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Secrets, lies and Snowden’s email: why I was forced to shut down Lavabit

By Ladar Levison

The Guardian.com
Published in Guardian Tuesday 20 May 2014 12.30
For the first time, the founder of an encrypted email startup that was supposed to insure privacy for all reveals how the FBI and the US legal system made sure we don’t have the right to much privacy in the first place[…]

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Lewisham Defend Council Housing Local Hustings 2014

Lewisham Defend Council Housing Local Hustings 2014
Lewisham Defend Council Housing is an open group dedicated to resisting any proposals to privatise council housing. They call for a programme of house building and renovation to provide the houses London needs. There has never been a greater need for democratically-run, truly affordable social housing as the[…]

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Greenwich Association of Disabled People: Local Election Hustings 2014

Greenwich Association of Disabled People: Hustings with London’s Green MEP Jean Lambert
GAD is hosting an Election Hustings on 14 May – come and meet the candidates campaigning for your votes!
In Greenwich the Council is holding elections for 3 Councillors for each ward and there is also an election for the European Members of[…]

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A Day Out with Fuel Poverty Action and DPAC.

 
 

 
 
Fuel Poverty Action issued a call out for a demonstration, Bin British Gas, outside the British Gas Annual General Meeting on May 12th 2014, which coincided with the action planned by Disabled People Against the Cuts, The Independent Living Fund Fightback. They were going to visit the Department of Work and[…]

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Islington Local Elections 2014 Hustings : Disability Action in Islington (DAII)

 
 
Disability Action in Islington (DAII), an organisation run by and for disabled people. DAII invited the candidates for the May 22nd 2014 Local Elections to meet some campaigners concerned, with disabled people’s rights.
These videos were captured via smart phone, so the audio quality is not as good as a professional camcorder. We[…]

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Southwark Local Elections 2014: Voluntary and Community Sector Hustings.

 
 
Invitation from the Community Action Southwark:
In preparation for the local elections on 22nd May, CAS is hosting a local election hustings for the voluntary and community sector. The event will feature the leaders of all the main local political parties and will be held on 8th May in Southwark Cathedral (3-5pm).
Everyone[…]

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Occupy Wall Street on Trial: Cecily McMillan Convicted of Assaulting Cop, Faces Up to Seven Years

Occupy Wall Street on Trial: Cecily McMillan Convicted of Assaulting Cop, Faces Up to Seven Years Crossposted from Democracy Now.

– An Occupy Wall Street activist has been found guilty of assaulting a New York City police officer in a trial that critics say should have been about the police assaulting her. Cecily McMillan was[…]

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Bin British Gas: Put Power in Public Hands!

Fuel Poverty Action has issued a call out:
“Say no to fuel poverty, fracking and climate change; Say yes to affordable, democratic and sustainable energy for all!“
As shareholders and owners of British Gas discuss how to make a killing whilst pushing millions into poverty, Fuel Poverty Action will be holding a demonstration on Monday[…]

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Wonga Is The Wrong Way

The Occupy Wonga May Day Protest
We at Occupy feel the whole premise of Wonga is exploitative to a degree that we would be more comfortable seeing criminalized rather than recommended by government services.
 
 

 
 
Extracted from Wonga.com 2nd May 2014

 
After reading their glaringly clear terms and conditions one is[…]

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