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Capitalism is Crisis

Another World is Possible and We Can Write it Together
The revolution won’t start until noon in the UK, part of a long-standing tradition regarding political activists and early mornings. So, to see a fairly concerted number of people gathering in a slightly chilled hall on a soggy Sunday morning, clutching paper cups of coffee[...]

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Occupy Economics Debate – Occupiers Respond

The New Putney Debate’s session on social banking and Andy Haldane’s speech in particular have ignited intense discussions amongst Occupy supporters. Here are a selection of voices and opinions responding to ideas provoked by the debate…
 

“We need a day of action against debt and for real democracy in my opinion. Something that works[...]

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General Assembly – 25 October 2012

Occupy London General Assembly
25 October 2012  7pm
Steps of St Paul’s
Summary of Consensus Decisions (Detailed Breakdown Below)
 1. Proposal for GA to endorse joint statement regarding Friern Barnet library – CONSENSUS
2. Request for £70 to pay 50% of fine – NOT PRESENTED
3. Request for £1,700 for 56% of New Putney Debates[...]

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ONN Guest Blog: HOBO HILTON, Heir Apparant to St Pauls?

ONN Guest Blog: HOBO HILTON, Heir Apparant to St Pauls?
The Hobo Hilton, was a 6 floor massive squat in high holborn, central  london, and probably, for a time was the “best squat in london” . No me, personally i don’t dirty my hands breaking buildings, i don’t do anything illegal, i just run the[...]

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The Occupied Times – Issue 18

The eighteenth edition of The Occupied Times comes out this Monday, 365 days after the occupation at St Paul’s began. The one year anniversary gives us a chance to look back at those days when we dared to dream in public; to assess what progress has been made and to analyse where the movement needs[...]

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The Friern Barnet People’s Library

The Friern Barnet People’s Library is an occupied and re-opened library. The Library was closed under our government’s austerity policies.

‘We The Library’ is a vibrant and much used space.
We would like to invite any people or groups wishing to put on talks, workshops, meetings etc. to contact us.
Phone: 07592231150
Email: friernbarnetcommunitylibrary@gmail.com

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The Occupied Times #16

The August edition of The Occupied Times comes out next Wednesday, with a special focus on disability. We have opened up our two centre spreads to some of the best writers and most committed activists in the UK on issues of disability and serious illness. A comprehensive picture emerges of huge pressures being put on[...]

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General Assembly – July 20th 2012

Notes on GA – Friday July 20th 2012 – the steps of St. Paul’s on a chilly blustery evening.
 
The assembly was facilitated by Tammy and then Liz .
There were two finance proposals:
£70 donation to the Counter Olympics group, proposed by Harjeet.  Consensus
£650 for outreach materials (badges, stickers and flyers) proposed by[...]

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‘Occupy Eleven’ Judgement

The ‘Occupy Eleven’, arrested and charged with “obstruction of a bailiff enacting a high court writ” during the eviction of the Occupy camp at St Paul’s Cathedral, have been found guilty but were released this afternoon with conditional discharges. The judge handed out the lowest sentence possible, despite the prosecution’s calls to exclude the accused[...]

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