Tag Archives: Fracking

Illegal law and police brutality at Barton Moss

I have been shown the video at http://youtu.be/lMoCLAyDW5g. It’s just over 4 minutes, and was taken by an anti-fracking protestor. If you want to have a miserable day, watch it. If it had happened in Crimea or China it might … Continue reading

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Protest and order

At the fracking site at Barton Moss the protest continues. Monday’s Manchester Evening News has an article saying that policing the protest had already cost the Police £300,000 (around £50,000 a week) even before they executed search warrants to raid … Continue reading

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Salford fracking – why protest?

The fracking equipment is moving into place in Salford, and the protestors have managed to delay it a little. Why protest? What’s wrong with fracking? This is my attempt to explain why the protestors are right.

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Would God frack?

There’s an excellent article on fracking by Paula Clifford in today’s Church Times. The article summarises the arguments on both sides and then raises theological questions: The interdependence of God, human beings, and the created world is uniquely in jeopardy… … Continue reading

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