UK Social Struggles Newswire Archive
23-10-2010 20:05Translation of two leaflets about current struggles in France from Internationalist Proletarians
22-10-2010 18:57Hot off the press ...
22-10-2010 17:04"Together, the two sets of disclosures would represent a massive breach of U.S. information security and raise questions about the viability of post-9/11 government policies that expanded the distribution of classified information as a means of improving coordination among intelligence and security agencies.
Military officials believe the Iraq documents will emphasize the failings of the Iraqi government and military, including allegations of Iraqi mistreatment of detainees and ineptitude in combat. They also are likely to include some classified U.S. diplomatic cables, officials said." Note the sustained minimization.
"This article suggests that there is no need for you to investigate these doucments. As before they tell us there is nothing of interest in them? How quickly they read them? I think they are hoping many will not bother. So please get ready to head back to Wikileaks and spread widely."
22-10-2010 13:25Islamist radicalisation at British universities
A Quilliam Foundation report
Study highlights intimidation of women, Jewish, gay and Muslim students
London , UK – 22 October 2010
22-10-2010 11:56When I was recently named chairman of the Committee on Overseas Workers’ Affairs of the House of Representatives of the Philippines, I was approached by members of the press for my views on migrant labor. I remembered a speech I delivered last year at the Global Forum for Migration and Development in Athens, Greece. The thrust of the speech was that migrants’ rights have to be addressed on two fronts: ending the neoliberal policies that are responsible for creating poverty in their home countries, thus forcing them to emigrate, and demanding that they are given full rights in their host countries.
21-10-2010 21:15A list of anti-cuts demonstrations in towns and cities across the UK this weekend. Please help in distributing this list to other messageboards and mailing lists you have access to.
Also post details of other protests you are aware of below.
From small seeds...
Yesterday (20/10) agents of a mainstream union killed a 23-year-old activist of an independent union in Argentina. Social organisations and the non-official union confederation made an urgent call for mobilisations and a general strike in Buenos Aires.
A March from stanhope street in Fenham through to the monumnet Newcastle where there will be a rally
We believe... workers know how to run our workplaces far better than business people, the government, or trade union leaders!
We aim for... workers' control over our own jobs and our own lives!
21-10-2010 12:12Gay Russians win in European Court
Moscow mayor declared to have acted illegally
Gay Pride parade must be allowed in Moscow, says Court