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Boris Johnson’s decision to close Parliament Square to Occupy Democracy to be challenged in High Court

Boris Johnson’s decision to close Parliament Square to Occupy Democracy to be challenged in High Court tomorrow
• All previous 17 cases relating to Occupy Democracy protests acquitted or dismissed
• Policing operation costs exceeded £2 million
• Case is a litmus test of our democratic freedoms
• Mayor of London[…]

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Celebrating the life of Dr Chris Fursdon Davis, Occupier

Our dear friend Dr Chris Fursdon-Davis died this morning (19 November 2015), having lived with cancer for some years. Some of you knew Chris well from our days at Occupy together. That time changed many of our lives and bonded us together. Chris did lots of amazing things with Occupy, participating in[…]

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Open Letter to JKRowling regarding BDS

In your letter and follow up you imply BDS is a general boycott against Israel and Israelis. It’s not, it’s targeted only at people and companies that profit off the occupation and denial of equal rights within Israel. So an artist, musician or author wouldn’t be boycotted simply for being Israeli, but[…]

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Magna Carta Vs. Runnymede Eco-village

Eco-villagers call on police to stop overeaching powers and respect the law
Human rights lawyers say democracy workshop leaders and festival goers should be allowed in
Eco-villagers issue statement to Surrey police
Use of “Illegal rave” legislation inappropriate
Organisers of the Runnymede Festival for Democracy [1] have been advised[…]

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Runnymede Festival of Democracy Lives!

Runnymede Festival of Democracy Lives!!
I contacted the Festival organisers last night to see if they still wanted me to do my talk on The Prostitute State – How Britain’s Democracy Has Been Bought at the Festival on Monday at 11am and this is the text I got back:
“Yes we do! Determined festival goers[…]

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In The Shadow of Magna Carta by Donnachadh McCarthy

In The Shadow of Magna Carta by Donnachadh McCarthy
“Brutal, really. Bloody Brutal.”
Runnymede Eco-village which was the subject of this lovely pictorial article on this week’s BBC Online and which is staging the Runnymede Festival of Democracy at which I am to speak about the The Prostitute State and the corruption of Britain’s democracy[…]

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Rational Reaction to Irrational Corporate Insanity.

My / our rational reaction to irrational corporate insanity? by Donnachadh McCarthy

On Monday morning I have my first preliminary hearing in court for the criminal offence of chanting in a tiny pop up tent at the feet of the Gandhi statue in Parliament Square. The meditation protest was calling for the criminalisation[…]

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Some Write at the Times

In order to keep tabs with the latest thinking coming from the anti-democratic banker and business fueled Raging Right, we have to keep tabs on what their writers are writing. Some write at the Times. You may know of Tim Montgomerie who is a self proclaimed Tory Party activist. He writes many words but every[…]

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Whipps Cross Hospital in Intensive Care by RadicalMic

Whipps Cross Hospital in Intensive Care
“That’s the standard technique of privatization: defund, make sure things don’t work, people get angry, you hand it over to private capital.” Noam Chomsky
Politicians love to blame everyone else for bringing the NHS to its knees – even the patients themselves are seen to be guilty.[…]

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