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Why I'm standing with Greece in Trafalgar Square this evening


29 June 2015

It’s all too easy, when you hear of markets in disarray and banks closing on the other side of the continent, to forget about the terrible human impacts of the crisis in Greece.

No answers on Nigerian energy privatisation

Last week we were excited to host Nigerian energy activist, Ken Henshaw, in the UK. Ken is from the Niger Delta region and so has long been involved in struggles against the corporate control of oil resources in this part of Nigeria.

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This morning Edinburgh council unanimously passed a motion to express concern about the effects of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) on local services, jobs, suppliers and democracy. The decision came shortly after Lewisham council unanimously passed a similar motion yesterday evening. 

Millions of pounds of UK aid money have been invested in a project in Tanzania which is destroying the livelihoods of smallholder farmers, driving them into debt and impacting the local environment, according to a new report by The Oakland Institute released today in collaboration with Greenpeace Africa and Global Justice Now.

A group of artists including Juliet Stevenson and Vivienne Westwood have launched a video to raise public awareness of the trade deal TTIP which is being secretly negotiated between the EU and the US

Events

Jul13
Inverness, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Aberdeen

Summer Scottish tour - coming to a town near you!

Jul15
Leeds Civic Hall, Leeds

Global Justice Leeds is holding a meeting on Wednesday 15 July in Leeds Civic Hall at 7:00pm featuring Geoff Tansey, an honorary research fellow in the Department of Peace Studies at Bradford University and at the Centre for Rural Economy, Newcastle University.

Jul17
Tapeley Park, Instow, North Devon

A weekend of politics, culture and fun, with great speakers, live music and DJs.

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More from @Ken_Henshaw's meeting with @DFID_UK about disastrous UK-funded Nigerian energy privatisation here: http://t.co/VDwgZtUP5D #FO4
6 hours 3 min ago
#FO4 The Aid Business concludes consultants are making a fortune from projects that don't benefit poor. Aid needed but must be spent better
6 hours 8 min ago
Following UK-supported energy privatisation, Nigerians reporting only 2 hours of power every 2 days #FO4
6 hours 10 min ago
Hearing from @Ken_Henshaw about meeting with @DFID_UK: seem to know power privatisation isn't working but sticking with failed approach #FO4
6 hours 12 min ago
Energy privatisation spokesperson claiming that power prices are lower for poor - but no evidence of this in Nigeria #FO4
6 hours 13 min ago
UK aid-funded privatisation has pushed up energy prices in Nigeria, making power less not more accessible to people living in poverty #FO4
6 hours 14 min ago