UK Social Struggles Newswire Archive
09-06-2011 14:12Workfare, the government’s forced labour scheme, could be the latest policy to unravel as encouraging momentum builds against the proposed reform of the welfare system.
08-06-2011 13:28Spanish Protests "freedom unites us, unity frees us" Ib
08-06-2011 11:49Communiqué claiming numerous incendiary attacks and planted bomb in solidarity to Social Centre Satama and Roma migrants in Helsinki, Finland and anarchist prisoners worldwide.
07-06-2011 11:36At 4pm today, Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs (HMRC) workers will walk out, in protest at the imposition of draconian sick day restrictions, which could result in disciplinary measures being taken against the ill. However, if the workers are to hold back these attacks, this afternoon needs to be just the start of a broad-based, democratically-controlled fightback.
06-06-2011 11:47Police disperse striking Yoosung workers
Week-long strike disrupts production of major automakers
Thousands of riot police raided a regional auto parts manufacturing plant, Tuesday, to put an end to a week-long “illegal” strike that disrupted the production of Hyundai Motor and other major automakers.
03-06-2011 23:12Celebrating the 200th Anniversary of the Luddite Uprisings: Technology Politics Then and Now
Date: Wednesday June 8th, 7pm
Venue: Feminist Library meeting room, 5a Westminster Bridge Road, London SE1 7XW, Nearest tube Lambeth North,
Luddites200 Organising Forum
No admission charge, donations welcome. Please contact organisers about disabled access.
03-06-2011 19:25BOYCOTT PROTEST against the Sri Lankan government outside 2nd Cricket Test between Sri Lanka & England AT LORDS Cricket Ground Saturday 4th June - 10am!
Demonstrators are to meet outside the Cricket Ground at St John's Wood, London NW8 8QN at 10.00 am on the 4th June. The nearest tube station is a few minutes away at St. Johns Wood (Jubilee Line). BRING YOUR PLACARDS AND BANNERS!
02-06-2011 14:13Action against banks claimed in Solidarity with Stokes Croft rebels.
02-06-2011 09:45Old Steine War Memorial between 4-6pm on Friday June 3
Abileah interrupted Netanyahu with a banner that said “Occupying Land Is Indefensible” and shouting, “No more occupation, stop Israel war crimes, equal rights for Palestinians, occupation is indefensible.” She rose up to speak out just after the Prime Minister talked about the youth around the world rising up for more democracy.
As this 28-year-old Jewish American woman spoke out for the human rights of Palestinians, other members of the audience—wearing badges from the conference of the American-Israel Public Affairs Committee—brutally attacked her. The police then dragged her out of the Gallery and took her to the George Washington University Hospital, where she was being treating for neck and shoulder injuries.