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An Occupiers Perspective

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

Ofcom and The Prostitute State gag the Green Party.

Ofcom and The Prostitute State gag the Green Party by Donnachadh McCarthy
I could not sleep hardly at all last night.
What kept me awake was a very normal sounding sentence that followed the Radio 4 News bulletin yesterday announcing that the General Election campaign had started.
The announcer quoted a short statement from the[…]

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Gold Plated Human Rights? By Ashman Dan

Gold Plated Human Rights? By Ashman Dan
Human Rights were created to protect the people from the power of the state in acknowledgement of the scale of harm that too much concentrated power can cause. When the state is ordering those who are meant to enforce human rights not to respect them in order for[…]

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Being Appalled at Esther McVey graffitti by Leanne.

Being Appalled at Esther Money graffiti by Leanne Amanda Rowe.
my letter to Wirral Globe and Liverpool Echo (when I can find a bastard email address to send it to.)
Regarding the recent incident of graffiti reading “McVey murderer” being daubed on the wall at Hoylake town hall. It was reassuring to read that councillors[…]

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Hallelujah! Even The Telegraph Gets It! by Aengus Mac Og

Even the Telegraph carries a piece by Alex Proud today talking about inequality and the ‘callous’ rich, the causes and effects on society. by Aengus Mac Og
Response from one occupier as follows:
“These are the things we talked about at Occupy in 2011. We were, of course, demonised by the right wing press, pretty[…]

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Sweets Way: call for your support in fight against social cleansing

  

Barnet Housing Action Group are a group campaigning around housing issues in The Borough of Barnet, North London. We have been working with the Our West Hendon campaign for the past year and have recently joined the Focus E15 Mums in occupying a house on the Sweets Way Estate in the North of the[…]

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Wave of Occupations in London Swells

Wave of Occupations in London Swells!
Occupy Goldsmiths has now been set up.
The new wave of occupations in London was swelled yesterday as students at King’s College London went into occupation to protest the ongoing neoliberalisation of higher education. They join the London School of Economics and University of the Arts London who have[…]

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Finchley Society: Finchley and Golders Green Hustings.

Meet the electoral candidates for Finchley and Golders Green.
Finchley and Golders Green is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the UK Parliament. Since 2010, its MP has been Mike Freer, a Conservative. From 1997, it was represented by Rudy Viz, Labour.
In 2010, Mike Freer won with 46% of the vote[…]

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The Lunatics Built The Asylum

THE LUNATICS BUILT THE ASYLUM by Ashman Dan.
Hear no evil, see no evil is the motto of my culture
Wrap yourself up in historic myth
And mop up the blood with semantic delusion
It’s pretty universal, don’t mean to cause confusion
But these fucks believe they own your very being
Claim your creativity as[…]

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Inside London’s Poshest Squat: Unedited Version

This is the unedited version of the Evening Standard article. We think this shows the issues faced with mainstream media propaganda. As you can see, the politics are there.
Autonomous Nation of Anarchist Libertarians.
Pop-up dining might not excite restaurant critics much any more, but my meal on Tuesday night comes as a pleasant surprise.[…]

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