Current Affairs

So you’re going to a climate change march? Have you thought about how what you’re wearing affects the climate? Are you supporting fast fashion brands that fill their clothes of GM cotton and polyester and use unethical labour, or are you wearing organic cotton that uses less than a third of the water consumption and safer chemicals, and helping to support brands like Patagonia?

https://www.patagonia.com/20-years-of-organic-cotton.html

Help save the NHS by supporting John Pilger in exposing the sell off

https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/the-dirty-war-on-the-nhs-a-film-by-john-pilger#/

How us foreigners can help Hong Kong

https://www.economist.com/open-future/2019/08/31/we-long-to-see-a-hong-kong-free-from-tyranny

  1. Use whatever avenue you have to request that Beijing removes its troops from the Hong Kong border.
  2. http://english.www.gov.cn/
  3. Tell leaders at the UN Security Council to make it clear to China that they should abide by the Sino-British Declaration of 1984. https://www.un.org/en/contact-us/
  4. Pressurise the Hong Kong Government into launching an independent Inquiry into HK police use of excessive force. https://www.gov.hk/en/about/helpdesk
  5. Tell American politicians to support and pass the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act. https://www.house.gov/representatives/find-your-representative

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About stevenjohntait

I'm from the north of Scotland. Avid reader. Into film photography. I wrote Vagabundo.