As many reading this will be aware, on Thursday morning Occupy London changed our logo. The image used up until then, which will we not reproduce here, was loosely based on the Transport for London roundel, a logo which has become synonymous with the city itself, a kind of colloquial visual shorthand for London and[...]Read more →
WORKING GROUP REPORTS
We have ordered 10,000 leaflets and 1,000 badges, which are yet to arrive.
We are arranging a national meeting of Occupy networks, anti-cuts groups and UK Uncut to discuss organising the resistance to austerity. We will be liaising with Shelter and Logistics to offer them accommodation, and will be[...]
Occupy London – part of the global movement for real democracy aiming to challenge social and economic injustice in the UK and beyond – will join war veterans this Remembrance weekend at St Paul’s Cathedral, to show respect to all those who lost their lives in both World Wars and other conflicts.
“Occupiers, veterans and[...]Read more →
Occupy LSX General Assembly Minutes
7pm, Tuesday 8th November 2011
1. Summary of decisions
2. Working group announcements
5. Shout outs
SUMMARY OF DECISIONS
1. Participation and endorsement in international day of action to raise awareness
of military tribunals taking place in Egypt, on 12th November 2011. APPROVED BY
Saturday 12/11/11, 3pm St Paul’s
Occupy London is calling for ‘A tour of shame’ on the 12th of November, starting at St Pauls at 3pm, as it is the International Day to defend the Egyptian Revolution. We will be touring central London, visiting 3 of the 6 Arms Dealers who accompanied David Cameron to Cairo[...]
On Tuesday night, the London Central Branch of the National Union of Journalists passed several motions of solidarity with speakers in advance of yesterday’s Student Demonstrations, and the upcoming strikes with the NUT, PCS, and UCU on the 30th November.
Meeting with speakers from the Occupy London Stock Exchange in a special solidarity meeting, the[...]
Today we offer our support and solidarity to students and construction workers protesting against the creeping impoverishment of our society, in our shared desire to create a better world. We look forward to a day of peaceful protest and creative actions to draw attention to the systemic problems that are affecting this country.
On November 7th, 2011, Boris Johnson hosted a “People’s Question Time” at Queen’s Theatre in Hornchuch. In the middle of the event about policing, transport, and the 2012 Olympic Games, Boris got mic-checked:
We find it amusing
That Boris Johnson
Is pretending to listen to questions
While the government for the people
*** Update – some media outlets appear to be reporting that Occupy London has agreed to leave if its demands of the Corporation are met. These specific demands only focus on the Corporation and are in no way part of our ongoing dialogue in relation to the Highways Act. There will be further demands from[...]Read more →