Figures: A new project to make visible the human cost of austerity
Figures is a mass-sculptural performance that is setting out to make visible the stark human cost of austerity and urge action against it.
With Figures, our intention is to build strong emotional connections with difficult facts in order to encourage deep public questioning[…]
Crossposted from Craig Murray, Criminal
Here I am making an illegal speech to an illegal gathering.
Craig Murray FCO Whistleblower Occupy Democracy
I was witness to an extraordinary example of the use of “anti-terrorist” laws to deny democracy. The whole of Parliament Square, College Green and Canning Green were closed off with high Heras fencing,[…]
I had the privilege of being invited to a film screening about Palestinian lives. The film was screened by the Islington Palestine Solidarity Group, which made many in the audience weep.
The Israel propaganda machine is running overtime to keep stories like those of Mona Samouni and Fida Qishta from the mainstream media.[…]
Donnachadh McCarthy, author of ‘The Prostitute State’, former Deputy Chair of the Lib Dems and supporter of Occupy, was arrested last night at the protests at Parliament Square.  The arrest happened when more than 200 #occupydemocracy demonstrators descended on Parliament Square, with the aim of creating a peaceful, solutions-focused occupation to highlight the democratic[…]Read more →
By Peter Dombi; cross-posted from Our Broken System
People would have been shocked today to hear of yet another scandal involving our beloved banks*. Apparently they’ve now been caught fixing foreign exchange rates, and fines totalling £2bn are being handed out to all the usual suspects including HSBC, Barclays, Royal Bank of Scotland (being[…]
No Cuts, No Fees, No Debt Crossposted from Red Pepper.
Next summer, the class of 2015 will proudly wear their graduation gowns. As the first generation to finish a 3-year university course since the trebling of tuition fees in England and Wales, they will enter their brave new futures with an average of over[…]
I had a chat with some of the Occupiers at Tarpaulin Square. Occupy Democracy at Parliament Square and these videos are the result.
0203hours BST: Chat with Rosie of Reclaim The Power
0300hours BST: Chat with Shah and Nina. Stop the War Coalition and Counterfire. Young people fighting for the environment and social[…]Read more →
We join Occupy Democracy at Parliament Square 04440 hours BST. 25th October 2014. The Ninth Day of the Occupy Parliament Square. renamed Tarpaulin Square.
People have just been woken up after a police shift change. Apologies for the hoarse voice.
Remember that we were in Parliament Square for NINE days. The byelaws being used against[…]
Last Friday, we were invited to live video stream, Occupier and Class War candidate Marina Pepper, at the Chingford Jobsfair. She planned to confront Iain Duncan Smith in his home turf about his government’s legislation against the poor that have killed over 10,600 disabled people since 2011. Some died due to the stress placed on[…]Read more →