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EWG meeting on Friday 25th April 2014 – Interest on Money Presentation

EWG meeting on Friday 25th April 2014 – minutes and Interest on Money Presentation.
Attached are the minutes from yesterday’s EWG meeting which was characterised by positivity and goodwill, thanks to Tim’s excellent facilitation and wider positive commitment.
Action points:
Friday meetings will now start at 5:30pm (to 7:30pm) for the next four weeks and[...]

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Why You Should Know Cecily McMillan, #Justice4Cecily

By Kelsy Miller from Refinery29
On the night of March 17, 2012, Cecily McMillan was arrested at Zuccotti Park. It was the six-month anniversary of Occupy Wall Street and though she’d joined the protestors before, that night she was there to meet up with friends on the way to a St. Patrick’s Day celebration at[...]

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Barton Moss up for Observer Ethical Awards.

Barton Moss up for Observer Ethical Awards. by Vanessa Vine.
On hearing a few days ago while on the road (well, on top of a cliff) in Wales that I’d been shortlisted for the Observer Ethical Campaigner of the Year award, I felt honoured by and grateful for the acknowledgment.
I’d been delighted a couple[...]

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Ministers want to change trespass law to boost fracking.

Ministers want to change trespass law to boost fracking.
The Home Office has confirmed that the trespass law will be changed to facilitate fracking… in other words, companies will be able to drill and frack under our homes and land without our permission, and will be able to install pipes to transport the gas under[...]

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75,000 companies that could sue governments due to TTIP

 
 
75,000 companies that could sue governments due to TTIP
Governments that pass legislation in the name of the public good in areas like financial reform, environmental protection, worker and consumer rights, could be sued by foreign corporations in special private trade tribunals under the controversial Investor State Dispute Settlement (ISDS) mechanism proposed under[...]

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TUC Demo (18 Oct 2014) & the Media, by @Obi_Live

TUC Demo (18 Oct 2014) & the Media, by @Obi_Live
This autumn the TUC is to organise a mass demonstration in London under the banner of Britain Needs a Pay Rise. It will take place on Saturday 18 October 2014, and will begin with a march through central London, culminating in a rally in Hyde[...]

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DPAC 2014 NATIONAL CONFERENCE: Livestream

Taking Part in the DPAC National Conference – 12th April 2014 http://dpac.uk.net/2014/04/taking-part-in-the-dpac-national-conference-12th-april-2014/#sthash.E0hO9Mkn.dpuf
We are very much looking forward to seeing everyone who can come to our national conference on Saturday but it is also important that those of you who can’t get there in person are able to take part. There are a number of[...]

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Free Kate McCann Vigil, HMP Birmingham Prison

Free Kate McCann Vigil, Free All Political Prisoners.
Kate has been involved in lock-ons and peaceful direct action at Barton Moss Community Protection Camp. Now, a judge has sent Kate to jail until 29th April for breaching bail  – by going back to the Camp to help clean it up, after the iGas drilling rig[...]

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The Arms Dealers’ Court Hearing

On the 24th of April 2014, 9am, join Arms Fair protesters outside the first court appearance of Magforce International and Tianijin MyWay – arms companies facing criminal prosecution for dealing in illegal weapons. The State tends to turn a blind eye to crimes by arms dealers; hence the need for citizens to stand up against[...]

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