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[...]Read more →
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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[...]
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[...]Read more →
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.[...]
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[...]
I wanted to see what the state of Finsbury Square after eviction. The harris fencing is still up and homeless people have still not gone back to sleep onsite.
I presume that will remain till the Olympics has been done and dusted.[...]
The Olympics has started and it seems cycling has become a criminal offence, worthy of police brutality – I hope the Olympic cyclists are okay tomorrow.
Hang on a minute: this is the same Olympics that politicians have been trying to brand as the greenest Olympics ever? Also, they did say how this would encourage[...]