A number of London Occupy attended the local meeting of the DPAC Bromley and Croydon. There were members of the Labour Party, Socialist Workers, Green Party and a Labour Councillor from Bromley.
We do note that everyone spoke about getting together and fighting the cuts. Local issues of evictions and the national issue of the[...]
This Saturday join the Occupy Tour of Mayfair, where the hedge fund managers
You will know it as the most expensive spot on the Monopoly board. But did you know that this upmarket area of west London has the highest concentration of hedge funds and private equity firms in Europe?
This tour takes you into[...]
Politicians of all parties, from all countries, will tell you that there needs to beinternational agreement to deal with tax avoidance, tax evasion and tax havens. Yet there are more tax havens under UK jurisdiction than any other national jurisdiction, and we could start by putting our own house in order!
However, this doesn’t need[...]
We will be doing a tour of some of the local letting agents and calling for…
Ø An end to fees for tenants as in Scotland
Ø Proper regulation of letting agents
Ø No discrimination of people on housing benefit
The action will be MONOPOLY themed, and we’ll have props and banner to give out[...]
Yesterday evening, I attended the Save Lewisham Hospital public meeting. The hall had about 400 people attending the public meeting.
I did find it interesting that some of the Save Lewisham Hospital group seemed to be enamoured of the Labour Party. People did point out that PFI was set up by tony Blair and the[...]
Energy is not a luxury, it is a basic human need: it is required for cooking food, as well as for heating homes in a cold climate such as ours – and yet it is being put beyond the reach of increasing numbers of ordinary people in our society.
We have known for some time,[...]
This an attempt to take a murky swamp of thoughts and feelings regarding Occupy London and through the use of questions, tease out a simple helpful analysis of the problems and to offer some concrete proposals to deal with them. The questions I asked myself where things like “Whats missing?”, “What needs to be[...]
“Once a movement no longer clings tenaciously to the ideology of “structurelessness” it will be free to develop those forms of organization best suited to its healthy functioning.”
The Tyranny of Structurelessness
This short collection of thoughts aims to provide a backdrop to further discussions that will lead to much better and more developed ideas[...]Read more →