Secretive Irish Climate Science Denier Group Steps Up 'Bizarre' Parliamentary Lobbying 22:27 Sep 27 0 comments
EU Commission proposes new strict EU-wide rules on single-use plastics 12:29 May 29 0 comments
Protecting WIldlife in Ireland from Hedge Cutting and Gorse Burning 23:37 Feb 23 0 comments
WRECK THE « CLIMATE CHANCE » SUMMIT! At Nantes, France, from 26 to 28 September 2016 20:04 Jul 17 0 comments
Why the corporate capture of COP21 means we must Kick Big Polluters Out of climate policy 22:47 Dec 03 3 commentsmore >>
A bird's eye view of the vineyard
Interstate competition swallows Bolsonaro´s Government Tue Feb 18, 2020 17:39 | amarynth
Trump Plans to Keep U.S. Troops Permanently in Iraq Tue Feb 18, 2020 00:29 | The Saker
Moveable Feast Cafe 2020/02/17 ? Open Thread Mon Feb 17, 2020 10:00 | Herb Swanson
Erdogan?s Long-Coming Reality Check: Fri Feb 14, 2020 22:04 | The Saker
Adventures Of Idlib Hipsters. American Waterloo In Khirbat Amu Fri Feb 14, 2020 18:49 | Scott
A Blog About Human Rights
Latest Listings Mon Feb 10, 2020 10:07 | Human Rights
Latest Updates Thu Nov 21, 2019 20:32 | Human Rights
US Holds China To Account For Human Rights Violations Sun Oct 13, 2019 19:12 | Human Rights
UN Human Rights Council Should Address Human Rights Crisis in Cambodia Sat Aug 31, 2019 13:41 | Human Rights
Fijian women still face Human Rights violations Mon Aug 26, 2019 18:49 | Human Rights
"A flaky website that purports to be ?leftist,? The Cedar Lounge Revolution, occasionally makes a relevant point or two."
Outsiders? 10:33 Wed Feb 19, 2020 | WorldbyStorm
Ongoing links to dissident republicanism? 10:09 Wed Feb 19, 2020 | WorldbyStorm
What you want to say ? 19 February 2020 06:58 Wed Feb 19, 2020 | WorldbyStorm
Labour leadership news! 21:39 Tue Feb 18, 2020 | WorldbyStorm
Equals? 10:58 Tue Feb 18, 2020 | WorldbyStorm
Life should be full of strangeness, like a rich painting
Some Thoughts on the Brexit Joint Report 11:50 Sat Dec 09, 2017
IRISH COMMONWEALTH: TRADE UNIONS AND CIVIL SOCIETY IN THE 21ST CENTURY 14:06 Sat Nov 18, 2017
Notes for a Book on Money and the Irish State - The Marshall Aid Program 15:10 Sat Apr 02, 2016
The Financial Crisis:What Have We Learnt? 19:58 Sat Aug 29, 2015
Money in 35,000 Words or Less 21:34 Sat Aug 22, 2015
Shramore Five Lock Out Shell.
mayo | environment | news report Tuesday June 05, 2007 19:09 by Max - text & Niall - pics - Shell to Sea
"Peaceful my arse you cunt", Supt. Joe Gannon speaks to protest spokeswoman.
On Tuesday morning, June 5th, a team of five protesters and their support crew successfully halted Shells operation in Erris for five hours through the use of "lock-On" arm tubes. The blockade ended with the five being cut loose from each other by the fire brigade and arrested whilst a crowd of around thirty people cheered them on. Shramore is the final stop on the peat haulage route from the site of the proposed gas refinery at Bellanaboy.
The stoppage commenced at 7.00 a.m. at the peat deposition site when the protesters emerged with their support crew. Three unsuspecting security personnel shut the gates (presumably expecting some kind of trespass or site occupation). This gave the team sufficient time to lock themselves together on the ground in front of the gates. They did this through linking their arms together inside a dual tube system laced with concrete and steel rods. The police did not arrive on the scene until ten minutes later when banners reading "stop before it's too late!" had been hung from the gates.