Three activists have been sentenced to jail for holding up a convoy of fracking equipment. The last time anyone was jailed for an environmental protest was 1932, so this is a sinister development.
A good practical campaign from 10:10 this week – onshore wind power was blocked in Britain after a letter from 100 MPs. So 10:10 have done some polling in the relevant constituencies, and found that 74% of people in them support wind power. Check the list to see if your MP is one of the wind-breakers, and write to ask them to reflect the voters’ views. All the details here.
If you’re a vegan in hospital, school or in prison, there’s no guarantee that you’ll be catered for. The Vegan Society are calling for a vegan option on every public sector menu. If you’re not a vegan yourself, sign it for your friends who are.
The book’s not out until the New Year, but it’s nice to see it being discussed already over at The Alternative.