by Joe MobbsRead more →
Once upon a time, the community of Freedom Village, creative commoners, free software aficionados and “libristes” all, had an axe to grind. Sick and tired of the greedy Tech Giants locking users in, spying on folk, selling user data, suppressing tech standards, and stifling progress, Freedom Village wanted the Tech Giants, led by Google, dethroned.
So began the renowned campaign of French organisation Framasoft to “De-google-ify Internet“.
A rare glimpse of[…]
By Peter Dombi; cross-posted from Our Broken SystemRead more →
This week it was announced that a major Tory donor, Sir Andrew Cook, was threatening to cut his funding of the party if they pursued a ‘Hard Brexit’ in their upcoming negotiations with the EU*. Now many people may agree with his view as to what sort of deal we should aim for as our membership of the EU comes to an end – however that[…]
We demand an immediate guarantee that the status of all migrants currently living in the UK will be protected. An immediate guarantee that they will not be forced to leave and that their political and economic rights in the UK will be upheld.
Migrants currently living in the UK are our families, our friends, our co-workers, our community, and our culture. Britain’s exit from the EU has made all of their futures uncertain. They have[…]Read more →
Tina Louise Rothery is being persecuted through the legal system for over £55,000 in costs. It’s fracking company Cuadrilla that is ultimately behind this, presumably to make an example of Tina and to put off future anti fracking protest.Read more →
The court wants Tina to pay £55,342.37 in costs for an ‘eviction’ (that wasn’t an eviction as everyone had already gone by this point) in summer 2014 of a 3-week camp in a field earmarked for[…]
Written By Inka Stafrace.
Originally published at InkaStafrace.com
The debate for Brexit has become white hot. The only thing any of us can genuinely be sure of is that for the radical left, either vote leads us into Pan’s Labyrinth.Read more →
To clarify, the ‘radical left’ are people who do not accept that ‘the market’ is an all powerful god who works in mysterious ways, and is the best at providing opportunities, choice, prosperity, social care[…]
Written by Inka Stafrace. Originally published here.Read more →
The Transforming Finance Conference 2016, held at UCL, Bedford Way, Central London, organized by the Finance Innovation Lab, May 11th brought together campaigners, trade unionists, policymakers, researchers, academics and innovators to share their projected solutions to what they considered to be the most pressing flaws in our finance industy. I was there filming short interviews for the Finance Innovation Lab for a video due out on June 20th.[…]
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[…]