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Inequality at Davos

The annual gathering of the global elite – politicians, economists, academics etc., are meeting in Davos, Switzerland this week. Their main topic is to discuss the growing inequality between the richest and poorest people. This piece by Occupier Clive Menzies was written for the website ‘Critical Thinking‘ and puts the topic in perspective.

The World[...]

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Finishing what the miners started

Original Post in A World to Win Blog
By Corinna Lotz, secretary of A World to Win and Real Democracy Working Group activist.
Thirty years ago, a group of determined workers challenged the power of the British state. How close the miners came to defeating the Thatcher regime – with some Tories fearing a “revolutionary”[...]

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Romania testing ground for ruthless corporations

 

Original Post in A World to Win
By Matt Worsdale
17 December 2013
In a sign of what to expect if US corporate interests are allowed free reign in Europe, as outlined by the planned transatlantic trade deal, an alliance of oil giant Chevron and the Romanian state has evicted villagers opposed to exploration[...]

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HMP Pentonville & Holloway. Not a typical New Years Eve

From The Accidental Anarchist: Not a typical New Years Eve
Posted on January 1, 2014
So it’s New Years eve and I found myself sat in the pub in the depths of Summers Town. Surrounded buy Celtic paraphernalia, Hurling teams and of course the Rugby team , Men in one room and women in the[...]

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Letter from Balcombe to the Prime Minister

From Charles Metcalfe, London Road, Balcombe, 20th December 2013.
To The Right Honourable David Cameron MP, Prime Minister, 10 Downing Street, London, SW1A 2AA.

Dear Prime Minister,
Re: UK-wide call for an immediate and binding moratorium on hydraulic fracturing for shale gas, coal bed methane and underground coal gasification on our islands.
Please read this.[...]

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No Dash for Gas response to the Patrick Sawer Telegraph piece

No Dash for Gas response to Patrick Sawer’s Telegraph piece
Patrick Sawer’s article in the Telegraph today (Sunday December 22nd) – “Fracking protests head north as activists mass on proposed Manchester shale gas exploration site” – is a classic attempt at framing activists who support community struggles, in this case against IGas and fracking, as[...]

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Powerful letter to the Greater Manchester Police from an arrested protector

This article was derived from BIFF ! (Britain & Ireland Frack Free)
Published on 21 Dec 2013 on BIFF’s Facebook
Powerful letter to the Greater Manchester Police from an arrested protector

Seems appropriate to send this out on the darkest day of the year. As the light will be returning to the world I hope[...]

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Student Demo A Victory? Don’t Make Me Laugh…….

ACCIDENTAL ANARCHIST BLOG
Posted on December 12, 2013

Student Demo a victory.  Don’t make me laugh……. Well played University of London and the Metropolitan police
Last Wednesday my phone started  hopping with reports  that students had occupied The University of London’s  Senate House, Malet Street. This was an action taken during ongoing battles between the[...]

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10,000 Cuts and Counting event in Leicester.

10,000 Cuts and Counting event in Leicester.
By Michael Barker 08/12/2013
Yesterday around 50 protesters gathered by the Clock Tower in Leicester to remember those whose have died and those still suffering as a result of the Government’s assault on the vulnerable, most particularly the disabled. A number of people effected by the Government’s assault[...]

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