An Occupiers Perspective
Rio Tinto the Ugly Truth. Livestream by Occupy Mayday.
London-based Rio Tinto is one of the biggest mining companies in the world. It has a long history of conflict with communities and workers.
This meeting shows us the Voices of Resistance against these corporations poisoning the world for their profit.
This is the live video[…]
BioFuelWatch Alternative Awards Ceremony by Pete Deane.
We had a really fun protest last night. The organisers thought they had fooled us with a last minute switch of venue but we tracked them down. Here are Rhythms of Resistance belting it out. Thanks to the Occupistas who attended and Occupy London for the support.
This action has the potential to ignite a movement for democratic change in this country. Democracy and the way it is practised, has always been a key principle of the Occupy movement. We want to campaign for a genuine democratic government free from corporate influence.
We would like to invite all the movements that have[…]
Not On the BBC. Livestream footage of Tony Benn’s Funeral.
Parliament Square, Outside St. Margaret’s Church, Westminster Abbey. Supporters of Tony Benn coming down to pay their respects.
Arrival of funeral procession.
30 minutes after I stopped livestreaming, we found out that the BBC was not covering the funeral, so I[…]
(I’ve re written the poem ‘if’)
If you can keep your footing when all about you
Are losing theirs and being battered by the tau
If you can trust yourself when all others attack you,
But make allowance for their attacking too;
If you can wait for lorries,and not be tired by waiting,
Two events that inspired our Accidental Anarchist; two reports with pics and film footage.
International Day Against Fascism
(Click through to the Accidental Anarchist blog)
Bob Crow – What a Man
(Click through to the Accidental Anarchist blog)[…]
Polly Higgins spoke at the London School of Economics at an event aptly called What Is to Be Done?. With a line of speakers likened by Andrew Simms from Global Witness as being in a ‘sweetie shop full of my favorite people’, Polly began the evening talking about Ecocide and why implementing it as[…]
On the second anniversary of the violent eviction of OLSX camp, bathed in sunshine, mercifully free of keening wind, the steps of St Paul’s were filled with occupiers old and new. We had one of the best general assemblies ever, with an astonishing 4 proposals unanimously passed, working group feed back, speakers, discussion[…]Read more →
The meeting room used for the consultation on water cannon only has room for 160 people.
The Metropolitan Police are asking Mayor Boris Johnson to allow the use of water cannons on protesters in London. Apparently there are more protests expected in the coming years, due largely to the impact of austerity cuts on[…]