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HUNDREDS SHUT DOWN UK’S LARGEST OPENCAST COAL MINE

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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[…]

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Young People – The model doesn’t fit anymore

By Mary Bolinbroke
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[…]

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Why join Biofuelwatch to #AxeDrax on the 20th April?

This is a guest post by Louise at Biofuelwatch.
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[…]

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THE PANAMA TAX SCANDAL

By Peter Dombi; cross-posted from Our Broken System
 
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[…]

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Resign! A gathering at Downing Street

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[…]

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#‎ResignDavidCameron

 
Heartfelt anger articulated by BBC personality, Jolyon Rubinstein protesting outside 10 Downing Street, calling for ‪#‎ResignDavidCameron‬ 9th April 2016, after it has been discovered that the UK Prime Minister has benefitted from off shore tax havens, while his administration pushes austerity.
MAKE YOUR WAY to 10 Downing Str. TAKE WARM CLOTHING, FOOD AND A[…]

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Edward Snowden’s David Cameron Tweet Tells Public To Rise Up And Force PM’s Resignation

http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/entry/edward-snowdens-david-cameron-tweet-tells-public-to-rise-up-if-they-want-him-to-resign_uk_57074b52e4b00c769e2d91a9?[…]

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CRISIS IN BRITISH STEEL

By Peter Dombi; cross-posted from Our Broken System
 
This week we have seen the Tory government slowly getting engulfed in the crisis caused by Indian company Tata’s threat to close steel works across the UK. As well as meaning that the UK would no longer have a viable steel industry,  if this were to[…]

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Listen here to interviews and highlights from Grow Heathrow’s 6th birthday party!

London’s most famous eco-squat celebrates 6 years of inspired resistance. We go along to the party and talk to activists there about their struggles, their successes and our shared future.
Support our show here: www.patreon.com/grassrootstakeover[…]

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