August 12, 2011 : News in Brief – Watching

    – Olympic village sold to property developers – Pfizer

Serco dismisses self-harm in immigration prisons as ‘bargaining tool’

Two people have died from suspected heart attacks and a third

Barnardo’s: We believe in (locking up) children

Britain’s largest children charity has become the latest target for anti-detention

Riots in Bristol against Tesco and police repression

An attack on the radical community of Stokes Croft in Bristol

April 6, 2011: News in brief – Watching the Corporations

  -G4S wins £100m Olympics security contract -BP to resume drilling

The countdown to the Olympic con continues

As the London Olympics approaches, and more and more corporations participate

New detention phone system to keep detainees under control

A new phone system run by a private company will replace

The biomedical scientist: Interview with Frank Wood

Frank Wood is a biomedical scientist at King’s College Hospital in

Air Europa

Air Europa reluctant to talk about the ‘delicate subject’ of forcible

New harmful pathogen found in Roundup Ready GM crops

In February, a senior scientist at the United States Department of

The true cost of tickets for the Olympics: community and workplace organising?

Official prestige tickets for the 2012 Olympics, which include food and

New business opportunities: Deportation hostels

In May 2010, the new coalition government committed to ending child

Update on the GM industry in the UK and beyond

Controversial GM plans that will allow genetically modified crops to enter

The ‘Organised Irresponsibility’ of GM corporations and a new generation of GM activism.

Genetically Modified (GM) crops are on the rise within the EU.

Recent resistance to the Olympics along the Lea Valley Canal

Members of the Counter Olympics Network (CON) have recently been working