9th November 2013
International Action Day Against Gold Mines in Halkidiki
What is at Stake
Halkidiki, the birthplace of the ancient philosopher Aristotle, is a place of such great natural beauty that, every year, it is flooded by tourists from all over the world. In the western part of Halkidiki lies the primeval forest of[...]
Archive for ‘News’
9th November 2013
Since the appalling news of a Co-op Bank takeover by US hedge “vulture” funds (Aurelius Capital and Silver Point Capital) a growing body of Co-op members and bank customers are rallying to restore co-operative control and underpin the bank’s commitment to ethical investment.
The future of the Co-op Bank has been in doubt since[...]
Why should we be very concerned about the current US/EU Free Trade Agreement:
The US/EU Bi-Lateral Trade Agreement talk on the 28th October 2013 with Linda Kaucher and Tom Lines was a runaway success. Above is a loosely edited video of the talk. About 30 people turned up which was the perfect number for[...]Read more →
A blog by Corinna Lotz
(Occupy activist and A World to Win secretary)
28 October 2013
Be worried. Be very worried. The “revolution” word got top billing on the BBC’s Newsnight. And, God forbid, the word “profit” was called “filthy” by a comedian, actor, radio host and author who has over seven million followers on[...]
UNITED FAMILIES & FRIENDS CAMPAIGN (UFFC) PROCESSION ON SATURDAY 26TH OCTOBER 2013
The United Families and Friends Campaign (UFFC) is a coalition of families and friends of those that have died in the custody of police and prison officers as well as those who are killed in immigration detention and secure psychiatric hospitals.
GREENWASH!!! Shale Gas “Environmental” Summit
The Shale Gas Environmental Summit is a two day event where the industry gathers together to discuss ways to calm fears around the environmental impacts of fracking and unconventional gas extraction.
They are so concerned in fact that they have invited noted climate change denier Benny Peiser of the Global[...]
Wonderful turnout at the Kill the Drill walk…..the two vlllages of Kirdford and Wisborough Green walked toward each other and met up with the Protectors at the gate of the proposed drill site (which is bordered on three sides with fault lines). This is what democracy looks like, people empowered by taking action to take[...]Read more →
Young Friends of the Earth will be taking part in an action stunt for Global Frackdown on October 19th to send a message to a high profile figure involved in the fracking industry to stop fracking with young people’s futures. And we want a future lit by clean, renewable energy, not dirty, polluting fossil fuels.[...]Read more →
RT @LondonFBU Amazing scenes as hundreds of firefighters break away from march and descend on Downing Street. http://t.co/rveTUpbkhQ #olsx
There were hundreds of firefighters a whole branch even coming from northern Ireland, some had brought their families with them and all were raring to go despite the rain.
The photo above was uploaded to facebook[...]