"Paris has not saved the planet. Nothing could be further from the truth. Now is the time to redouble our efforts to build a bigger more diverse climate movement. One willing to make common cause with others who are challenging a government and a system that still prioritises the interests of the wealthy over the interests of the planet and the people who live on it. "
The climate deal agreed by world leaders in Paris this week is being heralded as a historic deal which has set the world on track to avoid catastrophic climate change.
This is by no means what has happened.
Parents cutting back on food and clothing due to benefit reforms lead to adverse impacts and material hardship for children, researchers findRead more
The People's Assembly is supporting a major national demonstration called by the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament (CND) to Stop Trident, Britain’s nuclear weapons system. To make sure this will be the biggest protest against nukes in a generation, we need your help. You can get involved in the following ways:Read more
The People's Assembly would like to express full support to the Junior Doctors who have voted overwhelmingly in favour of strike action over the governments proposed changes to their contracts. The ballot result came in today with a massive 98% in favour of strike action on a 76% turnout.
The Conservatives latest attack on ordinary people may well be the final straw for many voters, some of whom took David Cameron at his word when he promised he would not cut tax credits.
Huge, organised opposition to austerity has made the issue impossible to ignore in both the media and in the streets across the country.Read more