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OUTLAW POVERTY NOT PROSTITUTES

By “Verity” for the Occupy London Social Media
“The fact is that sex workers have not been able to count on prominent feminists to support their long struggle for decriminalisation. Instead, establishment feminists have spearheaded attempts by governments to make it harder for women to work. Their stated aim is to abolish prostitution, not to[...]

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MELANIE STRICKLAND INTERVIEW WITH THE ARTIST TAXI DRIVER

Check out my interview with the Artist Taxi Driver about the Occupy v the Arms Fair action I took part in. We’re being charged with wilful obstruction, arms dealers at the fair who promoted torture equipment – who committed an offence, were not arrested. None of the arms dealers who breached UK law at previous[...]

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TOTAL POLICING, TOTAL CONTROL. OPEN LETTER TO THE POLICE GATEWAY LIAISON TEAM

Before the Anonymous UK and People’s Assembly Day of Civil Disobedience, Occupy London Press Team was contacted by the police Liaison Gateway Team, regarding the Guy Fawkes Night.

Good morning/afternoon
I am part of a small team of Police Officers dedicated to facilitating peaceful protest.
We are aware of many protest groups coming together on[...]

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THE BRAND INTERVIEW CONFIRMED OCCUPY IS NOT DEAD.

From two of our Occupiers.
I saw the Paxman interview with Russell Brand having just returned from St. Paul’s where I was meeting up with friends I had made during the occupation. I found it particularly interesting that Paxman persisted in criticising Brand for not providing answers to the problems he was naming – specifically[...]

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CO-OP BANK: MUTUAL OR BUST

Since the appalling news of a Co-op Bank takeover by US hedge “vulture” funds (Aurelius Capital and Silver Point Capital) a growing body of Co-op members and bank customers are rallying to restore co-operative control and underpin the bank’s commitment to ethical investment.
Background
The future of the Co-op Bank has been in doubt since[...]

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The US-EU Free Trade Agreement Panel Discussion

 
Why should we be very concerned about the current US/EU Free Trade Agreement:

The US/EU Bi-Lateral Trade Agreement talk on the 28th October 2013 with Linda Kaucher and Tom Lines was a runaway success. Above is a loosely edited video of the talk. About 30 people turned up which was the perfect number for[...]

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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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