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TPP vs. Democracy: Leaked Draft of Secretive Trade Deal Spells Out Plan for Corporate Power Grab

Originally posted on Rise Up Times:

WikiLeaks reveals negotiators planning to expand secret corporate tribunals

"With the veil of secrecy ripped back, finally everyone can see for themselves that the TPP would give multinational corporations extraordinary new powers that undermine our sovereignty," said Lori Wallach of Public Citizen. (Photo courtesy of Wikileaks)

“With the veil of secrecy ripped back, finally everyone can see for themselves that the TPP would give multinational corporations extraordinary new powers that undermine our sovereignty,” said Lori Wallach of Public Citizen. (Photo courtesy of Wikileaks)

Newly leaked classified documents show that the secretive Trans-Pacific Partnership deal, if it goes through as written, will dramatically expand the power of corporations to use closed-door tribunals to challenge—and supersede—domestic laws, including environmental, labor, and public health, and other protections.

The tribunals, made infamous under NAFTA, were exposed in the “Investment Chapter” from the TPP negotiations, which was released to the public by WikiLeaks on Wednesday.

“The TPP has developed in secret an unaccountable supranational court for multinationals to sue states,” said Julian Assange, WikiLeaks editor. “This system is a challenge to…

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Is British Establishment Riddled With Paedophiles?

Originally posted on Raging Bull-shit:

Here’s British comedian and political satirist Russell Brand on what is almost certainly Britain’s worst political scandal of living memory: the allegations of rape and even murder of children by senior establishment figures, including MPs, ministers, former European Commissioners and members of the royal family. Brand also delves into the British government and civil service’s ongoing cover-up of incriminating evidence relating to child-abuse charges.

It is without doubt Britain’s darkest hour, yet little change will happen. As Brand says, what this all bottles down to is a class of people who are quite literally “above the law of the land,… condemning us while they themselves are immune from prosecution.”

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Dublin: Grangegorman Mega Eviction Fails!

save GtrangegormanVia Squat.net.

International Callout: Help us resist eviction of SquatCity

    see video here  http://bcove.me/02q47p86

We are putting out an international callout for support, to help us resist the eviction of our homes, and to defend squatting in Dublin. We have been subject to a large scale eviction attempt over the last couple of days, and we are currently resisting, and appealing for help and support. Many of you would have stayed there during the International Squatters Convergence, and saw the space for yourselves.

Solidarity Times – Free the Media, Be the Media

GRANGEGORMAN -An Inspirational Beauty is Born

Occasionally events happen and you fail to realise the significance until much later. But the recent events in Grangegorman and the violent and oppressive attempts to evict the thirty young people from the home they’ve built for themselves in the ruins of terraced houses and a warehouse is such a significant moment.

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70,000 Anti-capitalists launch Campaign in Tunisia

Anti-capitalist groups launch campaign at World Social Forum
The Tunisian capital resembles London’s Hyde Park with the coming together of anti-capitalism groups.
Forum participants on Tuesday marched in solidarity with the victims of the Bardo museum attack in Tunis [EPA]

Ahmed El Amraoui

The Tunisian capital resembles London’s Hyde Park as thousands of anti-capitalism groups have gathered to tackle a wide range of interconnected social ills that persist worldwide. Over 70,000 participants representing an impressive diversity of people and social movement sectors from around the globe are taking part in the 13th edition of the World Social Forum (WSF).

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Birth of the Central American and Caribbean Anarchist Federation!

After several months of preparation, pre-congress debates and the call to the first conference to the constitution of the Central American and Caribbean  Anarchist Federation FACC, some comrades from diverse countries and realities of the ​​Central and Caribbean area  (and international observers) have meet in the city of Santiago de los Caballeros on 21st and 22nd of March this year 2015, to share ideas, know each other and set the differences and similarities. Continue reading Birth of the Central American and Caribbean Anarchist Federation!

La PAHC ocupa una seu del BBVA a la Floresta per una hipoteca de Vallvidrera

Originally posted on KanPasqual:

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La PAHC decideix quedar-se a dormir aquesta nit (dimecres) a la sucursal bancària de La Floresta per tal de pressionar i aconseguir la negociació del cas del Pere, la casa del qual volen subhastar imminentment.

L’Assemblea de Joves de La Floresta hi serem amb elles, t’hi sumes?

La nostra millor arma, la solidaritat! ‪#‎PereSolució‬

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updates. We want him FREE. We want him ALIVE.. José Antúnez Becerra.

thefreeorg:

CA3DGx3WYAAYCUhtoday 24/3 two demonstrators still hang from Prison Hospital where José is now  held, 2 cops on roof

Originally posted on The Free:

UPDATE 24th March

José moved to prison hospital in Terrassa which is run by his accuser and enemy, ex boss of Quatre Camins Prison. He can’t walk and seems to be dying, but is lucid and resisting.Demonstrations in Barcelona today.https://directa.cat/actualitat/empitjora-lestat-de-salut-de-jose-antunez-becerra-traslladen-lhospital-penitenciari-de

josé AntúnezThe coming days will be crucial in the fight for the life and freedom of José Antúnez  ..Solidarity outside the walls will be felt more strongly. Because José is not alone …
We want him free¡¡¡ We want him alive¡¡¡ 

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