Stop Rosebank

The #StopRosebank campaign has just launched a court case against the UK government to stop the biggest oilfield in the UK.

As many of you know, #StopRosebank have been organising for the last year to get the government to not approve this humungous oilfield and climate wrecking project. In September it seemed our efforts had gone to waste as the UK gave Rosebank the go ahead, despite knowing that new oil and gas is not compatible with a safe climate or the UK”s climate commitments. However, that is by far the end of it.

Today, #StopRosebank are officially launching not … Read on ...

This Region Must Remain a Zone of Peace!

For the first time in many decades our Caribbean Region is experiencing major tensions – conflict even between states. We have had crises before that have threatened or caused great instability, but these have taken place within a state. We cite, for example: the coup d’etats that have occurred in Haiti, Dominican Republic; the destruction of the Grenadian Revolution and the assassination of the Prime Minister and other leaders in October 1983; the 1990 attempted coup in Trinidad and Tobago. And of course there have been myriad military coups and civil wars in Central America and Venezuela which all
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16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence

A round table moderated by Marsha Hinds Myrie

The global 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence is a key international moment to call for an end to violence against women and girls. It runs from 25th November (the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women) until 10th December, Human Rights Day.
Moderator: Marsha Hinds Myrie
Activist-In-Residence Concentration in women’s justice Department of Politics, University of Guelph
Speakers:

  • Dr. Shoshanna Jacobs: Professor of Integrative Biology, principle researcher Manufactured Ecosystems project, University of Guelph, Canada.
  • Dr. Alicia Viloria Petit: Department of Biomedical Sciences, coordinator of Geeky Latinas
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Solidarity with Palestine

Jeremy Corbyn

Jeremy became MP for Islington North in 1983.
Previously he had been a local councillor in Haringey and part of the London left on the London Regional Executive of the Labour Party, supporting the GLC and local councils to provide services for the whole range of London communities.
On leaving school he volunteered in Jamaica and has travelled widely in South America. His support for anti-colonial movements and countries seeking self determination has been consistent throughout his life. One example being his trip to Grenada in December 1983 as part of a labour movement delegation to report on … Read on ...