On the 24th of April 2014, 9am, join Arms Fair protesters outside the first court appearance of Magforce International and Tianijin MyWay – arms companies facing criminal prosecution for dealing in illegal weapons. The State tends to turn a blind eye to crimes by arms dealers; hence the need for citizens to stand up against[…]Read more →
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Fracking and the Un-Hoodwinking of America
VIDEO LINK BELOW. Sandra Steingraber Ph.D, sends Europe a powerful message from the USA. BIFF hopes you will watch, share and send this to MPs, MEPs, Councillors and all your representatives.
Ecologist, author, and cancer survivor, Sandra Steingraber, Ph.D. is an internationally recognized authority on the environment links to[…]
A succinct, well produced and informative video about the most serious attack ever waged on European Union democracies.
TTIP, TAFTA, US-EU Free Trade Agreement:
Call it what you will the Investor State Dispute Settlement (ISDS) must not be allowed to be a part of it.
10 REASONS TO OPPOSE INVESTOR SUPER RIGHTS
Waking up this morning and we find out that the Daneshill Protectors have occupied the fracking rig.
King of the Castle Dart Energy are the Dirty Rascals
The first rig to be scaled in this ecocidal push for yet more fossil fuels.
In a dramatic dawn raid at approx 5.00 am this morning[…]
On March 1st 2014, at a General Assembly on the steps of St Paul’s Cathedral, Occupy London decided to form a Democracy Action Working Group (DAWG). Part of the remit of this group was to begin organising for a mass action for Democracy. Parliament Square was mooted as the location for this action; sometime in[…]Read more →
ISDS in 2012 marked a new record, as there were at least 62 new investment arbitration cases being initiated against sovereign nation states. The highest number of known treaty-based disputes ever filed in one year. 2013 has the second highest number of treaty disputes, numbering 57 cases.
2012 also had the highest pay out to[…]
Activists around the world, including anti-fracking protectors currently on the move from Barton Moss to another fracking frontline, welcomed the latest UN climate science panel’s report today.
Passages of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report were highlighted – particularly on the need for fundamental changes in our energy systems. Campaigners and activists involved[…]Read more →
Daneshill Community Protection Camp by Linwë Ar-Feiniel
Taking some time to reflect on the past few months. My current location is Daneshill in Nottinghamshire, the home of a beautiful protest camp in the woods opposite the Dart Energy drill site in which Coal Bed Methane extraction and fracking is due to take place. The quaint[…]
It wasn’t as sunny as the March Assembly but 80 people attended, along with two police vans and a quantity of police, who checked how long OL intended to stay, then watched from a distance.
With April 5th being the anniversary of the Bedroom Tax, people in cities around the UK had taken to[…]