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Russell Brand discusses Covid and Boris Johnson’s ‘Partygate’ crisis

Two presentations by UK’s Russell Brand discussing COVID and UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s ‘Partygate’ crisis. Presented in reverse date order so watch the second one first if you want correct date order. Swearing in the second one. As leaders … Continue reading

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The Tipping Point | Climate Change: The Facts | BBC Earth

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What happens is …

When I comment on this blog on some current issue … e.g. Boris Johnson lying about parties in Downing Street as I have just done … the UK government invokes some ridiculous law to censor the press. I am only … Continue reading

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Scotland leads on wind power

Scotland is hugely expanding it’s wind generated power. Well done Scotland. Huge ScotWind renewables sale ‘could bring oil-style’ boom to Scotland … 17 projects with a combined 25gw potential have been approved in a £700 million sale. Greta Thunberg, Nicola … Continue reading

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Cassetteboy – Rage Against the Party Machine

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The Wheel turns

Empires Rise, Empires fall. That’s history, that is. But the Wheel keeps truing

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Edward Colston statue protesters not guilty

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New Year’s Message: We need to stop the destroyers of our planet

It’s getting desperate and urgent. Our climate is getting destroyed, countless species are becoming extinct while politicians cling to the system that is destroying our planet, reproducing and accelerating that senseless destruction. We have a good idea who they are … Continue reading

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Within Decade, Planet’s Natural World Facing Largest Mass Extinction Event Since Dinosaurs

Latest analysis by World Wildlife Fund warns humanity—possible “victim of it own lifestyle”—might ultimately be added to list of threatened species. JULIA CONLEY December 30, 2021 Increasingly dire ecological damage and severe impacts of the climate crisis are pushing the natural … Continue reading

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It Is ‘Strange,’ Says Greta Thunberg, That Biden Is Seen as a Climate Leader

“The U.S. is actually expanding fossil fuel infrastructure,” the 18-year-old Swedish climate activist said in a new interview. JAKE JOHNSON December 28, 2021 In an interview published in The Washington Post Magazine on Monday, Swedish activist Greta Thunberg said it is “strange” that some consider U.S. President … Continue reading

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UK Government’s Plan to become untouchable

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UK Tory government intends to criminalise the fundamental democratic right to protest

5 WAYS THE GOVERNMENT’S POLICING BILL JUST WENT FROM BAD TO WORSE Jun Pang – Policy and Campaigns Officer on 02 Dec 2021 at Liberty … Not content with the already draconian powers in the [Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts] … Continue reading

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About me

I have historically been a very private person so here’s a little – actually a lot and perhaps too much – about me as a special treat to my valued readership. I was born in 1964. My parents and my … Continue reading

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Priti Patel news

UK Murdoch Home Secretary Priti Patel appears in recent news items. Priti Patel’s new powers to remove citizenship would turn ethnic minority Brits into second-class citizens Consider the following example, because it’s about to come true. Someone has been a … Continue reading

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Extinction Rebellion blockade Amazon warehouses on Black Friday

Extinction Rebellion blockade Amazon over ‘exploitation of people and planet’ Extinction Rebellion (XR) blocked Amazon distribution centres on “Black Friday”—a day of sales and big profits for the business.  The group occupied Amazon sites across Britain, in Germany and in the Netherlands in protest … Continue reading

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Extinction Rebellion unveils plans to mobilise millions for acts of civil disobedience after Cop26’s failures

https://morningstaronline.co.uk/article/b/extinction-rebellion-unveils-plans-to-mobilise-millions-for-acts-of-civil-disobedience-after-cop26-failures … Extinction Rebellion (XR) vowed today to begin a major campaign of civil resistance in April, following on from large-scale protests before the coronavirus pandemic. XR said that world leaders had failed to heed the pleas of experts at … Continue reading

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COP26 News review day 13

COP26 overran into it’s thirteenth day today and produced the Glasgow Climate Pact. Cop26 ends in climate agreement despite India watering down coal resolution … The negotiations carried on late into Saturday evening, as governments squabbled over provisions on phasing … Continue reading

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COP26 News review day 12

The final day of the COP26 summit. Hundreds of global civil society representatives walk out of Cop26 in protest Carrying blood-red ribbons to represent the crucial red lines already crossed by Cop26 negotiations, hundreds of representatives of global civil society … Continue reading

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COP26 News review day 11

‘We are not on course’: scientists warn action must match words at Cop26 Scientists attending Cop26 have sent a clear warning to policymakers: get a move on, because every moment of delay, every extra fraction of a degree of global heating will … Continue reading

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COP26 News review day 10

COP26: China and US agree to boost climate co-operation China and the US have agreed to boost climate co-operation over the next decade, in a surprise announcement at the COP26 climate summit in Glasgow. The two countries released a rare … Continue reading

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