capitalism/globalisation

capitalism/globalisation

Free Shops - easy positive action. A Newcastle story

4.05.2005

I did a Free Shop this weekend, and it was brilliant. Free Shops make a positive stand against landfill, consumerism, social isolation and climate change. Let's have a summer of free shops everywhere - at your local community festival, on your high street and heck, why not, lets have one against the G8 in Auchterarder too!

Protest against G8 climate ministerial, London

15 March 2005

Police arrested two protesters at a noisy demonstration protesting the climate policies of G8 ministers meeting today in the City of London.

About 40 activists beat pots and pans and blew whistles to demonstrate their opposition to G8 climate policies, arguing that they served the interests of big business rather than the world’s poor likely to be most affected by global warming.

Climate Change activists STOP London's oil traders

Petrol Exchange 2
16.02.2005

Thirty-five Greenpeace volunteers halted trading on the global oil market by occupying the International Petroleum Exchange in London. They entered the high security building near Tower Bridge shortly before 2pm, just as the world market in Brent crude was about to switch to London.

Nanotech conference at Leeds' Royal Armouries disrupted at lunchtime today (Friday 12th November)

humans in test tubes

12.11.2004

At lunchtime today, a meeting of companies involved in nanotechnology industries was invaded and disrupted by a group of people opposed to technologies of social control.