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Speculative investors claim at least 1,7 billion Euros from crisis-hit countries

Speculative investors claim at least 1,7 billion Euros from crisis-hit countries

Speculative investors are claiming more than 1,7 billion Euros in compensation from Greece, Spain and Cyprus in private international tribunals – for measures implemented to deal with economic crises, a new report released today by the Transnational Institute (TNI) and Corporate Europe Observatory (CEO)[...]

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Cat Hill Protection Camp Day 3

The Cat Hill Protection Camp is now on it’s third day.
http://bambuser.com/v/4539752
Donnie Vortex gives an update day three of the camp.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p9ygGRkiPaU&feature=youtu.be
Livestream courtesy of Occupy Hungary: Please follow for updates
http://bambuser.com/channel/occupyhungary
LINKS:
What the heck does ’active 25 year tree management mean’? Does it join the newspeak term ’Affordable housing’ translating to £400,000[...]

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Bromley Bedroom Tax Petition by Paula Peters

Bromley Bedroom Tax Petition by Paula Peters
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ATtT95OLndY&list=UU1ErN-pLzpiXnxBUJzzYjTA

Unanimous vote from the Bromley Tories. NO.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SYqR-TWOgGI&list=UU1ErN-pLzpiXnxBUJzzYjTA
I would like to take this opportunity to thank the 635 residents of Bromley who signed my local bedroom tax petition, and I have since collected more signatures as more every day want to sign the petition. Last night,[...]

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Daneshill Rig Occupied

Waking up this morning and we find out that the Daneshill Protectors have occupied the fracking rig.
Good show.
King of the Castle Dart Energy are the Dirty Rascals
The first rig to be scaled in this ecocidal push for yet more fossil fuels.
In a dramatic dawn raid at approx 5.00 am this morning[...]

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Let’s stop talking about HFT for a little while.

By Cathy O’Neil, a data scientist and member of the Occupy Wall Street Alternative Banking group. Cross posted from mathbabe
HFT – High Frequency Trading.
It’s unusual that I find myself in the position of defending Wall Street activities, but here goes.
I just don’t think HFT is that big of a deal relative to[...]

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HOLT- Hands Off London Transport MEETING 18.3.14.

HOLT MEETING 18.3.14.
Attendance: Olly, Becky, Obi, Roger, Katie, Dan, Rob, Dave.
We reviewed activities up until now and agreed that, given the short time period the group had worked together, the activities/actions had been successful including:
A well attended public meeting
Flashmobs
Public meetings at underground stations
General support for strike action
Roger had[...]

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ISDS – What you don’t know will hurt you.

ISDS in 2012 marked a new record, as there were at least 62 new investment arbitration cases being initiated against sovereign nation states. The highest number of known treaty-based disputes ever filed in one year. 2013 has the second highest number of treaty disputes, numbering 57 cases.
2012 also had the highest pay out to[...]

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Don’t sacrifice EU environmental standards to get trade deal with US, warns Greenpeace policy director

Don’t sacrifice EU environmental standards to get trade deal with US, warns Greenpeace policy director
April 9, 2014 – Food & Agriculture
In an exclusive interview with viEUws, Marco Contiero – Greenpeace’s EU agriculture policy director – talks to AGRA FACTS journalist Rose O’Donovan about the future challenges for EU agriculture and discusses the potential[...]

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Daneshill Community Protection Camp by Linwë Ar-Feiniel

Daneshill Community Protection Camp by Linwë Ar-Feiniel
Taking some time to reflect on the past few months. My current location is Daneshill in Nottinghamshire, the home of a beautiful protest camp in the woods opposite the Dart Energy drill site in which Coal Bed Methane extraction and fracking is due to take place. The quaint[...]

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