For anyone who’s on Twitter with the time to help tweet about the event, the hashtag is #EPFrackFree.
Please use this opportunity to get the word out about fracking and the dangers. Tweet links to the scientific evidence published this week.
Other hashtags worth using are #BorrasBlockade (IGas fracking site in Wales) and #BintheBill[…]
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Crossposted from NoDashforGas
The Infrastructure Bill and the new legal duty to maximise emissions by Melanie Strickland.
Published 11 December 2014
“It reads like a sweetie shop for corporate lobbyists, and for all those still intent on their neo-liberal deregulatory crusade.” Jonathon Porritt in his blog sums up everything that’s wrong with the Infrastructure[…]
December Call Out from #occupydemocracy…
Many Happy Returns!
Occupy Democracy will be returning to Parliament Square at least once a month until the General Election in May 2015.
The next occupation will take place over the weekend of the 20-21st December.
Join us, from 11am on Saturday 20th December, to remind[…]
Invitation from FuelPovAction:
On the day the government reveals how many people died last year from the effects of fuel poverty, join Fuel Poverty Action and Reclaim the Power to demand ‘No More Deaths from Fuel Poverty: Energy Rights Now!’
We’ll be meeting outside the Institute of Directors, on Pall Mall before marching to Energy[…]
#OccupyDemocracy to re-occupy Parliament Square 20-21 December; invites pro-democracy supporters to get involved
Following an eventful weekend, #occupydemocracy ended the occupation of Parliament Square peacefully, announcing an intention to return to Parliament Square over the weekend of 20-21 December.
At an open assembly on Sunday evening outside the Houses of Parliament, supporters of […]
#OccupyDemocracy ‘s programme of talks continued today, undeterred by over-policing, the enclosure of Parliament Square and the late November chill.
At about 3:30pm this afternoon Occupy supporter Arran locked on to the railings of the Houses of Parliament.
The focus of the #occupydemocracy demonstration has now moved directly in front of the Houses of[…]
Donnachadh McCarthy, author of ‘The Prostitute State’, former Deputy Chair of the Lib Dems and supporter of Occupy, was arrested last night at the protests at Parliament Square.  The arrest happened when more than 200 #occupydemocracy demonstrators descended on Parliament Square, with the aim of creating a peaceful, solutions-focused occupation to highlight the democratic[…]Read more →
Occupy Democracy returned to Parliament Square on Friday November 21. Solidarity with the Big NHS Sleep Out was followed by an attempt to welcome newcomers to Parliament Square ahead of an Occupy, consensus-based assembly where every voice counts. Peaceful people seeking an opportunity to demonstrate real democracy were faced with rows upon rows of police.[…]Read more →
By Peter Dombi; cross-posted from Our Broken System
People would have been shocked today to hear of yet another scandal involving our beloved banks*. Apparently they’ve now been caught fixing foreign exchange rates, and fines totalling £2bn are being handed out to all the usual suspects including HSBC, Barclays, Royal Bank of Scotland (being[…]