13 Oct '11, 10am

Climate change means #GlobalChange has a deadline: #15oct. New blog on the @350 website:

In London, there is a bridge the spans out across the Thames River right next to the Houses of Parliament. On the other side of that bridge is a St. Thomas' hospital. A few days ago thousands from around the UK gathered to block that bridge in protest. We were not afraid, and we were looking ahead towards October 15th . Westminster bridge was blocked to symbolically show British politicians about the dire need to block a proposed bill that would promote the privatization of health care in the UK, and harm the National Health Service that currently provides free health care to an entire nation. This is just the latest advance in financial cuts to hospitals, schools and services that is ricocheting around the world following the latest financial “crisis”. As schoolroom class sizes swell, the sick go untreated and care to the elderly recedes – both corporate profits and the g...

Full article: http://www.350.org/en/about/blogs/october15

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