There’s a logo that seems to be starting to appear everywhere… It’s on the dustbin lorries in Westminster, on the road sweepers’ carts in Lambeth, and, so it seems, it’s all over the world doing all kinds of environmental and transport work – trains, buses, water, environmental services. It’s the logo of Veolia, the new name for a whole bunch of different firms that have grown out of the French Compagnie GÃ©nÃ©rale des Eaux from the 1850s and owned by Vivendi. The firms were previously known as Vivendi Water (water), Onyx (waste management), Dalkia (energy services) and Connex (transportation), yet putting it all together gives a more scary impression. Do we want these massive conglomerates to provide all of these services for governments?
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Franziska Giffey findet da passt kein Rettungswagen durch. https://twitter.com/joerg_spengler/status/1598927489987813377
Warum Amsterdam heute eine Fahrradstadt ist? Weil die Bürger:innen in den 70er Jahren die Schnauze gestrichen voll hatten von dem #Autowahnsinn. #StädteFürMenschen
Britain - where you have to say stuff that is flatly untrue in order to be taken seriously. https://twitter.com/anandmenon1/status/1599679276193677314
Starmer doesn’t think single market membership would boost growth.
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Illegal and systematic non-Schengen compliant border controls at Frankfurt (Oder), 31 August 2022 – every train controlled, every train Poland-Berlin delayed
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