By Peter Dombi; cross-posted from Our Broken System
This week we saw yet another scandal involving our banking system, when it turned out that HSBC have not only been facilitating large-scale tax avoidance and tax evasion via their Swiss subsidiary, but have even been advising their wealthy clients on how is the best way[…]
Wrongful arrest update! Good News. By Donnachadh Mccarthy
Just a quick note to say that the police have informed my solicitor that no charges will be laid against me after their aggressive over the top mauling of me at the Occupy Democracy peacful protest in Tarpaulin Square on Saturday evening.
Huge thanks to the huge[…]
Protester holding a coffin branded “UK Democracy R.I.P.” arrested on Parliament Square
Despite Judicial Review police disrupt peaceful pro-democracy protests under the cover of darkness
Freedom of the press threatened as NUJ members threatened with arrest and independent livestreamer arrested.
Under the cover of darkness the Metropolitan police’s Territorial Support Group (TSG) officers, on[…]
It was Sisters Uncut and Divestment Day, it was a vigil for the ‘death of democracy’ and it was Occupy Love. It was Occupy Democracy #5, five cold winter months of assembling at the doors of power, demanding a voice for ordinary folk.
Scriptonite spoke, so did Josh from London Black Revs. Citizen journalists captured[…]
Friday 13th of February, Notting Hill Housing Association Tenants (via Barnet Council) were evicted from their homes of 4-5 years, with nowhere to go….except the council office to declare themselves homeless.
153 households in the process of being evicted during Feb 2015, for the site (ex-army estate) to be redeveloped into homes that very few[…]
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[…]Read more →
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[…]
Do you love the idea of a corruption free, transparent, accountable and representative democracy? Do you believe that respect and human dignity should be at the heart of what we are doing, for ourselves, for each other, for society, for our environment and for the kind of democratic governance we seek?
Then join Occupy[…]