Extended interview with Oscar-nominated actor James Cromwell before he reports to jail at 4 p.m. Friday in upstate New York for taking part in a nonviolent protest against a natural gas-fired power plant. Cromwell says he’ll also launch a hunger strike. He was one of six activists arrested for blocking traffic at the sit-in outside the construction site of the 650-megawatt plant in Wawayanda, New York, in December of 2015. The activists say the plant would…Continue
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Hackney Stand up to Racism held a successful and widely supported solidarity evening on 2nd December that raised over £2000 for Care 4 Calais to continue their work helping refugees rendered homeless after the camp at…Continue
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In London the fracking threat is getting closer
The fracking threat is getting closer. While recent news, if very little, has focussed, on Lancashire and…Continue
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From Mary Atkinson, Sugar Smart Coordinator, HFP Secretary
Last month, Hackney Food Partnership (HFP) was delighted to receive a 12 month grant from Sustainable Food Cities to run a joint Sugar Smart Hackney…Continue
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Sustainable Hackney has decided on an additional work stream. We hope to work with interested parties and organisations wanting to support and encourage educational establishments in Hackney to put sustainability at the heart of what they do and towards Hackney schools adopting the Sustainable Schools Framework.…Continue
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Today People and Planet urge you all to use your vote next Thursday:
Next Friday, 9 June 2017, we will be waking up to a new government. Add your mark on what that government should look like. Vote on Thursday 8 June.
Since Theresa May called for a general election in April, an incredible 1.05 million young people have registered to vote. But, in past elections, this has failed to translate to a cross on the ballot box.
In May 2015, voter turnout…Continue
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Here, more or less is what I said at the Sustainable Hackney Climate Action last Saturday, 10 December, All I want for Christmas is Climate Action!…Continue
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We see an organized anti worker, anti minority, anti immigrant, anti woman, anti LGBTQ, anti ecological, pro imperial, incarceration minded, surveillance employing,…Continue
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Feeling bleak and despondent at the election of Trump? Yes, you have got good reason to be, but this article shows that wish as he may, he and the rampant right cannot easily unpick the Paris climate deal or hold back a powerful, growing movement for renewables and against fossil fuel interests and climate change. …Continue
Philip Pearson (Chair) explained that a Greenprint on social justice had been drafted and we were looking to the future and seeking ideas…Continue
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It's all in the name: with no hint of shame oil and gas executives from across the world met for 2016 Oil & Money conference.
Protesters and representatives from communities affected by the fossil fuel industry disrupted the opening of the conference by staging 'a climate crime scene.'…Continue
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Dean Ryan from Hackney Stand up to Racism and Fascism spoke at our AGM last night about the importance of local networks which can respond and show solidarity when incidents occur. This is particularly important with the recent rise in incidents.
You can show solidarity by liking the Hackney group's Facebook page at Hackney Stand up to Racism and Fascism and…Continue
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Over 80% of construction sites 'never inspected for health and safety'
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The UK is in breach of international human rights according to the UN.
The UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights has expressed “serious concern” about the impact of regressive policies on the enjoyment of economic and social rights in a…Continue
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