Last Thursday, a deal guaranteeing the long term future of the world famous Southbank Undercroft was signed.
It was the high point of the community-run Long Live Southbank campaign and ended Southbank Centre’s plans to replace the world famous skateboarding spot with more coffee shops and restaurants.Read more
The final leg of the 999 March for the NHS reaches London on Saturday September 6 and all supporters of the People’s Assembly who can make it are urged to attend. The march has been a great initiative, retracing the steps of the Jarrow marchers of the 1930s as people throughout Britain expressed their determination to defend the NHS.Read more
The climate challenge is often side-lined, by some of the more immediate and practical problems facing the anti-austerity movement. It remains that Carbon Dioxide in the atmosphere has increased from around 280ppm (parts per million) in the last two hundred years to a record 400ppm, concentrations not seen on earth for about 3 million years. We cannot ignore UN secretary general, Ban Ki Moon, when he says that climate change is the “greatest collective challenge facing humankind today”Read more