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An Occupiers Perspective

This section aims to provide a space for the varied and diverse voices of Occupy London.
 
 

ONN Guest Blog: HOBO HILTON, Heir Apparant to St Pauls?

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[...]

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Starbucks pays NO tax for 3 years: For Queen and Company

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[...]

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Save our hospitals

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[...]

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#ClimateSiren Banner drop at Tower Bridge. Enhancing the Paralympics logo

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[...]

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#ONN #OLSX covering anti #ATOS #ATOSkills #dpac event at Triton Square, Camden.

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[...]

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#ATOS #REMPLOY #ParaOlympics #2012 #Protest by previous gold medal winners

Protestors against ATOS and the Remploy cuts were intimidated by security guards, whilst the Police watch on.
I witness this happening more often now. The Police act as the strongarm of the security thugs working for the corporations.[...]

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Finding Cheerfulness in Bethnal Green

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You, the Police and the Bailiffs: Knowing your Rights and Responsibilities

What powers do bailiffs really have?
What is a section 12 or 14 Public Order offence?
But most importantly – Having fun protesting and making our ‘Big Brother’ look like a silly billy!
Stephen R. Moore and other members of the Occupy Legal Team present the way the police are abusing their powers. i.e. Stop[...]

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The darker side of the London 2012 Olympics – an activist’s view

sporting excellence and feel-good factor of London 2012, but there is a rather gloomy undercurrent to the Olympics – claims activist
The circus has come to London and many people are excited by the spectacle. However, there are dissenting voices protesting against this event, which is mainly financed by British taxpayers. We are often asked[...]

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