An Occupiers Perspective
Sunday 28 October
Venue: Putney Station pub, 94-98 Upper Richmond Road, SW15 2SP
2 pm – The English Revolution, the Putney Debates and the making of the British Constitution
with the Occupy Real Democracy working group
These debates are brought to the people by Occupy London for FREE – but if you can[...]Read more →
Leaving the Putney Debates in St. Mary’s Church, we decided that it was too much hassle to take a bus, especially in the rain. There were enough people to assist Akira in getting to Central London and then home.
We went to the nearest tube station, Putney Bridge on the District Line. It is a[...]
The latest gas and electricity price rises are a nail in many coffins. 65 people died every day last winter as a result of illnesses caused by cold homes. Many of these people were pensioners and disabled people. As energy company prices – and profits – soar, there will be many more deaths this year.[...]Read more →
Saturday 27 October
Venue: Oasis Centre, 75 Westminster Bridge Road, SE1 7HS
1-5.15pm Economics and democracy
Rising inequality – what is the solution?
1.20 Inequality: the enemy between us? – The Spirit Level: Why Inequality Matters. With Professor Richard Wilkinson.
2.30 The Finance Curse: Tax Haven Britain, Predator and Victim. How Britain has become captive[...]
ONN Guest Blog: HOBO HILTON, Heir Apparant to St Pauls?
The Hobo Hilton, was a 6 floor massive squat in high holborn, central london, and probably, for a time was the “best squat in london” . No me, personally i don’t dirty my hands breaking buildings, i don’t do anything illegal, i just run the[...]
By Tom Moriarty, former City worker and part of Occupy London’s Economics working group who has contributed to Occupy London’s first book, The Little Book of Ideas, published yesterday on the anniversary of the Occupy London Stock Exchange camp by St Paul’s Cathedral:
Turns out that Starbucks generates £398m in sales in the UK and[...]
As someone involved with Occupy in London from the start of the occupation at St. Paul’s I’ve been all too aware of the implications of the cuts to public services which are being imposed as a direct result of the crisis, which has been entirely the fault of letting financial institutions run amok with imaginary[...]Read more →
Originally I was off to Tower Bridge to test conditions with Bambuser. Then things happened around the 7minute mark.
I was SHOCKED! SHOCKED! to find Climate Siren people coincidentally planning on a banner drop from the bridge.
According to one of the stewards the last people who did a banner drop were sent to prison[...]
Tranquility Kris starts stream from 1330 hours.
Tammy’s Perspective: Activists chain themselves inside the DWP.
This was the stream outside Caxton House, where a bunch of police barged into a peaceful protest, not really caring that they might hurt people in wheel chairs. Tranquility Kris enacted a Any Person Arrest (Citizen’s arrest) on one police[...]Read more →