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Reasons to Vote Alternative, by Another Angry Voice

Cross-posted from anotherangryvoice.blogspot.co.uk – a blog well worth a visit.

 
I’ve thought long and hard about whether I should actively endorse one particular political party for the European elections on May 22nd, rather than just campaigning against the establishment political parties that adhere to the bankrupt ideology of neoliberalism.
In the end, I’ve decided[...]

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TTIP Explained: Video

TTIP Explained. Daily Pickings by Clive Menzies.
Glyn Moody’s keynote speech, in the first 20 minutes of this video, explains the implications of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) and the Investor State Dispute Settlement (ISDS) provisions. He also shows that even the EU’s best estimate of the economic benefit of TTIP doesn’t amount[...]

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Bin British Gas – put energy in public hands, by Morten Thaysen

Bin British Gas – put energy in public hands
Crossposted from Left Foot Forward, by Morten Thaysen
Owner of British Gas, Centrica, is holding their AGM in London on the 12 May. And this year there will be plenty for shareholders of the UK’s biggest energy supplier to discuss. In 2013 they lost a staggering[...]

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Free Energy? Really? Can it be true?

Article from Collective-Evolution.com April 30, 2014
Author Joe Martino.
To begin, I want to define what I mean when I say ‘free energy.’ I refer to it as getting more energy out than you put in and/or not requiring input and having energy be produced perpetually. To answer the question, yes this device will need[...]

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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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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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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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What are the likely consequences of the TTIP trade deal?

 
The latest from Glyn Moody about the Cost to Benefit Ratio in the TTIP – Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership. Benefits amount to less than 0.05% extra GDP added per year and the costs are a cause for concern.
As we draw near to the conclusion of TAFTA/TTIP’s first year of negotiations, the detailed[...]

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