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Finishing what the miners started

Original Post in A World to Win Blog
By Corinna Lotz, secretary of A World to Win and Real Democracy Working Group activist.
Thirty years ago, a group of determined workers challenged the power of the British state. How close the miners came to defeating the Thatcher regime – with some Tories fearing a “revolutionary”[...]

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Dont Stop Me Now, at OccupyLSX Camp 2012.

How about putting this video that I made with my students at Paul’s back up?
Has a weird resonance now.
See what you think.
I used the song Don’t Stop Me Now as a metaphor for the hedonistic, addictive consumerism of the credit card years and the rampaging greed and nihilism of the puppet state,[...]

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Protest Song – An Account of Occupy.

By John Sinha for Occupy London Media.
Protest Song is an account of the occupy movement as seen through the eyes of one of the long-term homeless residents of St. Paul’s during the months of the occupation there.
Through a monologue format, in which the audience itself forms a prop to Danny’s narrative, we are[...]

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From Tanya Paton: Occupy London Faith Liaison Group

Tanya at OccupyLSX Camp
From Tanya Paton: Occupy London Faith Liaison Group.

In 2014 I would like to see a shift in global consciousness, in which people tune into their spirituality to lead them to stand together against injustice, where people move away from consumerism to fill their empty lives, where people develop courage to[...]

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Romania testing ground for ruthless corporations

 

Original Post in A World to Win
By Matt Worsdale
17 December 2013
In a sign of what to expect if US corporate interests are allowed free reign in Europe, as outlined by the planned transatlantic trade deal, an alliance of oil giant Chevron and the Romanian state has evicted villagers opposed to exploration[...]

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New Year thoughts from Jonathan: Tech Tent Wizard.

New Year thoughts from Jonathan Lamb.
My dad has bought himself a latest generation iMac (not sure exactly but I’m guessing at least a grand, probably more) – asked what it will be used for: “office, internet, watching movies”.
How long can this continue? Every 2 years, computers become twice as fast, yet almost everyone[...]

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Make 2014 the year of a leap into the future

Occupy Finsbury Square.
Original post in A World to Win
Contributed by the Real Democracy Working Group
31 December 2013
If last year witnessed the sudden and unexpected eruption of mass movements in countries from Brazil to Turkey, then 2014 is certain to see countless millions in many more countries become part of what is[...]

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Happy New Year from Tammy in Barton Moss.

Barton Moss, Photo by Tim Williams.
The speech I wrote and read out on the radio this evening. ~Tammy Samede.

“Our prime sinister often says Let me be clear……
I say no Cameron let me be clear.
It’s a new year 2014.
What does this mean for us?
As individuals and as communities and as[...]

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HMP Pentonville & Holloway. Not a typical New Years Eve

From The Accidental Anarchist: Not a typical New Years Eve
Posted on January 1, 2014
So it’s New Years eve and I found myself sat in the pub in the depths of Summers Town. Surrounded buy Celtic paraphernalia, Hurling teams and of course the Rugby team , Men in one room and women in the[...]

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