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An Occupiers Perspective

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

Dying4HeatIV -Gas Bills Kill by Dan Ashman.

DYING4HEAT IV – Unacceptable accepted murder
The simple fact is some people are willfully preventing access to warmth, an essential for survival. The disregard to the sanctity of life of our fellow community members, of which last year, 7000; grandmas, grandads,mothers, fathers, aunts, uncles, sons and daughters were murdered for record high profit margins to[…]

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Sweets Way High Court Bailiff Eviction (Barnet Housing Action Group)

Friday 13th of February, Notting Hill Housing Association Tenants (via Barnet Council) were evicted from their homes of 4-5 years, with nowhere to go….except the council office to declare themselves homeless.
153 households in the process of being evicted during Feb 2015, for the site (ex-army estate) to be redeveloped into homes that very few[…]

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Bohemians4Soho at the Squatters Ritz

Bohemians4Soho‬ have arrived in Mayfair, from the 12 Bar. They are currently having some rest at the ‪#‎SquattersRitz‬. This 7 storey building, with 31 luxury hotel rooms, has been taken by Love Activists London to provide rest, hot baths and a warm place. In the coming days we shall be hosting several workshops, meetings, along[…]

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Evict the Bailiffs demo by Norbert Lawrie

Evict the Bailiffs Demo by Norbert Lawrie
Two of our crew are missing
Never is there a dull moment with the Love Activists (London), there really is some amazing characters amongst our crew and extended group of housing and in the general sense activists.
That has to also include the crew we call the Bohemians[…]

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Squatting Campaign by Norbert Lawrie

As the weekend ends and Monday morning brings the prospect of another eviction for our squatting group Love Activists (London), we are expecting the bailiffs and their friends the police (TSG) to do the honors yet again, this eviction routine has been played out so many times during the last four months, as the authorities[…]

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Is Education In the UK Failing? by Kevin Tailor (6th form student)

Kevin Tailor:
“I feel that schools in this country serve as production lines in terms of creating people who only have qualities that help them to thrive in an individualistic, selfish and capitalist system.”
Tailor is a sixth form student interested in how the education system fails 10-16 year olds. He submitted the following article[…]

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The March for Homes

Good Morning Comrades and friends all…
And what a morning song of delight do I sing…What a ‘turnout’ by Londoners yesterday, on what was after all a very cold and in every sense a real winters day, but it didn’t stop thousands of us taking to the streets to demand homes for all those in[…]

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Occupied 12Bar: Festival of Resistance

Occupy 12Bar: Festival of Resistance.
Occupied 12Bar Club.

Why Save Denmark Street?

Call to Action.
The Bohemian 4 Soho activist group calls you to action in order to save The 12 Bar Club, Denmark Street and Soho from the corporate takeover that’s been going on for the last five years.[…]

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The Daffodils of West Hendon

There are many stories about the people of West Hendon and this is one of them.
The Daffodils of West Hendon.
On Thursday’s day of action, I met Leigh, a woman who has lived in her home (her precious and beautiful home) on the West Hendon Estate for forty five years. A woman who contradicts[…]

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