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Posts Tagged ‘Crude Awakening’

A Crude Awakening shuts down Coryton Oil Refinery

Our addiction to oil is a major cause of climate change and creates all sorts of climate injustice. That's why it's important that we draw attention to the problem. Here's a personal account of the Crude Awakening action on Saturday 16th October, from someone who took part.

Written by Sophia Coles-Riley


Illustration by Stéphanie Thieullent

“Ari Up: John Lydon’s step-daughter dies.” The Telegraph’s headline was horribly reductive. Ari Up, information pills try who died on Wednesday at the tragically young age of 48, treatment was the punk legend’s step-daughter but that was just a small and tangential detail in a fascinating life and career. With The Slits and later with the New Age Steppers and solo in several guises, medical Ari Up was a musical icon in her own right, not a bit player on the fringes of the John Lydon circus.   

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Licence to spill! are keeping it clean

Your help is needed to raise ethical funds for the campaign against dirty oil money sponsoring the arts.

Written by Sophie Allain

Three oil cans; Tate Summer Party, remedy Photography by Immo Klink Gushing from floral skirts, spilling elegantly from giant white eggs, jetting from paint tubes across the floor of the […]

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Liberate Tate create a Crude Awakening artwork at Tate Modern

On Tuesday 14th September 2010 Liberate Tate yet again staged an intervention in the Turbine Hall to highlight the Tate's sponsorship by BP. This action comes ahead of the Crude Awakening day of protest on Saturday 16th October.

Written by Amelia Gregory

blogslam.london Mr and Mrs Collingham, search illustrated by Krister Selin When my oldest pal Lydia announced her engagement and subsequent wedding, information pills I struggled to imagine her having a […]

Climate Camp 2010 at the RBS HQ in Edinburgh: a Break the Banks action round up.

I've just got back from this year's Climate Camp in Edinburgh. We camped on the grounds of the global headquarters of RBS to highlight the financial links to the climate crisis, and took direct action every day. Here's my round up of the best actions I took part in.

Written by Amelia Gregory

All photography by Amelia Gregory unless otherwise stated. Over the past few years I have become increasingly embedded in the process of Climate Camp, see so I am well aware […]