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Solidarity Action to Ellesmere Port with the Big Lemon Bus – Livestream

Update:
For anyone who’s on Twitter with the time to help tweet about the event, the hashtag is ‪#‎EPFrackFree‬.
Please use this opportunity to get the word out about fracking and the dangers. Tweet links to the scientific evidence published this week.
Other hashtags worth using are ‪#‎BorrasBlockade‬ (IGas fracking site in Wales) and ‪#‎BintheBill‬[…]

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The Infrastructure Bill and the new legal duty to maximise emissions

 
Crossposted from NoDashforGas
The Infrastructure Bill and the new legal duty to maximise emissions by Melanie Strickland.
Published 11 December 2014
“It reads like a sweetie shop for corporate lobbyists, and for all those still intent on their neo-liberal deregulatory crusade.” Jonathon Porritt in his blog sums up everything that’s wrong with the Infrastructure[…]

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Medact Letter to Lancashire County Council Councillors

Medact, a registered charity consisting mainly of public health specialists and clinicians, have written to Lancashire County Council to object to the planning applications for fracking at Rosacre and Preston New Road. Can we suggest you make your MPs and Councillors aware of this?! The letter is available here:
http://www.medact.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/Medact-Letter-to-Lancashire-County-Council-Councillors.pdf[…]

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Barnet Greens Talk: The Prostitute State. Livestream

Barnet Greens Talk: The Prostitute State by Donnachadh McCarthy.
This video explains the Prostitute State and what happened to the mainstream neo-liberal parties. How they were bought by the corporations. It also points to the problems faced by the Green Party, especially when they get closer to the seat of power.

LINKS:
The Prostitute State[…]

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Haldane Society: Fracking – the Protests and the Court Cases

Haldane Society lecture and questions 03/12/2014
Here’s a link to my talk about why the anti fracking campaign matters at Haldane Society of Socialist Lawyers last night, and Tom Wainwright spoke about the legal cases against community protectors. ~Melanie Strickland.

On another note:
VICE did a great job with their fracking documentary now out, with[…]

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Arrest Updates, by Donnachadh McCarthy

  
  

This morning at 11am I have to report to Charing Cross Police Station to be interviewed.
Why?
There is the police answer and there is my answer.
The Police Answer:
is that I have been arrested for firstly having been in possession of a folded sheet of tarpaulin whilst peacefully protesting about the[…]

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Rupert Murdoch’s The Sun Attacks Russell Brand.

The Sun is today attacking Occupy supporter Russell Brand for the fact his landlord paid no taxes.
I have emailed him the following extract about Murdoch’s genuinely hypocritical tax avoidance from The Prostitute State:
“Almost every single one of these media billionaires are up to their eyeballs in tax-havens or legal tax-avoidance of one form[…]

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Natalie Bennett Visits Occupy Parliament Square. Sunday Talks.

A few of the streams from the November Occupy Parliament Square.
Free Nelson Mandela.

East End Howler

Natalie Bennett, Leader of the Green Party of England and Wales.

Lock On and Talk about the Prostitute State

Divest London

Jeremy from Quebec Student Movement. Part 1

Jeremy from Quebec Student Movement. Part 2[…]

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Fuel Poverty Action: No More Deaths from Fuel Poverty

Invitation from FuelPovAction:
On the day the government reveals how many people died last year from the effects of fuel poverty, join Fuel Poverty Action and Reclaim the Power to demand ‘No More Deaths from Fuel Poverty: Energy Rights Now!’
We’ll be meeting outside the Institute of Directors, on Pall Mall before marching to Energy[…]

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