16/01/2012   What the web could look like under SOPA

The Stop Online Piracy Act seeks to curb online piracy, but its proposals could devastate the overall freedom of the web. Along with the Protect IP Act, it would remove the protection sites like YouTube enjoy under the DCMA.

13/01/2012   ICT in schools needs an urgent reboot

A new Royal Society report blames a lack of specialist teachers, poor infrastructure and an unfocussed curriculum for uninspired ICT teaching that gives pupils only very basic skills.

28/11/2011   How to fight corporate climate crime

Beating Goliath: A resource for corporate campaigners provides links to many campaigns combatting climate change through targeting corporations. Take action for climate justice against BP, Chevron, Tar Sands and more. Free download.

18/11/2011   Factory farming adds to antibiotics crisis

Massive over-use of antibiotics in factory farming threatens a world without effective cures for bacterial infections. Confined and stressful conditions maximise productivity but suppress animal immune systems, increasing the need for antibiotics.

03/11/2011   Campaign for Alaa's release and end to military trials in Egypt

Photo from personaldemocracy on Flickr (CC-BY-SA-2.0)Photo from personaldemocracy on Flickr (CC-BY-SA-2.0)GreenNet condemns the imprisonment of Egyptian activist Alaa Abd El-Fattah for his conscientious objection to the use of military courts to try civilians. Join the campaign for his release and the end of military trials in Egypt.

28/10/2011   Dictators may die but their debts live on

Developing countries ‘owe’ hundreds of millions to the UK for arms deals which have caused human rights abuses and environmental destruction. Too often these deals have been shrouded in corruption. Over 90% is owed to the UK’s Export Credits Guarantee Department.

21/10/2011   Imported biofuels cause deforestation

Biomass and agrofuels burned in the UK from Indonesia, Brazil, Ghana or Kenya can cause deforestation and other harmful land use. In some cases greenhouse gas emissions can be worse than fossil fuels.

22/09/2011   NHS in talks with "largest ever" Medicare fraud group

© The Green Party© The Green PartyThe owner of German private healthcare group Helios, currently in talks to run NHS services, was fined $500m for kickbacks and fraudulent Medicare claims.

08/09/2011   Olympic Park contamination cover-up

A new film claims that the ODA, instead of taking an ‘unprecedented opportunity’ to clean up this highly contaminated former industrial site, has ignored the Environment Agency’s contaminated land guidance and may have illegally reburied radioactive waste. Watch Iain Sinclair’s 2012 Gold Dust.