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Callout for Occupy Democracy this weekend – part 2

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.
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Squatting Campaign by Norbert Lawrie

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[…]

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Callout for Occupy Democracy this weekend – part 1

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[…]

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They Don’t Represent Me: age & gender imbalance in government (by B Hennig)

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Is Education In the UK Failing? by Kevin Tailor (6th form student)

Kevin Tailor:
“I feel that schools in this country serve as production lines in terms of creating people who only have qualities that help them to thrive in an individualistic, selfish and capitalist system.”
Tailor is a sixth form student interested in how the education system fails 10-16 year olds. He submitted the following article[…]

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The March for Homes

Good Morning Comrades and friends all…
And what a morning song of delight do I sing…What a ‘turnout’ by Londoners yesterday, on what was after all a very cold and in every sense a real winters day, but it didn’t stop thousands of us taking to the streets to demand homes for all those in[…]

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Occupied 12Bar: Festival of Resistance

Occupy 12Bar: Festival of Resistance.
Occupied 12Bar Club.

Why Save Denmark Street?

Call to Action.
The Bohemian 4 Soho activist group calls you to action in order to save The 12 Bar Club, Denmark Street and Soho from the corporate takeover that’s been going on for the last five years.[…]

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Report from this month’s Occupy Democracy (and a fail for Boris Johnson!)

London’s Mayor Boris Johnson fails in his attempt to prevent Occupy Democracy from holding monthly protests in Parliament Square
Boris backed down and removed the fencing which had previously blocked Occupy Democracy’s access to Parliament Square, after a  Judicial Review was filed by Liberty and Occupy Democracy against Boris Johnson and the Greater London Authority.[…]

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The Daffodils of West Hendon

There are many stories about the people of West Hendon and this is one of them.
The Daffodils of West Hendon.
On Thursday’s day of action, I met Leigh, a woman who has lived in her home (her precious and beautiful home) on the West Hendon Estate for forty five years. A woman who contradicts[…]

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