Activism

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‘Founding spirit’ of Notting Hill carnival to be honoured with blue plaque
Journalist and activist Claudia Jones among five women whose life and legacy will be marked by English Heritage

Harriet Sherwood

26, Jan, 2023 @6:00 AM

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The Guardian view on Dom Phillips and Bruno Pereira: protect people, protect the planet | Editorial
Editorial: Journalists and environmental defenders are at greatest risk in Latin America. All those who put them in danger must be held accountable

Editorial

25, Jan, 2023 @6:25 PM

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Celebrities call on UK banks to stop financing new oil, gas and coalfields
Stephen Fry, Emma Thompson and Mark Rylance add their voices to Richard Curtis’s Make My Money Matter campaign

Rupert Jones

25, Jan, 2023 @6:01 AM

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Women’s March draws thousands across US after Roe v Wade overturned
Protesters mark 50 years since landmark decision that protected abortion rights nationwide

Poppy Noor in Washington

22, Jan, 2023 @9:43 PM

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Climate activists vow to take to streets to stop fossil fuel extraction
‘Cease and desist’ letter signed by over 650,000 people sent to oil and gas CEOs follows removal of Greta Thunberg from coal protest

Damian Carrington and Damien Gayle

16, Jan, 2023 @6:05 PM

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Extreme swimmer Lewis Pugh: ‘The polar regions are the ground zero of the climate crisis’
By braving some of the most forbidding waters on the planet, Lewis Pugh uses his unique brand of ‘Speedo diplomacy’ to draw the attention of the world’s leaders to the devastating effects of global warming

Tim Lewis

15, Jan, 2023 @11:00 AM

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Australia’s credibility on human rights blighted by laws targeting climate protesters and jailing children, report says
Human Rights Watch calls on government to address its own ‘alarming deficiencies’, including detention of children under 14 and treatment of asylum seekers

Daniel Hurst Foreign affairs and defence correspondent

12, Jan, 2023 @3:15 AM

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Joanna Hicks obituary
Other lives: Co-founder of International Animal Rescue and the Primate Trust in Goa with expertise in caring for monkeys

Diana E Forrest

09, Jan, 2023 @5:12 PM

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‘I’ve heard it all: she’s a fraud, a liar, a thief’: Jack Monroe on alcohol, addiction and answering her critics
She’s the anti-poverty campaigner and food writer who shot to fame by teaching us how to make the most of our pennies. But behind the scenes her world was unravelling

Simon Hattenstone

07, Jan, 2023 @7:00 AM

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Tuesday briefing: Why Extinction Rebellion is giving up on disruption
In today’s newsletter: Extinction Rebellion marked a sea change in climate protest in the UK, but what does the group’s shift from public disruption mean for the movement’s future?

Archie Bland

03, Jan, 2023 @6:55 AM

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‘We will never stop trying’: what we’ve learned from a lifetime of activism
Six campaigners who have dedicated decades fighting for what they believe in, or started later in life, tell Michael Segalov their remarkable stories of courage and perseverance

Michael Segalov

31, Dec, 2022 @3:00 PM

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Amid the climate crisis, Covid and crumbling democracies, I find hope in people who show the best of humanity | Trent Zimmerman
It’s the potential of individuals to change the world which is at the heart of democratic liberalism – but their actions must be matched by global support

Trent Zimmerman

30, Dec, 2022 @2:00 PM

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