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A tarred reputation

Danny Chivers on how the UK Tar Sands Network got a room of influential delegates to laugh at the Canadian Environment Minister.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Olympic kidnap, cover up, and one woman’s lone battle

Felicity Arbuthnot tells the intriguing story of the disappearance of 24 members of Iraq’s Olympic Committee.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
  • Rank: 100

F**k off Boris!

Alan Hughes can’t believe the nerve of the London Mayor, who’s trying to dupe people into cleaning up the capital ahead of the Olympics.p { margin-bottom: 0.21cm; }.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
  • Rank: 100

Soldiers, security and sleeping in sheds – London's Olympic reality

Tim Gee, erstwhile resident of east London, on the unpalatable truth.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Justice for Bhopal: stop Dow Chemicals’ sponsorship of London Olympics

The Bhopal disaster cost tens of thousands of lives, and blighted half a million. Alan Hughes asks why the company now liable is sponsoring the Olympics rather than paying compensation.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Why I told BP to disclose its interplanetary spaceship

There’s no escape for BP directors as Danny Chivers and others pull off an audacious direct action at the oil company's AGM.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
  • Rank: 100

Jobless used as unpaid jubilee stewards

Alan Hughescan't believe a group of jobseekers were bussed in to work on the river pageant and told to sleep under London Bridge.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
  • Rank: 100

What about the Other Credit Crunch?

Finance is only the half of it. Britain is facing deep, society-wide crises, driven by an erosion of what represents the public interest, says David Ransom.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
  • Rank: 100

Out, damn logo! Reclaiming Shakespeare from the sponsors

An anarcho-thespian performance at the British Museum raises eyebrows – and awareness.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
  • Rank: 100

Boycott Facebook for a day

Symon Hill won’t be ‘liking’ anything on 1 December because of the social network’s shady tax affairs.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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