Why You Should Know Cecily McMillan, #Justice4Cecily

By Kelsy Miller from Refinery29
On the night of March 17, 2012, Cecily McMillan was arrested at Zuccotti Park. It was the six-month anniversary of Occupy Wall Street and though she’d joined the protestors before, that night she was there to meet up with friends on the way to a St. Patrick’s Day celebration at[…]

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Why we must break through to a real democracy

  
  
Crossposted from A World to Win.
The Tory election victory cannot disguise the continuing break-up of the political-state system of rule and will actually hasten it. Over 75% of the UK electorate is unrepresented in any meaningful way while Scotland’s anti-austerity aspirations are blocked.
What appears as a shock result belies a deep-going[…]

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Why join Biofuelwatch to #AxeDrax on the 20th April?

This is a guest post by Louise at Biofuelwatch.
Deep in the heart of north Yorkshire, near Selby, lives a giant dinosaur.  Not the kind with scales and wings, the kind that grumbles along, producing electricity fuelled by coal and biomass.  This dinosaur is called Drax, and it’s time has come.  As far as Biofuelwatch[…]

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Why is the Trade in Services Agreement (TISA) a bad deal?

Why is the Trade in Services Agreement (TISA) a bad deal? Crossposted from the Touchstone Blog, 28 Apr 2014, by Rosa Pavanelli
The Trade in Services Agreement (TISA) is being negotiated in secret to make it easier for big multinational companies to take over the vital public services, such as health care and education, which[…]

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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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Whose West Hendon? Our West Hendon!

Whose West Hendon? Our West Hendon! by Accidental Anarchist.
Last night I went to support a local community group try and deliver a petition about housing and evictions to Matthew Offord Tory MP for Hendon at a public meeting in their community. A crowd of locals numbering 50 with banners and placards marched down the[…]

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Whose West Hendon? Livestream

Barnet Council, Barratt Homes and the Metropolitan Housing Trust are putting on an exhibition showing how wonderful the West Hendon Estate will look when they have completed their community eviction project!
The Our West Hendon campaign highlights how Barnet Council are colluding with Barratt’s and Metropolitan Housing by stealing the council homes of people from[…]

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Whose land?

“I see enclosure as a lens through which one can understand what’s been going on in this country over the past 1000 years.”  

Dressed in white and back, George makes for an unusual priest. Huddled over cameras and laptops, his flock looks equally unlikely. Tonight’s gathering, the seventh and perhaps most accessible event in the […]

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Whose Games? Occupy London to join Counter Olympic Network protest on Saturday

Occupy London will this Saturday 28 July join more than 40 groups protesting against the Olympics for the ‘Whose Games? Whose City?’ demonstration, organised by the Counter Olympics Network. 
“The Olympics are meant to be a celebration of human endeavour. However the ‘people’s games’ in London are subject to the whims of global corporations and[…]

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