7 April, 2011 - 12:40
© SVEN DILLEN/AFP/Getty ImagesProfessor Peter Willetts’ radical new book gives insights on NGOs in international law, policy-making, and as the true originators of the internet.
21 March, 2011 - 12:08
Boycott EDFAs the tragedy at Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant continues to unfold, campaign group Kick Nuclear is joining anti-nuclear activists from around the UK to plan a series of demonstrations and direct action events, including a boycott of EDF Energy.
17 March, 2011 - 17:37
Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan pipelineEnvironment and human rights groups claim BP is in breach of multi-million pound loan agreements, backed by UK taxpayers, after its BTC oil pipeline was ruled to have broken OECD gu
9 March, 2011 - 15:36
A new Department of Health review is planning to sell off the NHS Blood and Transplant’s storage and distribution services. Some of its operations are already privately run, including transport, communications and admin.
3 March, 2011 - 13:31
A new proposed “pre departure” centre in Sussex is a glorified PR exercise which reneges on the government’s promise to end the detention of children for immigration purposes.
21 February, 2011 - 18:30
Better protection for our ancient woodlands is still needed despite the government abandoning its plans to sell public forests.
14 February, 2011 - 17:41
There has been wide and vociferous criticism of Cameron’s “multiculturalism has failed” speech, while his social scapegoating stance has been welcomed by France’s National Front leader, Marine Le Pen. Sign the petition at UAF.
11 February, 2011 - 13:07
Earth Hour 2011 will take place on Saturday 26 March at 8.30pm (local time). Organised by WWF, whose mission is to stop the degradation of the Earth’s natural environment and build a future where people live in harmony with nature.
7 February, 2011 - 15:18
Iryna Khalip and her familyA second lawyer has abandoned Iryna Khalip’s defence. She is under house arrest following protests against the rigged Belarusian presidential elections on 19 December.
4 February, 2011 - 12:42
Every city in the world will have its own Tahrir Square. Join the worldwide sit-in at your nearest Egyptian embassy and show the Egyptian people that the whole world is supporting their struggle for democracy.