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Cruss T. Anarcho Mc Professional Protester gives us a review of a new indie film dealing with the topic of so-called ‘eco-terrorism’
Title: The East
Director: Zal Batmanglij;
Screenwriters: Zal Batmanglij, Brit Marling;
Starring: Brit Marling, Alexander Skarsgård, Ellen Page, Toby Kebbell;
Running time: 116 mins;
I’m still not sure what I was expecting going to see The East with a group of comrades. Was I expecting an accurate and balanced representation of the radical environmental movement? Probably not. Read the rest of this entry »
Cruss T. Anarcho Mc Professional Protester gives us a rundown of events so far at the Week of Action against Shell in Erris, Co. Mayo.
In the rural parish of Kilcommon in Erris, North Co. Mayo, many had come from all over Ireland and further afield still to resist the highly controversial Corrib Gas Project. A week of action has been called by Shell to Sea at Rossport Solidarity Camp in Aughoose for the week of 21st – 28th June.
The first direct actions of the Erris struggle against Shell took place 8 years ago when 6 locals were injuncted and then 5 of them jailed for refusing to allow Shell onto their lands. In the 8 years that have passed there have been countless direct actions, dozens of arrests, about two dozen jailings and hundreds of people attacked by Garda or Shell’s security company IRMS.
Local residents have been Read the rest of this entry »