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SELPA: An Introduction to the Economics of Austerity and the Alternatives.

SELPA: South East London People’s Assembly
As part of the People’s Assembly Against Austerity. SELPA aims to cover the South East of London. Bexley, Bromley, Greenwich, Lewisham, Southwark.
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An Introduction to the Economics of Austerity and the Alternatives.
With Michael Burke, economist and campaigner for the People’s Assembly Against Austerity, and[...]

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HOLT Day of Action: 13 June

HOLT Day of Action: 13 June
To link up with the RMT’s national organising day on Bob Crow’s birthday, 13 June, the Hands Off London Transport campaign is organising leafletting of the public and other action to raise awareness of the harmful effects of Tube cuts.
Where: So far, actions are planned at Brixton, Walthamstow,[...]

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At last BBC politics show sticks it to pro frackers ?

It is immensely frightening that MPs and government departments spew out information on TV as though it is factual, to thousands of viewers, without first checking the source and checking the credibility of the information. The Sunday Politics Show (South East) presenter Julia George put MP Tim Loughton right.
The LibDem candidate does not support[...]

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4th Newsletter from TroikaWatch

Dear friends!
Today the new newsletter of TroikaWatch was published, again full with informations about the countries in economic crisis in the Eurozone.
In the period towards the elections, governments and European institutions tried to avoid any bad economic news. But the crisis is surely not over, so we can expect surprises soon after the[...]

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The Breaking the Frame, by Pete Deane.

The Breaking the Frame gathering, which took place on 2-5th May 2014 is a step towards creating a new politics of technology. The gathering brought together campaigns on the technology politics of food, energy/climate/ environment, work/economics/austerity, the military, the internet, surveillance health and gender, as well as trade unionists, radical scientists, artists and developers of[...]

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The Five Steps to Tyranny: The Blame Game

The Five Steps to Tyranny: The Blame Game
With the continued rise of the Fascist parties in Europe, this article and film is more relevant than ever. The film was shown back in the year 2000 and we can see the way the “Out Groups”, those who are different in some way, are being portrayed[...]

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March Against Monsanto London.

Germany and Australia had tens of thousands marching against GMO’s.
The London organisers burnt out from the previous two and kudos to Mirzan who stepped in and volunteered his time. The demo ended up with barely eighty people opposite the front gates of Downing Street.
If there is to be another and to have the[...]

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MEPs suspicious as Commission fails to respond to TTIP questions

 
Parliamentary questions left unanswered as European Elections get underway across Europe. Crossposted from Beware What Lies Beneath
Critical questions relating to the controversial TTIP negotiations posed by Green MEPs to the Commission have been left unanswered in recent months, despite it being a procedural requirement that urgent parliamentary questions must be answered within a[...]

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The Bigger the Bribe, The Bigger the Lie. By Vanessa Vine.

The annual reports of the British Geological Survey show that it is not averse to receiving funding from the oil and gas industry. Similar wild claims of recoverable shale reserves in California were this week exposed as being 96% overhyped .. and the Monterey shale boom is now bust.
Why does an industry that purports[...]

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