By Inka Stafrace
On the 2nd August the NoTTIP Planning Meeting took place at the Friends of the Earth’s luxurious office in Stockwell.
Apart from reflections on the 12th July National Action Day from various cities but mainly London, and the work that led up to it, the 60 or so people who turned[...]Read more →
The Siege of Gaza Continues
The march organized by the Stop The War started at the BBC for numerous reasons which would include the BBC’s avoidance in reporting on the bi-yearly massacres in Gaza, in context.
The police said that 20,000 people marched. The organizers claim that 150,000 marched. The difference this time is so[...]
The end of the Operation Protective Edge does not mark the end of the siege in Gaza, the occupation of the West Bank and the sanctioned discrimination of Palestinians living in what is commonly known as ’48.
Amazing action today (6th August) when local activists shut down the Barclays bank in Machynlleth.[...]
BREAKING/CURRENT – PRESS RELEASE 7 August 2014 – 5:05am:
At 5am a team of around 25 grandmothers, mothers and others from the Blackpool area set up a protection camp in a field earmarked for development by shale gas industry operators Cuadrilla. Stating that they had over the past three years, tried all lawful methods available[...]
The London Palestine Action Group have managed to close down an Arms Factory in Staffordshire. They are in Day 2 of their occupation. Do yourself a favour and join them. This is how history starts… the good stuff!
The UK arms industry to Israel alone is worth £7.9 billion pounds.
- The following is the[...]
This post will try to keep up with the latest on the war in Gaza. Updated 05-08-14
Lady Warsi resigns over UK Government stance on Gaza on Twitter
With deep regret I have this morning written to the Prime Minister & tendered my resignation. I can no longer support Govt policy on Gaza
There is a a lot of talk and pats on the back in on-line media that Germany is to reject the Canada-EU Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA), commonly referred to as the “Canadian TTIP”.
If true this is wonderful news for all the people who support workers and environment rights, democracy and their national[...]
By Inka Stafrace
Occupy in London sent out the suggestion to occupy Parliament Square after the Gaza march through our social media although there was little pre planning. In a relatively spontaneous fashion we wanted to create a space that compliments the large marches (between 45-60,000 turned up yesterday) and utilises the energy and interest[...]