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Investigation aims to label the left and protest movements ‘extremist’

08 February 2021
The government has chosen a former Labour MP turned Lord to lead an investigation into “extremism on the far left”.

Activists battle eviction of anti-HS2 protest camp

27 January 2021
Environmental activists on Wednesday were defying police attempts to remove them in central London

Budget cuts and Tory failures are to blame for new floods misery

26 January 2021
Floods have caused misery across many parts of Britain as hundreds of homes have been severely damaged or destroyed.

Silvertown Tunnel plan risks lives, say campaigners

23 January 2021
Doctors and healthcare workers have warned that plans for a new tunnel under the Thames will be an “assault on health” for some of the poorest people in London

A climate of punishment

12 January 2021
The people at the top are actively punishing those who draw attention to the scale of the emergency

LETTERS—Keir Starmer blaming the wrong people for Covid-19 spread

08 January 2021
In an appearance on TV’s Good Morning Britain last week Keir Starmer voiced his support for emergency legislation to deal with anti-vaxxer campaigns.

Letters—Union wrong to counterpose saving jobs to saving planet 

05 January 2021
Scarborough police broke up our socially-distanced anti‑offshore gas field demo this week.

Joe Biden’s presidency will pollute the planet

02 January 2021
Biden has consistently backed fracking, although he now claims he wants to see it banned on federal land.

Anger as Heathrow airport ruling boosts climate-wrecking project

16 December 2020
A new court ruling means a third runway at Heathrow airport could be back on the cards, overturning a previous decision to block the project. 

2020—it’s been a year of horror and hope

15 December 2020
This year has seen the horrors that flow from the capitalism system, but it’s also seen mass resistance. Coronavirus dominated the year, exposing and accelerating all the failings that already existed. 

Tories put safety and environment at risk with plans for new nuclear plant

15 December 2020
The Tories have restarted negotiations over funding a new £20 billion nuclear power plant at Sizewell C in Suffolk. 

Climate crisis to blame for wildfires destroying ‘paradise’ in Australia

09 December 2020
Devastating wildfires are ripping through one of the most precious and irreplaceable parts of the natural world.

Tory ‘green revolution’ doesn’t offer break with fossil fuel economy

18 November 2020
The Tories have announced plans for a “green revolution” to combat climate catastrophe and help kickstart the economy after the pandemic. 

Letters - Don’t be fooled by the false promise of nuclear jobs

13 November 2020
Socialists and environmental campaigners should have no illusions in nuclear power.

International roundup: Deadly storm hits Central America 

09 November 2020
Hundreds of people are feared dead after Tropical Storm Eta ripped through Central America and Mexico. 

Rulers delay real climate action while scientists warn of global devastation

09 November 2020
The horrific effects of catastrophic climate change become clearer by the day.

The shock figures that show we’re choking to death

25 October 2020
Londoners are paying the heaviest health price in Europe for toxic levels of air pollution.

Kiss the Ground—documentary delivers climate change hope

16 October 2020
“The Truth is, I had given up.”

South Coast resistance to Aquind cable project

12 October 2020
Hundreds of people in Portsmouth and the surrounding area joined protests last Saturday over the Aquind cable project.

Treetop activists resist evictions as they fight to stop destructive HS2

08 October 2020
Treetop activists remain determined to halt the destruction of ancient woodlands along the route of the HS2 high speed railway.

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