Where did Occupy go?
What happened to all your noise?
You started with cymbals, and songs and with speeches
and passionate statements and thousands of people.
Where did Occupy go? You speak like children…
Like Occupy came out of nothing and vanished before you;
Insubstantial as the shredded ripstock in municipal land fill.
Where did Occupy go?
Occupy, two years on
By Jamie Kelsey-Fry
(first published, New Internationalist)
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Exactly two years ago the Occupy London General Assembly first gathered on the steps of St Paul’s.
Tonight, David Graeber – author of The Democracy Project and key contributor to the Occupy movement worldwide –[...]
The Daily Mail, Young Street, W8 5EH (High St Kensington tube)
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From the tear gas in Turkey, Egypt or weapons by the Syrian Assad Regime the DSEI Arms Fair is a global showroom of bloodshed and profit.
Come and be part of the mass action against the arms fair.
2301 hours Sunday
As me and Commonly Known As Caeke stand here at parliament square I feel ducking great knowing that my brothers and sister who are also in this streets around the world are doing as we are at the same time we are and that my friends means. A lot to me.
Welfare not Warfare
The government is spending billions on war in Afghanistan while it wields the austerity axe on benefits, housing, health and education. Spending on the Trident nuclear submarine system is protected while libraries close and public sector workers see wage cuts. The wars of the past decade have had a terrible cost in[...]