UK government: Business as usual in sending arms to Israel

17 July 2015 - 12:15pm

In the midst of Israel’s brutal bombing of Gaza last year, the UK government announced that it would review 12 military export licences for items which could have been used in the Israeli military attacks on Palestinians. The 11-month review resulted in no export licence suspensions and an announcement on Wednesday that no 'additional measures' will be applied.

 

Glencore’s exit from the Philippines

14 July 2015 - 5:45pm

Glencore has sold its shares of the gold-copper Tampakan mine after about five years of facing a ban on open-pit mining in the Philippines.

TTIP will force all Europeans to take Greece's medicine

14 July 2015 - 7:30am

If the Greek crisis has shown how the institutions of the EU will stop at nothing to force through their own brand of capitalist discipline, TTIP is confirmation that we will all soon be tasting the same medicine. John Hilary previews this week's 10th round of EU-US negotiations for politics.co.uk

The Spark

13 July 2015 - 5:15pm

EVENT DATE: 20-26 July 2015 - 10:00am-9:00pm

Location: Brady Arts Centre, Whitechapel, London E1 5HU

The Spark is a week of FREE discussion, workshops, film, poetry music and more all looking at how we can build positive change here in the UK and around the world.

SA Housing Activists talk Global Resistance to Neoliberalism

13 July 2015 - 2:15pm

"In every community you have workers and those workers are organised. Low paid workers have the same problem with [social] housing. They find themselves in informal settlements. They find themselves squatting in backyards. They are all victims of neoliberal economic policies.” These were the words of South Africa Housing Assembly activists as they talked of a more inclusive and reimagined politics with other global trade unionists and activists as part of the War on Want speaker tour.

Stop TTIP: Protect our Public Services

13 July 2015 - 10:15am

EVENT DATE: 14 July 2015 -  6:00pm

Location: Unison Regional Centre, Arena Point, Manchester M3 1UN

TTIP campaign update meeting - all welcome.

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