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TWO YEARS SINCE WE OCCUPIED LONDON – A TIMECAPSULE FROM ST. PAULS & FINSBURY SQUARE

FROM SCRIPTONITE:
It was two years ago today that a frustrated UK public stormed towards Paternoster Square, determined to Occupy the London Stock Exchange. The police acted to protect the City of London, and acted to remove thousands of protesters from the area. Giles Fraser, Canon of St Paul’s Cathedral offered sanctuary to the protesters[...]

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WHERE DID OCCUPY GO?

Where did Occupy go?
What happened to all your noise?
You started with cymbals, and songs and with speeches
and passionate statements and thousands of people.
Where did Occupy go? You speak like children…
Like Occupy came out of nothing and vanished before you;
Insubstantial as the shredded ripstock in municipal land fill.
You speak[...]

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OUR BOHEMIA PROJECT UPDATE 16/10/2013.

Hi folks Bohemia update:
Weds 12-1 pm yoga weds 6pm cabaret workshop, and weds 6-10 pm board games night,
Thurs 4-6 pm home education group,
Fri 7-11 pm burlesque cabaret,
Sat 1-2 pm yoga,
Sunday 3-6 pm share cooking 6-8 pm people’s kitchen share feast.
More info up soon on www.ourbohemia.co.uk
Face book: Our Bohemia[...]

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OCCUPY, TWO YEARS ON.

Occupy, two years on
By Jamie Kelsey-Fry
(first published, New Internationalist)
Civil rights activist Jesse Jackson called them ‘a canary in the mine’ while London mayor Boris Johnson called them ‘an eruption of boils’. Labour leader Ed Miliband said they sent out ‘danger signals’ that only the ‘most reckless will ignore’. Conservative Prime Minister David[...]

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THE OCCUPY MOVEMENT TWO YEARS ON. TALK WITH DAVID GRAEBER & LAURIE PENNY

The Occupy Movement: Two Years On
Activist, anarchist and anthropologist David Graeber talks about the work of the Occupy movement.
Exactly two years ago the Occupy London General Assembly first gathered on the steps of St Paul’s.
Tonight, David Graeber – author of The Democracy Project and key contributor to the Occupy movement worldwide –[...]

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The NHS, Democracy and People Power.

Dr Louise Irvine chair’s the Save Lewisham Hospital campaign which has seen a massive mobilisation of local people; 25,000 people marched to prevent the closure of the A & E. The campaign is planning a People’s Commissions of Enquiry, chaired by barrister Michael Mansfield QC , who will hear the evidence that the Trust Special[...]

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STRATEGY MEETING: FUTURE OF OCCUPY, 2ND ANNIVERSARY OF OCCUPY LONDON.

Steve B. – Precariat

Phoenix Rainbow- Squatting, Squash Campaign.

Steve M. – Solidarity with Syria.

Final Discussion.

The future of Occupy – final discussion. 13th October 2013
Should we do this again? Information overload. Working group meeting once a month – alternative
to GA which is more about recruitment. One meeting to discuss one subject[...]

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MARCH AGAINST MONSANTO LONDON

A message from March Against Monsanto about the march
We would like to remind everyone that MAM does not support violence or aggression towards people or property. Please do not bring abusive comments to our March or to our Event pages. Your comments will be deleted and if it continues you will be banned. We[...]

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VIDEO & LIVESTREAM OF AGORA99

Agora99 is a Euro-Mediterranean meeting on Debt, Democracy and Rights aimed to create a wide and shared process towards a Europe of the commons. It met on the 1st-3rd November 2013
 
 

 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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