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Stop the Net grab: ITU’s confused and dangerous plans to regulate Internet

16 Nov 2012, by in International

Take action:Sign the online petition now Next month, the little known UN agency the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) is holding a conference in Dubai, to discuss regulating the Internet. The World Conference on International Telecommunications (WCIT) is an event that could have serious implications for the freedoms we’ve become used to online. The ITU isn’t…

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Touchstone Economic Dashboard: Charting a way to recovery

12 Dec 2011, by in Blogging

Another month and another gloomy set of employment results. We’ve been tracking economic indicators since the start of the recession in our Economic Reports series, but sometimes you need to take a step back from the snapshots to see the longer term trends as well, if you’re going to appreciate the depth of the hole…

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VIDEO: Welcome to the New NHS

02 Sep 2011, by in Public services

A not entirely seriously filmed video from UNISON, highlighting a very serious point. Clause 168 of the Health and Social Care Bill removes the restriction on the amount of income a Foundation Trust can make from private charges – the so called “private patient income cap”.

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