This post will try to keep up with the latest on the war in Gaza. Updated 28-07-14
WHEN WILL THE ISRAELI CITIZENRY TURN ITS BACK ON THE HOLOCAUST AND STOP HURTING THE PALESTINIANS FOR THE CRIME THEY DID NOT COMMIT?
AMIRA HAAS’s OPINION IN HAARATZ:
Israel’s attack on Gaza is revenge for the Palestinians’ refusal to accept occupation
Say what you will about Hamas’ rocket fire, at least they managed to scratch the[...]Read more →
There is a a lot of talk and pats on the back in on-line media that Germany is to reject the Canada-EU Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA), commonly referred to as the “Canadian TTIP”.Read more →
If true this is wonderful news for all the people who support workers and environment rights, democracy and their national judiaciary system over a corporate run one in which equitable access to justice is not available.
However until the Germans[...]
We sent out the call through our social media although there was little pre planning. In a relatively spontaneous fashion we wanted to create a space that compliments the large marches (between 45-60,000 turned up yesterday) and utilises the energy and interest of the crowd at the end of such loud, potent and uniting expressions to end the horror at what is happening to the people of Gaza.
We believe that occupy styled[...]
In solidarity with the people of Gaza, London activists call for urgent Parliament Square occupation
“It’s time to stand with the people of Gaza and refuse to leave – #OccupyTheOccupation”
Twitter: hashtag #OccupyTheOccupation, follow @occupylondon; Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1444554505830086/
In solidarity with the people of Gaza, activists in London have issued a call-out for an urgent peaceful occupation of Parliament Square later today (Saturday 26 July), to begin post today’s National Demonstration.  [...]
Crossposted from BEUC: The European Consumer Organization
By BEUC’s Senior Legal Officer, Kostas RossoglouRead more →
Last week in Brussels, scores of EU and US officials held the 6th negotiating round of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership deal.
Despite press conferences and civil society briefings the real substance of discussions remains in the dark. However, an important court ruling might just end trade negotiations being done in secret.
On 3 July, a European Court of Justice[...]
Crossposted from Open Democracy
The TTIP trade treaty talks re-opened in Brussels last week. We should not be reassured by the convenient ‘leak’ of a private letter between key TTIP advocates claiming the treaty poses no threat to the NHS.
The NHS has become a key battleground for the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), the controversial treaty currently being negotiated in secret between the European Commission and the US government.
Now that[...]Read more →
MAJOR ACTIVITY HAS BEGUN at IGas Energy’s fracking site in Salford. We will be converging for The Northern Gas Gala! TOMORROW from 9am!Read more →
Join the fight to protect this community & the North West!
For directions & info on what to bring see: http://northerngasgala.org.uk/
First Arrest at Barton Moss Protection Camp.
WHY does this ONE man warrant this much policing, this much bloody pressure, this much bullying? Sick, wrong, warped and in no way resembling[...]
UK DISABILITY HISTORY MONTH. MOAT CONFERENCE. MOVING ON AT COVENTRY TRANSPORT MUSEUM. Saturday 23rd November 2013
UK DISABILITY HISTORY MONTH.Read more →
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 positive experiences for some disabled people. For Disabled People to live independently is now recognised as a Human Right under[...]
Two unique events exploring debt, crisis and resistance, coming up this week. A public lecture (Thursday 21 November) and a seminar (Saturday 23 November) with George Caffentzis, David Graeber, Christina Laskaridis, Johnna Montgomerie and others.Read more →
DEBT | CRISIS | CAPITALISM: A PUBLIC LECTURE
Thursday 21 November
ULU – Malet St, London, WC1E 7HY
A public lecture on debt, crisis and capitalism with George Caffentzis, David Graeber and Christina Laskaridis.
Organised in collaboration with:[...]
LIVESTREAM: BARNET BOHEMIANS LOCAL PUBLIC ASSEMBLY
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Mike Freer MP front yard occupied come support
Occupy camp set up on front yard of Mike Freer MP (old Margaret thatchers ) constituency office 212 Ballards Lane N12(west finchley tube) in protest at section 144 anti squat law that causes homeless to freeze this winter.come and support bring people tents n food to the frontline now.tory office said it was ok to protest on front[...]
G.A. Steps of St. Paul’s Saturday 5th July 2014.
It was a pity that we only had about ten people attending. Then again, there were several events in London: Palestinian Solidarity outside the Israeli Embassy, NHS Birthday Party in Regent’s Park, E15 Single Mothers demo in Stratford.Read more →