UKRAINIANS UP AGAINST OLIGARCHS.

By Corinnes Lotz of the Real Democracy Working Group

Ukrainians up against the oligarchs.
The tremendous popular movement that has taken control of the centre of Kiev to demand the departure of the government represents a wide spectrum of forces. They range from workers tired of falling living standards to rabid nationalists who hate everything[…]

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UK STUDENTS FACING VIOLENCE, INTIMIDATION AND ARREST FOR OPPOSING PRIVITISATION OF THEIR UNIVERSITIES

SCRIPTONITE DAILY
The growing student movement in opposition to the marketisation of Higher Education is being confronted by the full force of the emergent British police state. Universities are using court injunctions to ban student protest, and when students oppose such measures they are faced with an overwhelming and violent response by the UK’s militarised[…]

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UK OIL COMPANY SOCO, LEAVES VIRUNGA THANKS TO WWF

Crossposted from the World Wildlife Fund

Thank you!
Hundreds of thousands of you drew the line, and told UK oil company Soco to leave Virunga  and it worked! Theyve committed to end their operations in Virunga, Africas oldest national park and remain out of all World Heritage Sites.
Each and every one of the[…]

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UK DISABILITY HISTORY MONTH. MOAT CONFERENCE. MOVING ON AT COVENTRY TRANSPORT MUSEUM. Saturday 23rd November 2013

UK DISABILITY HISTORY MONTH.
Celebrating Our Struggle for Independent Living: No Return to the Institution or Isolation
The treatment of disabled people and thinking about physical and mental difference has varied over time. Overwhelmingly the experience has been negative, but there are always individuals and episodes of history that go against the grain, resulting in[…]

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UK Biggest Ever Fracking Application landing on Lancashire.

Lancashire County Council announced it has launched the public consultation on the extra information submitted by Cuadrilla for its two planning applications for shale gas development in the Fylde. The consultation begins today and will run for four weeks until Friday 17th April.
Details (including new Cuadrilla submissions) via Drill or Drop: http://drillordrop.com/2015/03/20/public-consultation-begins-on-cuadrillas-revised-lancashire-fracking-plans/
Lancashire is[…]

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UBS attempt to intimidate Occupy London supporters with questionable legal documents

Following the official opening of “public repossession” Bank of Ideas this weekend, bailed out Swiss bank UBS have delivered a set of legal papers to this already thriving community centre on the borders of the City.
Occupy London lawyers have placed doubt on the enforceability of the documents delivered by UBS, suggesting that they consitute[…]

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UAF & English Disco Lovers, Save the Badgers Demo anti-fascist Demo 01/06/2013

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Start of the day: Gathering of the people.

Whitehall.

Parliament Square

St. Margaret St. where the BNP had gathered. Murdoch’s The Sun had reported 150 BNP members, but they were more likely counting the photographers taking photos of the BNP and the police protecting the site from anti-facist[…]

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U.S. Continues to Threaten Affordable Drug Lifeline for Millions

PRESS RELEASE FROM DOCTORS WITHOUT BORDERS

Affordable Medicines Under Attack for Millions of Poor People Affected by Trans-Pacific Trade Deal
NEW YORK/SINGAPORE, DECEMBER 6, 2013—As trade ministers for countries negotiating the massive Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement convene in Singapore this weekend for high level talks aimed at securing a deal by year’s end, the international[…]

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TWO YEARS SINCE WE OCCUPIED LONDON – A TIMECAPSULE FROM ST. PAULS & FINSBURY SQUARE

FROM SCRIPTONITE:
It was two years ago today that a frustrated UK public stormed towards Paternoster Square, determined to Occupy the London Stock Exchange. The police acted to protect the City of London, and acted to remove thousands of protesters from the area. Giles Fraser, Canon of St Paul’s Cathedral offered sanctuary to the protesters[…]

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