Today’s Struggle – Still “Brassed Off”!

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Danny’s Inspirational Speech from Brassed Off 1996 gives us pause for thought, and inspiration to fight. People Matter, not things…… how does it feel when people have lost the will to live, because of governments? What’s happening now? Homelessness, poverty, … Continue reading

Economics by Other Means: War, Poverty, and Conflict Minerals in Africa

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With support from Moscow, Washington, and the former imperial capitals no longer assured, armed groups in Africa now compete for riches in diamond mines, gold pits, oil wells, and rare earth deposits. by Kwei Quartey, previously published here by Common Dreams … Continue reading

Action to Target NPower over Fuel Poverty Deaths

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Direct action groups to target NPower over fuel poverty deaths UK-UnCut, DPAC UK, Fuel Poverty Action Over a thousand people will take action against Npower and other Big Six energy companies on day that Winter Death statistics are released. Anti-austerity … Continue reading

Naming Names – Ninety Companies Destroying the Planet

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Naming Names: The 90 Companies Destroying Our Planet  Jon Queally, Previously Published by Common Dreams Analysis highlights the small number of profit-driven entities that are driving us towards destruction, but can a climate revolution from below challenge their rule? Chevron Texaco … Continue reading

Petition – STOP TAFTA ! Why the Free Trade Agreement Must Not Go Ahead

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  Stop the EU-US free trade agreement – URGENT. Without governmental protection and given free reign, laissez-faire capitalism would stop at nothing to create profits for the already rich shareholders who own big businesses. Governments offer us protection with laws … Continue reading

“Free Trade” Treaties are for Big Corporations, not for us.

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The consequence of agreements such as the TPP and EU/US treaties, being presented as facilitators of free trade is now becoming clear – as exposed recently by Wikileaks.  Are we already in the post democratic era?  The idea that global … Continue reading