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BACKLASH AGAINST BRAND SHOWS HE GOT IT RIGHT

A blog by Corinna Lotz
(Occupy activist and A World to Win secretary)
28 October 2013
Be worried. Be very worried. The “revolution” word got top billing on the BBC’s Newsnight. And, God forbid, the word “profit” was called “filthy” by a comedian, actor, radio host and author who has over seven million followers on[...]

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CAMPAIGN & INTERNATIONAL WG ASSEMBLIES AND UPDATE FROM OCCUPY LEICESTER

Dan and Lee giving an update about Leicester Community Support Village. A budding Eco-village for those who are suffering from the cuts. Today we started to plan and dig where we are putting the main community geo dome. We have already worked out how with a compost heap will produce hot water.

International Working Group[...]

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STOP THE IMMIGRATION BILL

Livestream by DanCole:
http://bambuser.com/channel/dancole

“Campaign against the Immigration Bill outside Houses of Parliament”, by Velar Grant[...]

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FACILITATING CONSENSUS

Facilitating Consensus and Overcoming Barriers in Horizontal Groups – Occupy London workshops
October 20, 2013 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Consensus is not only a decision making tool, but a process that builds group consciousness through mutual understanding. If used appropriately it can empower individuals and groups and improve collaboration. In this short session[...]

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BOHEMIA UPDATE: BURLESQUE SHOW AND PEOPLE’S KITCHEN

The Bohemia Community Project and Agent Burlieque invite you to a night of cheekiness, mischief and fun!
An evening of Underground Burlesque and Cabaret awaits as you enter the doors of North London’s newest community and events space, Our Bohemia.
Music, Entertaintment and just a little debauchery!
A little too hot under the collar? Our[...]

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OCCUPY LEICESTER: LEICESTER EVICTION RESISTANCE

Well been here nearly a week and its starting to come along. If ya fancy popping down and helping out everyone welcome.
Having spent a number of nights on the site, the potential for this to become a community hub of learning, shelter and growing is vast. Already we have had contributions of food, tents,[...]

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LEFT UNITY: THE CASE FOR A BROAD LEFT PARTY

As Left Unity moves towards it’s founding conference in November, the Left Party platform, within Left Unity is housing this open meeting to contribute to the discussion about what kind of party we should establish. The Left Party Platform is one of a number of pre-conference platforms that have self-organised to assist political discussion in[...]

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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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