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Politicians are very slow

Kwasi Kwarteng, UK Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy dishonestly misrepresents Just Stop Oil and Extinction Rebellion’s demands. “I will launch another licensing round later this year.” and ” … we will not bend to the will … Continue reading

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Extinction Rebellion scientists: why we glued ourselves to a government department

Charlie Gardner, University of Kent; Emily Cox, Cardiff University, and Stuart Capstick, Cardiff University One recent Wednesday, while most scientists around the world were carrying out their research, we stepped away from our day jobs to engage in a more … Continue reading

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Climate protest news 21 April 2022

Just Stop Oil calls one-week halt to protests in hope of action from No 10 Just Stop Oil has said it will suspend its direct actions against fuel distribution for a week, but has told the prime minister its members … Continue reading

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Boris Johnson on parties

Criminal, liar and UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s collected evasions on breaking Covid lockdown rules by partying in Downing St.

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Climate protest news 12 April 2022 / 1

Extinction Rebellion targets energy industry insurers Lloyd’s of London Activists from Extinction Rebellion blocked the entrances at Lloyd’s of London headquarters and prevented staff from entering the building, with the aim of closing down the insurance and reinsurance giant for the … Continue reading

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Priti Patel’s Home Office stole refugees’ phones

The Home Office seized refugees’ phones illegally. It should be dismantled Priti Patel’s Home Office operated a grossly unlawful – and spectacularly cruel – policy of seizing the phones of refugees arriving in the UK George Peretz Calls to break … Continue reading

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IPCC report calls for urgent action on climate

The most recent IPCC (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, a UN body) report published today tells us that some impacts of climate change are now irreversible. [A] liveable future remains within grasp – just. But the window of opportunity for … Continue reading

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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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Cassetteboy – Rage Against the Party Machine

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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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2020 was worst year on record for UK government secrecy

https://www.opendemocracy.net/en/freedom-of-information/2020-was-worst-year-on-record-for-uk-government-secrecy openDemocracy has an exclusive report exposing the depth of the government’s attack on the Freedom of Information Act Last year was the worst on record for government secrecy, new research by openDemocracy has revealed. Just 41% of Freedom of … Continue reading

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Rupert Murdoch’s history of political influence

Murdoch repeatedly meets UK prime ministers in secret. The deal is that Murdoch sets the agenda and provides support to these right-wing politicians in return for favourable treatment. It should be recognised and accepted that Murdoch is a foreign tax … Continue reading

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Boris Johnson, COVID and the Media

The Pursuit of Truth – Or Not Boris Johnson, COVID and the Media Dorothy Byrne 21 June 2021 When a man lies often enough, every now and then, something he says will turn out to be true. And so it … Continue reading

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Protect the right to protest

Protect the right to protest! Priti Patel’s Police, Crime, Courts and Sentencing Bill is an assault on our rights to peaceful protest, and access to the countryside.  Politicians and police will be able to dictate where, when and how people are … Continue reading

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OpenDemocracy starting legal action to defeat Boris Johnson’s UK government evasions of scrutiny and accountability

Why we’re taking the UK government to court to protect Freedom of Information OpenDemocracy is taking legal action over the Cabinet Office’s ‘Orwellian’ Clearing House that vets FOI requests and could breach data protection law openDemocracy is going to court … Continue reading

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WORSE THAN USELESS BORIS AND HIS NASTY TORY PARTY SCUM :: UK :: It’s Murdochracy not Democracy

I am likely to revise this article but I want to get it out. It’s about the historical and continuing malign and corrosive influence of the Australian-American press baron Rupert Murdoch on UK politics. The article starts by looking at … Continue reading

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WORSE THAN USELESS BORIS AND HIS NASTY TORY PARTY SCUM :: Mishandling Covid-19 :: Meetings Held By Test And Trace Chief Dido Harding Kept Secret – On Cost Grounds

What’s this about? Meetings held by chief of UK’s worse than useless test and trace ‘system’ Dido Harding are censored but why? The cost grounds as a very poor excuse – there should be an easily accessible record of the … Continue reading

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WORSE THAN USELESS BORIS AND HIS NASTY TORY PARTY SCUM :: Mishandling Covid-19 :: Following Politics not Science

An interview (and part two) with David King, former government chief scientific adviser (2000-2007) and founder and chair of Independent SAGE (Scientific Advisory Group on Emergencies) about SAGE and following the evidence. The articles are from September 2000 while the … Continue reading

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WORSE THAN USELESS BORIS AND HIS NASTY TORY PARTY SCUM :: 7 Things The Government Spent Money On Instead Of A Pay Rise For NHS Staff

7 Things The Government Spent Money On Instead Of A Pay Rise For NHS Staff £2.6m: Refurbishment for White House-style press briefings Downing Street has spent more than £2.6 million on renovations in order to hold White House-style press briefings, … Continue reading

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Conservative donor Lord Ashcroft gets lucrative chumocracy contract

https://www.opendemocracy.net/en/dark-money-investigations/revealed-tory-donor-lord-ashcrofts-outsourcing-firm-given-350m-vaccination-contract/ A healthcare company ultimately controlled by leading Tory donor and former party chairman, Lord Ashcroft, has received a £350m contract as part of the government’s COVID-19 vaccination roll-out, openDemocracy has learned. Last month the Department of Health and Social … Continue reading

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