Links

These are links to useful permanent resources, and other campaigning organisations.  Please email us if you see something you think we should add. nspm {at} riseup.net

Peace and anti-war

    Block the Builders – preventing the development of nuclear weapons facilities at Aldermaston
    CND – Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament
    JNV – Justice not Vengeance
    Ministry for Peace – Organisation working for establishment of Ministry for Peace within government and independent Commission for Peace
    No Bases – A proposal to the world’s peace groups and activists
    Peace News – Written and produced by and for activists, campaigners and radical academics all over the world
    Think Peace – Giving consequence to general Humanist Principles and Values

Local organisations

    Amity – An organisation which aims to promote cultural understanding and awareness through music and art.
    Hillholt Wood – A self-sustaining woodland of benefit to the community.
    Nottingham Defy-ID – Active resistance against ID cards and the National Identity Register
    The Sumac Centre – Independent community centre in Nottingham attempting to tackle issues of peace, environment and social justice

Alternative media

    MediaLens – Correcting for the distorted vision of the corporate media
    New Internationalist – reporting on issues of world poverty and inequality; focusing attention on the unjust relationship between the powerful and the powerless in both rich and poor nations; debating and campaigning for the radical changes necessary if the basic material and spiritual needs of all are to be met
    Peace News – Written and produced by and for activists, campaigners and radical academics all over the world
    Schnews – Direct action newsletter
    UK Watch – UK-based comment and analysis

Thinkers and activists

    AInfos – Anarchist news resource
    Craig Murray – the former ambassador to Uzbekistan and human rights campaigner
    Empire notes – Rahul Mahajan’s blog following US politics
    Informed Comment – Juan Cole’s thoughts on the Middle East, history and religion
    Infoshop – Your online anarchist community
    Libcom – UK-based libertarian communist resource
    UK Watch – UK-based comment and analysis
    ZMag – “The Spirit of Resistance Lives”

Iraq

    Cost of War – See what the funds for the occupation could have payed for
    In Memoriam – Names of the Iraq war and occupation’s dead

Diego Garcia

    Chagos discussion list – A discussion group established in order to stimulate discussion, debate and action around the exile of the population of the Chagos Archipelago, forced from their homes in order to make way for a US military base.

South Asia

Israel/Palestine

    The Peace Cycle – London to Jerusalem bike ride, to end the cycle of violence

Afghanistan

Sudan (Darfur)

Colombia

Human rights and civil liberties

    Asylum Support Information – AsylumSupport.info focuses on all matters that concern people seeking asylum, together with a directory of hundreds of online resources relating to: asylum and refugees, conflict, country data, court cases. deportation, detention, discrimination, funding, gender, government, human rights, human trafficking, law, media, migration, policy and studies.
    CAMPACC – Campaign Against Criminalising Communities
    JNV – Justice not Vengeance
    No Sweat – Fighting sweatshop bosses, in solidarity with workers
    Nottingham Defy-ID – Active resistance against ID cards and the National Identity Register
    Remember Saro-Wiwa – On November 10th 1995, Ken Saro-Wiwa and eight Ogoni colleagues were executed by the Nigerian state for campaigning against the devastation of the Niger Delta by oil companies, especially Shell and Chevron.
    Shell Facts – Find out what human rights abuses the oil multinational has perpetrated
    Statewatch – Monitoring civil liberties in the EU
    Survival International – Helping tribal peoples defend their lives, protect their lands, and determine their futures.

The arms trade

    Disarm DSEi – take action against the arms fair in East London
    Smash EDO – Highly successful campaign against arms manufacturers in Brighton

Environmental

    Freecycle – changing the world one gift at a time
    Free Free Now – campaign for the release of Jeff ‘Free’ Luers, sentenced to 22 years in a US prison for an arson attack damaging 3 SUVs
    Global Circle – Promoting self-sufficiency and sustainable lifestyles
    Satya magazine – Vegetarianism, environmentalism, animal advocacy, and social justice
    Shell Facts – Find out what environmental abuses the oil multinational has perpetrated
    Shell to Sea – We are the Shell to Sea network: concerned citizens from all walks of life who seek to draw attention to the planned corrib gas project.
    Treesponsibility – Treesponsibility is the liberating idea that it is possible to take responsibility for our own pollution. We can choose not to contribute to global warming.

Ethical consumerism?, Trade & Workers’ Rights

    Baby Milk Action – Aiming to save lives lost through inappropriate bottle feeding of babies. Behind Nestle boycott.
    Buy Nothing Christmas – Buy Nothing Christmas is a stress-reliever, and more people need to hear about it.
    Buy Nothing Day – Saturday November 26th 2005 is Buy Nothing Day (UK), the self proclaimed festival of frugal living and culture jammers jamboree. It’s a day where you challenge yourself, your family and friends to switch off from shopping and tune into life.
    Corporate Europe Observatory – targeting the threats to democracy, equity, social justice and the environment posed by the economic and political power of corporations and their lobby groups
    Industrial Workers of the World – a union run directly by its members, promoting global solidarity and direct action for the abolition of capitalist wage slavery
    Labour Net – strengthening and building organised labour
    Labour Start – where trade unionists start their day on the net
    Prole.info – pamphlets and online texts for the angry wage worker
    Shell Facts – Find out what environmental & human rights abuses the oil multinational has perpetrated

Resisting propaganda

    MediaLens – Correcting for the distorted vision of the corporate media
    The Memory Hole – Information from insiders, whistle-blowers and researchers

Fighting racism

    CAMPACC – Campaign Against Criminalising Communities

Women’s rights

Bush

    the Misleader – A daily chronicle of Bush administration distortion

Anti-capitalism

    CIRCA – the Clandestine Insurgent Rebel Clown army.
    Dissent! – A network of resistance against the G8
    Prole.info – pamphlets and online texts for the angry wage worker
    the Tax Justice Network – a non-aligned coalition of researchers and activists with a shared concern about the negative impacts of tax avoidance, tax competition and tax havens

Student Activism

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