UK Social Struggles Newswire Archive
21-02-2012 23:05Does Evgeny Lebedev support EVENING STANDARD suppressing the truth?
20-02-2012 16:27This year on the 28th and 29th of April there will be an Anti-Prison gathering
Mr.Alkhawaja also confirmed that he had collapsed last Wednesday and was transferred to the Bahrain Defense Force Hospital after a sharp drop in his sugar and blood pressure. He was first transferred to the Jaw Prison clinic but when medics saw his condition they quickly called for an ambulance. He was semi unconscious when he was transported via an ambulance to the hospital where he suffered from muscle spasms. He received treatment but refused to end his hungerstrike.
This year is our 10th anniversary and to celebrate we are showing 10 films over 5 days. Each focusing on a different region: Africa, the Americas, Europe, the Middle East and Asia.
19-02-2012 19:58THESE SO CALLED “PACIFISTS” HAVE PUSHED AND SUPPORTED THE MEDIA CAMPAIGN OF PROPAGANDA FOR THE AGGRESSION AGAINST LIBYA, AND THEY ARE GUILTY EXACTLY AS THE NATO AND ITS MERCENARIES WHO DEVASTATED THE JAMAHIRIYA.
SHAME ON “STOP THE WAR COALITION” AND SHAME ON BRITISH “SOCIALIST WORKERS PARTY“ AND ALL NATO-PUPPETS, OF EVERY COLOR.
19-02-2012 15:47Update on NO TAV arrestees, solidarity initiatives and ways to support them - includes updated address list of people still in prison
19-02-2012 15:12I'm all for organized non-violent civil disobedience but that is not what Occupy Wall St. has been doing.
Translated from the original Portuguese by Kevin Lynch
— There is a brilliant commentary from Paulo Halm (brazilian movie maker) below. Because, if it was Yoani Sánchez handcuffed to a post in Havana and on hunger strike in front of the ´Palace of the Revolution´ asking from the world justice and democracy, Globo (and all of the mainstream press), in the face of any embargo, would send a correspondent to Cuba sending live feeds from the locale or going even further still without and loosing the realism, would make, let us see... a reality TV show! But no, my friends, Pedro is only a Brazilian asking for justice and democracy in the most democratic country in South America, the location of Rio +20, the Olympic Games as well as being the 5th largest economy in the world.
18-02-2012 11:15Taken from Contra Info:
Aspropyrgos, Attica: Neo-Nazis ‘support’ the Greek Steelworks strikers, and workers’ spokesmen and several other strikers welcome the scum warmly, instead of kicking their ass
17-02-2012 15:59Over 100 staff at Connexions had good news this week after hearing that Birmingham City Council have backed down and withdrawn the threat of redundancies, stating that there will not be any more cuts to this vital service in the coming financial year. We hope that whoever is in power following the council elections in May will provide a continued commitment to Connexions.
17-02-2012 13:46Tens of No Borders activists are currently occupying the headquarters of Britain's largest children charity, demanding that it “quits the child detention business”.
The latest protest at Barnardo's offices in Barkingside, Essex, started at 1pm in a bid to force the charity to stop providing its services at a new detention facility near Crawley, Sussex, to hold families facing forcible deportation.
17-02-2012 13:44In a major breakthrough, Unite has announced that Balfour Beatty has withdrawn the self-declared BESNA contracts at the centre of a 7-month dispute which has brought chaos to industrial relations across the contruction industry.
Balfour Beatty Engineering Services was regarded by Unite as the ring-leader of a group of seven firms seeking to impose new contracts on thousands of sparks, plumbers and other engineers which they said would have substantially eroded skills of new workers and enforced cuts in pay and allowances of up to 35%.