Tim Gee investigates Ecuador’s failure to ‘keep the oil in the ground’, and the activism that could yet secure the future of the national park.
Articles by Tim Gee
- April 1, 2014
Tim Gee argues for fair trade’s return to the heart of the global justice movement.
- March 26, 2014
We need a radically different form of politics and economics to deal with our more frequent extreme weather, argues Tim Gee.
- February 18, 2014
A year after the eviction of the tented Occupy protest at St Paul’s, Tim Gee asks what might be next.
- March 4, 2013
Tim Gee, one of the clean-up volunteers, is inspired by the team work and ‘anarchy in action’.
- February 4, 2013
Green lifestyles are no replacement for struggle, says Tim Gee.
- November 6, 2012
The essence of Quakerism is not an easily repeatable creed or dogma, but space. Tim Gee explains the importance of both action and shared silence.
- October 5, 2012
If you thought the global Occupy movement skipped over sub-Saharan Africa, you’d be wrong, as Joe Hani explains.
- September 26, 2012
Eve McNamara from Ribble Estuary Against Fracking on creating a positive chain reaction in the struggle for environmental justice.
- September 11, 2012
Electoral gains for radical parties grow out of participation in broader social movements, says Tim Gee. Natalie Bennett, take note.
- September 5, 2012
Tim Gee ponders the pros and cons of raising monuments to radical heroes.
- August 8, 2012
Tim Gee witnesses a move from symbolic action to grassroots solidarity work.
- July 30, 2012
Tim Gee, erstwhile resident of east London, on the unpalatable truth.
- June 20, 2012
Recent council elections in Britain confirmed not just the national swing against the Conservatives, but also the power of protest, says Tim Gee.
- May 9, 2012
As the St Paul’s camp is dismantled by the bailiffs, Tim Gee is upbeat about the movement’s future.
- February 28, 2012
The shock of budget cuts has inspired folk across Britain to take to the streets. Tim Gee meets some of them.
- December 14, 2011
From the frontline of the struggle for social justice come some riveting reads, as Tim Gee discovers.
- November 29, 2011
The climate justice movement, like the current #Occupy protests, placed the need for real democracy at its heart, says Tim Gee.
- October 31, 2011
Tim Gee witnesses consensus in action as protesters draw up the Occupy London Statement.
- October 18, 2011
‘Writing a book is a lonely experience… Speaking about a book is much more enjoyable’
- October 4, 2011
Radical newspapers and magazines have long offered resistance and resilience, despite the establishment’s attempts to stifle their voices. Tim Gee looks back at one paper that sought to bring about social change nearly 200 years ago.
- October 3, 2011
On the day courts are due to decide whether residents can be evicted from the UK’s largest unauthorized travellers’ site, Tim Gee describes the mood in the camp.
- September 23, 2011
Media coverage of ‘anarchist thugs’ and ‘squatters’ is wide of the mark. Tim Gee visits the traveller site in Essex, England, as Basildon Council prepares to send the bailiffs in.
- September 16, 2011