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LIBOR rigging bankers defrauded local councils’ funds

 
Treasury reports reveal how local authorities lost hundreds of millions – if not billions –as a consequence of the LIBOR rate rigging scandal.
British councils face 34% cuts to vital services that can be attributed to reductions in government funding. Austerity cuts are interlinked to Britain’s support for the banker’s through the bailout. Additionally,[...]

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Reclaim It: Women’s library occupied in resistance against cuts

UPDATE 9 March 7pm

Those occupying The Women’s Library have now been evicted; they were carried out one by one as supporters outside chanted in solidarity. The occupation – an International Women’s Day action – highlighted the injustice of cuts to public services and of inequality and oppression of women and minorities who all too[...]

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The darker side of the London 2012 Olympics – an activist’s view

sporting excellence and feel-good factor of London 2012, but there is a rather gloomy undercurrent to the Olympics – claims activist
The circus has come to London and many people are excited by the spectacle. However, there are dissenting voices protesting against this event, which is mainly financed by British taxpayers. We are often asked[...]

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Cyclists arrested by the bus load

The Olympics has started and it seems cycling has become a criminal offence, worthy of police brutality – I hope the Olympic cyclists are okay tomorrow.
Hang on a minute: this is the same Olympics that politicians have been trying to brand as the greenest Olympics ever? Also, they did say how this would encourage[...]

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