Tag Archives: campaigners

Fracking: drilling method ‘to be extended’ despite causing Blackpool earthquakes

Nick Collins Telegraph Two small earthquakes near Blackpool last year were caused by “fracking”, the controversial drilling method used to extract shale gas, an official report has found. An independent panel commissioned by the government said the controversial method of … Continue reading

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Controversy over Mexico’s ‘criminal children’ video

BBC News A video message aimed at Mexico’s presidential candidates that shows children acting as kidnappers, corrupt police officers and drug traffickers has sparked controversy in Mexico. Campaigners say the video, which was funded by private companies, is meant to … Continue reading

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Vital protection or sinister addition to our surveillance society? The spy camera hidden in traffic wardens’ ID badges

Martin Delgado Daily Mail It looks like a standard identity badge, giving the traffic warden’s number and confirming that he is an officer of the local council. But a closer examination of the card pinned to the warden’s jacket reveals … Continue reading

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UK fuel poverty deaths ‘horrifying’

Press TV New research has revealed that the number of British people who die due to fuel poverty is three times more than what the government has estimated, with campaigners calling the number “horrifying.” A research study carried out by … Continue reading

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How to delete your Google browsing history in three simple steps . . . before it’s too late to hide your secrets

Julian Gavaghan Daily Mail There is just a week to go until Google controversially changes its privacy policy to allow it to gather, store and use personal information about its users. But there is one way to stymie the web … Continue reading

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Elderly ‘ignored’ in UK care system

Press TV Campaigners have urged NHS practitioners to treat elderly patients with respect as it was revealed that they are treated like ‘objects’ in the current British healthcare system. In a letter published in the Daily Telegraph, a group of … Continue reading

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Obama administration ‘bailed out’ GM salmon firm

Source: Guardian Campaigners say $500,000 grant was made to AquaBounty despite evidence that the firm could soon run out of cash. The Obama administration awarded a coveted research grant to a financially strapped company working to put genetically modified (GM) … Continue reading

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Tibetans set themselves alight in protests

BBC News Authorities in China have launched a big security operation to try to end a wave of unrest caused by Tibetan campaigners. In the past year, twenty-one people have publicly set themselves on fire, five in the past week … Continue reading

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Punishment: A Failed Social Experiment

Source: Youtube Punishment: A Failed Social Experiment’ provides a detailed, critical analysis of the current legal and justice system generally in operation across the world whilst also providing potential solutions which work on preventing crime and creating a much more … Continue reading

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Revealed: The true scale of Britain’s woodland sell-off

Source: Independent Thousands of hectares of Britain’s forests have been sold off by the Forestry Commission as it struggles to meet financial targets imposed by successive governments. A detailed inventory of woodland sold off by the FC, which is charged … Continue reading

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