An Occupiers Perspective
Recently after a nun, vicar and monk spoke during faith week… I asked some police officers, just who were the ‘good guys’?
Recently after a nun, vicar and monk spoke during faith week… I asked some police officers, just who were the ‘good guys’? And they said themselves. So I asked who are the ‘bad[…]
Article 25 and the Universal Basic Income Part 2 What are the aims and objectives of STWR as an organisation, what common questions arise about economic sharing, and how can you learn more about our work and other sharing-related global issues? https://www.sharing.org/ Article 25, Universal Basic Income, Share the World’s Resources (STWR)[…]Read more →
Stealing the night… because dirty work can’t be done in the light of day or power of witness. As Cuadrilla get permission for throughout-the-night deliveries for #fracking in Lancashire, the trees of Sheffield are hacked down under cover of darkness… #WeSaidNo
Image and this from Alison Teal:
[We arrived just after 6am and it was[…]
This time one year ago, by Tina Rothery
This time one year ago, I was looking at the bag I’d packed for my two-weeks in prison. Court was in the morning and unless I agreed to sign agreeing my financial situation and agree to pay Cuadrilla £55,000 (cost of an eviction that wasn’t a[…]
Dear Prince Harry
Congratulations on your engagement to Meghan!
As a fellow Brit married to an immigrant, I wanted to share some of the enormous battles that you will surely face in the years ahead to ensure that she is allowed to stay in the country so that the two of you can live[…]
Every time we go to the camps to listen to stories, my heart breaks some more. By Hannah Aiyana.
This afternoon, Sophie and I met with a woman who had lost all of her children. The army had doused them with kerosene in front of her eyes and burned them alive. My heart[…]
When I was a teenager, I thought men treating me like a sexual object was just a fact of life, like cold wind with rain in it blowing horizontally in your face, or like when your first car breaks down and it’s before mobile phones and you have to hitch a lift to a phonebox[…]Read more →
This is for my men out here by an Occupy Sister
This is for my men out there. Femmes, it’s triggering. I’ve been having hard triggering arguments with the men in my life about scenes like this since I was about 16. I had already experienced my first assaults by then. This is the first[…]Read more →
MeToo by Louise Somerville
Like many others I have been on a journey with #MeToo. The revelation that every single woman has experienced sexual abuse, and suffered from male physical power and strength has been an astounding collective experience.
Yet, from the beginning, I felt deep concern that men may feel they were being labelled[…]