An Occupiers Perspective
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[…]
Greater Manchester Police arresting Barton Moss Protectors for Aggravated Trespass on Public Footpath?
I got up to site to see the GMP up there, threatening my tribe.
Graham was on top of the lorry, bless him, and happy, but they then began to move the tanker with him on top of it. It was pouring[…]
Being a stylist as well as an activist, I decided it was time to take the fracking protest to London Fashion Week (LFW). I think it is time the media and the public realise that activists come from all walks of life and not just the fringes of society. It is all of our duty[…]Read more →