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Taking a stand

Recently I had the pleasure of seeing Syed Aamir Raza once again.

Time for more company capers

It's spring - and a young activist's thoughts naturally turn towards... company AGMs.

Love your enemy - everyone can change: "Beyond Petroleum"

Well darlings, the object of our desire this month is not a person, it's a concept. Oooh. An advertising concept. Aaaaah. It is - wait for it - “Beyond Petroleum”.

Anniversary marked with actions and awards

On 10 November, nine nooses were hung outside the London Shell headquarters, paralleling the hangings of activist-author Ken Saro-Wiwa and eight of his Ogoni colleagues on 10 November 1995.

Franny Armstrong (dir), 'Helen Steel and Dave Morris, McLibel - the postman and the gardener who took on McDonalds. And won'

Spanner Films, 2005; Running time: 85mins (main feature). Five hours footage in total; Format: DVD; £20 - from http://www.spannerf


Pirates set sail again

To coincide with the “Iraq Petroleum Conference” held at the Paddington Hilton, on 29 June around 60-70 pirates, met up at Edgware Road station before setting off on an epic voyage down Pra

Art Not Oil at the "National Petroleum Gallery"

On 13 June the Art Not Oil (ANO) exhibition kicked off outside the National Portrait Gallery in Central London.

Shareholders challenge shady deals

Recent weeks have been a peak period for big corporations' AGMs, many of which have been targeted by demonstrators and by (very) smallscale shareholders claiming their legal right to atten

Ahoy there! Corporate pirates ahead

On 1 April a special party took place: the celebration of the demise of various international conventions on pillage. Ahoy Me Hearties!

International Day of Action Against Caterpillar