An Occupiers Perspective
Across the globe, communities are creatively confronting the devastating impacts of London-based mining companies. On April 15, representatives from Asia, Africa and the Americas will share inspiring stories of resistance – from communities fighting for their very survival, to mine workers asserting their basic rights to just pay and conditions.
Come and hear their tales,[...]
As many people must have known via the Social Networks and the internet Independent media about all the activism by UK Uncut and the DPAC (Disable People Against the Cuts) happening on the Saturday.
As livestreamer, I decided to join the other lesser known action of the 1,000 Mothers March in Haringey London. Afterwards the[...]
Occupy London Livestreamers covering and assisting in a solidarity action with Westminster Fire Station.[...]Read more →
Fight the #BedroomTax, Waltham Trade Unions Council.
See Waltham Forest Guardian piece on the meeting: http://www.guardian-series.co.uk/news/wfnews/10313287.Trade_unions_set_to_launch_campaign_against__bedroom_tax_/
Waltham Forest Trades Council launch campaign against ‘bedroom tax’ and the Benefit Cuts.
Apart from the panel, we could only point the camera on the floor to protect the identities of people who may have companies hostile to the[...]
Saturday was interesting.
First was a small static Demo by the Counihan Campaign outside Downing Street. Unfortunately, a demo on a Saturday in Whitehall is not advisable, as there are mostly only tourists in the area. We did have one xenophobe declaiming that all British problems are due to too many immigrants in the country.[...]
We don’t know what happened to the two previous Event pages that were on Facebook and we are still awaiting details on whether Labour Party members had warned people not to attend the protest march, last Sunday. Details known is that London had about a thousand marching, as finally reported by the BBC, a small[...]Read more →
Livestream of the assembly can be found here.
No one wanted this job. I didn’t either; there are pleasanter ways of spending an evening than trying to guide a group of disparate (and sometimes desperate) people around a minefield of poor outcomes.
My aim as facilitator of this assembly is to take a[...]
We can’t do everything in one budget, but we can make a start. This is a start, by scrapping the austerity agenda, and starting a programme to reinvest in people and begin to reduce the criminal inequality that successive administrations have enabled. Some of these suggestions have been made by unions, campaigners, some by us.[...]Read more →