By Peter Dombi
Yesterday it was announced that Lloyds Bank was being fined £218m for fiddling interest rates in order to manipulate the market for its own benefit*. The particularly shocking thing about this incident – the latest in a long line of corrupt practices by the banks – is that the offence happened[…]
Archive for ‘News’
By Peter Dombi
The Siege of Gaza Continues
The march organized by the Stop The War started at the BBC for numerous reasons which would include the BBC’s avoidance in reporting on the bi-yearly massacres in Gaza, in context.
The police said that 20,000 people marched. The organizers claim that 150,000 marched. The difference this time is so[…]
The end of the Operation Protective Edge does not mark the end of the siege in Gaza, the occupation of the West Bank and the sanctioned discrimination of Palestinians living in what is commonly known as ’48.
Amazing action today (6th August) when local activists shut down the Barclays bank in Machynlleth.[…]
The London Palestine Action Group have managed to close down an Arms Factory in Staffordshire. They are in Day 2 of their occupation. Do yourself a favour and join them. This is how history starts… the good stuff!
The UK arms industry to Israel alone is worth £7.9 billion pounds.
– The following is the[…]
This post will try to keep up with the latest on the war in Gaza. Updated 05-08-14
Lady Warsi resigns over UK Government stance on Gaza on Twitter
With deep regret I have this morning written to the Prime Minister & tendered my resignation. I can no longer support Govt policy on Gaza
There is a a lot of talk and pats on the back in on-line media that Germany is to reject the Canada-EU Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA), commonly referred to as the “Canadian TTIP”.
If true this is wonderful news for all the people who support workers and environment rights, democracy and their national[…]
By Inka Stafrace
Occupy in London sent out the suggestion to occupy Parliament Square after the Gaza march through our social media although there was little pre planning. In a relatively spontaneous fashion we wanted to create a space that compliments the large marches (between 45-60,000 turned up yesterday) and utilises the energy and interest[…]
In solidarity with the people of Gaza, London activists call for urgent Parliament Square occupation
“It’s time to stand with the people of Gaza and refuse to leave – #OccupyTheOccupation”
Twitter: hashtag #OccupyTheOccupation, follow @occupylondon; Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1444554505830086/
In solidarity with the people of Gaza, activists in London have issued a call-out for[…]
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[…]