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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

G8 hunger summit provokes protest and praise

Amy Hall joins the London climax of the IF campaign and finds herself musing the age old question – can you change the system from within?

Filed in: Activism Africa Agriculture Development Development (Aid) Food NGOs Politics Poverty Trade United Kingdom

No Dash For Gas back in action as West Burton activists sentenced

‘Guerilla’ protesters crash the Cheltenham Science Fair and demand that EDF ‘stop silencing science.’ Tara Clarke reports.

Filed in: Activism Climate Change Energy Environment

Bosnia: small victories in a place on the edge

Nick Micinski warns of an unstable future as communities try and build inter-ethnic relationships in the face of poverty and tension.

Filed in: Activism Bosnia-Herzegovina Children Human Rights Society War and Peace

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