UK Social Struggles Newswire Archive
27-08-2012 06:44"While in Notting Hill, Peter Rachman’s old SLUM OPPRESSION patch they “celebrate” a Carnival today [Bank Holiday Monday 27 August 2012], in the East End of London, innocent and socially conscious people are being bullied by employees or recent employees of “social landlord” outfits who do not want the community to defend itself against bad landlords, shoddy housing and serious failings by the local Tower Hamlets Council..."
26-08-2012 17:10Quote from ‘The Institute for Government’ Annual Accounts, 2011:
'Just think of the role that The Institute for Government ....played for preparing the ground for a hung parliament and enabling the creation of a coalition government...’
25-08-2012 15:58This article from Mexico's La Jornada newspaper summarises a report released by a Human Rights centre cataloguing political persecution.
24-08-2012 08:47Russian writer and antifascist Pjotr Silajev is still arrested in Madrid. Silajev had been granted a political asylum in Finland early this year. The Finnish embassy in Madrid has said that Silajev can be kept arrested for 40 days!
22-08-2012 14:17The Diary snapshot written in humour cannot but be praised enough for its imaginative narrative that connected with the websites members in a way that got them roaring with laughter but at the same time its impenetrable insight had many crying at just how real the prospects of it happening might occur.
21-08-2012 14:11Please sign the Worldwide Declaration in Support of Freedom and Justice for San Marcos Avilés and FranciscoSántiz López.
21-08-2012 13:27“Worldwide Echo in Support of the Zapatistas:
Freedom and Justice for San Marcos Avilés and
Francisco Sántiz López”
21-08-2012 11:03Reminding the world of the oppression in Bahrain
19-08-2012 19:39Today activists from Birmingham Food not Bombs saw a dramatic decrease in
the number of homeless people attending the weekly food distribution
outside the Radision hotel on Holloway circus roundabout. Turnout dropping
from 30-40 people to less than 10 within an week.
19-08-2012 13:24Disabled People Against Cuts and UK Uncut have called for a week of action against Atos. Calling for people to organise an event outside Atos Office at St Aldates
17-08-2012 12:02Stop Lonmin’s massacre of striking workers at Marikana, South Africa
For a general strike to end the Marikana massacre
16-08-2012 11:51In 2013 the UK is once again host to the G8 Summit for the first time since 2005, eight world leaders from the most powerful capitalist nations are meeting here on our home turf.
15-08-2012 09:29Zimbabwe’s political-economic crisis continues because dislodging decades of malgovernance has not been achieved by either a Government of National Unity that began in early 2009, civil society activism, or international pressure, including this week’s Maputo summit of the main body charged with sorting out democratisation
12-08-2012 17:10David Joe Neilson Independent Candidate for Sussex Police & Crime Commissioner.
12-08-2012 16:43Dogs4us is a puppy warehouse. It has branches in Leeds and Manchester. Dogs4us was exposed in 2009 buying puppies from puppy mills and telling a customer who’s puppy became sick to ‘take it back for a refund’ as treating the puppy would cost to much!