By Peter Dombi
The mainstream media have so far been paying scant attention to a strike in the NHS which has been going on for 7 weeks now, making it one of the longest NHS strikes ever*. However this strike is at the centre of the ideological battle around the policy of privatisating NHS[...]
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By Peter Dombi
By Steve Rushton
Crossposted from Occupy.com (USA publication)
“The entire Scottish independence movement is firmly against nuclear weapons,” Jimmy Watson, a resident at Faslane Peace Camp, tells me.
At 32 years old, Faslane is one of the world’s longest-running peace camps and a symbol of the widespread opposition to nuclear weapons both across Scotland, and[...]Read more →
Bailiffs coming from Monday onwards. Lets have lots of forest defenders out in force! Protecting ancient oaks, beautiful Great Crested Newts and bats.
Residents and Occupiers shoulder to shoulder.
Cat Hill woodland in serious need of protectors from Monday onwards. Bailiffs will come and try to evict the camp leaving nothing between the[...]
Anti Fracking protest in Swansea University Campus
Lindsay Alderton at Defra fracking protest
Mel Strickland at iGas fracking protest
Fracking under your home? We’ve got you covered
Frackstons Estate Agents Want to Buy Your House
Reclaim the Power PPS Manchester direct action
Cuadrilla executive speaks at anti-fracking protest
by Inka Stafrace
Monday the 18th August was yet another incredible illustration of organized activism and the willingness of people to put their bodies and time on the front-line for the greater good.Clean air and water are indisputably part of the greater good!
Fracking companies and the UK government believe that they are worth gambling[...]
By Inka Staface
Loud signs of support from the locals in Blackpool were expressed through drivers honking their horns and passers by joining in. About 300 protesters from the camp gathered by Blackpool South Pier and were joined by around 700 others.
On Sunday the 17th August 2014, Reclaim the Power organized to express their[...]Read more →
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,[...]Read more →
Hundreds of local residents and Reclaim the Power campaigners to march pier to pier against fracking Sunday
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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[...]