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OUR DISGRACEFUL FINANCE SECTOR

By Peter Dombi; cross-posted from Our Broken System
 
People would have been shocked today to hear of yet another scandal involving our beloved banks*. Apparently they’ve now been caught fixing foreign exchange rates, and fines totalling £2bn are being handed out to all the usual suspects including HSBC, Barclays, Royal Bank of Scotland (being[…]

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No Cuts, No Fees, No Debt by Fanny Malinen

  

No Cuts, No Fees, No Debt Crossposted from Red Pepper.
Next summer, the class of 2015 will proudly wear their graduation gowns. As the first generation to finish a 3-year university course since the trebling of tuition fees in England and Wales, they will enter their brave new futures with an average of over[…]

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Unpacking the Efford Bill Con Trick, by Dr. Lucy Reynolds – Livestream

  
  
  
Crossposted from The Efford Bill – A Trojan Horse?
Research fellow and National Health Action Party member Dr Lucy Reynolds provides her analysis of the controversial Efford Bill.

Summary:

We need to unravel its competition law mechanisms to understand how passage of the Efford will allow monopoly takeover of NHS commissioning by[…]

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The Occupiers at Tarpaulin Square. 23rd October 2014.

I had a chat with some of the Occupiers at Tarpaulin Square. Occupy Democracy at Parliament Square and these videos are the result.
Brief Update

0203hours BST: Chat with Rosie of Reclaim The Power

0300hours BST: Chat with Shah and Nina. Stop the War Coalition and Counterfire. Young people fighting for the environment and social[…]

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Monty Python at TarpaulinSquare 25th October 2014.

We join Occupy Democracy at Parliament Square 04440 hours BST. 25th October 2014. The Ninth Day of the Occupy Parliament Square. renamed Tarpaulin Square.
People have just been woken up after a police shift change. Apologies for the hoarse voice.
Remember that we were in Parliament Square for NINE days. The byelaws being used against[…]

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#occupydemocracy: The Return to Parliament Square

Get involved this Friday (21 November) from 6pm, as #occupydemocracy returns to Parliament Square for a long weekend. We will also be supporting the 24-hour Save The NHS vigil in the Square, which starts on Thursday at 7pm – https://www.facebook.com/events/1399914726928640/. 
We’re coming together because we want genuine democracy – free from corporate influence – a[…]

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Occupy Leicester: Fuel Poverty Action – Dying For Heat 2.

Original Invite to the Leicester Event:
We have normalized systemic violence, see it as part of the scenery. The situation created is through human choice. It is constructed and executed by human beings. Our elders & children and vulnerable members of our communities need us to come through for them. We can do better than[…]

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Chingford Jobs Fair and Class War Candidate Marina Pepper. Livestream

Last Friday, we were invited to live video stream, Occupier and Class War candidate Marina Pepper, at the Chingford Jobsfair. She planned to confront Iain Duncan Smith in his home turf about his government’s legislation against the poor that have killed over 10,600 disabled people since 2011. Some died due to the stress placed on[…]

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Lewisham’s housing scandal – Public meeting Livestream

With over 400 families in emergency temporary accommodation it is a disgrace that new highrise blocks in the Lewisham Gateway plan have no social housing. The London Mayor’s quota of 50% affordable housing and Lewisham’s target of 35% have been flouted and it is time to redress the balance by insisting on 100% of developments[…]

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