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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.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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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.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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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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Rax Interview with Tamsin Omond (Climate Activist)

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Rax Interview with Emily Thornberry MP

The young people of today should have the courage and confidence to know that they too will be able to tackle the problems that they face..…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Free speech fallacies

Oxford University student Clare Fisher writes in to tell us her viewson the recent controversy surrounding the Oxford Union's decision tohold a debate on free speech including the controversial head of theFar Right British National Party (BNP), Nick Griffin, and Holocaustdenier David Irving. .…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Tibet’s Olympian struggle

This Sunday – 6 April – the official Olympic torch rally comes to London. If you can make it, you can show your support for the people of Tibet and send a message to world leaders by taking part in the Free Tibet Campaign’s peaceful protest.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Don't let them steal our future!

Climate campaigners confront the International Chamber of Commerce.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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