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Glasgow: Baile Hoose occupation under threat of rapid eviction

In the latest threat to Baile Hoose, Glasgow City Council are taking the occupation to court
 this Wednesday, 24 November 2021, seeking possession of the building and immediate 
eviction. Ordinarily eviction would require a 21 day notice period, but the Council are seeking
permission to remove this obligation. This curtailed process would leave the Hoose

‘We’re activists against these institutions’: Disruption at Event by COP26 sponsors promoting “institutional activism”

An event by four COP26 sponsors was disrupted by campaign group Glasgow Calls Out Polluters (GCOP) yesterday. Hitachi, Microsoft, NatWest and Scottish Power held an event to promote their “institutional activism” in addressing climate change, but activists interrupted proceedings describing themselves as ‘activists against these institutions’ – institutions they say are continuing to exacerbate the

BREAKING: former homeless services unit reopened to house climate justice campaigners visiting Glasgow for COP26

A former homeless services unit in central Glasgow has been reopened to house climate justice campaigners visiting the city for the COP29 summit. ‘Baile Hoose’, located in the former Hamish Allan Centre and asylum seekers’ night shelter on Centre Street, offers sleeping space and donated food as colder weather descends on the encampments springing up

COP26: Day of action locations map launched

With preparations ramping up for the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26) in Glasgow this November, a coalition of campaigns has launched a map of events taking place across Britain aiming to pressure for more radical change. The COP26 Coalition, which involves nearly 150 groups from local grassroots crews and horizontally-organised campaigns such as