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Independent Living Campaign Conference #Right2IL

Independent Living Campaign Conference
 
Take stock of the key barriers to independent living that Disabled people who use adult social care services face. The day will aim to assess how far the situation has deteriorated in the last year and also to explore a shared vision for an independent living support system that can[…]

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Fuel Poverty Action Press Release 21st Nov 2017

In Fuel Poverty Action  press release:

 
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FPA: fuelpovertyaction@gmail.com, tel: 07751 748026, twitter: @fuelpovaction
Disabled People Against Cuts: mail@dpac.uk.net, text:  07505 144 371, twitter: @Dis_PPL_Protest

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This morning, on the eve of the release of the latest excess winter deaths statistics, we delivered a tiny cap to Ofgem,[…]

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To the Mayor of Tower Hamlets, John Briggs

8th November 2017
To the Mayor of Tower Hamlets, John Briggs
Dear Mayor Briggs,
Re: The Jack the Ripper Museum, 12 Cable Street
We are writing to you concerning the above so-called ‘Museum’. You are, of course, aware of all the objections to the exploitation of sexual violence and brutality ghoulishly displayed in this dreadful[…]

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Charter of the Forest 800th year Anniversary

Charter of the Forest 800th year Anniversary
 

Dear Occupiers,
The Charter of the Forest 1217 was the first environmental charter in history, and enshrined the right of everyone to subsistence on the commons. The importance of this younger sister of the Magna Carta is deliberately overlooked by the establishment due to its radical implications.[…]

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National Disabled People’s Summit – 4th Nov. 2017

Join Deaf and Disabled people from the trade union movement, DDPOs and grassroots campaigns to explore how we can more effectively co-ordinate our resistance and organise joint campaigning in identified areas. Saturday 4 November 2017, 11am – 4.30pm, NUT headquarters, Kings Cross.
Saturday 4 November 2017; 11am – 4.30pm
NUT headquarters, Hamilton House, Mabledon Place,[…]

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The community food movement and migrant solidarity

The community food movement and migrant solidarity by Melanie Strickland.
 
The Zapatista Army of National Liberation (EZLN) launched the campaign, Against the Walls of Capital, earlier this year. The group, whose coffee we sell at Organiclea to support their liberation struggle, called on supporters all over the world to “organize with autonomy, to resist[…]

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CND Conference 2017: Nuclear Abolition in Dangerous Times. NoNuclearWar

Confrontation or cooperation? Abolition in dangerous times
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· Hosted by Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament

The danger of nuclear war over North Korea is escalating. Worldwide fears are growing. The world is facing greater challenges than ever, yet at the same time most states are working to consign nuclear weapons to the dustbin of history.[…]

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Grassroots Coalition Grows Against Social Cleansing in London – Stop Haringey Development Vehicle

Occupy News Network Video from the demonstration.
 
Mirrored article from the London GreenLeft
Grassroots Coalition Grows Against Social Cleansing in London – Stop Haringey Development Vehicle
 
Written by Gordon Peters
As previously reported on this blog, Haringey Council in north London is planning to go ahead with a £2 billion redevelopment of its[…]

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Emergency Vigil: No More Deaths – End Detention

EMERGENCY VIGIL AT THE HOME OFFICE
THURSDAY 21st SEPTEMBER
2 Marsham St, Westminster, London SW1P 4DF
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For the second time this month, there has been a death in a UK immigration detention centre.
Yesterday it was confirmed by the Home Office that a man with Chinese nationality died at Dungavel IRC in South Lanarkshire,[…]

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