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Public Housing in Barnet Open Forum

I was invited to the Open Forum for Housing in Barnet. This time, instead ospeakers from a panel, we had the Rule of Two Feet. Five discussion groups and I managed to video two of them. My conclusion from various conversations is that people are stymied by the system that does not work for them,[…]

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#OccupyDemocracy: The return to Parliament Square to build campaign for “Real Democracy Now!”

PRESS RELEASE 11.11.14

 
#occupydemocracy protesters in court; 21 Nov re-occupation of Parliament Sq; Putney Debates continue

 
The fight to reclaim democracy in the UK looks set to escalate as #OccupyDemocracy protesters today called upon supporters of democracy to join them as they re-occupy Parliament Square at 6pm on Friday 21 November for a long weekend.[…]

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BBC RIGGING THE ELECTION? A PHONE CALL TO BBC’s RIC BAILEY

By Ranjan Kumaran – @financialeyes
Crossposted from Realfare
Related Article : http://realfare.wordpress.com/2014/10/30/bbc-caught-rigging-2015-general-election/

 
Last Friday, 31st October, a BBC Radio programme called Feedback asked why the BBC agreed to exclude the Green Party from the General Election TV debates.  (12 Minutes)
Ric Bailey, Chief Political Advisor to the BBC was invited onto the show.
When[…]

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What I hate about anon is also what I love about them

What I hate about anon is also what I love about them Crossposted from Accidental Anarchist.
What scares the establishment most is a group of people with no particular ideology and lots of anger and a belief that they can change the world. Welcome to the world of anon.
I’m not going to try and[…]

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Call Out for Evidence – #occupydemocracy

Occupy London are calling out for evidence and witness statements from those who attended the #occupydemocracy protest in Parliament Square between the 17th and 26th October. Those of you who attended at some point will have been aware of the escalating police presence, the erection of fencing and a number of arrests that were made[…]

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Angry Anons and BBC blackout

Remember remember the 5th of November, gunpowder, treason and BBC blackout! and so it was last night as thousands of UK Anons congregated in London’s Trafalgar Sq. the fourth annual Anonymous ‘Night of activism’ the so called Million Mask March. Anonymous had announced their intention to march to Parliament Square and in the words of[…]

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Met police to pay more than £400,000 to victim of undercover officer

 
 
 
Police are still resisting legal claims from more than 10 other women who say they have suffered emotional trauma after discovering that their one-time boyfriends were undercover officers.
By Rob Evans
Crossposted from the Guardian

The Metropolitan police are to pay more than £400,000 to a woman who has been profoundly traumatised[…]

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WE FIGHT FOR DEMOCRACY – THEY DEFEND FREE MARKET CAPITALISM

By Peter Dombi; cross-posted from Our Broken System
 
Yesterday a post was made on the website of the Centre for Policy Studies*, a right-wing think-tank that was set-up by Keith Joseph in 1974 to promote ‘Economic Liberalism’ – now more frequently called neo-Liberalism or Free Market Capitalism. Also counting Margaret Thatcher as one of[…]

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November 1st Putney Debate: TTIP

 
TTIP:
The Translantic Trade and Investment Partnership
http://thenewputneydebates.com/2014/10/25/trade-treaties/
@PutneyDebates14
Date & Time: Saturday November 1st, 4.30pm.
Venue: Bloomsbury Suite, Ground Floor, Friends House, 173 Euston Road NW1 2BJ.
TTIP: A shot in the arm for the global economy or the destruction of the NHS and the end to Democracy?
What is TTIP? How does[…]

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