BREAKING BARRIERS: NHS ACTIVISTS CRASH PRIVATE HEALTHCARE OPERATOR CONFERENCE

The Royal College of Physicians has always promoted public health provision and was crucial in the founding of the National Health Service. Because of this, it’s all the more dispiriting that last Tuesday it played host to “Breaking Barriers”, a conference of CEOs of private healthcare companies from around the world. These CEOs are unyielding in their quest to weasel their way into the public healthcare … Continue reading BREAKING BARRIERS: NHS ACTIVISTS CRASH PRIVATE HEALTHCARE OPERATOR CONFERENCE

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Please Share – ACT UP LONDON Open Gathering – Tuesday, April 26 6 PM – 9 PM – 345 City Road

Everyone welcome – ACT UP LONDON Open Gathering – ACT UP! FIGHT BACK! FIGHT AIDS! Positively UK on Tuesday April 26th 6.30-8pm (6pm for newcomers). – ‘Positively UK’ – 345 City Road London EC1V 1LR – (nearest tube – Angel) – All details at www.actuplondon.wordpress.com and @ actuplondonfighttilltheend@gmail.com – Facebook page here   Things are getting racy out there on the streets – with weekly/daily/hourly calls for Cameron to resign, … Continue reading Please Share – ACT UP LONDON Open Gathering – Tuesday, April 26 6 PM – 9 PM – 345 City Road

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April 14th 6pm – Provocation, Politics, People Power – Politicising Pride in London 2016

PROVOCATION, POLITICS, PEOPLE POWER – POLITICISING PRIDE IN LONDON 2016. A sharing and planning session, including short ‘queer activism’ films. Thursday 14th April, 6-9pm at Positive East,159 Mile End Road, Stepney Green, London E1 4AQ – Facebook Event Page Click Here – Please email with RSVP’s and any questions – actuplondonfighttilltheend@gmail.com. We are nearing Pride season and this year ACT UP London, along with fellow activists, will … Continue reading April 14th 6pm – Provocation, Politics, People Power – Politicising Pride in London 2016

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‘We are not fooled’: Global health activists confront pharmaceutical industry over excessive medicine prices

For Immediate Release Friday, April 1, 2016 ‘We are not fooled’: Global health activists confront pharmaceutical industry over excessive medicine prices This afternoon at 4pm, seven naked people with “#PharmaGreedKills” written on their backs stormed Gilead HQ1, whilst people did a blockade on the streets of Holborn, Central London, as part of a globally co-ordinated action against ‘pharmaceutical greed’. On 1st April 2016 activists across … Continue reading ‘We are not fooled’: Global health activists confront pharmaceutical industry over excessive medicine prices

#PHARMAGREEDKILLS ACT UP LONDON ACTION

WHY WE’RE HERE  We are here today, on April Fool’s Day, to speak out against the unfairness, unsustainability, absurdity and hypocrisy of the current system for providing access to medication for people in the UK and around the world. We believe that access to medicines, vaccines and health care should be a basic principle of common dignity that is accessible to everyone. We believe that people should … Continue reading #PHARMAGREEDKILLS ACT UP LONDON ACTION