By Mike Gold
Most media and economic commentators either support debt reduction and the resultant austerity, or demand a bit less austerity and a bit more Keynesian state intervention. There is no Plan B, scream the critics of George Osborne and Seamus Milne1 goes further and calls Osborne an economic disaster.
The truth is far[...]
by Dan Iles, World Development Movement
Banks like Goldman Sachs are seriously addicted to gambling. But unlike the bloke in Ladbrokes betting on the football scores, the horses, or the arrival date of the royal baby, investment banks are gambling on hunger.
And while the Ladbrokes gambler is often the loser at his[...]
Save our Homes: Haringey has called for support in its campaign to stop the Metropolitan Police throwing a community of 21 homes onto the street. With austerity cuts, the Met faces a short-fall in funding from the government of £500 million. This is part of a wider assault of cuts, austerity and privatisation that the[...]Read more →
by Imad Gibbs
As I learn more about fracking my views become more and more strongly inclined against it. Obviously anyone with half an environmentally-conscious mind will soon realize, after learning more about it, that it is a hideous and sinister way of extracting energy for our modern lives.
Fracking stands for Hydraulic Fracturing, essentially[...]
The Occupy London general assembly is a safe space open to all to discuss current issues and events.
This week’s assembly will be held at Colorama2 -
Lancaster Street 44-50; SE1 0RY
London, United Kingdom
7:00pm – Welcome, Agenda and Format
7:15pm – Open Discussion on “The People’s Assembly” organised by Coalition of Resistance.
The global economic system demands exponential growth to survive rather like a bicycle which falls over if forward momentum ceases. It is underpinned by the interest based money system which demands expanding debt to provide sufficient money to pay the interest on pre-existing debt.
Growth in the US, UK and other countries has, for the[...]