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Save our Homes: Haringey has called for support in its campaign to stop the Metropolitan Police throwing a community of 21 homes onto the street. With austerity cuts, the Met faces a short-fall in funding from the government of £500 million. This is part of a wider assault of cuts, austerity and privatisation that the[...]Read more →
The No Dash for Gas campaigners - www.nodashforgas.org.uk - are currently being sued by EDF for £5million.
The response from the activist community has been overwhelming. But the fight will not win itself. On Wednesday the 1st of May a solidarity action is being organised.
A reader of the Guardian wrote:
“I want to[...]
A group comprised of many groups called “Self Organised London” has taken over a huge abandoned office block in Elephant and Castle. The buildings occupation is in opposition to the so called “re-generation plans” that amount to dismantling and removing the community to make way for luxury apartment blocks.
The local residents had already been[...]
The Occupy London general assembly is a safe space open to all to discuss current issues and events.
This week’s assembly will be held at Colorama2 -
Lancaster Street 44-50; SE1 0RY
London, United Kingdom
7:00pm – Welcome, Agenda and Format
7:15pm – Open Discussion on “The People’s Assembly” organised by Coalition of Resistance.
Proposals for consensus/discussion.
1. – “The 99% Against Austerity” – Discussion with Organiser Dan Morgan
2.Finance proposal by Peter Dombi £ for 1500 more copies of the little book of ideas. -Passed
3.Finance proposal by Ben Cavanna £161.70p for 2years subscription to group spaces -Amended
- Other business and shout outs
1. Dan[...]Read more →
The Friern Barnet Library occupation ended today after five months. The building was occupied and reopened by squatting campaigners, members of the Occupy movement and local residents. The occupation itself with it’s overwhelming public support and mass media appeal forced the current Tory council in Barnet to give way and remove it’s threat to evict[...]Read more →
Chase Hospital was occupied after a march and rally on Saturday [2/2/13] by a coalition of local groups and campaigns. The occupation was the next step in a six year campaign to stop hospital closures. Roughly six to eight people are now peacefully occupying the hospital’s clock tower. The occupation was subsequently removed by security[...]Read more →
The Squash Campaign – a housing justice group – say that the goverment’s anti-squatting law:
- pushes more people onto the streets,
- criminalises the recycling of unused buildings
- encourages landlords to keep empty buildings, pushing the price of rents up for everyone else
- increases the cost to the taxpayer of keeping empty[...]