The Descent – A Cautionary Short Story About Fracking

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The Descent – A Cautionary Short Story About Fracking
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All characters appearing in this story are fictitious. Any resemblance to real persons, living, dead, or awaiting judgement in heaven, is purely coincidental.

Father Jack Fracket surveyed the wintry scene from a distance. He checked his  Timex “Celestial TimeMaster” watch – it was 2:30 pm on January 16th 2020 and he had not long since left the deathbed of Mrs Elsie Thornton – known to the world as Auntie Elsie. Elsie had survived the fuel poverty she had suffered as a result of  successive UK government’s inept handling of energy policy, but her long slow death from cancer had been hard for her family. Father Jack,  who had always been an ardent supporter of fracking, felt a special responsibility and a gnawing guilt for her suffering.  Elsie’s doctor had laid the blame squarely on the pollution from the fracking wells which had been drilled just 100 yards from her home 4 years before, and even in her last days, as she faded away in her bed at home, she had had little peace as the 40 lateral pad was still in noisy operation all the day and all of the night.

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TTIP – jobs, myth, NHS, blog

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1) Here’s a link to the joint two-page briefing that is going to be sent to all British MPs and MEPs in order to knock down some of the economic myths still being circulated about TTIP over here. It also gives the exact reference and calculation for the 1 million jobs to be lost under TTIP, which several people have asked for again:
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Radio interview, San Francisco with Josh and more

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Here’s a link to a radio talk of a radio broadcasting in San Francisco on the issue of anti fracking movements around the globe.
Josh Fox also joined the debate, together with Geert de Cock,(Europe), Maria Olteanu from Romania and other activists (from Argentina, UK and USA). Very inspiring, especially Josh Fox on the development of the anti fracking movement, which is indeed growing as we speak!.