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Investigating Companies: A Do-It-Yourself Handbook.

 
Crossposted from Corporate Watch
Do-It-Yourself
Welcome to the online version of Investigating Companies: A Do-It-Yourself Handbook. The more you know about companies that are messing you around, the more effective your challenge against them can be. This handbook is designed to help you find the information you need. The focus is on UK companies[…]

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Are You Going to Crawberry Hill? – Dei Gratia

Community opposition to Rathlin Energy’s fracking site near Beverley, Walkington Heads Rd, Yorkshire, HU17 8RU.
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LYRICS
Are you going to Crawberry Hill?
Where they plan to frack out its heart,
Beneath the rock lies plenty of shale,
We are there to prevent their start,
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Tell them to come and protect their[…]

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Fracking on private land to be permitted in Queen’s Speech.

On Wednesday, the Queen is to announce a “reform” of trespass laws, which will allow fracking companies to drill on and under private property without asking permission.
“… the technique, which has already been proven to cause small earthquakes in the US. A number of studies have also revealed water pollution, and the practice has[…]

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Proud of the NHS? Then fight for it!

Crossposted from CounterFire
Wednesday, 28 May 2014 18:45
Written by Bronwen Handyside
Bronwen Handyside, of Keep our NHS Public and Unite, looks at what’s happening to our NHS and how we protect one of Britain’s most cherished treasures from big business

Fight for our NHS
“THE NHS has provided what no other country in[…]

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SELPA: An Introduction to the Economics of Austerity and the Alternatives.

SELPA: South East London People’s Assembly
As part of the People’s Assembly Against Austerity. SELPA aims to cover the South East of London. Bexley, Bromley, Greenwich, Lewisham, Southwark.
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An Introduction to the Economics of Austerity and the Alternatives.
With Michael Burke, economist and campaigner for the People’s Assembly Against Austerity, and[…]

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At last BBC politics show sticks it to pro frackers ?

It is immensely frightening that MPs and government departments spew out information on TV as though it is factual, to thousands of viewers, without first checking the source and checking the credibility of the information. The Sunday Politics Show (South East) presenter Julia George put MP Tim Loughton right.
The LibDem candidate does not support[…]

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4th Newsletter from TroikaWatch

Dear friends!
Today the new newsletter of TroikaWatch was published, again full with informations about the countries in economic crisis in the Eurozone.
In the period towards the elections, governments and European institutions tried to avoid any bad economic news. But the crisis is surely not over, so we can expect surprises soon after the[…]

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March Against Monsanto London.

Germany and Australia had tens of thousands marching against GMO’s.
The London organisers burnt out from the previous two and kudos to Mirzan who stepped in and volunteered his time. The demo ended up with barely eighty people opposite the front gates of Downing Street.
If there is to be another and to have the[…]

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The Bigger the Bribe, The Bigger the Lie. By Vanessa Vine.

The annual reports of the British Geological Survey show that it is not averse to receiving funding from the oil and gas industry. Similar wild claims of recoverable shale reserves in California were this week exposed as being 96% overhyped .. and the Monterey shale boom is now bust.
Why does an industry that purports[…]

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