UK Social Struggles Newswire Archive
26-08-2004 01:26Somewhat short notice as usual but...
Tonight (thursday 26th)
- a screening of bits of The Miami Model (http://ftaaimc.org/miamimodel) the film the NYPD shut down a few days ago... http://www.indybay.org/archives/archive_by_id.php?id=2377&category_id=12
- a screening of resistance to eviction of the 10 year old squatted EUSKAL JAI AURRERA social centre in the basque country (see http://barcelona.indymedia.org)
- a screening of the video journals from zapatista style DNC2RNC democracy uprising march that arrives in New York this evening for the Republican National Convention (see http://www.dnc2rnc.org for details)
- plus a workshop on subtitling and translating video...
25-08-2004 22:46Due to the eviction of the Ex Grand Bank Occupied Social Centre this morning, Thursday's Autonomous / Self Organised Spaces meeting for the ESF has been moved to LARC:
25-08-2004 16:16Like all things, the truth comes out eventually, although slowly. Uncle Sam’s leading exponent of the ''War on Drugs and Terror'' in the Western hemisphere is a blood thirsty fascist drug trafficker repressing political opposition in Colombia.
25-08-2004 15:45Following a damning report on Pavilion by the Audit Commission and his forced appearance before a committee of Rushmoor Borough Council, Pavilion chief executive Mervyn Jones tried to pull a fast one by inviting the committee back to his place where he could brief them away from public gaze. Only problem was, it all backfired and Jones was left humiliated wondering if by the end of the week he would still have his job left.
Reply from Coca Cola to recent emails to the company regarding the violence in Colombia.
Basically doing a whitewash of themesleves.
24-08-2004 23:23On Sunday 15th August the people of Venezuela went to the polls to voice their support for President Hugo Chavez. They were determined to say to the wealthy elites of their own country and of the United States that it is they, the people, who will decide who runs the country.
24-08-2004 16:24The new Basque Observatory for Human Rights bulletin is avalaible in our web page, at http://www.behatokia.info/bulletin.php
PDF version of the bulletin in english: http://www.behatokia.info/docs/boletinak/Islada160804eng.zip
24-08-2004 14:31International Animal Rights Gathering 2004
Tonbridge, Kent 3rd-6th September
For those planning to come to the 2004 gathering, can you please read the following update.
24-08-2004 13:51Following a damning report on Pavilion Housing Association and their chief executive being hauled before a committee of Rushmoor Borough Council, he tried to pull a fast one by inviting the councillors for a meeting at his place. It did not go quite as he had planned.
22-08-2004 23:28Building Bridges Radio presents this 29 minutes Radio program. TO LISTEN CLICK ON WEB LINK BELOW
21-08-2004 23:27The TUC is calling upon the Government to recognise the 23 August as the National Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition. This date marks a crucial event in the fight against slavery of an uprising in St Domingo in 1791.
- Naomi Klein, author, No Logo
"Inspirational. Essential. Documents the history of the future before it is born."
- Peter Wintonick, International Editor, POV (Point-of-View Magazine) Canada
20-08-2004 19:42Sheffield March for Naseh 21st August
20-08-2004 14:53Press Release from Ben Dupuy, Secretary General of the Parti Populaire National (PPN) of Haiti (sent out on Mon, 16 Aug 2004).
19-08-2004 20:08Breaking ranks from their national federation several arms length management organisations (AMLO`s) have questioned government plans to change the way they are financed as it will leave them in the red and unable to meet the Decent Homes Standard.