When McKenzie Wark appeared on Novara, Resonance FM on May 28th 2013 he argued that a critical theory that does not confront environmental problems as one of its central problems was not worth discussing (I am paraphrasing – what he actually said was is more complicated and is transcribed below). Oddly, in this interview Wark managed [...]
All eyes are on Rio, Brazil, as the UN Rio+20 Earth Summit gets underway later this week. World leaders will come together from the 19th – 22nd, twenty years on from the original Earth Summit, to reaffirm the principles of sustainable development, and agree to solutions and strategies that can tackle global challenges such as [...]Read more →
Activists from across the UK will gather in London in July for a summer school organised by So We Stand, a UK based community activist network which support communities living in high emissions such as power stations or airports and other areas facing environmental injustice.
The school aims to bring together leading international community organising movements [...]
At approximately 8.45 am six of us occupied two meeting rooms at British Gas HQ. Since then police have attempted to break in and force us out.
British Gas have now asked us to engage in “negotiations” over our demands. Here is our response.
How can ordinary people have a dialogue with energy companies which wield so [...]
Occupy London activists in solidarity with the Fuel Poverty Action Winter Warm-up campaign, visit the Fleet Street branch of Royal Bank of Scotland.Read more →
Lewisham joins protests across the UK as part of the Fuel Poverty Action Winter Warm-Up Weekend of Friday 27th - Monday 30th January
Locals angry at having to make the choice between ‘heating and eating’ will be ‘warming up’ in and outside offices of energy companies, local government, and housing providers.
Date: Monday 23 January 2012
Venue: Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building
Speaker: Mallam Sanusi Lamido Sanusi
Chair: Professor Judith Rees
More details here
Nigeria, a country that had a tragic end of 2011, is starting with a hopeful start towards a better future. In December last year, a convergence of trade unions, civil society organisations and Action Aid, to launch Occupy Nigeria, a campaign to resist the withdrawal of the fuel subsidy that President Goodluck Jonathan introduced at [...]Read more →
A major criticism that has been levelled at Occupy LSX is that the movement has become an umbrella for too many issues. “What do they want?” our mainstream media asks, as a stroll through the camp makes it clear that democracy and corporate greed are not the only issues being debated. Linger around St. Pauls, [...]Read more →
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