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The Housing Weekender 27th April 2014 Videos

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http://radicalhousingnetwork.org/the-housing-weekender-26th-27th-april/ The Weekender was on the weekend of the 26th and 27th April. A collaboration among groups from across London, who work on a whole range of housing issues including private renting, access to welfare, squatting, co-operatives and social housing. I was asked to livestream on the Sunday and it[...]

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Activist film spoofs BP-sponsored Viking exhibition at British Museum

Activist film spoofs BP-sponsored Viking exhibition at British Museum Crossposted from Indyrikki

On the 24th March, as the British Museum promoted its Viking exhibition in cinemas around the country using the #VikingsLive hashtag, activists hijacked the twittersphere and sent around 1300 visitors to my spoof film highlighting BP’s greenwash.
A few weeks ago, I came[...]

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Voting UKIP Is Not a Protest, It’s an Own Goal, by Scriptonite Daily.

UKIP assisted by their propaganda machine the BBC, has gained some support from some traditionally left wing voters. We even have some people claiming that they would vote UKIP, due to Farage being against blood sports. As you can see from the above photo, one has to wonder whether that is the case, if the[...]

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April Weekend of Activism by Carl Green.

It’s been a very busy weekend with lots happening, I hardly noticed it went so quick. by Carl Green.
The Barton Moss crew and locals were out in Manchester with a Wake Up Manchester rally, all streamed and what a fantastic time they had. Music, fun and lots of info distributed a well deserved success.[...]

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EWG meeting on Friday 25th April 2014 – Interest on Money Presentation

EWG meeting on Friday 25th April 2014 – minutes and Interest on Money Presentation.
Attached are the minutes from yesterday’s EWG meeting which was characterised by positivity and goodwill, thanks to Tim’s excellent facilitation and wider positive commitment.
Action points:
Friday meetings will now start at 5:30pm (to 7:30pm) for the next four weeks and[...]

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Ecuador’s Citizens’ Revolution, by Denis Fernando

Ecuador’s Citizens’ Revolution – putting people before profit.
I have just returned from Ecuador where I went to see for myself the gains of the country’s Citizens’ Revolution and the lessons it has for activists seeking to build a better world.
The Citizens’ Revolution – as the process of change is known – takes place[...]

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Why You Should Know Cecily McMillan, #Justice4Cecily

By Kelsy Miller from Refinery29
On the night of March 17, 2012, Cecily McMillan was arrested at Zuccotti Park. It was the six-month anniversary of Occupy Wall Street and though she’d joined the protestors before, that night she was there to meet up with friends on the way to a St. Patrick’s Day celebration at[...]

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Democracy Action Working Group (DAWG) minutes 17.4.14

Note: DAWG is meeting regularly, on Thursdays, 6-8pm at Friends’ House, Euston.
However, on May 1st other activities may take precedence.

Present : Janie Mac, Dan C, George B, Steve B, Chris FD + 1 (name not known, apologies).
Minutes by Steve B.

AGENDA

                 1. Functionality of the group ..
                     process problems ..
                     call to[...]

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75,000 companies that could sue governments due to TTIP

 
 
75,000 companies that could sue governments due to TTIP
Governments that pass legislation in the name of the public good in areas like financial reform, environmental protection, worker and consumer rights, could be sued by foreign corporations in special private trade tribunals under the controversial Investor State Dispute Settlement (ISDS) mechanism proposed under[...]

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