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Chipping Barnet Hustings #GE2015 30th April 2015

Miracle of miracles, the Conservative Candidates of Barnet have finally turned up at the last hustings. From what I gather, they started getting worried that the numbers showing up to the other hustings were getting them worried.
Mike Freer, Conservative candidate of Finchley and Golders Green turned up to the hustings on Tuesday and was[…]

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Teddington Hustings: Is Twickenham a Safe seat for Vince Cable?

Teddington Hustings: Is Twickenham a Safe Seat for Vince Cable?
According to this Evening Standard article, Vince Cable is convinced he will win, with Tania Mathias of the Conservative Party being supported by the Tory Political Machine to compete. Well the £19 million from the Hedge Fund Super-Rich should assist.
Vince Cable: Liberal Democrat defending[…]

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Democracy Vs. TTIP – London Action April18DoA Livestream

Democracy Vs. TTIP – London Action April18DoA
Last information we received was that there were thousands in the events in Berlin and Brussels, and demonstrations in 750 locations around the world. Russia Today covered the Berlin event.
Original Invite:
At its heart, the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership is an assault on democracy. So, on[…]

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Barnet Friends of the Earth Environmental Hustings Livestream

Barnet Friends of the Earth Environmental Hustings 13 April
A public Environment, Climate Change and TTIP Hustings for the main parties contesting the General Election in the Borough of Barnet.
Alasdair Bethley, co-ordinator of Barnet FoE, said:
“TTIP (the EU-US free trade deal being negotiated) and CETA (EU-Canada equivalent) are being stitched up this year[…]

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This Changes Everything 2015 Livestream

The climate crisis is the defining issue of our times and will take centre-stage in world politics in 2015. Our economic system puts profits before people and is destroying the natural systems that keep us alive. It has brought us to the precipice of catastrophic climate change. Because the real solutions empower people and threaten[…]

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Unpacking the Efford Bill Con Trick, by Dr. Lucy Reynolds – Livestream

  
  
  
Crossposted from The Efford Bill – A Trojan Horse?
Research fellow and National Health Action Party member Dr Lucy Reynolds provides her analysis of the controversial Efford Bill.

Summary:

We need to unravel its competition law mechanisms to understand how passage of the Efford will allow monopoly takeover of NHS commissioning by[…]

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Fighting TTIP

By Melanie Strickland
Crossposted from No Dash For Gas
As a network committed to participatory democracy, environmental and social justice, Reclaim the Power is naturally opposed to the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership, or TTIP. TTIP is a free trade agreement between the US and the EU, currently being negotiated on our behalf by the[…]

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NoTTIPers in the London School of Economics Pro TTIP talk – Livestream Audio

Occupiers paid a little visit to the pro TTIP talk at the London School of Economics on Monday October 13th.
Question and Answer Time

The Talk

The Event was advertised as such:
Date: Monday 13 October 2014
Time: 6.30-8pm
Venue: Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building
Speakers: HE Sylvie Bermann, Pascal Lamy, Sir Peter Ricketts,[…]

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Europe Wide Day of Action Against TTIP 11th October

Over 400 actions  in 22 different countries took place on 11th October: The Europe Wide Day of Action Against TTIP. Over 1000 protest in London, Parliament Square.

By Inka Stafrace
Information about the planned actions was illustrated wonderfully on the Stop-TTIP-CETA-TiSA website which promptly crashed on the 10th of October due to an overwhelming amount[…]

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