UK Social Struggles Newswire Archive
17-08-2010 02:10Polish activists and migrants subvertise a bilboard and hold protest outside french embassy in warsaw over police brutality, evictions and racism in France
16-08-2010 21:44Call out for a counter mobilisation
16-08-2010 21:31Highgate Farm is an animal lab breeder in Lincolnshire which has been exposed to breed rabbits and ferrets in dirty, barren conditions for the vivisection industry. There was a protest camp there last year, so activists decided it was time for another one!
16-08-2010 15:40Flexible New Deal has replaced New Deal. It is mandatory for Jobseekers, but those aged 60+, that is have reached the age for Pension Credits, have a choice. Why therefore are they being threatened with sanctions, ie loss of benefits, if they refuse to participate?
15-08-2010 18:06ORGANISE NOW! WITH ONLY A FEW MONTHS UNTIL THE TORY SCUM MEET IN BIRMINGHAM FOR THEIR ANNUAL CONFERENCE WE MUST NOT LET THIS OPPORTUNITY PASS.
15-08-2010 12:19Online discussion forum launched
This war can be prevented if people forcefully confront their governments, pressure their elected representatives, organize at the local level in towns, villages and municipalities, spread the word, inform their fellow citizens as to the implications of a nuclear war, initiate debate and discussion within the armed forces.
The holding of mass demonstrations and antiwar protests is not enough. What is required is the development of a broad and well organized grassroots antiwar network which forcefully challenges the legitimacy of war, a global people's movement which criminalizes war.
14-08-2010 23:45In this article, social prisoner John Bowden exposes the violent control methods carried against young people in UK prison. The prison guards who act out their brutal fantasies on young people are not isolated ‘bad’ individuals but part of a de-humanising authoritarian system of exploitation and power. This situation is not simply a case for the United Kingdom, young people are imprisoned in disgusting conditions everywhere, and all these prisons must be torn to the ground with the guards scattered. Fire to the Prisons.
14-08-2010 18:56On Friday 13th August, members of the Liverpool Solidarity Federation distributed leaflets by St George’s Hall to raise peoples’ awareness of a pivotal moment in working class history. The Liverpool Transport Strike and the battle of August 13th, 1911 – our “Bloody Sunday.”
13-08-2010 18:16The School of Development Studies, at the University of Kwa-Zulu-Natal in Durban, has just published this report on the attack on in the Kennedy Road settlement in Durban in September last year. Abahlali baseMjondolo is the largest poor people's movement in South Africa, and probably on the whole continent of Africa.
12-08-2010 22:38As part of "Protest the Pope" week a screening of the multi-award winning film "Unrepentant"
is scheduled for September 15th at Conway hall in London.
12-08-2010 16:06"The wind from above assumes its old forms of arrogance and haughtiness. The police and the Federal Army close ranks around money and corruption. The wind from below once again travels the ravines and valleys; it is beginning to blow strongly. There will be a storm..." -Subcomandante Marcos of the EZLN