One year after the Con Dem government criminalised residential squatting their next move is to criminalise all squatting including political occupations.Read more →
What would further anti-squatting laws mean for the right to protest?
We do not know exactly what form a new law would take, but we can find some clues. Section 144, the current law against squatting in residential properties is phrased as follows:
(1)A person commits an offence if—
(a)the person is in a[...]
What: People’s Assembly in Canary Wharf – Because democracy is too big to fail
Where: Canary Wharf. Exact location to be announced on the day
When: They Owe Us events begin from 12.30pm Friday 14 June onwards. Occupy London’s People’s Assembly begins 3pm.
This Friday in the lead up to the G8, Occupy London supporters take to Canary Wharf, a ‘private’ space where an injunction was placed indefinitely against protest in 2011/12 . In[...]Read more →
(approved by the Occupy London General Assembly on the steps of S.Pauls on the 31st May 2013)Read more →
Occupy London stands in solidarity with all who refuse to accept the current unsustainable, unjust and undemocratic system. We want structural change towards authentic global equality.The world’s resources must go towards sustainable care-taking of people and planet, not towards corporate profits, the military, or the rich. We reject finance-funded politicians who mouth reform but instead derail democracy[...]
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Spain’s economy shrank for the seventh consecutive quarter. In Greece, unemployment this year is predicted to hit 28%. France’s president announced that the EU cannot[...]Read more →
Europe is under a violent attack by the financial capital, represented by the troika (IMF, ECB, EC) and by the successive governments that apply concerted policies with these entities, despising and destroying the people. We know that this offensive is set on breaking the peoples, rendering them slaves of debt and austerity. This offensive crosses Europe and it must be defeated by an international struggle.Read more →
Each one of us, in each country, in each[...]
Brief stream of people chanting slogans in Turkish solidarity rally.
Brief conversation with a young Turkish socialist.
Later on. Another stream from Mhoust42[...]Read more →
Start. Clapham Common Tube station.
Start of the march.
Bridget from N.U.T.
Rally.[...]Read more →
Tammy Samede: video livestream for the second day of the #StopG8 Carnival.Read more →
The West End is one of London’s financial centres and London is at the
heart of global capitalism. The West End hosts private banks for London’s wealthy elites, private investment funds and PR companies to handle the reputational issues of the city’s corporations and mega rich. All of this is carried on behind closed doors, however the West End is also host to[...]
The Carnival of Capitalism unfortunately. started with a raid on the convergence space of the StopG8 group.
Throughout the day featured heavy handed police presence, due to the protestors having the temerity not to ask permission to protest.
We will update this more later.
The various livestreamers for the Carnival of Capitalism:
John on LBC Radio.
Jamie Kelsey-Fry on Channel 4 News.
Up in the roofRead more →
Facilitator: Vica @ldvcrgrsRead more →
Livestream: Obi @Obi_Live
Here is the statement of solidarity approved at tonight’s GA.
The GA also agreed that those of us that will be forwarding this to individual groups can write a more personal introduction email when sending the statement.
I might try to summarise the other points of the GA tomorrow,[...]