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Corporate whining : Thames Water and Tax Avoidance. unpacked and debunked by the OL Economics WorkingGroup.

Question: article from Forbes magazine.
This article was sent to me by a friend who is slightly sceptical about my activities. Can someone who is less economically challenged than myself help me unpack this one?

http://www.forbes.com/sites/timworstall/2013/06/11/another-silly-corporate-tax-story-this-time-its-thames-water/
Answer from Clive:
These tax avoidance stories are complex and lead to ambivalence among the audience. Unlike many within[...]

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Rally by Turkish people and supporters in solidarity: OccupyGezi and Turkey.

Brief stream of people chanting slogans in Turkish solidarity rally.

Brief conversation with a young Turkish socialist.

Later on. Another stream from Mhoust42[...]

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March and Rally over Lambeth College. Cuts of 97 staff.

Start. Clapham Common Tube station.

Start of the march.

Bridget from N.U.T.

Rally.[...]

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Anti-militarist action at 2pm today, West End, London

Tammy Samede: video livestream for the second day of the #StopG8 Carnival.
The West End is one of London’s financial centres and London is at the
heart of global capitalism. The West End hosts private banks for London’s wealthy elites, private investment funds and PR companies to handle the reputational issues of the city’s corporations[...]

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#StopG8 Carnival of Capitalism. 11/06/2013

The Carnival of Capitalism unfortunately. started with a raid on the convergence space of the StopG8 group.
Throughout the day featured heavy handed police presence, due to the protestors having the temerity not to ask permission to protest.
We will update this more later.
The various livestreamers for the Carnival of Capitalism:
http://bambuser.com/channel/tammy.samede
http://bambuser.com/channel/Bencavanna
http://bambuser.com/channel/wegy[...]

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Friday 7th June. Day 2. #Bilderberg2013. Various streams from the witnesses. #OccupyBilderberg

Live video streamers: Please check them out.
http://bambuser.com/channel/Anon_Online
http://bambuser.com/channel/Olsx.bene
http://bambuser.com/channel/tammy.samede
http://bambuser.com/channel/mhoust42
http://bambuser.com/channel/dancole
The Occupy Bilderberg crowd were allowed by the Grove hotel to protest near the hotel, but were searched by G4S before allowed entry. In case they had weapons. They also did not allow open bottles of liquid into the area.

Alex Jones holding[...]

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#GeorgeRolph Hunger Strike Day 17. Lewisham. #ATOS #DWP

Livestream interview with George Rolph who is ending his seventeenth day of hunger strike. He was on a week of food and drink strike. He started drinking liquids after the first week.

His first Vlog post via Ustream Channel Occupynewsnetwork.

Video streaming by Ustream
George’s appeal reads as follows:

We all know about the growing[...]

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DPAC Bromley Benefit Justice second Meeting

DPAC – Disabled People against the Cuts meeting: Benefit Justice.
Decision was made to alter the petition to ask people to include their addresses.
200 Signatures have been already taken, will need to contact them for their addresses.
Another 300 is needed to get the 500 target to get the Bromley Council to consider.
To[...]

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Drinks and Drugs News: Be The Change – 6th National Service User’s Conference Closing Session

Here is a 5min excerpt of paper I gave to the 6th National Service User [Drug Users] Conference
Feb 14th 2013
Of the 500-strong delegation; the vast majority were people who have been or are dependent on opiates, crack, cocaine all badduns like me;-) a few of them are now paid drugs workers, but mostly[...]

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