Missing from the Record: what has happened to workplace photography? | London Photographers’ Branch

The call to action from the TUC in Manchester this week brings to mind campaigns against public spending cuts imposed by previous governments, and the part that photography has played in them. Perhaps the most memorable image of the ‘Winter of Discontent’, which immediately preceded the election of Margaret Thatcher in 1979, was of rats scurrying over piles of uncollected refuse sacks in Leicester Square. … Continue reading Missing from the Record: what has happened to workplace photography? | London Photographers’ Branch

ACPO defuses impending photo row with police forces • The Register

Just two weeks since they clarified their position on the law regarding photography, the Association of Chief Police Officers last night issued a short note further clarifying its clarification. This follows the recent exposure by The Register of a widening gulf between ACPO and local police forces over the question of when it is permissible to seize film or cameras as part of a criminal … Continue reading ACPO defuses impending photo row with police forces • The Register

Unloveable Shell, the Goddess of Oil – Royal Dutch Shell plc .com

By John Donovan Printed below is probably the most impactful article every written about Shell. It was published by the Guardian newspaper on November 15, 1997. Click here to view the original article with extraordinarily dramatic graphics For a century, Shell has explored the Earth to make our lives more comfortable. But in its wake, says Andrew Rowell, lies corruption, despoliation and death via royaldutchshellplc.com Continue reading Unloveable Shell, the Goddess of Oil – Royal Dutch Shell plc .com

Unloveable Shell, the Goddess of Oil – Royal Dutch Shell plc .com

By John Donovan Printed below is probably the most impactful article every written about Shell. It was published by the Guardian newspaper on November 15, 1997. Click here to view the original article with extraordinarily dramatic graphics For a century, Shell has explored the Earth to make our lives more comfortable. But in its wake, says Andrew Rowell, lies corruption, despoliation and death via royaldutchshellplc.com Continue reading Unloveable Shell, the Goddess of Oil – Royal Dutch Shell plc .com

NikonRacism | Jadedsnapper’s Blog

JadedSnapper is at a photocall, waiting for the ‘action’ to begin. JadedSnapper: Hi guys RedTopSnapper: [pointing to JS] Who’s this joker? SilentSnapper: [shrugs shoulders] RedTopSnapper: I’ve never seen him before – look at the kit – he must be a joker SilentSnapper: [nods in agreement] JS: Hey guys!…OI! I am here you know! via jadedsnapper.wordpress.com Continue reading NikonRacism | Jadedsnapper’s Blog

Climate Camp (not) in the Media « Jamie Potter

As I write this more than a hundred activists are winding their way through Edinburgh to a temporary camp set up next to the headquarters of RBS. It is of course, this year’s Camp for Climate Action, aka Climate Camp, who are targeting the taxpayer-owned bank for their funding of tar sands extraction in Canada. Up to a thousand activists are eventually expected to join … Continue reading Climate Camp (not) in the Media « Jamie Potter