UK Social Struggles Newswire Archive
21-04-2012 17:05The following is an urgent call to action from Movement for Justice in El Barrio, The Other Campaign New York, and supported by the Patishtán Family, to realize the:
“WEEK OF GLOBAL STRUGGLE FOR THE LIBERATION OF PATISHTÁN AND SANTIZ LOPEZ: BRINGING DOWN THE PRISON WALLS”
To take place from Tuesday, May 15 to Tuesday May 22 of this year.
20-04-2012 13:37"War, what is it good for?"
20-04-2012 09:28Keep Our NHS Public will be picketing the Virgin Store, Cornmarket, Oxford, 12 noon this Saturday.
19-04-2012 17:28The trial opened with what would have been a comedy of errors if it hadn't been for the seriousness of what was happening.
If you are on, or have been on the work programme, or one of the other workfare schemes, please get in touch with us, anonymously if you want, and let us know what happened and whether it was useful to you. email BirminghamAgainstTheCuts@Gmail.com or comment on this post.
At our demonstrations we’ve had many people stop and talk to us telling us that workfare did not help them, and the more of these stories we can publicise, the more pressure there is on the government to scrap the scheme and stop the providers profiteering from the taxpayer.
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18-04-2012 21:53The occupy camp outside Oxford Brookes Uni started up today amid crazy downpours.
18-04-2012 14:32Students inspired by the global occupy movement have today occupied Oxford Brookes University as a protest against rising tuition fees.
18-04-2012 11:41Police from 20 European countries are meeting next week (24-25 April) in Den Hague, NL, for a conference on coordinating repression against FAI, No TAV, No Borders and other "euro-anarchists". Repost from "Out of Control Berlin" http://euro-police.noblogs.org.
17-04-2012 16:15We will examine issues of land reform, urban agriculture, rural development, fishing rights, and food sovereignty within a dynamic political context in the Bolivarian revolution.
17-04-2012 10:17Here's the schedule for the antiprison gathering to be held in Nottingham at the Sumac Centre on the 28th of April.
Breakfast, Lunch and dinner will be provided, as will accommodation on Friday and Saturday night.
On Friday night the Zounds http://www.zoundsonline.co.uk/gigs.html will be playing at the Sumac, so come along to that if you can.
16-04-2012 19:08Meet outside McDonalds in Leicester Square at 1.30pm - Wednesday 18th April
16-04-2012 19:04The danger of a new war in the Middle East is increasing every day. The war drums are beating ever louder, especially in Israel. Hands Off the People of Iran is hosting this weekend conference in order to highlight the dynamics behind the sabre rattling.
15-04-2012 17:07Yaara Bou Melhem gets rare access to see what life is really like in Libya after Gaddafi was deposed by NATO backed reactionary forces against the wishes of the Libyan masses.
15-04-2012 13:28St. Andrews students protest O'Brien sermon at St. Salvators Church. Following O'Brien's recent comments his invitation to deliver a sermon was criticised by the Student Association and the LGBT Society organised a demonstration. Autonomous queers acted of their own accord and walked out of the sermon in protest.