Protest has shaped the debate but Paris didn't save the planet.

"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.

 

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Bedroom tax harming children's learning amid stress and hunger, experts claim

Parents cutting back on food and clothing due to benefit reforms lead to adverse impacts and material hardship for children, researchers find

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Stop Trident demonstration in London: Saturday, 27th February, 2016

 

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:

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Support the Junior Doctors Strike

A message from Dr Yannis Gourtsoyannis, BMA Junior Doctors Committee, about supporting the Junior Doctors strike starting this week.

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Autumn Statement Shows Tories Are Weak Bullies

autumn_statement_nov_15.jpgOsborne’s latest autumn statement combined ferocious new austerity measures with U-turns on a series of proposed cuts, to working tax credits, to the police and to the NHS.

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Junior Doctors vote to take on Government

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.

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Outrage Over Tax Credit Lies

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.

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