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Because nature doesn't do bail-outs

'Spectacular action' hitting the heart of London's financial district is planned for the day the G20 leaders touch down. .…

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Rax Interview with Laurie Pycroft

Once you're sure that you're on the right side of a debate, and that it's an issue you care deeply about, don't let anyone talk you out of pushing forward with it..…

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The boat people who came… and couldn’t leave

When two small fishing vessels sailed into Gaza Port on 23 August with their renegade crews of international solidarity activists, thousands of Gazans came to greet them. It was a glorious sunny afternoon, and the 46 activists on board the boats had done something amazing: after sailing more than 30 hours from Cyprus, they’d broken the siege of Gaza. Few of us who live here thought they’d make it, and we were delighted to be proved wrong.…

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His crime? Helping the oppressed

How many more political prisoners will have to be put in jail until the Philippine military is satisfied?.…

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Lonely crusaders

'History is replete with the horrors of war, torture and barbaric brutality. Our only hope lies in our heroes, sung and unsung.'.…

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A Week Excuse: Why Climate Week is a cover-up for the climate bullies

We can overcome these barriers and shift to a safer, fairer way of doing things – but only if everyone who cares about this stuff starts working together to challenge the power of corporations and promote genuine alternatives..…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Re-thinking resistance in the age of the cloud

Activist organizations are getting bitten by storing their data in the cloud and there is a lot that can be done about it. Over the years, I've seen this happen, more than a few times, to organizations that I've worked with. Heck, it's happened twice in the last year just to New Internationalist.…

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Rax Interview with Craig Kielburger

Whenever we see something wrong, whenever we see an injustice, we should speak out. I don’t think we should shrug those responsibilities. We do human rights work not because it’s easy but because it’s necessary.…

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Social Media, Anti-Social Ends

'Perhaps social media doesn’t kill people, it’s governments that kill people, and Western tech firms just follow the law. But whatever else you use Facebook or Twitter for, don’t believe the hype – they’re not your friends.'.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Debt: I was a brutal banker

Whatwere you doing a decade ago? I was dressed as an international banker,dragging a gang of sackcloth-wearing slaves through the streets ofBirmingham, occasionally stopping to whip them and demand my moneyback. Not for fun, you understand (though it was, rather – apart fromthe fact that my bowler hat itched and my moustache was melting in thesunshine.) We were doing it because the G8 leaders were meeting there,and we were part of the Jubilee 2000 campaign to cancel ‘third world’debt.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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