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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.
Twitter @PeoplesSELondon
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SouthEastLondonPeoplesAssembly?fref=ts
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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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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DID SOME BUREAUCRATIC ODDITY STOP YOU FROM VOTING YESTERDAY?

Many Europeans living in the UK reported being knocked back for not having the correct paperwork.
Twitter tweeted….
It could be massive bureaucratic bungle or a targeted attack on democracy. Either way an action group is forming tomorrow to see if anything can be done about it.
 
We Could Not Vote In The EU[...]

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Secrets, lies and Snowden’s email: why I was forced to shut down Lavabit

By Ladar Levison

The Guardian.com
Published in Guardian Tuesday 20 May 2014 12.30
For the first time, the founder of an encrypted email startup that was supposed to insure privacy for all reveals how the FBI and the US legal system made sure we don’t have the right to much privacy in the first place[...]

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Stop Killing Cyclists: Direct Action Draw-In and Die-In

Shout Out from Stop Killing Cyclists – Draw-in and Die-In Protest!
When: Wednesday 21st May, 5.30pm – 6.30pm
Where: Elephant & Castle, on the pavement in front of the Strata SE1 building at the southern end of the E&C interchange.
What: Direct Action Draw-In and Die-In
Bring: something to lie on, we have the chalk![...]

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Support Arms Fair Blockader Dan Ashman

On Friday 4 July members and supporters of Occupy London will stand in Solidarity with Dan Ashman as he faces trial for the blockade by Occupy Vs. The Arms Fair. The DSEI 2013 Arms Fair, at the Excel Centre in East London. This is the world’s biggest weapons trading event happening every two years.
Solidarity[...]

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Euro Hustings: Take Back the Power on TTIP

Euro Hustings: Take Back the Power
North and East London World Development Movement have organised a hustings on 19 May focusing on TTIP and ISDS. Please come along and spread the word far and wide. Full details below, including Facebook event.
Facebook event here: https://www.facebook.com/events/655635101157740
Take Back the Power: Global Justice and the European Elections[...]

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