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STOP TTIP Minutes – Meeting – January 20 2014

StopTTIP meeting 20th January 2014 – minutes
By Clive Menzies
1. Effects on NHS – Set up public fora -
Few people in NHS are involved in process. Do they care? Fear is prevalent. Growing awareness of
TTIP in Keep Our NHS Public. Labour promise to reverse privatisation but prohibited under TTIP.
Need more campaigning.[...]

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WORLD PROTESTS 2006-2013 ANALYSIS

This open letter was sent to the EUinCrisis@lists.corporateeurope.org by Isabel Ortiz, Sara Burke, Mohamed Berrada and Hernan Cortes and forwarded to Occupy London.
Dear friends
In case this escaped your attention, we reviewed 843 protests occurring between January 2006 and July 2013 in 87 countries covering over 90% of world population. The paper focuses on:[...]

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REGULATION – NONE OF OUR BUSINESS

Original Post in the Corporate Europe Observatory
(http://corporateeurope.org)

December 16th 2013
Trade

A leaked EU negotiating proposal [1] for the far-reaching free trade agreement with the US reveals the European Commission’s plans to fundamentally change the way regulations to protect consumers, labour and the environment will be adopted in the future. The proposal follows a[...]

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Information kit: US/EU Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP)

This UK campaign is part of an international campaign to oppose the TTIP
By Linda Kaucher for StopTTIP campaign
This is an information kit to help you understand what TTIP is all about and how to get involved to stop it. There could not be a more important singularly overarching campaign to get involved in.[...]

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AN INTERESTING SONG

 
Billy Rowan (The Undercover Hippy) – “Borders” Live @ Green Gather
Shared from You Tube

Dear All
I just heard this song and to me this song says more about why I am in the International Working Group , than I could ever put into words. I would start it at the 1.15 mark.[...]

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International Day To End Violence Against Sex Workers

By “Verity” for Occupy London Social media
Today is the tenth International Day To End Violence Against Sex Workers, and here in London authorities are marking it by continuing their sustained attack on sex workers in Soho, which has previously been the safest place to work in England. Today more women will be appearing in[...]

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Student Demo A Victory? Don’t Make Me Laugh…….

ACCIDENTAL ANARCHIST BLOG
Posted on December 12, 2013

Student Demo a victory.  Don’t make me laugh……. Well played University of London and the Metropolitan police
Last Wednesday my phone started  hopping with reports  that students had occupied The University of London’s  Senate House, Malet Street. This was an action taken during ongoing battles between the[...]

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STUDENTS MARCH _ THIS TIME NOT ALONE

A democratic challenge to the privatisation of education is rising.
By Fanny Malinen (student activist) for Occupy London Social  Media

Wednesday, 11th December 2013, thousands of students, university staff and others concerned of the recent crackdown of the right to protest and the future of higher education marched around Bloomsbury in central London. There were[...]

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STUDENTS CALL FOR COPS OFF CAMPUS

by Martha Elwell for Varsity

Wednesday 11th December 2013, 00:18 GMT

Students will argue for their right to protest amidst growing mistrust of police and university administrations
Cambridge students will take part in today’s national day of action to protest against police involvement in recent student demonstrations.
The central protest will take place in London,[...]

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