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LANCASHIRE GRANMAS AND MUMS OCCUPY PROPOSED FRACKING FIELD

BREAKING/CURRENT – PRESS RELEASE 7 August 2014 – 5:05am:
At 5am a team of around 25 grandmothers, mothers and others from the Blackpool area set up a protection camp in a field earmarked for development by shale gas industry operators Cuadrilla. Stating that they had over the past three years, tried all lawful methods available[...]

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ACTIVISTS CLOSE DOWN ARMS FACTORY : DAY 2 OCCUPATION : JOIN THEM : STAFFORDSHIRE near BIRMINGHAM

The London Palestine Action Group have managed to close down an Arms Factory in Staffordshire. They are in Day 2 of their occupation.  Do yourself a favour and join them. This is how history starts… the good stuff!

The UK arms industry to Israel alone is worth £7.9 billion pounds.
- The following is the[...]

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Latest On Gaza 2014

This post will try to keep up with the latest on the war in Gaza. Updated 05-08-14

Lady Warsi resigns over UK Government stance on Gaza on Twitter
With deep regret I have this morning written to the Prime Minister & tendered my resignation. I can no longer support Govt policy on Gaza

 
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GERMANY TO REJECT CETA

There is a a lot of talk and pats on the back in on-line media that Germany is to reject the Canada-EU Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA), commonly referred to as the “Canadian TTIP”.
If true this is wonderful news for all the people who support workers and environment rights, democracy and their national[...]

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Occupy Public Assembly For Gaza 26th July #OccupyTheOccupation

 
Occupy in London sent out the suggestion to occupy Parliament Square after the Gaza march  through our social media although there was little pre planning. In a relatively spontaneous fashion we wanted to create a space that compliments the large marches (between 45-60,000 turned up yesterday) and utilises the energy and interest of the[...]

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On TTIP and the NHS, they are trying to bamboozle us

Crossposted from Open Democracy
John Hilary
The TTIP trade treaty talks re-opened in Brussels last week. We should not be reassured by the convenient ‘leak’ of a private letter between key TTIP advocates claiming the treaty poses no threat to the NHS.

The NHS has become a key battleground for the Transatlantic Trade and Investment[...]

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Thousands March Against Attack On Gaza

People chanted and marched for 2.5 hours from Downing Street to the Israeli Embassy in Kensington to protest the latest Israeli military operation – Operation Protective Edge – in Gaza.
The death toll of OPE is now 307 Palestinians and 2 Israelis and 1 Bedoiun child (by a Hamas rocket). Israeli claims this operation is[...]

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European Citizens’ Initiative Against TTIP

Press Release : Crossposted from Campact

By Maritta Strasser
15/07/2014
 

European Citizens’ Initiative demands: Stop negotiations for TTIP and CETA
ECI-Registration 15 July 2015 – criticism: insufficient democratic participation and weakening of standards
Tuesday (15 July), the 47th European Citizens’ Initiative (ECI) has brought forward its motion for registration at the European Commission. The[...]

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9 Brands You Can Boycott to Hold Israel Accountable for Its Violation of International Law

With the war in Gaza raging on it is time to be reminded that the Boycott Divestment Sanctions Movement is one to join in action and spirit.
The achievement of the BDS movement to date, is the most powerful message the international community can send to the Israeli government and the Israeli Jewish people (who[...]

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