The Bank of New York Mellon have given in to the pay demand from Latin American cleaners after a formal claim declaring potential strike action was handed in to their Canary Wharf office. The trade unionists, organised with grassroots group the United Voices of the World, will now be paid the London Living Wage of £10.20
When Putin launched his full-scale invasion of Ukraine in February, there seemed to have been a renewed –if only brief– discussion of nuclear weapons.
Activists operating under the banner of “This Is Not A Drill” have begun a direct action campaign against Cambridge-based research facilities with lucrative connections to the fossil fuel industry.
One of the most notable things about Don’t Pay UK and its plan of getting a million people to cancel their direct debits on October 1st, as a way of pressuring for energy price reductions, has been how rapidly the State, companies and now charities have rallied round in panic against it.
Palestine Action activists have once again turned to Israeli weapons company Elbit Systems’ (Israel’s largest arms company) UAV Engines LTD., an important component in the company’s British operations and manufacture of military UAVs (Unmanned Aerial Vehicles).
Below, Freedom reproduces an open letter to XR from Earth First!.