We shut down the UK’s largest coal mine.
Wow. I’ll never get tired of saying that.
After an amazing camp – jam-packed with speakers, workshops, entertainment, delicious food and more – over 300 of us took action on Tuesday to shut down Ffos-y-fran mine, and no-one was arrested. It was the biggest ever mass trespass in a UK mine.
I could write a loooong email about how inspirational and amazing End Coal Now was,[…]
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – 3rd MARCH 2016
HUNDREDS SHUT DOWN UK’S LARGEST OPENCAST COAL MINE
Ffos-y-fran, south Wales – Several hundred people have halted operations at the UK’s largest opencast coal mine, using their bodies to form a massive red line across the mine.
The mass civil trespass by climate action network Reclaim the Power began at 5.30am this morning and is[…]
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We live in a society that has spent many decades establishing a culture of pressures and materialistic milestones to push our kids into their future. Democracy built around corporations has neatly set up guidelines for our lives. Young people are now taught that there is only one route that may be taken in order to gain fulfilment in life. You must get a degree, get married, get a car, get a mortgage,[…]
This is a guest post by Louise at Biofuelwatch.Read more →
Deep in the heart of north Yorkshire, near Selby, lives a giant dinosaur. Not the kind with scales and wings, the kind that grumbles along, producing electricity fuelled by coal and biomass. This dinosaur is called Drax, and it’s time has come. As far as Biofuelwatch and the Coal Action Network are concerned, Wednesday 20th April is a noticeable date in the Time To #AxeDrax calendar.[…]
By Peter Dombi; cross-posted from Our Broken SystemRead more →
This week we have been rocked by the Tax Avoidance scandal coming out of Panama, after a whistle-blower leaked more than 11 million documents from the law-firm Mossack Fonseca. This firm has spent the last 40 years helping their wealthy clients worldwide to hide money and so avoid tax, and the leaked documents revealed the names of many people from the world of business and politics[…]
Iceland wouldn’t put up with their crooked Prime Minister, and neither should we. It’s now clear that David Cameron and his family have benefitted hugely from offshore tax havens, all the while he lectures us on how morally wrong it is, and how his government is closing tax havens down. He’s a liar and a hypocrite. Time for him to RESIGN!Read more →
Gather at Downing Street 1:00pm – Leave when Cameron resigns!!![…]
MAJOR ACTIVITY HAS BEGUN at IGas Energy’s fracking site in Salford. We will be converging for The Northern Gas Gala! TOMORROW from 9am!Read more →
Join the fight to protect this community & the North West!
For directions & info on what to bring see: http://northerngasgala.org.uk/
First Arrest at Barton Moss Protection Camp.
WHY does this ONE man warrant this much policing, this much bloody pressure, this much bullying? Sick, wrong, warped and in no way resembling[…]
UK DISABILITY HISTORY MONTH. MOAT CONFERENCE. MOVING ON AT COVENTRY TRANSPORT MUSEUM. Saturday 23rd November 2013
UK DISABILITY HISTORY MONTH.Read more →
Celebrating Our Struggle for Independent Living: No Return to the Institution or Isolation
The treatment of disabled people and thinking about physical and mental difference has varied over time. Overwhelmingly the experience has been negative, but there are always individuals and episodes of history that go against the grain, resulting in positive experiences for some disabled people. For Disabled People to live independently is now recognised as a Human Right under[…]
An Occupy London GA took place on Parliament Square Saturday 14th February at 7.30pm.Read more →
About 70-80 people were in attendance on a chilly, damp evening.
Liz B. facilitated and Ben was looking after the stack.
The Occupy Democracy Safer Space Policy was read out and hand signals were explained and demonstrated.
There was one proposal[…]