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We shut down the UK’s largest coal mine.
Wow. I’ll never get tired of saying that.
After an amazing camp – jam-packed with speakers, workshops, entertainment, delicious food and more – over 300 of us took action on Tuesday to shut down Ffos-y-fran mine, and no-one was arrested. It was the biggest ever mass[…]

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HUNDREDS SHUT DOWN UK’S LARGEST OPENCAST COAL MINE

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – 3rd MARCH 2016
HUNDREDS SHUT DOWN UK’S LARGEST OPENCAST COAL MINE
Ffos-y-fran, south Wales – Several hundred people have halted operations at the UK’s largest opencast coal mine, using their bodies to form a massive red line across[…]

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Young People – The model doesn’t fit anymore

By Mary Bolinbroke
We live in a society that has spent many decades establishing a culture of pressures and materialistic milestones to push our kids into their future. Democracy built around corporations has neatly set up guidelines for our lives. Young people are now taught that there is only one route that may be taken[…]

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The Divide Documentary – A Review

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THE PANAMA TAX SCANDAL

By Peter Dombi; cross-posted from Our Broken System
 
This week we have been rocked by the Tax Avoidance scandal coming out of Panama, after a whistle-blower leaked more than 11 million documents from the law-firm Mossack Fonseca. This firm has spent the last 40 years helping their wealthy clients worldwide to hide money and[…]

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CRISIS IN BRITISH STEEL

By Peter Dombi; cross-posted from Our Broken System
 
This week we have seen the Tory government slowly getting engulfed in the crisis caused by Indian company Tata’s threat to close steel works across the UK. As well as meaning that the UK would no longer have a viable steel industry,  if this were to[…]

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GOOGLE – TAX AVOIDER

By Peter Dombi; cross-posted from Our Broken System
 
The news this week has been full of comment about Google, its dreadful tax avoidance, and the way it managed to strike a cosy deal with the Inland Revenue to get away with paying only 10% of the tax that should have been due on its[…]

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Calais – Under Attack and Fighting Back!

Calais – Under Attack and Fighting Back!
30% of the camp is being cleared by force. Successful solidarity is being met by naked state power. But resistance is fertile![…]

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Hedge funds helped wreck Puerto Rico

Hedge funds helped wreck Puerto Rico by Aengus mac Og.
It’s another symptom of the way things are within this corrupt and untethered political and economic system.
Puerto Rico as we know is not one of the wealthiest places in the world and is slowly but surely going bankrupt. I hear today that US hedge[…]

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