Frankie Boyle tells Cameron: don't bomb Syria

27 November 2015 - 10:15am

Frankie Boyle has joined musicians, writers, union chiefs and politicians telling David Cameron not to bomb Syria as 25,000 protesters prepare to march on Westminster.

The outspoken comic is one of 23 people who signed a letter begging the Prime Minister to block air strikes tonight after he warned Britain is under 'armed attack'.

Others include former Roxy Music star Brian Eno, Green MP Caroline Lucas, writer John Pilger and comedian Jeremy Hardy.

EU-US trade deal a danger to public health

26 November 2015 - 12:15am

New hard hitting film, Death on a plate: TTIP, meat inspections and your food, lays bare the grave threat TTIP poses to the food we eat.

Death on a plate: TTIP, meat inspections and your food

26 November 2015 - 12:15am

As part of a new trade deal, the EU wants to end port inspections of imported meat products – even when lives are threatened by new outbreaks of BSE, e-coli, salmonella, and other fatal diseases. Our new film, produced with UNISON, explains all.

Labour Party votes not to renew its G4S contract

23 November 2015 - 5:00pm

War on Want welcomes the news that the Labour Party has voted not to renew its contract with G4S, a company that is complicit in Israeli violations of human rights.

100th Anniversary of the Execution of Joe Hill

19 November 2015 - 12:45pm

Today is the 100th anniversary of the execution of Joe Hill. He was a migrant worker (originally from Sweden) who organised trade unions travelling around the US. He faced unemployment as well as persecution wherever he went.

International Street Vendors Day 2015

13 November 2015 - 4:45pm

Informal traders are the heartbeat of the economy in sub-Saharan Africa, yet their fight for the right to live and work in the city continues.

‘Corporate Courts’ still alive, EC rejects demands of people and UN

12 November 2015 - 2:15pm

The European Commission’s proposal for an ‘Investment Court System' is not an alternative system to investor-state dispute settlement (ISDS) – it is simply a new version of ISDS. Nobody will be fooled by this cosmetic reform.

Palestinians Boycott Boris

11 November 2015 - 2:15pm

Is it any wonder Palestinians in the West Bank have denied Boris Johnson a platform, when he continues to deny the brutality of Israeli Apartheid and the global movement for Palestinian rights.

Boris Johnson's attack on BDS (Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions)

9 November 2015 - 5:30pm

Instead of whitewashing Israel’s crimes against the Palestinian people, Mr Johnson should be using his trip to urge Israel to abide by international law.

20 Years and Still No Justice: We remember the Ogoni Nine

9 November 2015 - 5:15pm

Ken Saro Wiwa was at the forefront of a campaign against the environmental degradation of the land and waters of Ogoniland. On 10 November 1995 he and eight fellow activists were exceuted by the Nigerian government on trumped up murder charges. 



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