The Greenham Common Women’s Peace Camp was a series of protest camps established to protest nuclear weapons being placed at RAF Greenham Common in Berkshire, England. The camp began in September 1981 after a Welsh group, Women for Life on Earth, arrived at Greenham … Continue reading Sisters are Doing It For Themselves – The Greenham Common Peace Camp
Summary At least 42 people have died and many more are missing after severe floods in western Germany Another six are dead in Belgium, and the Netherlands has also been badly affected The Belgian city of Liège has urged all … Continue reading “All gone. Scary, Unimaginable” – European Flood July 2021
Last weekend the world’s biggest economies backed a global minimum corporation tax. G20 finance ministers from countries like China, Brazil, the US, and the UK signed up to the deal. This builds on the agreement reached the G7 summit in Cornwall in … Continue reading Tax Justice.UK on Overseas Aid Cuts
We’ve got the mining industry on our minds this week at ICIJ. That’s because a regular character from past investigations has been back in the headlines. You may remember Israeli tycoon Dan Gertler from Paradise Papers, Panama Papers, and Swiss … Continue reading ICIJ Update – Shell, Dirty Gold, Tax Justice Network, FinCEN Files
The Claimants appearing on the Register of the Corby Group Litigation v Corby District Council EWHC 1944 (TCC). The Corby toxic waste case was a court case decided by The Hon. Mr. Justice Akenhead at the High Court of Justice, … Continue reading Corby Toxic Poisoning Case – “The British Erin Brokovich”
The Queen jokes with Sir David Attenborough in the grounds of Buckingham Palace. The Queen’s Commonwealth Canopy is a very important conservation effort and the Queen acknowledges that she won’t be around to see it’s benefits. She hears a helicopter … Continue reading Sound’s Like President Trump or Obama!