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STUDENTS MARCH _ THIS TIME NOT ALONE

A democratic challenge to the privatisation of education is rising.
By Fanny Malinen (student activist) for Occupy London Social  Media

Wednesday, 11th December 2013, thousands of students, university staff and others concerned of the recent crackdown of the right to protest and the future of higher education marched around Bloomsbury in central London. There were[...]

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PROTECT HUMAN – NOT CORPORATE RIGHTS

By Melanie Strickland  for New Internationalist
Published December 10th 2013
Melanie Strickland is a solicitor and member of Occupy Law UK.

Free trade agreements allow powerful interests to assert their rights ahead of fundamental human rights.

Today, 10 December, has been recognized as Human Rights day since 1950. The day marks the adoption of the[...]

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“STOP TfL CUTS” RMT UNION ACTIVISTS + STUDENT ACTIVISTS BOND FOR BATTLE

On Tuesday 10.12.13 there was a meeting to discuss the TfL cuts, how they will affect the tube and how we can effectively oppose them.
By Leon Brumant for Occupy London Social Media
Member of Rail Marine Transport Union
On Tuesday 10.12.13 there will be a meeting to discuss the TfL cuts, how they will[...]

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TPP LEAK: US BABIES FOLLOWING BATHWATER DOWN THE DRAIN

By Richard Chirgwin for The Register,
10th December 2013
America has overplayed its hand
Updated: Singapore talks flopped America is pushing too hard on too many fronts in the Trans Pacific Partnership treaty negotiations, making it unlikely the treaty will be finalised this year, according to a new round of leaked documents from the recent[...]

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SECOND RELEASE OF SECRET TRANS-PACIFIC PARTNERSHIP AGREEMENT DOCUMENTS

Second release of secret Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement documents
Monday 9 December 2013, 2:40 GMT
By Wiki Leaks for Wikeleaks website
On 13 November 2013 WikiLeaks released the draft text of the crucial Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP) Intellectual Property chapter during the lead-up to a TPP chief negotiators’ meeting in Salt Lake City on 19-24 November[...]

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DEMO ANNOUNCED 11/12/2013 & A STATEMENT FROM THE UNION OFFICERS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF LONDON UNION

UPDATE: DEMO ANNOUNCED 11/12/2013.
DO COME DOWN TO THE DEMO if you can.
#CopsOff Campus Promo – 11th December 2013
https://www.facebook.com/events/565580810188930/

senate house (university of london) was occupied yesterday, without any legal procedures cops came in to facilitate security dragging us out in hours. then there was some more pushing and violent arrests outside and[...]

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Unfaithful Boris Screws Tube Passengers.

The Mayor of London, who campaigned for election on the promise of keeping ticket offices open, now plans to close them as part of the 12.5% cut in the budget of London Underground (LU) announced on 21st November. This will, at a stroke, reduce safety, reduce service, cause inconvenience to the travelling public and increase[...]

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Peace & Justice for Syria

Please watch this short film, featuring occupier and peace pilgrim Earthian, which was recently produced by the Peace and Justice for Syria working group.  Find out more about this group’s work on their website, and consider joining the group in London on Dec 10th (Human Rights Day), for a Pilgrimage for Syria.
If the idea[...]

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OCCUPY BARNET PUBLIC ASSEMBLY & MP Mike Freer’s Email Travesty

Public Assembly Planned For Thursday Night
Occupy Protest Camp Outside Mike Freer MP’s Office Evicted by Bailiffs.
When: 6:30am, 28/11/13
Where: Mike Freer MP’s Constituency Office. 212 Ballards Lane, Finchley
At 6:30am high court bailiffs entered and evicted the Occupy protest camp erected by squatters outside Mike Freer MP’s constituency office, now in it’s sixth[...]

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