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TTIP Explained In English, French, German, Greek, Italian and Spanish!

A COMPREHENSIVE EXPLANATION OF TTIP BY JOHN HILARY FROM WAR ON WANT (FUNDED BY THE ROSA LUXEMBURG)
TTIP in ENGLISH
TTIP in FRENCH
TTIP in GERMAN
TTIP in GREEK
TTIP in ITALIAN
TTIP in SPANISH[...]

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Investigating Companies: A Do-It-Yourself Handbook.

 
Crossposted from Corporate Watch
Do-It-Yourself
Welcome to the online version of Investigating Companies: A Do-It-Yourself Handbook. The more you know about companies that are messing you around, the more effective your challenge against them can be. This handbook is designed to help you find the information you need. The focus is on UK companies[...]

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Homesick.The Point of Current Housing Policy is to Sustain a System Built on Injustice.

By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 3rd June 2013
There is no shortage of explanations, and no shortage of solutions. But the problem that lies behind our multiple housing crises is simple and obvious. It is, at root, a failure to tax.
Another record tumbled last week. In April, we discovered, house prices in[...]

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European Commissioners and Activists Debate TTIP in Brussels March 2014

Although this video is 2 months old now, it is a fascinating debate on the volumnous Trans-Atlantic Trade Investment Partnership.

On the 12th July 2014 in Trafalagar Square there will be a National Day of Action in London by the TTIP OVER campaign. Stay tuned for more info. – Polly Tikkle.
Further text from You[...]

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EDGE FUND NEWS

This is the newsletter from EDGE FUND.

Our review process is now coming to an end, with a final meeting to tie up loose ends next month. As part of our aim to get more members and applicants from outside London, we’ve started holding meetings in Manchester and on 14 June have a members’ meeting[...]

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Proud of the NHS? Then fight for it!

Crossposted from CounterFire
Wednesday, 28 May 2014 18:45
Written by Bronwen Handyside
Bronwen Handyside, of Keep our NHS Public and Unite, looks at what’s happening to our NHS and how we protect one of Britain’s most cherished treasures from big business

Fight for our NHS
“THE NHS has provided what no other country in[...]

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Let’s call the Isla Vista killings what they were: misogynist extremism

by Laurie Penny Published 25 May, 2014 – 14:46
Cross posted from NewStatesman
For some time now, misogynist extremism has been excused, as all acts of terrorism committed by white men are excused, as an aberration, as the work of random loons, not real men at all. Why are we denying the existence of a[...]

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DID SOME BUREAUCRATIC ODDITY STOP YOU FROM VOTING YESTERDAY?

Many Europeans living in the UK reported being knocked back for not having the correct paperwork.
Twitter tweeted….
It could be massive bureaucratic bungle or a targeted attack on democracy. Either way an action group is forming tomorrow to see if anything can be done about it.
 
We Could Not Vote In The EU[...]

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EWG Minutes Friday 2nd May 2014

EWG meeting on Friday 2nd May 2014 – minutes
Schlacke, Tim, Bharat, Steve, Phillip, Mary, John, Clive
1. Themed meetings on Friday need outcomes? If we want to cover a subject such as truth, it needs a reading group with serious preparation. Maybe a separate reading group? SWOT analysis complete – decision making within Occupy?[...]

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