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RECOVERY ECONOMIC MYTH DECONSTRUCTED BY OCCUPY

Recovery myth promoted by TheCityUK.
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 nationally and globally.
TheCityUK[…]

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Fighting Austerity: Oppose Racist Scapegoating – Livestream

Challenging UKIPs racism: Austerity and cuts & the myths about Immigration
Challenging the racist lies of UKIP: Fight Austerity- Oppose racist scapegoating :
educational meeting with economist Michael Burke and Lee Jasper came down to speak on behalf of BARAC(Zita Holbourne – had to cancel due to the flu).
This was jointly organised by SELPA[…]

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NoTTIPers in the London School of Economics Pro TTIP talk – Livestream Audio

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 Talk

The Event was advertised as such:
Date: Monday 13 October 2014
Time: 6.30-8pm
Venue: Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building
Speakers: HE Sylvie Bermann, Pascal Lamy, Sir Peter Ricketts,[…]

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GLOBAL FRACKDOWN RALLY – NO TTIP DEMO – KURDISH PROTEST – LIVESTREAM

 

By Inka Stafrace and Obi Live
October 11th 2014.
If you believe in astrology you should definitely find something happening in the stars for October 11th 2014. If not…well maybe you should ditch astrology! October 11th 2014  was the Global Frackdown Action Day and the European Day of Action for TTIP. Activists uniting globally[…]

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Europe Wide Day of Action Against TTIP 11th October

Over 400 actions  in 22 different countries took place on 11th October: The Europe Wide Day of Action Against TTIP. Over 1000 protest in London, Parliament Square.

By Inka Stafrace
Information about the planned actions was illustrated wonderfully on the Stop-TTIP-CETA-TiSA website which promptly crashed on the 10th of October due to an overwhelming amount[…]

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Law vs Justice by Tina-Louise Rothery

Crossposted from Law vs Justice by Tina-Louise Rothery
 

For the past three years I have often been made to feel like I am a criminal; made to feel that my actions cause fear and that I am not entitled to justice because I made the decision to stop being taken through life according to[…]

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Fracking protester cleared of obstructing police after court rules GMP got the law wrong

Fracking protester cleared of obstructing police after court rules GMP got the law wrong
An appeal panel has ruled that Greater Manchester Police got the law wrong when they arrested an activist outside Barton Moss Community Protection Camp
He had attached himself by the neck to a door handle inside an orange single-decker parked outside[…]

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Livestream: South London People’s Assembly Conference 2014.

South London People’s Assembly Conference. Saturday 4 October at Lambeth Town Hall, Brixton.
Great report of Saturday’s fantastic South London People’s Assembly in South West Londoner! More pictures to follow! Thanks to everyone who came down to take part in discussions on austerity and housing, disability, young people, the NHS, benefit justice and the living[…]

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Livestream: TTIP Public Meeting: Regulatory Harmonisation

TTIP: The ‘harmonisation’ of regulation for the benefit of corporations
Negotiated in secret and widely opposed by civil society and community groups, the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) calls for the ‘harmonisation’ of regulations between the United States and the E.U. Internet privacy and safety and environmental regulations in all areas are expected to[…]

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