Extinction Rebellion co-founder caused £27,500 damage to government building

Extinction Rebellion co-founder caused £27,500 damage to government building

Gail Bradbrook after she was arrested at a demonstration last month An Extinction Rebellion co-founder caused £27,500 of damage to the Department for Transport building when she smashed a bullet-proof window with a chisel and hammer, a court heard. Dr Gail …

Judge tells unemployed Extinction Rebellion protester — a volunteer tree planter — to get a job to pay for vandalizing war memorial

Judge tells unemployed Extinction Rebellion protester — a volunteer tree planter — to get a job to pay for vandalizing war memorial

A United Kingdom judge told an unemployed Extinction Rebellion protester who doubles as a volunteer tree planter to get a job so he can pay the fine for vandalizing a memorial to the women of World War II in London, Yahoo News UK reported. Joseph O’Malley, 3…

Flight shaming sees record number choose train over plane to get from London to Glasgow, Virgin announces

Flight shaming sees record number choose train over plane to get from London to Glasgow, Virgin announces

Record numbers of people are taking trains over planes to get from London to Scotland as a “flight shaming” movement urges travellers to cut their carbon footprint.  Some 35 per cent of people travelling between the English capital and Glasgow and Edinburgh …

How to Save the Planet and Ourselves

How to Save the Planet and Ourselves

If you read only one book this year, it should be Roger Hallams Common Sense for the 21st Century: Only Nonviolent Rebellion Can Now Stop Climate Breakdown and Social Collapse. Hallams lucid and concise book, which echoes Thomas Paines Common Sense, says wha…

Susan Collins to oppose Trump judicial nominee

Susan Collins to oppose Trump judicial nominee

She also cited Pitlyks comments in a brief she co-wrote in 2017 as a lawyer for the Thomas More Society, an anti-abortion law firm. The brief stated that surrogacy leads to the diminished respect for motherhood and the unique mother-child bond; exploitation o…

Sinking suburban ‘home’ drifts down Thames in watery climate protest

Sinking suburban ‘home’ drifts down Thames in watery climate protest

By Matthew Green LONDON (Reuters) – A floating mock-up of a typical British suburban home was seen slowly sinking into the Thames in central London on Sunday in a protest organized by Extinction Rebellion to demand politicians fighting a Dec. 12 general elec…

Zelensky says everyone in Ukraine ‘is so tired’ with impeachment questions

Zelensky says everyone in Ukraine ‘is so tired’ with impeachment questions

Zelensky did not respond to further prodding by the reporter, rolling his eyes as aides whisked him away. The president, a political newcomer when he was elected earlier this year, has bristled on other occasions about being entangled in the impeachment inq…

General election 2019: Could climate change become a top priority?

General election 2019: Could climate change become a top priority?

Image copyrightPA MediaImage caption The nation’s political parties have been fighting to prove their green credentials to voters ahead of the general election Could this be the UK’s first General Election where climate change plays a defining role? Usua…

Class war protests force Lebanon’s parliament to delay as cash crisis deepens

Class war protests force Lebanon’s parliament to delay as cash crisis deepens

Posted November 20, 2019 05:12:31 Protests have stopped Lebanon’s parliament from holding its first session in two months, as demonstrators rage against those they blame for steering the country towards economic collapse. Key points: Protesters w…

Turning 3,700 images into one winner: how the Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize is decided

Turning 3,700 images into one winner: how the Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize is decided

In a way, the underlying premise of portrait photography is finding out about a persons truth who they are, what theyre going through in their life, and what unbridled emotions theyre willing to show. We all seem much more comfortable with having our photogra…