Stephen Pennells reports on climate justice campaigns in Manchester running up to the Cop26 climate conference in Glasgow.
Power pulls politicians’ strings in Manchester: it’s time to cut them!
Donald Trump the puppeteer was recently seen in Manchester pulling strings to control Theresa May and Liam Fox (International Trade Secretary) who are both desperate to secure trade deals with the USA due to Brexit looming. The political satire, performed in Market St and St Peter’s square, was recorded to provide recruiting material for a […]
Marks & Spencers told to ‘stop funding hate’
Marks and Spencer’s business links with the right-wing press were recently put under the spotlight by activists from Global Justice Manchester. Picketing the M&S flagship store in Market St they invited shoppers to take action to dissuade the brand from paying for advertising with the tabloid because of its hate filled and divisive coverage, directed […]
MEP Afzal Khan challenged on eve of controversial trade deal vote
Manchester’s Afzal Khan, former Lord Mayor of the city and current MEP for the NW of England, has received thousands of messages asking him to reject the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA). Khan told local campaigners last Friday he was still undecided on whether to vote for or against CETA, the controversial Canada/EU trade […]