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#BankofIDEAS: Drugs Peace and Universal Basic Income

The first talk of the evening was by Andria E-Mordaunt: We need alternatives to the war on drugs and war on poor.
An academic, activist and devoted mother, Andria tells about the ‘addicted survivors of the global war on drugs as part of the global war on the poor’

“Harm reduction” is often made an[…]

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Two bail arrests: 11/2/14

Silver Fox and another protector were given draconian bail conditions, so this morning decided to hand themselves in to the police, in order to appear in the Magistrates Court to have them overturned.
LATEST UPDATE 1800hrs: Both have returned to camp with unconditional bail conditions.
Livestream via Tristan Woodwards:
http://bambuser.com/channel/tristanwoodwards
First two bail arrests……0930hours DTG11022014[…]

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How to Create a Social Centre, by Phoenix

London’s most infamous squatting campaigner giving a rare workshop on creating and running social centres.
20 years of experience in 1 hour! Don’t miss out
#freesociety How to Create a Social Centre by Phoenix
Great to do workshop at the free education movement squat kings cross.briliant atmosphere,next wave onnit.real treat to hear SOAS Ceilidh band[…]

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BROMLEY COUNCIL BUDGET, by Paula Peters

BROMLEY COUNCIL BUDGET-SETTING MEETING
Just a little while ago, I spoke to a volunteer called Norman at the Bromley Borough Foodbank. He told me the story of a man who has not eaten for almost a week, has cancer in his ankle, having chemotherapy and found fit for work….the poor man sobbed his heart out[…]

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Monday Morning: Sit-in at a Public Footpath

The first livestream shows four Protectors deciding to have a sit-in on a public footpath. The police ended up arresting 6 protectors. The four for sitting down and another two for unknown reasons. No details as to which police station they would be taken to.
Another protector is arrested for obstructing the high way. It[…]

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Frances, Barton Moss Protector, responds to Greater Manchester Police

PRESS RELEASE:
Frances responds to Greater Manchester Police.
I have today been asked to respond to a press release made by the Chief Constable of Greater Manchester Police and published in the Manchester Confidential on Friday. (http://www.manchesterconfidential.co.uk/News/Chief-Constable-Expresses-Annoyance-At-Anti-Frackers)
This was my submission made today 9th February 2014:
Thank you for inviting me to comment on this[…]

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Tristan at Barton Moss Protection Camp

I’ve made my choice in life and that is to fight I know people disagree with my life choices sometimes and I understand why but for me there is no way back.. It’s in my blood and I would rather die trying than walking away I’m rich in many other ways and to me money[…]

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Bank of IDEAS Open Day, with Earthian, Graeber & Artist Taxi Driver

Saturday, the 8th of February, 2014 marked the opening day of the Free Education Space at 238 Gray’s Inn Road, London, WC1X 8HB. A commercial space in Camden that has been derelict for almost a decade. The Bank of IDEAS has liberated the place for the education of the public.
Earthian: One man’s Global Peace[…]

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Poem: Warriors Rise by Linwë Ar-Feiniel

Poem written today on the morning walk-down of the trucks at Barton Moss Protection Camp, by Linwë Ar-Feiniel
Give way, allow time
Thought riddles unravel rhymes
Seasons change, the river winds
Around the bend, the ivy climbs.
Whose voice cries strangled in the vines?
Whose wrath impels tectonic lines?
Whose face though weary, with wisdom[…]

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