Crossposted from BEUC: The European Consumer Organization
By BEUC’s Senior Legal Officer, Kostas Rossoglou
Last week in Brussels, scores of EU and US officials held the 6th negotiating round of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership deal.
Despite press conferences and civil society briefings the real substance of discussions remains in the dark. However, an[…]
Cross-posted from Peter Dombi’s website Our Broken System
This year there has been a flurry of excitement with the release of the book Capital in the Twenty-First Century, written by the French economist Thomas Piketty . In it Piketty explains how the inevitable result of Free Market Capitalism is ever-greater levels of inequality in[…]
Barton Moss by Tina Louise.
Each of those police faces is etched in my mind… I took the time to know each face in succession and there was certainly the time to do it for the length of the path at the Moss.
Supported by Protectors either side – I prefer to walk backwards so[…]
Minutes Putney Debates 8th Planning Meeting:
Wed 16th July 6.45pm
Present: Obi, Dave, Mike G, Julie, Pete D Apologies: Carl, Elenna
Maybe it’s the heat but bits of the potential programme seem to be ballooning beyond my mental grasp. So please check & find/suggest a place for your event (or the one you want that’s[…]Read more →
OLGA (Occupy London General Assembly) has granted the DAWG £840 towards the groups main action
The following outline budget was agreed:
£50 already spent for printing of 2000 A5 leaflets leaving total of £790 available
£300 towards p&p
£200 towards production of a viral video
£290 remainder is set aside for contingency and website[…]
Forward by Inka Stafrace
With the war in Gaza raging on it is time to be reminded that the Boycott Divestment Sanctions Movement is one to join in action and spirit.
The achievement of the BDS movement to date, is the most powerful message the international community can send to the Israeli government and the[…]
Crossposted from Delivery Quote Compare
London was never a particularly cheap place to live – in fact, Rightmove’s figures suggest that the average asking price of a property in London has risen by £80,000 since the start of 2014. As a result, prices are now at an all-time high, and only look set to rise[…]Read more →
Crossposted from kickstarter
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Crossposted from the World Wildlife Fund
Hundreds of thousands of you drew the line, and told UK oil company Soco to leave Virunga and it worked! Theyve committed to end their operations in Virunga, Africas oldest national park and remain out of all World Heritage Sites.
Each and every one of the[…]