Boycotting Apple and Amazon over National R*fle Association streaming app

Activists are calling for a one-day boycott of Apple and Amazon on March 1st because they host an app streaming material for the American National R*fle Association.

In many European countries advertising cigarettes is banned because encouraging behaviour that damages health is considered socially and legally unacceptable. So it makes sense that Europeans would support action that seeks to put a break on the promotion of gun ownership and individual accumulation of guns by an organisation like the NRA even if that plays out in a third country.… (Read more...)

Trump guilty of crimes against humanity

Irma denying climate breakdown

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Trump is guilty of crimes against humanity. Enough is enough. Let’s call a spade a spade.

As record-breaking Hurricane Irma devastates islands in the Caribbean and heads towards Florida, as Houston reels under the impact of Hurricane Harvey, as forest fires rage through the drought-stricken west coast of the US, not to mention massive flooding around the world, Trump stands up in front of oil workers in a North Dakota refinery and boasts about quitting the Paris climate deal and giving the go-ahead for several major oil pipelines.… (Read more...)

Climate breakdown says George Monbiot, not change

George Mombiot

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Climate breakdown, not climate change. The words we use to discuss an issue like the impact of climate on the world have an important effect on the way we communicate and the way we understand what is happening. George Monbiot underlines this fact in an article entitled Natural Language saying: If we want people to engage with the living world, we should stop using such constipated terms to describe our relationship to it.(Read more...)

Enough is enough, but beware damage by his minions

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Enough of the clown. That attention is so focused on him is not surprising. He knows how to hold media attention with his outrageous and shocking behaviour. People are understandably up in arms against his words and acts. Not only is he a staunch neo-liberalist out to rape the world and most of its people for the betterment of a select few, but recent events have reminded everyone that he is and always has been a racist.… (Read more...)