People are going hungry in the UK. A recent report showed that 29% of people are struggling to feed themselves or their family. 78% said they were concerned about food price increases. This is not surprising given that over the past 6 years food prices have risen by a staggering 12.6% above inflation. And remember,[...]Read more →
Archive for ‘An Occupier’s Perspective’
During the 8 weeks of this protection protest there have been over 100 arrests… most of them illegally… some incidents have been as follows…An 8 yr old child was pushed over and out of the way by a police officer earlier in the protest as police escorted a lorry down the road.. A grandmother was[...]Read more →
This event has been created with the belief that people want peace.
PURPOSE: This is a grassroots effort to organize a peaceful global march for peace & unity on the International Day of Peace – Saturday, September 21, 2013. This occurs concurrently with the Observation of the International Day of Peace, a day that the[...]
22nd of September and another weekend in Balcombe. A few more protectors were arrested, including Kris, one of the Legal Observers. It has been noted that the police are targeting people that they deem are ring leaders or those who know their rights. The best way to control the protests are to remove them.
Original callout for demo:
The European Shale Gas & Oil Summit 2013 is a two-day conference, exhibition and networking event covering the latest developments, strategies and opportunities within unconventional gas exploration across Europe.
This reads. How to Frack with the countryside and they will be discussing how best to ensure the taxpayer gets[...]
Under the pretext of a severe financial crisis Greece is reasserting its investor-friendly profile by opening up all goldmines across the country without regard to the threats that mining poses to the environment and to people’s livelihoods. Foreign investors are particularly welcome: fast track processes; tax relief; exception from damages; easy money; no royalties; no[...]Read more →
Press release from No FiBS:
PRESS COMMENT Monday, September 16th FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
No FiBS (No Fracking in Balcombe Society)
West Sussex case against Balcombe Camp ‘deeply flawed’
This morning at the High Court of Justice, the Strand, a judge took less than an hour to dismiss the attempt by West Sussex County Council to[...]
Interview with the Artist Taxi Driver and two young people who are houseless, so they squat commercial buildings.
The ConDem government’s continued attacks on the poor have exacerbated societal problems. ChunkyMark interviews two intelligent and eloquent young people so they can convey their side of the story.[...]
Up to 3,000 people marched through London alongside Aurora, for Greenpeace’s Save The Arctic campaign.
The giant police bear, the same size as a double decker bus, required 15 puppeteers and 20 volunteers to haul it through the streets of London.
People marched down Lambeth Palace Road towards Shell headquarters, on Belvedere Road, to call[...]