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Robert Mugabe annonce sa volonté de nationaliser les mines de diamant du Zimbabwe

Lors de l’inteview traditionnelle à l’ocassion de son anniversaire à la télévision nationale, jeudi 3 mars, le président zimbabwéen, Robert Mugabe, a annoncé qu’il a l’intention de nationaliser les mines de diamant du pays...
by Actualité Distincte on Mar 8, 2016

Robert Mugabe annonce sa volonté de nationaliser les mines de diamant du Zimbabwe

Lors de l’inteview traditionnelle à l’ocassion de son anniversaire à la télévision nationale, jeudi 3 mars, le président zimbabwéen, Robert Mugabe, a annoncé qu’il a l’intention de nationaliser les mines de diamant du pays...
by N3WS on Mar 8, 2016

Red Pepper on 'How red are the Greens?'

The latest Red Pepper, delivered today, has How red are the Greens? as its cover story with additional articles inside. It is edited by Michael Calderbank who is a member of the LRC and a local Brent activist with whom I have campaigned on various...
by wembleymatters on Apr 4, 2015

Greens respond to Labour on railway nationalisation

 A letter from 30 Labour PPCs to the Observer has been prominently featured today and has earnt top billing on the BBC news and current affairs programmes this morning. The letter calls on Ed Miliband to make public ownership of the ra...
by wembleymatters on May 4, 2014

Demonstrate for a People's Budget: Downing Street Wednesday

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by wembleymatters on Mar 16, 2014

Greens: Bring rail back into public hands following more fare rises

As rail companies in England announced fare rises for 2014,  commuters and their household budgets received more bad news. Firms are allowed to put fares up by much as 2% above the agreed price-increase figure which, for 2014, is 3.1%. Among the...
by wembleymatters on Dec 24, 2013

Council Tax, Railways, Energy - Focus for action tomorrow

The People's Assembly is calling protests across the country to mark the 'Bonfire of Austerity' tomorrow, November 5th.There will be a demonstration outside Willesden Magistrates Court at 9am tomorrow to protest at Labour controlled Brent Council's d...
by wembleymatters on Nov 4, 2013

Caroline Lucas appeals to unhappy Labour voters

From yesterday's GuardianI've been reading with interest the recent correspondence on these pages about the kind of Labour party people would like to vote for. As I read through the list of John Walton's initial policy proposals (Suggestions for a La...
by wembleymatters on Aug 20, 2013

Green Party condemns Royal Mail sell-off and supports CWU resistance

Responding to the announcement yesterday by Liberal Democrat Business Secretary Vince Cable that a majority stake in the Royal Mail would be sold off by the government, Green Party leader Natalie Bennett said:The privatisation of Royal Mail is the...
by wembleymatters on Jul 11, 2013

People's Assembly generates hope but this must result in action

It was always going to be hard to enable as many voices as possible to be heard in a gathering of more than 4,000 people but yesterday's People's Assembly got close. Central Hall, marquees outside and the Emmanuel Centre down the road were buzzing wi...
by wembleymatters on Jun 23, 2013

BANKING FAILURES

By Mark Rogers Banks are businesses like any other (in principle) but the regulatory frameworks constructed to “oversee” them in fact legislated banks out the consequences of operating in the private sector. The question inevitably arises there...
by GoldCoin on Jan 29, 2013

Greens back rail fare protests and renew call for renationalisation

Caroline Lucas, Green MP and other Sussex Greens this morning Green Party leader Natalie Bennett pledged the party's support  this morning's demonstrations against the further significant rise in rail fares as Green Brighton and Hove MP, C...
by wembleymatters on Jan 2, 2013

Eurozone agrees new ECB banking supervision rules

European finance ministers have reached a deal on new rules for supervising eurozone banks.Around 200 of the biggest banks will come under the direct oversight of the European Central Bank, which will act as chief supervisor of eurozone banks. New ru...
by Loans Calculators on Dec 27, 2012

Northern Rock bank needs taxpayers to repay £270 m to loan customers

152,000 Northern Rock customers will receive hundreds of pounds each in compensation owing to mistakes made in their paperwork.Customers who took out personal loans of less than £25,000 will receive an average of £1,775 each. The compensation is du...
by Loans Calculators on Dec 18, 2012

HBOS ex-chairman Lord Stevenson finally admits errors

The ex-chairman of HBOS has admitted the bank took on too much risk in the run up to the financial crisis in 2008.In written evidence to the Parliamentary Commission on Banking Standards, Lord Stevenson also said the bank had become “over expos...
by Loans Calculators on Dec 11, 2012

Lloyds TSB starts account transfers to Co Operative Bank

Millions of Lloyds TSB customers will start ti receive letters explaining that their accounts will be moved to a new provider.Some 3.5 million customers will receive the letter before Christmas telling them that their accounts will be moved to a new...
by Loans Calculators on Dec 4, 2012

MPs- sale of nationalised banks RBS,Lloyds- not for years

There is a risk that the £66 billion invested in RBS and Lloyds Banking Group by the government may never be recovered, a parliamentary committee has warned. In a report into the sale of Northern Rock, the Public Accounts Committee said the sale of...
by Loans Calculators on Nov 20, 2012

Nationwide linked to RBS branch sale

Nationwide could join the race for hundreds of Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) and NatWest branches.RBS had planned to sell 316 branches- which serve hundreds of thousands of business customers to Santander but the deal collapsed earlier this month. Nat...
by Loans Calculators on Oct 29, 2012

China's food security plan in Africa

There have been a lot of news stories lately about Chinese 'private' companies buying up vast tracts of farmland in Africa as part of a Chinese government food security plan. Yet how much sense does such a plan make? If there is a global food price s...
by Screeds and Quibbles on Oct 17, 2012

NATIONALISE BRITISH GAS

The announcement by British Gas that it is putting up its prices by 6% this winter is tantamount to a death sentence for many of the most vulnerable in society, people who already living in poverty will not be able to afford to heat their homes and w...
by Socialist Unity on Oct 12, 2012


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