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On TTIP and the NHS, they are trying to bamboozle us

Crossposted from Open Democracy
John Hilary
The TTIP trade treaty talks re-opened in Brussels last week. We should not be reassured by the convenient ‘leak’ of a private letter between key TTIP advocates claiming the treaty poses no threat to the NHS.

The NHS has become a key battleground for the Transatlantic Trade and Investment[…]

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Thousands March Against Attack On Gaza

By Inka Stafrace
People chanted and marched for 2.5 hours from Downing Street to the Israeli Embassy in Kensington to protest the latest Israeli military operation – Operation Protective Edge – in Gaza.
The death toll of OPE is now 307 Palestinians and 2 Israelis and 1 Bedoiun child (by a Hamas rocket). Israeli claims[…]

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Why are the Fracking Industry and Government so afraid?

What are the industry and government so afraid of? Despite being invited, nobody from the industry trade group UKOOG nor government was prepared to be on the panel for the recent #talkfracking events around the country. On Tuesday, the same was the case in West Sussex when BBC Radio Sussex, Surrey and Kent held a[…]

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European Citizens’ Initiative Against TTIP

Press Release : Crossposted from Campact

By Maritta Strasser
15/07/2014
 

European Citizens’ Initiative demands: Stop negotiations for TTIP and CETA
ECI-Registration 15 July 2015 – criticism: insufficient democratic participation and weakening of standards
Tuesday (15 July), the 47th European Citizens’ Initiative (ECI) has brought forward its motion for registration at the European Commission. The[…]

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Fracking is an Issue for All of Us, Not just Politicians in Westminster

Vivienne Westwood gets on her soap box to tell us why we should all be passionate about the issues around fracking. Don’t miss the Daily Politics Show on BBC2 tomorrow at 12 noon.
#talkfracking[…]

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1000 AT THE TTIP PROTEST BUT RESERVED MAIN STREAM MEDIA COVERAGE

By Inka Stafrace

The UK day of action saw 15 protests in major cities in the UK united against the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), on Sunday July 12th 2014. In London 1000 people gathered outside the Business Innovations Services (BIS) at 1 Victoria street.

 

 
TTIP is the largest free trade agreement[…]

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West Newton Earth Warriors Released

The right to peaceful protest was again eroded yesterday when three protectors were arrested for PEACEFULLY walking in trucks to the West Newton site. THANK YOU to the protectors for putting themselves on the front line. Many more people are now waking up the dangers of fracking, but more people are needed to support those[…]

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Palestine Solidarity Demonstration London

Today 11th July 2014, There were World-wide demonstrations in support of Palestinian people, facing attacks by the Israeli War Machine. The people speak out against the horrors committed by Israel. The silence of our governments is deafening and they should be ashamed of themselves. #Palestine #Gazaunderattack #israel.
Introduction from Mhoust42 at 1700hours.

TheSilentAnon at the[…]

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No TTIP TOUR – PANELISTS FROM GERMANY, UK & USA DISCUSS TTIP IN LONDON 11th JULY 2014

The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) threatens to be the greatest transfer of power to transnational capital in a generation.
Below is the live streamed footage of the event that War on Want, UNISON, WDM amongst others, funded by the Rosa Luxemburg Foundation, held to educate and mobilise the public against this TTIP last[…]

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