This open letter was sent to the EUinCrisis@lists.corporateeurope.org by Isabel Ortiz, Sara Burke, Mohamed Berrada and Hernan Cortes and forwarded to Occupy London.
In case this escaped your attention, we reviewed 843 protests occurring between January 2006 and July 2013 in 87 countries covering over 90% of world population. The paper focuses on:[…]
Original Post in the Corporate Europe Observatory
December 16th 2013
A leaked EU negotiating proposal  for the far-reaching free trade agreement with the US reveals the European Commission’s plans to fundamentally change the way regulations to protect consumers, labour and the environment will be adopted in the future. The proposal follows a[…]Read more →
By “Verity” for Occupy London Social media
Today is the tenth International Day To End Violence Against Sex Workers, and here in London authorities are marking it by continuing their sustained attack on sex workers in Soho, which has previously been the safest place to work in England. Today more women will be appearing in[…]
Monday, 16th December 2013
Summary by Obi based on article in The Northern Gas Gala.
The fracking test site at Barton Moss has been blockaded with a giant wind turbine blade!
Around fifty people arrived at 5.30 this morning to leave this imaginative early Christmas gift for fracking company IGas.
The Barton Moss site, near[…]
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[…]Read more →
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[…]Read more →
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[…]
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[…]
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[…]