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Marian farrell's Blog – July 2014 Archive (3)

How to waste £375 billion

In 2010 the government cancelled a program to rebuild 715 schools, because they'd run out of money. But at the same time the Bank of England had created £375 billion of new money through a program called Quantitative Easing. Instead of this money being spent on something useful, it was pumped into the financial markets, benefitting the richest 5% but doing almost nothing to create jobs and stable economic recovery. 
 
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Frack-Off UK campaigners at public meetings in NI

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Groundswell Rising - Protecting our children's air and water

It is my pleasure to let you know that our film, Groundswell Rising Protecting Our Children's Air and Water, a film about the resistance to the invasion of the Gas Industry will be screening at

the Galway Film Fleadh,

July 12, 18:00 local time.

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