UK Social Struggles Newswire Archive
15-06-2010 18:08The racist Islamophobic football hooligans of the English Defence League have gone into Whitechapel, East London E1 this evening, Tuesday 15th June to cause trouble. They were in Barking earlier today. They punched Muslims, threw eggs and pork meat at Muslims. They have now gone into Whitechapel. If you live in East London defend your Muslim friends and neighbours in case the EDL attack.
15-06-2010 10:19The June/July issue of the Hereford Heckler is now out...
15-06-2010 10:0715 EDL members attacked a Palestine Solidarity Campaign stall and peace vigil in solidarity with Palestine.
14-06-2010 22:58Have you passed by the Houses of Parliament recently? If so, you may have noticed that the number of “residents” in the Square has sky-rocketed. Want to know who they are? What their placards claim? How long they’ll be there? We recently dropped in on the inhabitants of the “Democracy Village” to have a chat about their causes and plight. Here’s what we found out.
13-06-2010 22:36SYNOPSIS: The Peoples’ Front in Defense of the Earth (FPDT in its Spanish initials) brings together a number of villages and farming communities on the outskirts of Mexico City, including San Salvador Atenco. In 2002 they commenced a process of peasant resistance to the plan for a new airport that would expel them from their land. After an intense process of social mobilization, the airport project was cancelled. After its struggle The FPDT became a national and international reference for Mexican social movements defending their land.
13-06-2010 22:12Poor people are excluded from the World Cup.
Fisherpeople who were normally allowed to fish from the piers in Durban, a struggle for which they fought very hard—it was one of the sort of key demands for certain people in the anti-apartheid struggle, is the freedom to be able to fish wherever you like— those rights have been rolled back for the duration of the World Cup.
13-06-2010 15:55A BOMB has injured a number of police after they repeatedly charged into an anti-austerity demonstration in Berlin.
these brutality indicates state-sanctioned murders, and provide more evidence of the Islamic Regime’s brazen contempt for international human rights standards.
This year's themes this years themes include: feminism and peace; sharing our skills; challenging the military; engaging with other movements; radicalising our lives; and debating nonviolence (see below for more info).
11-06-2010 14:29Spirit Level author Richard Wilkinson will be speaking in London next week.
(PLEASE NOTE THAT THE TRIAL HAS BEEN MOVED FROM ITS ORIGINAL DATE OF MONDAY 14TH JUNE IN AN ATTEMPT TO DETER PROTEST.)
11-06-2010 07:11New government seeks to bully judges
Those expecting a new spirit of fairness and social liberalism to engulf the UK Border Agency (UKBA) following the insertion of the LibDems into government are perhaps beginning to realise the folly of their hopes in the light of recent news.
By Frances Webber, © Institute of Race Relations 10 June 2010
SYNTHETIC LIFE AND NANOTECHNOLOGY:
A PUBLC TALK ON THE POLITICS OF TECHNOLOGY
Organised by the Stop Unsafe Nano-silver Campaign and Corporate watch
Monday June 14th, 7 - 9pm
at Brixton Community Base, Talma Road, Brixton, SW2 1AS
see http://www.bsvcc.org/contact.html for directions
10-06-2010 17:07Police force admits that Kingsnorth stop-and-search tactics in 2008 were unlawful, and agrees to pay compensation to the three people who brought the legal challenge
10-06-2010 16:57Is the Obama regime behind the blocking of Pravda on Microsoft and Firefox?