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[…]
THIS VALENTINE’S WEEKEND, OCCUPY DEMOCRACY WILL RETURN TO PARLIAMENT SQUARE TO MOURN DEMOCRACY’S DEATH WITH A VIGIL FOR NELSON MANDELA.
Mandela’s statue was placed behind bars when ‘Tarpaulin Square’ was fenced off during some of our previous assemblies – in a perfectly horrid/ironic demonstration of the very democratic deficit we’re trying to highlight.
As the weekend ends and Monday morning brings the prospect of another eviction for our squatting group Love Activists (London), we are expecting the bailiffs and their friends the police (TSG) to do the honors yet again, this eviction routine has been played out so many times during the last four months, as the authorities[…]Read more →
It’s Occupy Democracy this coming weekend, 14-15 February!
Occupy Love on Valentine’s day… and join Occupy Democracy mourning what some see as the death of democracy in the UK. Can we turn this around and bring about the shifts needed to bring in a real, robust democracy where all our voices count?
This occupation will[…]