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Pressure Groups – Undermining or Enhancing Democracy?

Pressure Groups – Undermining or Enhancing Democracy? | Pressure Groups | Scoop.it
The very term pressure group conjures up images of a group of hardened activists, sat in a small room all wearing the same t-shirt with the group slogan emblazoned across it, they sit in the dim li...
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Is the golden age of pressure groups coming to an abrupt end?

Is the golden age of pressure groups coming to an abrupt end? | Pressure Groups | Scoop.it
Just as they are becoming accepted as an essential part of modern politics, the golden age of pressure groups may be about to end.
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UK Uncut: 'People are starting to listen to us'

UK Uncut: 'People are starting to listen to us' | Pressure Groups | Scoop.it
By using Twitter to mobilise support around the country against tax avoidance, the group has transformed the nature of protest
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transformed nature of protest 

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Fathers4Justice campaigner found guilty of defacing Queen's portrait

Fathers4Justice campaigner found guilty of defacing Queen's portrait | Pressure Groups | Scoop.it
Tim Haries wrote 'help' in purple paint on picture hanging in Westminster Abbey
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100 days after they were seized, Arctic 30 are leaving Russia

St Petersburg, 27 December 2013 – The Arctic 30 are going home. They are leaving Russia today and over the weekend. A plane carrying five Britons and a Canadian took off shortly after 11:30 am local time from St Petersburg airport, heading for Paris.
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Have Fathers 4 Justice actually achieved anything?

Have Fathers 4 Justice actually achieved anything? | Pressure Groups | Scoop.it
Its members have scaled the palace, hijacked the National Lottery and are claiming connection to the defaced painting in Westminster Abbey. But what has Fathers 4 Justice achieved?
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Greenpeace Russian arrests 'worth it'

Greenpeace Russian arrests 'worth it' | Pressure Groups | Scoop.it
The arrest and detention of Greenpeace demonstrators over an Arctic oil drilling protest in Russia was "worth it", according to a freed activist.
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Press regulation: pressure groups split over last-ditch deal

Press regulation: pressure groups split over last-ditch deal | Pressure Groups | Scoop.it
Hacked Off accepts 11th-hour agreement, but Index on Censorship describes it as 'sad day for press freedom'
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Outcry as judge praises the 'decent' protesters who invaded Fortnum's

Outcry as judge praises the 'decent' protesters who invaded Fortnum's | Pressure Groups | Scoop.it
A group of more than 130 people stormed into the Queen’s grocer after splitting off from a huge TUC march through London in March this year.
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Occupy Wall Street: the direct action committee driving the protest's success

Occupy Wall Street: the direct action committee driving the protest's success | Pressure Groups | Scoop.it
Small group of activists charged with planning has helped campaign gain the initiative over a reluctant media and police
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pressure group method: direct action 

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