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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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#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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#OccupyDemocracy: The return to Parliament Square to build campaign for “Real Democracy Now!”

PRESS RELEASE 11.11.14

 
#occupydemocracy protesters in court; 21 Nov re-occupation of Parliament Sq; Putney Debates continue

 
The fight to reclaim democracy in the UK looks set to escalate as #OccupyDemocracy protesters today called upon supporters of democracy to join them as they re-occupy Parliament Square at 6pm on Friday 21 November for a long weekend.[…]

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BBC RIGGING THE ELECTION? A PHONE CALL TO BBC’s RIC BAILEY

By Ranjan Kumaran – @financialeyes
Crossposted from Realfare
Related Article : http://realfare.wordpress.com/2014/10/30/bbc-caught-rigging-2015-general-election/

 
Last Friday, 31st October, a BBC Radio programme called Feedback asked why the BBC agreed to exclude the Green Party from the General Election TV debates.  (12 Minutes)
Ric Bailey, Chief Political Advisor to the BBC was invited onto the show.
When[…]

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Veterans for Peace, Remembrance Sunday 2014.

On this Remembrance Sunday, I joined the Veterans for Peace for a second time, marching to the Cenotaph to lay a wreath of red and white poppies to remember the war dead.

Speaking to Marta, Army Veteran and Council Tenant from West Hendon, facing eviction by Barnet Council.

March to the Cenotaph.

LINKS:
http://occupylondon.org.uk/veterans-walk-to-the-cenotaph-with-a-message-of-peace-gurkha-hunger-strike-and-troopshome2014/

“We’re[…]

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What I hate about anon is also what I love about them

What I hate about anon is also what I love about them Crossposted from Accidental Anarchist.
What scares the establishment most is a group of people with no particular ideology and lots of anger and a belief that they can change the world. Welcome to the world of anon.
I’m not going to try and[…]

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