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An Open Europe for All. Migration and European Citizenship. Video.

An Open Europe for All. A debate about Migration and European Citizenship.. Live Video by Obi_Live.
I was invited to this event hosted by the European Greens in London. One of the EU Hustings for the European Elections, May 22nd-25th 2014. This is the third one I attended, but the previous two did not allow[…]

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A Day Out with Fuel Poverty Action and DPAC.

 
 

 
 
Fuel Poverty Action issued a call out for a demonstration, Bin British Gas, outside the British Gas Annual General Meeting on May 12th 2014, which coincided with the action planned by Disabled People Against the Cuts, The Independent Living Fund Fightback. They were going to visit the Department of Work and[…]

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Jubilee Debt Campaign: Life Before Debt Conference

 
PAYDAY LOANS… AUSTERITY CUTS… STUDENT DEBT… THE EUROZONE CRISIS… VULTURE FUNDS… DICTATOR DEBTS…
Six years on from the crash, the ranks of those imprisoned by debt are swelling in the UK and across the world.
For years, millions of people in the global South have been trapped in poverty by the rule of debt.[…]

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Islington Local Elections 2014 Hustings : Disability Action in Islington (DAII)

 
 
Disability Action in Islington (DAII), an organisation run by and for disabled people. DAII invited the candidates for the May 22nd 2014 Local Elections to meet some campaigners concerned, with disabled people’s rights.
These videos were captured via smart phone, so the audio quality is not as good as a professional camcorder. We[…]

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Police were not doing their duty at Barton Moss

Cross-posted from Hazel Hedge’s blog
At Manchester and Salford Magistrates’ Court on the morning of 9th May, PC Genge was on the stand. We watched video footage of him and other officers pushing people along Barton Moss Road. At one point Genge’s fist was in the small of a protector’s back. The day before, an[…]

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Southwark Local Elections 2014: Voluntary and Community Sector Hustings.

 
 
Invitation from the Community Action Southwark:
In preparation for the local elections on 22nd May, CAS is hosting a local election hustings for the voluntary and community sector. The event will feature the leaders of all the main local political parties and will be held on 8th May in Southwark Cathedral (3-5pm).
Everyone[…]

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Manchester & Salford Magistrates’ Court, 8.5.14

By Em, occupier and protector: charged with obstructing highway and officer; case dismissed
Yesterday, cases were dropped and protectors were acquitted. Today in Manchester and Salford Magistrates’ Court, things were no less action-packed.
Kate – who had been in jail in Birmingham for breaching bail since turning up to help with Barton Moss Camp clear-up,[…]

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Occupy Wall Street on Trial: Cecily McMillan Convicted of Assaulting Cop, Faces Up to Seven Years

Occupy Wall Street on Trial: Cecily McMillan Convicted of Assaulting Cop, Faces Up to Seven Years Crossposted from Democracy Now.

– An Occupy Wall Street activist has been found guilty of assaulting a New York City police officer in a trial that critics say should have been about the police assaulting her. Cecily McMillan was[…]

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Upton Community Protection Camp & Other Updates.

 
 
Upton Community Protection Camp, Cheshire is looking AMAZING. The camp is set-up on the only land in the county that fracking company Dart Energy have all required permission(s) to drill.
Camp address: Duttons Lane, Upton-by-Chester CH2 2PE
See the camp’s FB page here: https://www.facebook.com/UptonProtection
Read about Dart’s plans for the region here: http://frack-off.org.uk/dart-frack-attack-multi-well-program-in-midlands/[…]

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