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Eritrean disapora dials freedom with 'robocall'

Rizwan Syed reports on how the mass automated calls that marketeers use to torment us are put to good use - sending messages of solidarity.

Filed in: Activism Eritrea Technology

PODCAST: No Dash for Fracking Gas

Climate Radio looks at the battle for Britain’s energy future: the government and energy lobby vs. campaigners and official climate advisers.

Filed in: Activism Climate Change Energy Environment Poverty Society United Kingdom

Fracked-off farmers unite with activists

The endorsement of the agricultural lobby could provoke a mass movement against fracking in Ireland and Northern Ireland, writes Adam McGibbon.

Filed in: Activism Agriculture Environment Ireland Northern Ireland Politics

Stuff your austerity! We want something different

Is this the turning point, when British people find the courage, power and unity to say ‘no’? Vanessa Baird on the People’s Assembly.

Filed in: Activism Politics Trade Unions United Kingdom

The People’s Assembly unpicked

Amy Hall is enthused but unclear as to next steps after an Assembly that was more lively conference than a forum to spark radical action.

Filed in: Activism Politics United Kingdom

G8 protest shows need for community focused resistance

After demonstrating in Northern Ireland, Jamie Gorman argues that, at a time of flux for social movements, it’s time to ditch the dogma.

Filed in: Activism Environment Politics

G8 mobilizations need solidarity, not stage management

Jamie Gorman was inspired by Belfast’s Big March for a Fairer World, but unimpressed by the image control of the If campaign rally.

Filed in: Activism Environment Hunger Northern Ireland Politics

Caroline Lucas: ‘The People’s Assembly offers hope’

Mischa Wilmers speaks to the Green Party MP about the public response to the anti-austerity coalition and her optimism on what it can achieve.

Filed in: Activism Democracy Politics Trade Unions United Kingdom

Where art meets climate change

London’s Two Degrees festival gets the audience involved in the hope of provoking thoughts, and action, for change.

Filed in: Activism Art Climate Change Ethical Consumerism Film Oil Poetry United Kingdom

PHOTO STORY: Turkey has lost its fear

What started as an occupation in a park has provoked mass anti-government protest. Oren Ziv has captured striking images of the movement.

Filed in: Activism Democracy Politics Turkey

Police crackdown on anti-G8 protests

Amy Hall on the Stop G8 Carnival Against Capitalism in London’s West End.

Filed in: Activism Politics United Kingdom

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