UK Social Struggles Newswire Archive
19-09-2011 18:32James Corbett's humorous take on 9/11 has gone completely viral, amassing 500,000 views in just 5 days on youtube. This 5-minute satire of the 'Official Conspiracy Theory' uses factoids and hilarious graphics to drive home its points in what can only be called a masterpiece of reductio ad absurdum. Whatever it is, it's working. A half-million views in 5 days speaks for itself.
19-09-2011 15:34SHATILA REFUGEE CAMP, Beirut, Sept 18, 2011 – Plaster and decay have healed the bullet scars on the concrete walls but not the scars in the collective memory of those who continue to live here - 29 years after an Israeli-armed and commandeered Christian militia shot, knifed and beat to death thousands of unarmed Palestinian refugees during a three day killing spree for which no one has yet been brought to justice.
19-09-2011 15:03We never forget our imprisoned comrades. We don’t mystify our respect for them but neither are we indifferent to their everyday experience. Solidarity is not, as has been demonstrated on several occasions, just a beautiful word or a slogan, but a practice inseparable from our struggle. This can be expressed in many diverse ways, and there are moments when an idea takes shape with forcefulness and continuity. Given the delicate situation (in court and in prison) that faces our comrades Juan Aliste Vega, Marcelo Villarroel Sepúlveda, and Freddy Fuentevilla Saa, who are currently held captive in prisons of the Chilean state, several individuals from Buenos Aires have decided to form a new support network in order to provide updates and disseminate information about their situation, as well as hopefully assisting in their return to the streets.
19-09-2011 10:26Wall Street Occupation is ongoing.
18-09-2011 23:04The meaning of 'antisystemic movements', the cange in the systemic parameters in the era of neoliberal modernity, class structure changes and their political implications, ideological crisis and the rise of postmodernism and irrationalism, 'old' antisystemic movements (the collapse of socialist statism and the bankruptcy of anarchism as an antisystemic movement), 'new' antisystemic movements (the end of Greens as an antisystemic movement, the death of feminism as an antisystemic movement), the anti-globalisation movement and the need for a new type of antisystemic movement.
18-09-2011 16:37This channel will feature live streams from global non violent revolution spreading across the globe, with the first broadcasts from Wall Street Occupation in NYC that will start on Saturday, September 17, 2011. The channel will also feature live stream from solidarity protests and events in Spain, Greece, France, Belgium, Iceland and other places around the gblobe http://www.livestream.com/globalrevolution
18-09-2011 12:14Talk of awarding the next Commonwealth Heads of Government meeting to Sri Lanka, led by the despotic Rajapaksa governement accused of systematic war crimes against scores of civilians at the end of the country's 26-year old civil war in 2009, has been widely denounced.
Meanwhile, why so little BBC coverage on Sri Lanka since the end of the conflict bearing in mind the grotesque barbarity that has occurred in the country, as Channel 4 have so successfully exposed?
14-09-2011 19:57The Homes and Communities Agency have confirmed in a letter to Richard Howitt MEP that their offer of land and funding for alternative sites for the Dale Farm community was rejected by Basildon Council in October 2010.
13-09-2011 12:46statement by a UK sector of international informal anarchist federation
13-09-2011 09:15Statement from the ECOLOGY COLLECTIVE in solidarity with the people of Gerze province in city of Sinop, Turkey who have come up against police violence in defending their land against plans for the building of a coal-fired thermal power plant.