Reclaim the Power decided to engage in direct action outside the Cuadrilla Fracking site by having a street party.
Unfortunately, the police were most put out by the peaceful civil disobedience. They may have expected people to break onto the site, but the community protection camp preferred to have a party.
Due to the[…]
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Balcombe village, in West Sussex, has become in the last weeks the focus for the fight back against the government’s decision to promote fracking in the UK.
The locals have been running a community protection camp outside the gates of an exploratory fracking operation just outside their village for over two weeks, and now,[…]
The third weekend of the Balcombe Community Protection Camp and the site now has over 100 tents. They are then joined by a few hundred people everyday, but more are needed.
The camp is getting more donations of tents and sleepingbags. The Kitchen is lacto-ovo vegetarian. This is important for health and safety reasons,[…]
This is the live video stream of the meeting in support of Bradley Manning who might be sentenced to 90 years in prison for highlighting the war crimes of the Unites States Government.
Sounds improves before the meeting at the 7 min mark.[…]
Why are we arguing over the safety of fracking, when there is no need for fracking at all?
It has been known for some time that if global warming is to be limited to two degrees Celsius (2°C) between now and 2050, then only about a quarter of the world’s proven fossil fuel reserves[…]
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Occupy Gezi. Taksim Square visits Modern Tate London.[…]
By Melanie Strickland
Many people, probably the majority of citizens, would agree with Occupy, that the economic system we live under is unjust, undemocratic and unsustainable. What is actually stopping us from coming together and collectively demanding that the status quo is changed in favour of the 99% and long term planetary wellbeing? Alice Walker,[…]
The Occupy movement came into being in the wake of the Arab spring and the anti-austerity movements in Spain and Greece.
State supported neo-liberal capitalism is devastating the world in different places at different times.
Right now people in Turkey are rising against their government by creating democratic spaces in the cities and towns. While[…]
Occupy Assembly on Reclaim The Power, on the steps of St Paul’s in London, August 1, 7pm.
Reclaim The Power is a direct action camp being held near West Burton in Nottinghamshire from Fri 16 – Tues 20 August.
Activists campaigning for economic, climate and social justice are coming together to support No Dash For[…]