By Tom Fielder
At eighteen minutes past six on Sunday evening, as soon as the Sun had set, police closed in to break up a group of peaceful protesters sitting together in solidarity on the lawns of Parliament Square. Beneath the helpless gaze of Nelson Mandela, one protester after another was manhandled and…[Read more]
Employment in London’s financial and related professional services industry has reached a record high, according to TheCityUK. This proclamation of good news needs to be considered in the context of the City’s unique role in shaping the economic landscape, recent history and the wider economy, both…[Read more]
James wrote a new post, Police move to clear Occupy protesters from Parliament Square 1 day ago
Between 50 and 100 Occupy Democracy protesters remain after police arrest one and evict others after three days in square
Police made one arrest after hundreds of officers converged on Parliament Square in London on Sunday night in an attempt to remove Occupy Democracy protesters.
A Metropolitan…[Read more]
By Nathan Shishjamo
As children we are told, lying is bad. That we should never lie to somebody because that’s a mark of disrespect. So when does our opinion of lying change? At what point does lying become acceptable in modern society? The political system that we are controlled by does this on an unprecedented scale. And we do nothing. We…[Read more]
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9:45pm 18th October
As the #OccupyDemocracy protest in London heads towards the end of its second day, police are attempting to violently close down the peaceful occupation of Parliament Square. 
The violent turn of events follows thousands of people marching in London as part of the TUC march against austerity and for a living wage. With…[Read more]
Occupiers paid a little visit to the pro TTIP talk at the London School of Economics on Monday October 13th.
Question and Answer Time
The Event was advertised as such:
Date: Monday 13 October 2014
Venue: Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building
Speakers: HE Sylvie Bermann, Pascal Lamy, Sir Peter…[Read more]
James wrote a new post, Europe Wide Day of Action Against TTIP 11th October 1 week, 1 day ago
Naomi Klein supported both actions on October 11th: The Global Frackdown Day and the European Day of Action Against TTIP, at her fantastic, life affirming (for activists at any rate!) talk last night.
Naomi plugged these actions at the very end of her talk and did not quite get the chance (maybe she was unaware) that in an attempt to address…[Read more]
The European Day of Action will come in various forms with many tentacles and is advertised on a variety of platforms.
The time is approaching fast.
Europe is collectively saying :
HANDS OFF OUR DEMOCRACY , HANDS OF OUR FOOD STANDARDS, HANDS OFF OUR ENVIRONMENT, HANDS OFF OUR NHS
So let us start…[Read more]
Business Europe Press Debate On TTIP: Videos and Summary
Residence Palace, Brussels
Why does TTIP matter for European business? How can it lead to the establishment of world-class rules and standards? This was the main topic of the press debate organised by BUSINESSEUROPE on 23 September 2014, offering European journalists to engage with…[Read more]
September 25th 2014
For Immediate Release
The Russell Tribunal on Palestine’s Emergency Session on Israel’s Operation Protective Edge held yesterday in Brussels has found evidence of war crimes, crimes against humanity, crimes of murder, extermination and persecution and also incitement to…[Read more]
Alliance to launch self-organised Citizens’ Initiative on TTIP and CETA
Stop TTIP, an alliance counting over 240 organisations from across Europe, today announced that it would be appealing to the European Court of Justice against the European Commission’s rejection of the European Citizens’ Initiative…[Read more]
James wrote a new post, GERMANY PUTS CETA FREE TRADE DEAL WITH CANADA ON HOLD 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Crossposted from Deutsche Welle
Facing sustained criticism of free trade and investor protection treaties CETA and TTIP between the EU, Canada and the USA, the German government now wants to delay approval of CETA. But a delay isn’t a rejection.
A free trade agreement between Canada and the European Union that was agreed in principle in August…[Read more]
Thousands marched at the Global Climate Change march in London.
I had a great time on this march. The sun was shining and there was plenty of colour and expression of love for the planet that we live on.
The crowd was too big to gather at Temple place.
After half an hour it was time for the crowd that I…[Read more]
BY VAUHINI VARA : CROSSPOSTED FROM THE NEW YORKER
It can be hard to tell what remains, these days, of the Occupy movement. On the third anniversary of the first protests in New York, activists are fighting one another in court for control of the Twitter handle @OccupyWallStNYC, while the flow of new articles on OccupyWallSt.org, the…[Read more]
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