With local elections coming up on 5th May 2022, we have the perfect opportunity to get advertisements on the political agenda. Find out if there is a local election happening near you here. You can then contact your local political parties to get the contact details of all the candidates for the election or search…Continue reading Use local elections to get advertising on the political agenda!
Following last week’s blog post, we’ve now found details of the extra 5 Street Hubs that BT are hoping to install in our city. And once again, we need your help to object. Every single objection counts, so please encourage your friends to speak out too! Why are we objecting to the BT Street Hubs?…Continue reading Object to YET more back-to-back digital advertising for Norwich! (part 2)
As you may have heard, BT is applying to install ‘Street Hubs’ throughout the UK – including many in Norwich. This is being reported in the local press as if it’s an uncontroversial ‘good thing’: predictably, that doesn’t tell the whole story. Why are we objecting to the BT Street Hubs? A BT Street Hub…Continue reading Object to more back-to-back digital advertising for Norwich!
Taken from a talk given by Robert Noyes, a researcher at climate and social justice collective Platform, and a coordinator of UK Divest – a nationwide campaign to end fossil fuel finance and build the movement for a fossil free world….Continue reading Behind the Greenwash: Robert Noyes explains how advertising obscures the role of fossil fuel companies in climate change
A new advocacy guide reveals the devastating impact of advertising and consumerism on human rights and the environment, but shows how international human rights law can be a powerful tool in addressing the harm done. ‘At What Cost? The impacts of advertising and consumerism on human, community and planetary well-being’ published by Adfree Cities, is…Continue reading Advertising and consumerism violate human rights and the environment – but international law gives us the tools to fight back.
With local elections coming up, we have the perfect opportunity to get advertisements on the political agenda in London. During his first term as mayor Sadiq Khan banned fast food ads on the underground, and the borough of Southwark put a blanket ban on fast food ads as well. To maximise this momentum we can…Continue reading Use Local Elections to get Advertising on the Political Agenda in London!