An Occupiers Perspective
By “Verity” for the Occupy London Social Media
“The fact is that sex workers have not been able to count on prominent feminists to support their long struggle for decriminalisation. Instead, establishment feminists have spearheaded attempts by governments to make it harder for women to work. Their stated aim is to abolish prostitution, not to[...]
Check out my interview with the Artist Taxi Driver about the Occupy v the Arms Fair action I took part in. We’re being charged with wilful obstruction, arms dealers at the fair who promoted torture equipment – who committed an offence, were not arrested. None of the arms dealers who breached UK law at previous[...]Read more →
Before the Anonymous UK and People’s Assembly Day of Civil Disobedience, Occupy London Press Team was contacted by the police Liaison Gateway Team, regarding the Guy Fawkes Night.
I am part of a small team of Police Officers dedicated to facilitating peaceful protest.
We are aware of many protest groups coming together on[...]
From two of our Occupiers.
I saw the Paxman interview with Russell Brand having just returned from St. Paul’s where I was meeting up with friends I had made during the occupation. I found it particularly interesting that Paxman persisted in criticising Brand for not providing answers to the problems he was naming – specifically[...]
Livestream by DanCole:
“Campaign against the Immigration Bill outside Houses of Parliament”, by Velar Grant[...]Read more →
Facilitating Consensus and Overcoming Barriers in Horizontal Groups – Occupy London workshops
October 20, 2013 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Consensus is not only a decision making tool, but a process that builds group consciousness through mutual understanding. If used appropriately it can empower individuals and groups and improve collaboration. In this short session[...]
The Bohemia Community Project and Agent Burlieque invite you to a night of cheekiness, mischief and fun!
An evening of Underground Burlesque and Cabaret awaits as you enter the doors of North London’s newest community and events space, Our Bohemia.
Music, Entertaintment and just a little debauchery!
A little too hot under the collar? Our[...]
Well been here nearly a week and its starting to come along. If ya fancy popping down and helping out everyone welcome.
Having spent a number of nights on the site, the potential for this to become a community hub of learning, shelter and growing is vast. Already we have had contributions of food, tents,[...]
It was two years ago today that a frustrated UK public stormed towards Paternoster Square, determined to Occupy the London Stock Exchange. The police acted to protect the City of London, and acted to remove thousands of protesters from the area. Giles Fraser, Canon of St Paul’s Cathedral offered sanctuary to the protesters[...]