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An Occupiers Perspective

This section aims to provide a space for the varied and diverse voices of Occupy London.
 
 

TURMOIL IN THE LABOUR PARTY

By Peter Dombi; cross-posted from Our Broken System
 
The Labour Party currently appears to be in the process of tearing itself apart, with the left-wing leader Jeremy Corbyn being challenged by a more right-wing candidate in the form of Owen Smith. This battle is the culmination of a year of conflict in the Labour[…]

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THE EU REFERENDUM

By Peter Dombi; cross-posted from Our Broken System
 
People are probably by now getting fed-up with all the arguments around the EU Referendum, and maybe don’t need yet another opinion to consider. However there is so much mis-information and scaremongering being put out, by both sides, that I’d like  to try and bring some[…]

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Young People – The model doesn’t fit anymore

By Mary Bolinbroke
We live in a society that has spent many decades establishing a culture of pressures and materialistic milestones to push our kids into their future. Democracy built around corporations has neatly set up guidelines for our lives. Young people are now taught that there is only one route that may be taken[…]

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THE PANAMA TAX SCANDAL

By Peter Dombi; cross-posted from Our Broken System
 
This week we have been rocked by the Tax Avoidance scandal coming out of Panama, after a whistle-blower leaked more than 11 million documents from the law-firm Mossack Fonseca. This firm has spent the last 40 years helping their wealthy clients worldwide to hide money and[…]

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CRISIS IN BRITISH STEEL

By Peter Dombi; cross-posted from Our Broken System
 
This week we have seen the Tory government slowly getting engulfed in the crisis caused by Indian company Tata’s threat to close steel works across the UK. As well as meaning that the UK would no longer have a viable steel industry,  if this were to[…]

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GOOGLE – TAX AVOIDER

By Peter Dombi; cross-posted from Our Broken System
 
The news this week has been full of comment about Google, its dreadful tax avoidance, and the way it managed to strike a cosy deal with the Inland Revenue to get away with paying only 10% of the tax that should have been due on its[…]

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Calais – Under Attack and Fighting Back!

Calais – Under Attack and Fighting Back!
30% of the camp is being cleared by force. Successful solidarity is being met by naked state power. But resistance is fertile![…]

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Hedge funds helped wreck Puerto Rico

Hedge funds helped wreck Puerto Rico by Aengus mac Og.
It’s another symptom of the way things are within this corrupt and untethered political and economic system.
Puerto Rico as we know is not one of the wealthiest places in the world and is slowly but surely going bankrupt. I hear today that US hedge[…]

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I was once a Refugee by Nina

I was once once a Refugee by Nina Moniri.
I was once a refugee
I am the child of refugees.
Two hard working people who left a hazardous existence in the hope that one day I would have the security and safety they didn’t have.
What would’ve happened to us if we hadn’t left I[…]

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