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GERMANY TO REJECT CETA

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[…]

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Occupy Public Assembly For Gaza 26th July #OccupyTheOccupation

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[…]

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All Fracked Out Before We’ve Begun

As more individuals find out about the impacts of fracking, more communities are becoming mobilised and the resistance is growing, hour by hour, day by day. The government talks about ‘gold standard’ regulation here in the UK making fracking safe, but we know this is fools’ gold… no amount of regulation can make fracking SAFE.[…]

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Stand with the people of Gaza: #OccupyTheOccupation. Parliament Square

 

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[…]

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What the recent ECJ ruling means for transparency in the TTIP negotiations

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[…]

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West Sussex County Council Refuses Planning Permission to Frackers.

+++BREAKING NEWS+++ The planning application for exploratory drilling between the villages of Kirdford and Wisborough Green, West Sussex has just been unanimously REFUSED by WSCC planning committee.
LINKS:
Frack Free Sussex
https://www.facebook.com/FrackFreeSussex?fref=photo
Local MP for Kirdford / Wisborough Green, Nick Herbert, has spoken out against the planning application for exploratory drilling on the outskirts of[…]

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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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