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An Occupiers Perspective

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

Severe Discomfort by Sarah Honeysett – A Review

A review by Paulo Rodrigues.
Severe Discomfort is a fictional novel following the lives of a couple who due to illness and disability are reliant on the welfare state for their income.
Their lives change drastically when a neighbor seeing their mixed race grandchildren being dropped off assumes that they are benefit cheats childminding on[...]

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MAYDAY MUSINGS

MAYDAY MUSINGS by Les Ludd 2014
It has not escaped the notice of the Somewhat Irked Brigade that a war is being waged by the “Have Lots” on the non-silver spoon-sucking classes. “Anger is an energy” as an erstwhile sage once caterwauled but we must not let that become as corrosive as the “system” we[...]

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The Housing Weekender 27th April 2014 Videos

33-37 MORELAND STREET, EC1V 8BB.
http://radicalhousingnetwork.org/the-housing-weekender-26th-27th-april/ The Weekender was on the weekend of the 26th and 27th April. A collaboration among groups from across London, who work on a whole range of housing issues including private renting, access to welfare, squatting, co-operatives and social housing. I was asked to livestream on the Sunday and it[...]

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April Weekend of Activism by Carl Green.

It’s been a very busy weekend with lots happening, I hardly noticed it went so quick. by Carl Green.
The Barton Moss crew and locals were out in Manchester with a Wake Up Manchester rally, all streamed and what a fantastic time they had. Music, fun and lots of info distributed a well deserved success.[...]

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Ecuador’s Citizens’ Revolution, by Denis Fernando

Ecuador’s Citizens’ Revolution – putting people before profit.
I have just returned from Ecuador where I went to see for myself the gains of the country’s Citizens’ Revolution and the lessons it has for activists seeking to build a better world.
The Citizens’ Revolution – as the process of change is known – takes place[...]

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TUC Demo (18 Oct 2014) & the Media, by @Obi_Live

TUC Demo (18 Oct 2014) & the Media, by @Obi_Live
This autumn the TUC is to organise a mass demonstration in London under the banner of Britain Needs a Pay Rise. It will take place on Saturday 18 October 2014, and will begin with a march through central London, culminating in a rally in Hyde[...]

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Debt Bondage, Pay Day Loans & Modern Slavery – by the Accidental Anarchist

During my childhood I was given an insight to social stigmas and problems from a very early age, things I do believe shaped and made me the fighter I am today. Fortunate enough to live in the countryside we had a house where unmarried mothers came to stay during their pregnancies, my parents looking after[...]

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DPAC 2014 NATIONAL CONFERENCE: Livestream

Taking Part in the DPAC National Conference – 12th April 2014 http://dpac.uk.net/2014/04/taking-part-in-the-dpac-national-conference-12th-april-2014/#sthash.E0hO9Mkn.dpuf
We are very much looking forward to seeing everyone who can come to our national conference on Saturday but it is also important that those of you who can’t get there in person are able to take part. There are a number of[...]

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Cat Hill organising meeting 19/04/2014

The Save Cat Hill Protection Site have had their first organising meeting.
Occupy Granny Power!!! The cat hill blockade camp is growing, join us!
Cat Hill Protest
Occupy Barnet
Green Generation
Cat Hill, Cockfosters (Nearest Station Cockfosters)
Kris – Occupy Mayday reporting at Cat Hill Protection Camp. Day 4.

Cat Hill Protection Camp DTG19042014 Part1[...]

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