL in the classical Marxist tradition of analysing fascism, and use that tradition to get to grips with the issues confronting anti-fascists so urgently today.
19-04-2010 14:39Dr Steve Best PHD, author of "Terrorists or Freedom Fighters" and animal liberation front activist asks the question are Vegans Space Aliens or compassionate Earthlings?
19-04-2010 06:40Solidary with Pat O'Donnell and against Shell on Earth! Gas terminal access blockaded in both directions at 7am April 19th
19-04-2010 01:17Some members of the Liverpol Social Forum/Liverpool Social Centre don't think that the BNP are very important, or a threat to our communities.
Who gives a fuck about the BNP? Apparently not the social centre, dub comes first.