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Fracktavists Talk of Past Actions

 
Danni Pafford shares her experience of a interesting direct action which consequently led to her being sued for £5,000,000.
Details in the video filmed on 15th August evening meeting at the Reclaim the Power camp in Blackpool 2014.
 

Kara Moses from Birmingham shares a tale of fractavism from Reclaim the Power camp 2013,[…]

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Our Future Is Not For Shale

Hundreds of local residents and Reclaim the Power campaigners to march pier to pier against fracking Sunday

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Banking – The Corrupt Core of a Rotten System

By Peter Dombi
 
Yesterday it was announced that Lloyds Bank was being fined £218m for fiddling interest rates in order to manipulate the market for its own benefit*. The particularly shocking thing about this incident – the latest in a long line of corrupt practices by the banks – is that the offence happened[…]

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MARCH FOR GAZA AND PUBLIC ASSEMBLY – 9th August

The Siege of Gaza Continues

The march organized by the Stop The War started at the BBC for numerous reasons which would include the BBC’s avoidance in reporting on the bi-yearly massacres in Gaza, in context.
The police said that 20,000 people marched. The organizers claim that 150,000 marched. The difference this time is so[…]

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Direct Actions for Palestine

The end of the Operation Protective Edge does not mark the end of the siege in Gaza, the occupation of the West Bank and the sanctioned discrimination of Palestinians living in what is commonly known as ’48.
 
From Facebook!
Amazing action today (6th August) when local activists shut down the Barclays bank in Machynlleth.[…]

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LANCASHIRE GRANMAS AND MUMS OCCUPY PROPOSED FRACKING FIELD

BREAKING/CURRENT – PRESS RELEASE 7 August 2014 – 5:05am:
At 5am a team of around 25 grandmothers, mothers and others from the Blackpool area set up a protection camp in a field earmarked for development by shale gas industry operators Cuadrilla. Stating that they had over the past three years, tried all lawful methods available[…]

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ACTIVISTS CLOSE DOWN ARMS FACTORY : DAY 2 OCCUPATION : JOIN THEM : STAFFORDSHIRE near BIRMINGHAM

The London Palestine Action Group have managed to close down an Arms Factory in Staffordshire. They are in Day 2 of their occupation.  Do yourself a favour and join them. This is how history starts… the good stuff!

The UK arms industry to Israel alone is worth £7.9 billion pounds.
– The following is the[…]

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Fracking to protect beauty spots – or Tory marginals?

MPs are great at either saying nothing using lots of words, or saying plenty and over-complicating things in the hope we miss the prominent information…. but nothing gets past clever, dedicated, intelligent campaigners
http://www.channel4.com/news/fracking-in-parks-in-exceptional-circumstances-says-mp[…]

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Latest On Gaza 2014

This post will try to keep up with the latest on the war in Gaza. Updated 05-08-14

Lady Warsi resigns over UK Government stance on Gaza on Twitter
With deep regret I have this morning written to the Prime Minister & tendered my resignation. I can no longer support Govt policy on Gaza

 
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