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Rio Tinto the Ugly Truth. Livestream by Occupy Mayday.

Rio Tinto the Ugly Truth. Livestream by Occupy Mayday.
London-based Rio Tinto is one of the biggest mining companies in the world. It has a long history of conflict with communities and workers.
This meeting shows us the Voices of Resistance against these corporations poisoning the world for their profit.
This is the live video[...]

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Energy, Equity & Environment: update & resources

The Occupy London Energy, Equity & Environment working group (EEE) decided towards the beginning of this year to focus on fracking and food.
 
On April 5th, discussion moved to the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) and how this proposed deal to hand further power to corporations will affect fracking, food, and so much[...]

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Whose West Hendon? Our West Hendon!

Whose West Hendon? Our West Hendon! by Accidental Anarchist.
Last night I went to support a local community group try and deliver a petition about housing and evictions to Matthew Offord Tory MP for Hendon at a public meeting in their community. A crowd of locals numbering 50 with banners and placards marched down the[...]

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Protest at the Argus Biomass Traders Conference 2014, by Pete Deane.

BioFuelWatch Alternative Awards Ceremony by Pete Deane.
We had a really fun protest last night. The organisers thought they had fooled us with a last minute switch of venue but we tracked them down. Here are Rhythms of Resistance belting it out. Thanks to the Occupistas who attended and Occupy London for the support.
Biofuelwatch[...]

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EWG meeting on Friday 4th April 2014 – minutes

EWG meeting on Friday 4th April 2014 – minutes
Steve, Abdulla, Schlacke Tim, Omar, Steve, Janos, Dave, Bharat, Mary, Ellenor
1. Introduction – individual ‘expectations of EWG: Analysis of the economic system and identifying fundamental levers for change to help Occupy focus on exposing and demanding the removal of concentrated economic and political power. Develop[...]

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A Call To Action For Democracy, by John Sinha

A call to action for democracy – the case for reclaiming the power
Note: The Occupy London General Assembly gave consensus for the formation of a Democracy Action Working Group (DAWG) on March 1st 2014. Amongst other aims and actions, this group was formed to organise a mass action, an event for democracy, with Parliament[...]

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TTIP: A Recipe for Ruin

TTIP: A Recipe for Ruin
14 February 2014
VIDEO: War on Want Executive Director John Hilary outlines the threat posed by the Transatlantic Trade & Investment Partnership (TTIP) currently being negotiated in secret by the European Commission and US government.
Recipe for Ruin: TTIP the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (47 min video)

The Transatlantic[...]

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The Alternative Trade Mandate Alliance

The Alternative Trade Mandate Alliance
The Alternative Trade Mandate Alliance is an alliance of currently almost 50 organisations, developing an alternative vision of European trade policy that puts people and planet before big business.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6gaE5rOHsUY
The Alternative Trade Mandate
The new 20-page mandate proposes that core principles such as human and labour rights and environmental[...]

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TTIP means trading away better regulation

TTIP means trading away better regulation
Only a deep, structural reform of US chemicals legislation can be the basis of regulatory trans-Atlantic cooperation, writes Baskut Tuncak. Anything less is a stalling tactic.
How weak are US laws for toxic chemicals? Only eleven ingredients are restricted from cosmetics in the US, versus over 1300 in the[...]

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