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2000 now admit BFoE were right? No, but they should.

One of the first and then biggest campaigns I was involved with during my time at Birmingham Friends of the Earth was the campaign to stop the second runway at Birmingham airport. 286 more words

Environment

First post

Welcome to Silence for Rights – my blog on my experience of taking a vow of silence! For more information of the background of this decision, head to this page… 47 more words

Challenge

Strong

7.28.14 5:44 pm Brothers. Breadwinners. Victims. Oppressors. Underdogs. Thieves. Problem-solvers. Go-getters. The barricade stands firm like the left and right, the pro and anti. Both carry the spirit no weapons can destroy and the vision no words can break.

Haunting the Land

I woke this morning to the news that the UK Government is again inviting bids for onshore oil and gas licences.

Over the weekend, Matthew Hancock, the Conservative energy minister, said he wanted to speed up the process so companies are able to start drilling within six months of putting in applications. 

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Environment

To Act, or, Not to Act. That is the question.

I tend to friend folks on Facebook that fit the category of people who describe themselves as “conservative.”  Of course I have friended others that have the opposite point of view.  515 more words

Ignorance on parade: Anti-Israel protesters stage die-in to shame Boeing [photos]

Haven’t you heard? Hamas isn’t the enemy in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Hamas isn’t responsible for the rising death toll among Palestinian civilians and Israelis —  520 more words

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