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Democracy Action Working Group (DAWG): Minutes 6.3.14

NOTE: There was a DAWG meeting on Thu 13 March – minutes to follow soon. The next DAWG meeting will be on Thu 20th March 6pm-8pm, Friends House, Euston Rd. See Events for agenda & details.
Occupy London Democracy Action Working Group:
First formal but Second Meeting
6th March 2014
(An informal Inaugural Meeting was[...]

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And the Award for Biggest Biomass Baddie goes to… by Biofuelwatch supporter Almuth Ernsting

Exposing the biomass industry outside an industry gala awards dinner
On 9th and 10th April, the biggest players in Europe’s biomass industry will be gathering in London for the “Argus European Biomass Trading 2014” conference. With a full conference fee of over £2,000, this conference focusses entirely on large-scale industrial biomass. Participants include energy companies[...]

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Minutes: OCCUPY LONDON GENERAL ASSEMBLY 1st MARCH 2014

Steps of St Paul’s 3pm-5pm. Sunny, mild with no wind.
Numbers present ranged between 65 and 100 at different times throughout the GA.
This assembly marks 2 years since the Occupy London Stock Exchange camp was evicted.
Facilitation – Jamie M and Em; note taker – Lilias; livestreamer – Obi; timekeeper – Ben C; minute[...]

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Welcome to the Democracy Action Working Group (DAWG)

 
The formation of a Democracy Action working group received consensus at the OL General Assembly on March 1st. Immediately after the assembly interested people convened around a back table in Ye Olde London pub just down the road from St Paul’s Cathedral. These notes were taken:
 
 
 
First Meeting of DAWG –[...]

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28.2.14 GA

Introduction:
A General Assembly was called (Common House, 7pm for 7.30) at relatively short notice (6 days) to discuss one specific proposal which had been the subject of much discussion at Strategy meetings and online.
The proposal did not reach consensus.
The proposal was:
 The (monthly) Strategy  meeting will have the decision making powers of[...]

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Occupy Revival, 2 years after OLSX eviction

At an Occupy Assembly on March 1st 2014, two years after the Occupy London Stock Exchange camp was evicted from the City of London, Occupy activists reclaimed the steps of St Paul’s Cathedral.
Joined by peace and environmental campaigners, anti-fracking protectors, union reps, individuals concerned about local and global injustices – and curious passers’-by –[...]

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An open letter to Occupiers, from Saskia

Dear Occupiers,

On the second anniversary of the violent eviction of OLSX camp, bathed in sunshine, mercifully free of keening wind, the steps of St Paul’s were filled with occupiers old and new. We had one of the best general assemblies ever, with an astonishing 4 proposals unanimously passed, working group feed back, speakers, discussion[...]

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Strategy Meeting 22.2.14

Present : Mark W, Inka, Simon, Julie T, George, Maria, Tim F , Steve B, John S, Brazilian guy, Areef, Economics lady, David, maybe others?
2 newcomers – Areef and Simon (both male)
Late comer – Chris from Oxford
Later comer – Earthian
Latest (at the end) Vica
Facilitator – George first half /// Maria[...]

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Occupy London at St Paul’s, Sat March 1st

Join us for our first General Assembly of 2014 on March 1st at 3pm, on the steps of St Paul’s Cathedral.
This assembly marks two years since the Occupy London Stock Exchange camp was evicted.
Everyone is welcome to join us. We don’t expect thousands to show up on March 1st, but perhaps this could[...]

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