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An Occupiers Perspective

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

New week, new building by Norbert Lawrie

New week and a new building has been cracked open and occupied by Love Activists London, this is our fourth which we currently hold in and around Westminster.
Building number 15 is quite something else, three floors and a basement our initial plans are to use the space to outreach into the community and organise[…]

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A Lamb for the Slaughter by Norbert Lawrie

A Lamb For The Slaughter
Oxford Street here in London’s very busy shopping West End, provided me yesterday evening with why standing up and actively fighting for housing is so important.
The person that I’m thinking about in this post, I came across last night and who one does not expect, to find sleeping rough[…]

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Waiting for Bailiffs and TSG by Norbert Lawrie

Waiting for the Bailiffs and TSG
February 24th Update.
Most of the residents here in mega-rich Mayfair are well, as you would expect… The mega-rich, except of course, the occupying cure and crew here to relieve and if nothing else, exposing that disease which is really best described as excessive greed.
The Love Activists London[…]

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Sad Upsetting Morning by Lauren Hopkins

Update: 5th April 2015.
Wanted to let you know that my neighbour Eric died in hospital Friday so thanks so much to you for sharing my original post, and please pass it on with lots of love xxx ~Lauren Hopkins.

  
  
Sad upsetting morning. Elderly man knocks on my door with no shoes and[…]

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FREE MARKETS JUST MEAN CORPORATE CORRUPTION

By Peter Dombi; cross-posted from Our Broken System
 
This week we saw yet another scandal involving our banking system, when it turned out that HSBC have not only been facilitating large-scale tax avoidance and tax evasion via their Swiss subsidiary, but have even been advising their wealthy clients on how is the best way[…]

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Occupy Democracy wrongful arrest update

Wrongful arrest update! Good News. By Donnachadh Mccarthy
Just a quick note to say that the police have informed my solicitor that no charges will be laid against me after their aggressive over the top mauling of me at the Occupy Democracy peacful protest in Tarpaulin Square on Saturday evening.
Huge thanks to the huge[…]

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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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