New Internationalist

Activism

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Facing the forest entrepreneurs

Communities are scrambling to protect their lands from tree plantations multiplying in Mozambique’s northern highlands. Hazel Healy reports.

Filed in: Activism Forests Land Mozambique

PODCAST: Democracy and the climate

Phil England and guests discuss what a potential democratic crisis in Britain could mean for the environment.

Filed in: Activism Climate Change Democracy Energy Environment United Kingdom

‘They turned our mountains into cooking pots’

Communities bear witness to damages inflicted by mining giants and target annual meetings in London.

Filed in: Activism Colombia Mining Mongolia West Papua

Taking DRAXtic action on biomass

Oliver Munnion from Biofuelwatch explains why the group is holding a protest at the Drax AGM against the company’s coal conversions.

Filed in: Activism Climate Change Energy Environment United Kingdom

Bringing Colombian coal mining back home to London

Miriam Ross speaks to campaigner Tatiana Roa Avendaño about the Cerrejón mine, displacing people and destroying forest in her home country.

Filed in: Activism Colombia Environment Forests Indigenous Peoples Mining United Kingdom

Resisting evictions Spanish style

The fallout the property bubble is mass homelessness. Melissa García Lamarca records how public anger has galvanized the movement for housing justice.

Filed in: Activism Housing Spain

World Social Forum: update from Tunisia

Tim Baster and Isabelle Merminod meet some of the activists hoping that a better world is possible.

Filed in: Activism Tunisia

Dark days for the right to protest on campus

Freedom for dissent is threatened in the few public spaces where free thought is encouraged. Adam McGibbon is concerned.

Filed in: Activism Education Ireland United Kingdom

PODCAST: Dirty oil

Taking action against tar sands in North America and the EU and why Obama must say not to the Keystone XL pipeline.

Filed in: Activism Canada Climate Change Europe European Union First Nations Reservations (Canada) Oil United States

The final nail in the NHS coffin

Alan Hughes laments the imminent death of a great British institution and calls for action rather than indifference to its fate.

Filed in: Activism Health United Kingdom

The cuts can kill and we must not stay silent

Beth Tichborne has been shocked at the reaction, by the courts and police, to her protest that Prime Minister, David Cameron, ‘has blood on his hands.’

Filed in: Activism Disability Politics United Kingdom

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