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March 2013 Blog Posts (11)

Antibiotics- Big Pharma doth not provide

I just remembered the article in the Independent from a couple of weeks ago about the big increase in drug resistance bacteria.

The Department of Health is due to publish the UK Antimicrobial Resistance Strategy this week.

Let's hope it contains resolutions to move at least some antibiotic research into public development.

Added by Matt Worsdale on March 24, 2013 at 19:31 — 1 Comment

DCLG funds Public Service Revolutionaries. No, it is is NOT April 1st

DCLG funds Public Service Revolutionaries. No, it is is NOT April 1st…

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Added by Kate Gordon on March 23, 2013 at 19:00 — 2 Comments

Political system 'incapable' of solving crisis, warns leading Tory

The ConDem government’s plan to, in effect, engineer a state-financed, speculative housing boom in a bid to stimulate expansion, sums up the increasingly desperate state of both the economy and the political classes.

So much so that a leading Tory commentator suggests that yesterday’s Budget signals the absolute inability of representative democracy to tackle the crisis. A Coalition brought together to tackle the budget deficit and restore some…

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Added by Gerry Gold on March 21, 2013 at 13:11 — No Comments

Urban Forum's last hurrah!

Here's one for the archives - Urban Forum's last policy roundup.



Another Voluntary Sector organisation bids the community its last hurrah!

Policy Round-Up…

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Added by joe taylor on March 20, 2013 at 16:30 — 1 Comment

a very important report:

Thanks to Gerry Gold for alerting us to what seems to be a very important report:

Below is a summary and here's the link to the entire report…
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Added by joe taylor on March 16, 2013 at 14:44 — 9 Comments

The budget approaches -- exploitation on the rise as recession deepens

Today’s forlorn protest by the TUC designed to put “pressure on chancellor George Osborne to change course” as he puts his final touches to next week’s budget will fall on deaf ears.

Prime minister Cameron last week insisted that the austerity…

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Added by Gerry Gold on March 13, 2013 at 14:00 — 1 Comment

A New Economics Foundation graphic

New Economics Foundation on Facebook

Added by Bren Cook on March 13, 2013 at 9:05 — No Comments

Eurocrats fear 'protest against entire system'

In Brussels, the old order is trembling at the prospect of Greece being thrown out of the euro and Italy – if Beppe Grillo had its way – deciding to quit the single currency. Giles Merritt from EU think-tank Friends of Europe said Brussels could handle old-style politicians like Silvia Berlusconi. Grillo really worried them, he added, because it was a “protest against the entire system, and they are afraid it is spreading to other countries”. He’s not wrong there.

Read the…

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Added by Paul Feldman on March 4, 2013 at 17:46 — No Comments

Bedroom Tax Calculator

It does what it says calculates how much you will do to pay where applicable

Bedroom Tax - Quids In! Magazine

www.quidsinmagazine.com/bedroom-tax.html

Underoccupancy or "The Bedroom Tax". Picture. The…

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Added by kenyasue Smart on March 2, 2013 at 23:07 — No Comments

UCL Database Directory Beneficiaries of Enslavement launched 27:2:2012

Greetings All thought I would share this research from UCL which was 3 years In the making, prominent families who have lucrative legacies founded on the misery of enslaved Africans. Do visit the web site and post your views, taking into consideration that these are my Ancestars 

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Added by kenyasue Smart on March 1, 2013 at 0:21 — 2 Comments

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