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Canterbury is not for shale by Julie Wassmer

Crossposted from Canterbury Times by Julie Wassmer
LAST week more than 150 high-profile names signed a letter calling for fracking to be suspended pending an “independent and thorough public debate.”
Part of an initiative called Talk Fracking, the letter’s signees included Professor Sir Harold Kroto FRS (Nobel Laureate in chemistry), Professor David Smythe (Emeritus professor[...]

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Crawberry Hill Protectors Visit Total Environmental Technology

Crawberry Hill Protectors Visit Total Environment Technologies by Alina Winterfell Friedman
Today protectors and local residents paid a visit to Total Environment Technologies office at Kirckburn Manor – roughly 30mins from camp to demand why a company that claims to be “environmental” is one of the main contractors of fracking firms. This private lorry firm[...]

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EWG meeting on Monday 9th June 2014

EWG meeting on Monday 9th June 2014 – minutes
John, Steve, Janos, Clive
1. Janos has integrated the names to the Opportunities and will integrate the framework as an Appendix 3(b). Some old issues have been archived – to go on the website – Obi? Future meetings stack for Fridays. Including Steve – history of[...]

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Why is the Trade in Services Agreement (TISA) a bad deal?

Why is the Trade in Services Agreement (TISA) a bad deal? Crossposted from the Touchstone Blog, 28 Apr 2014, by Rosa Pavanelli
The Trade in Services Agreement (TISA) is being negotiated in secret to make it easier for big multinational companies to take over the vital public services, such as health care and education, which[...]

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TalkFracking – Manchester Debate Livestream

Helen Rimmer – Friends of the Earth
Liz Arnold – US Anti-Fracking Campaigner
Tina Louise Rothery – Residents Action on Fylde Fracking
Rachel Thompson – Northern Gas Gala (http://northerngasgala.org.uk/)
Tom Barlow – Reclaim The Power
This is a critical moment for Britain. The government’s plans to introduce fracking will change the UK forever. There are[...]

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G.A. Saturday 7th June 2014. 3GA Model and the TTIP.

Agenda GA Planning
1. The merits of the 3 GA model v. the classic GA model (or another model?).
2. TTIP: A presentation of the main issues, followed by breakout groups to discuss how Occupy London can best contribute to making the STOP TTIP day of action on 12th July a big success. To discuss[...]

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Citizen’s Income Trust Conference 2014 Livestream

 
This was the Citizens Income Trust conference held on Friday 6th June 2014, at the British Library.
We would very much like to thank our main speakers: Natalie Bennett (Leader of the Green Party), Dr. Tony Fitzpatrick (Nottingham University), John McDonnell MP, and Professor Guy Standing (SOAS); the panel members: Neal Lawson (Compass), Bert[...]

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Corresponding with Humberside Police by Tim Williams.

Corresponding with Humberside Police by Tim Williams. Tim was one of the Occupiers at OccupyLSX camp and like many others answered the call to stop Fracking in Balcombe, back in July, and then Barton Moss. This is an Occupier’s Perspective of negotiating with the police. Other Occupiers and Protectors may not hold the same views.[...]

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Economics WG Friday 6th June 2013

Economics WG Friday 6th June 2013
EWG meeting on Friday 6th June 2014 – minutes
John, Schlacke, Omar, Obi, Mary, Ellena, Janos, Tom, Steve B, Clive
1. How we create agendas? – Who will set the agenda for Friday meetings? And post it on the website? Tim will do it for the next four weeks[...]

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