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Call Out for Statement and Supporting Evidence – #occupydemocracy

Occupy Democracy are calling out for evidence and witness statements from those who attended the #occupydemocracy protest in Parliament Square between the in either October, November or December. Those of you who attended in October will have been aware of the escalating police presence, the erection of fencing and a number of arrests that were[…]

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Economics WG: Occupying BBC Question Time

As an experiment the Economics WG were asked the same questions, from BBC Question Time 8th January 2015, to see what answers came up.
In future, we may just answer questions pertaining to Economics, like the one about the NHS or add other questions that should have been asked.
1. Ref France. Is there a[…]

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Barnet Labour Group Housing Commission: Regeneration

Original Invite:
The Barnet Labour Group Housing Commission will be taking evidence on Thursday 8 January on regeneration – including the regeneration of Barnet’s council estates. The Commission is also interested in speaking to council tenants on Barnet Council’s recent proposal to increase council rents to 80% of average market rents.
The meeting takes place[…]

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Funding Further Education Under Corporate Control

Funding further education can be a problem at the best of times and a recent conversation with my old tutor at the LSE would seem to indicate it’s becoming a lot more difficult when it comes to funding research.  It would, for example, to fund study into alternative economic models or the effect of unbridled[…]

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OCCUPY LONDON AGREEMENTS 2011-2015:

OL STATEMENTS are all available on the website home page in the right hand sidebar:
-Initial Statement
-Statement of Autonomy
-Safer Space Policy
-Online Safer Space Policy
-Corporations Statement
-Economics Statement
-City of London Demands
-United for Global Democracy
-International Statement
-Homelessness Statement
-Statement of Solidarity
 
OCCUPY LONDON: Consensus agreements 2011
Oct:
-Initial Statement[…]

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Happy New Year: wishing you a peaceful 2015

An Occupiers’ perspective on 2014…
2014, these have been very strange times. There have been glimmers of hope but, if we think of the era of enlightenment, then this surely is a time where it seems forces are conspiring to do the opposite. Highlights include….
The bankers have of course got away with murder again[…]

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LOVE HQ update: 2a Charing Cross Road, case ADJOURNED to 9th Feb – by Dan Ashman

BREAKING ~~ the hearing this morning at the Royal Courts of Justice concerning the Possession Order for 2a Charing Cross Road on behalf of Greencap has been ADJOURNED until 9th February 2015
~ by Dan Ashman.
The Love Activists action continues outside the former Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) building. A building that is registered[…]

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Xmas Street Kitchen with the Love Activists – by Norbert Lawrie

Xmas Street Kitchen with the Love Activists, by Norbert Lawrie
Good Morning Comrades and Friends All…
For me this Christmas has been the most amazing one ever experienced – I must say that, comrades.
To have participated in taking over and putting into use, albeit for a short time, the former bank on Charing Cross[…]

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What is the meaning of Christmas when so many are left out in the cold? – by Norbert Lawrie

What is the meaning of Christmas when so many are left out in the cold? by Norbert Lawrie
In this final part to my update I shall endeavour to reveal a few things and aspects that up till now have not been exposed to the light of day, so as to give the reader a[…]

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