On Friday 4 July members and supporters of Occupy London will stand in Solidarity with Dan Ashman as he faces trial for the blockade by Occupy Vs. The Arms Fair. The DSEI 2013 Arms Fair, at the Excel Centre in East London. This is the world’s biggest weapons trading event happening every two years.
Euro Hustings: Take Back the Power
North and East London World Development Movement have organised a hustings on 19 May focusing on TTIP and ISDS. Please come along and spread the word far and wide. Full details below, including Facebook event.
Facebook event here: https://www.facebook.com/events/655635101157740
Take Back the Power: Global Justice and the European Elections[...]
NHS campaigners condemn Whittington boss for ‘cover up’ over payroll link to MEP wife
NHS campaigners are “incredibly concerned” after it emerged that the chairman of the Whittington Hospital had not declared being on the payroll of his MEP wife. Dr Louise Irvine, London MEP candidate for the National Health Action Party, who campaigned outside[...]
OFFICIAL ‘OPENING’ OF THE BRIAN HAW MEMORIAL BENCH ON WHITSTABLE BEACH! by Julie Wassmer.
On Sunday 1st June members of Brian Haw’s family, including four of his children (see photo of Brian’s son Pete with his father at his graduation – one of the few events Brian interrupted his peace protest for) and a granddaughter,[...]
How the US/EU Trade Agreement (TTIP) will Impact the Environment – StopTTIP
The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) is a corporate bill of rights. Corporations want to use it to sue governments for bans on fracking. Corporations want to drill thousands of fracking wells across the UK, which will lead to pollution of local[...]
By Ladar Levison
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[...]
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[...]
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[...]
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[...]