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PRESS RELEASE – SOUTH EAST CAMPAIGNERS DEFEND THEIR RIGHT TO PROTEST AGAINST UKOG

PRESS RELEASE – SOUTH EAST CAMPAIGNERS DEFEND THEIR RIGHT TO PROTEST AGAINST UKOG
For Immediate Release
19/3/2018
Injunction Injustice – campaigners stand up for their right to protect their green and pleasant land in High court hearing – joined by Bianca Jagger, Sue Jameson and Joe Corre
The shires of England are rising up to[…]

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Weald Action Group: IMMEDIATE RELEASE 16th March 2018

President of the Bianca Jagger Human Rights Foundation calls on UKOG oil and gas company to withdraw its ‘undemocratic’ High Court Injunction and gives her unequivocal support for SE England environment defenders
 
Bianca Jagger, President and Chief Executive of the Bianca Jagger Human Rights Foundation (BJHRF) is calling for UKOG to withdraw its application[…]

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Jobs and Climate: Planning for a future which doesn’t cost the earth

Jobs and Climate: Planning for a future which doesn’t cost the earth
 
Tackling the climate crisis needs workers to build a world fit for the future. Yet the narrative of ‘jobs versus environment’ is still heard across the political spectrum, derailing the action we urgently need. This conference, organised by the Campaign against Climate[…]

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Solidarity with the Yarl’s Wood hunger strikers

Solidarity with the Yarl’s Wood hunger strikers
Incredible organisers in Yarl’s Wood are on hunger strike and need our solidarity! Demands and statements from the hunger strikers are being published on the Detained Voices website, www.detainedvoices.com. —- Thurs 8th March marks International Women’s Day, and fifteen days on from the start of collective actions by[…]

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A ‘Minister for Loneliness’ is a sticking plaster for the ills of neoliberalism

This piece first appeared on openDemocracy UK
A ‘Minister for Loneliness’ is a sticking plaster for the ills of neoliberalism
Peter Coville 22 January 2018
Is loneliness the price we pay for an ideology that privileges individual freedom and ‘choice’ above the collective and communal; that sees attachment to others as an obstacle to the[…]

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The journalist I assisted in the recent interviews, by Naffy Sah

The journalist I assisted in the recent interviews, being interviewed. by Naffy Sah
The journalist I assisted in the recent interviews, being interviewed.
”I mean, it’s hard, it is difficult, there’s no way around it, it’s hard to listen to these stories, but the whole time that I am listening to these women I am[…]

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The Lost & Found of Activism… by Tina Rothery

The Lost & Found of Activism… by Tina Rothery
 

A superb night of laughter, dancing and joy.. followed by the thump of shite in the press that painted these beautiful people in an ugly way… got me thinking of what’s been lost and what’s been found. For me personally it has been the hardest[…]

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The eyes of just 20 out of the 75 Rohingya Rape survivors I interviewed by Naffysah

The eyes of just 20 out of the 75 Rohingya Rape survivors I interviewed. Forever my sisters, I channelled their pain, sometimes, the first person they had spoken to in detail about their ordeal, we consoled, reassured them to hold their heads up high, not to feel ashamed, we would seek justice for the ghastly[…]

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Today we were beautifully blessed as ‘Protectors’ by The Gyuto Monks of Tibet.

Today we were beautifully blessed as ‘Protectors’ by The Gyuto Monks of Tibet.

Today we were beautifully blessed as ‘Protectors’ by The Gyuto Monks of Tibet. They journeyed to Lancashire (and will do the same to Yorkshire tomorrow) bringing genuine humanity and obvious spirituality and it was such a pleasure. The good people who have[…]

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