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PRIVATE MONEY CORRUPTS DEMOCRACY

By Peter Dombi; cross-posted from Our Broken System
 
This week it was announced that a major Tory donor, Sir Andrew Cook, was threatening to cut his funding of the party if they pursued a ‘Hard Brexit’ in their upcoming negotiations with the EU*. Now many people may agree with his view as to what[…]

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Protest in Paris: Climate Justice Activists Decry Accord as “Death Sentence” for Millions

Occupy Londoner George Barda is on first..in a line up of inspiring activists from around the world that Amy Goodman from Democracy Now tracks down in the march. An awesome ‘demo’ piece.

350.0RG’s videos from Paris
Naomi Klein Decries Climate Deal as Extraordinarily Dangerous; Backs Defiance of French Protest Ban
Leaders Sidestep Pentagon’s Carbon Emissions[…]

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TURMOIL IN THE LABOUR PARTY

By Peter Dombi; cross-posted from Our Broken System
 
The Labour Party currently appears to be in the process of tearing itself apart, with the left-wing leader Jeremy Corbyn being challenged by a more right-wing candidate in the form of Owen Smith. This battle is the culmination of a year of conflict in the Labour[…]

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GUARANTEE ALL MIGRANTS IN THE UK THE RIGHT TO STAY – SIGN HERE!

We demand an immediate guarantee that the status of all migrants currently living in the UK will be protected. An immediate guarantee that they will not be forced to leave and that their political and economic rights in the UK will be upheld.

Migrants currently living in the UK are our families, our friends, our[…]

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ACTIVIST – TINA ROTHERY SUED FOR £55,342.37

Tina Louise Rothery is being persecuted through the legal system for over £55,000 in costs. It’s fracking company Cuadrilla that is ultimately behind this, presumably to make an example of Tina and to put off future anti fracking protest.
The court wants Tina to pay £55,342.37 in costs for an ‘eviction’ (that wasn’t an eviction[…]

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I WILL BE VOTING REMAIN

Written By Inka Stafrace.
Originally published at InkaStafrace.com

The debate for Brexit has become white hot. The only thing any of us can genuinely be sure of is that for the radical left, either vote leads us into Pan’s Labyrinth.
To clarify, the ‘radical left’ are people who do not accept that ‘the market’ is[…]

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Transforming Finance Conference 2016

Written by Inka Stafrace. Originally published here.
The Transforming Finance Conference 2016, held at UCL, Bedford Way, Central London, organized by the Finance Innovation Lab, May 11th brought together campaigners, trade unionists, policymakers, researchers, academics and innovators to share their projected solutions to what they considered to be the most pressing flaws in our finance[…]

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“WE DID IT” say RECLAIM THE POWER! xxx

 
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

CONTACT: For interviews, high-quality photos or more information, contact – 07780014541 or press@reclaimthepower.org.uk
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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