An Occupiers Perspective
We join Occupy Democracy at Parliament Square 04440 hours BST. 25th October 2014. The Ninth Day of the Occupy Parliament Square. renamed Tarpaulin Square.
People have just been woken up after a police shift change. Apologies for the hoarse voice.
Remember that we were in Parliament Square for NINE days. The byelaws being used against[…]
Last Friday, we were invited to live video stream, Occupier and Class War candidate Marina Pepper, at the Chingford Jobsfair. She planned to confront Iain Duncan Smith in his home turf about his government’s legislation against the poor that have killed over 10,600 disabled people since 2011. Some died due to the stress placed on[…]Read more →
Crossposted from StandingStone’s Blog.
Occupy Bath and the Re-Imagining of Democracy in Parliament Square
Just over three weeks ago, several Bath Occupiers headed over to London with the TUC wagon to be a part of something pretty massive. Not only was there to be an 80,000-strong march on Hyde Park to add ourselves to, but,[…]
With over 400 families in emergency temporary accommodation it is a disgrace that new highrise blocks in the Lewisham Gateway plan have no social housing. The London Mayor’s quota of 50% affordable housing and Lewisham’s target of 35% have been flouted and it is time to redress the balance by insisting on 100% of developments[…]Read more →
Barnet Housing Action Group asked for livestream support for the evening, but the Council representatives did not like the idea of being recorded. They claimed that everything would be written down, but we preferred to have our own copy. The compromise was that the camera would be pointed down on the table and we would[…]Read more →
Psychotic Inspector MetPolice Harrassing Occupy Parliament Square.
Original Video Part 1. http://bambuser.com/v/5021071
Date Time Group: 24/11/2014 02:05BST
First Encounter with Inspector Two Pips 184949. Asks me whether I believe he would be intimidated by my actions.
Name badge upside down, he later places it right way up.
Claims that a person in the camp works[…]
I was invited to the Open Forum for Housing in Barnet. This time, instead ospeakers from a panel, we had the Rule of Two Feet. Five discussion groups and I managed to video two of them. My conclusion from various conversations is that people are stymied by the system that does not work for them,[…]Read more →
Remember remember the 5th of November, gunpowder, treason and BBC blackout! and so it was last night as thousands of UK Anons congregated in London’s Trafalgar Sq. the fourth annual Anonymous ‘Night of activism’ the so called Million Mask March. Anonymous had announced their intention to march to Parliament Square and in the words of[…]Read more →
By Peter Dombi; cross-posted from Our Broken System
Yesterday a post was made on the website of the Centre for Policy Studies*, a right-wing think-tank that was set-up by Keith Joseph in 1974 to promote ‘Economic Liberalism’ – now more frequently called neo-Liberalism or Free Market Capitalism. Also counting Margaret Thatcher as one of[…]