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Bohemians4Soho at the Squatters Ritz

Bohemians4Soho‬ have arrived in Mayfair, from the 12 Bar. They are currently having some rest at the ‪#‎SquattersRitz‬. This 7 storey building, with 31 luxury hotel rooms, has been taken by Love Activists London to provide rest, hot baths and a warm place. In the coming days we shall be hosting several workshops, meetings, along[…]

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Evict the Bailiffs demo by Norbert Lawrie

Evict the Bailiffs Demo by Norbert Lawrie
Two of our crew are missing
Never is there a dull moment with the Love Activists (London), there really is some amazing characters amongst our crew and extended group of housing and in the general sense activists.
That has to also include the crew we call the Bohemians[…]

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Squatting Campaign by Norbert Lawrie

As the weekend ends and Monday morning brings the prospect of another eviction for our squatting group Love Activists (London), we are expecting the bailiffs and their friends the police (TSG) to do the honors yet again, this eviction routine has been played out so many times during the last four months, as the authorities[…]

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Rise Up Community – 12 Bar & the Shock Doctrine by Dan Ashman

Rise Up Community – 12 Bar & the Shock doctrine by Dan Ashman.
Consolidated Development, though it sounds like it, is not the latest boy band to come out of the X-factor karaoke conveyor belt. Though I’m sure there are parallels between the ethos and mind set of the firm and the entertainment show. Recently[…]

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The March for Homes

Good Morning Comrades and friends all…
And what a morning song of delight do I sing…What a ‘turnout’ by Londoners yesterday, on what was after all a very cold and in every sense a real winters day, but it didn’t stop thousands of us taking to the streets to demand homes for all those in[…]

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The Infrastructure Bill will ensure our continued dependence on fossil fuels

The Infrastructure Bill will ensure our continued dependence on fossil fuels by Mel Strickland.
“…when people say, “The regulatory system is broken. It’s not protecting our health, safety and welfare.” And I say, “Well, maybe it’s not broken, but it’s working perfectly.” Because its goal is not necessarily to protect health, safety and welfare. The[…]

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Occupy and Democratise Money by Barnaby Flynn

Occupy and Democratise Money by Barnaby Flynn
At the next Occupy Democracy General Assembly demonstration on the 24th January, alongside someone from the Positive Money Team I will be putting forward Monetary Reform (Democratising Money Creation/Full Reserve Banking) to be included in our Provisional List of Demands. This follows on from the workshop given by[…]

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Funding Further Education Under Corporate Control

Funding further education can be a problem at the best of times and a recent conversation with my old tutor at the LSE would seem to indicate it’s becoming a lot more difficult when it comes to funding research.  It would, for example, to fund study into alternative economic models or the effect of unbridled[…]

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Happy New Year: wishing you a peaceful 2015

An Occupiers’ perspective on 2014…
2014, these have been very strange times. There have been glimmers of hope but, if we think of the era of enlightenment, then this surely is a time where it seems forces are conspiring to do the opposite. Highlights include….
The bankers have of course got away with murder again[…]

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