As cyclists enjoy the beautiful Surrey and Sussex countryside and take on the iconic climbs of Leith Hill and Box Hill, remember that the land here is threatened by the unconventional oil industry. Companies operating under the umbrella organisation UKOG want to drill down several kilometres and then use pervasive processes known as #fracking and[…]Read more →
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Orchestral Maneuvers at PNR…
Had to take a few hours of pause away from Preston New Road… re-charging all that is running low on what’s needed to proceed; from phones and laptops, to self. I haven’t caught up with changes since I left before lunch – there were still four mighty truck surfers holding trucks[…]
A comprehensive political ecology reading list
By Julian Bloomer*
Looking for a compilation of important texts in political ecology? Julian Bloomer shares his comprehensive reading list, following a brief introduction to how it came about.
*Julian Bloomer is an Assistant Professor in Geography at Trinity College Dublin.
This comprehensive but by no means exhaustive reading[…]
Yes, the planet got destroyed. But for a beautiful moment in time we created alot of value for shareholders.
There is a shocking and naive assumption that business people know how to govern nations as they do in their companies. Thus we get Trump and the Tories. The problem about this stupidity is that one[…]
John Harris of the Guardian, quotes Trotsky in order to denounce the “Bolshevism” of the Tory Brexiteers…. “only fools and zealots” would embrace revolution, he says. Well, actually, the Bolsheviks did set out to overturn the capitalist state, which you can’t say about the Tories!
Harris displays a visceral fear and hatred of revolution that[…]
‘Bankers the real terrorists’: Occupy attacks London police for labeling protesters ‘extremists’
This popped up today. Sometimes I forget that this government classes me as a domestic extremist………
Janie Mac, an Occupier and construction worker, told RT the City of London regarded the protestors as extremists because they posed a serious threat to capitalism.
Another we knew has passed. Those of us who made a fuss in 2009-2014, the cost is high.
The sky is crying today for Joey who moved on to the next part of his journey last night. He was many things: recycling passion man, stalwart of so many festivals, road protests, peace camps and Occupy[…]Read more →
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Preston New Road, Outside the Cuadrilla gates of Hell 30th June 2017. Please support the good people of Lancashire.
Lancashire Police have drafted in officers from other forces to launch a 24-hour operation at the fracking site in Fylde.
Current £450,000 tax payers’ money ([per month) budgeted for the Police to act as Cuadrilla[…]