Occupy, two years on
By Jamie Kelsey-Fry
(first published, New Internationalist)
Civil rights activist Jesse Jackson called them ‘a canary in the mine’ while London mayor Boris Johnson called them ‘an eruption of boils’. Labour leader Ed Miliband said they sent out ‘danger signals’ that only the ‘most reckless will ignore’. Conservative Prime Minister David[…]
The Occupy Movement: Two Years On
Activist, anarchist and anthropologist David Graeber talks about the work of the Occupy movement.
Exactly two years ago the Occupy London General Assembly first gathered on the steps of St Paul’s.
Tonight, David Graeber – author of The Democracy Project and key contributor to the Occupy movement worldwide –[…]
Steve B. – Precariat
Phoenix Rainbow- Squatting, Squash Campaign.
Steve M. – Solidarity with Syria.
The future of Occupy – final discussion. 13th October 2013
Should we do this again? Information overload. Working group meeting once a month – alternative
to GA which is more about recruitment. One meeting to discuss one subject[…]
A message from March Against Monsanto about the march
We would like to remind everyone that MAM does not support violence or aggression towards people or property. Please do not bring abusive comments to our March or to our Event pages. Your comments will be deleted and if it continues you will be banned. We[…]
Agora99 is a Euro-Mediterranean meeting on Debt, Democracy and Rights aimed to create a wide and shared process towards a Europe of the commons. It met on the 1st-3rd November 2013
Swiss to Vote on Guaranteed $2800 Monthly Income for All Adults
From Diana – Some potentially useful links:
European initiative: http://basicincome2013.eu/
UK group: http://basicincome.org.uk/
Clues to why UBI is supported by very different groups, for very different reasons (including some neoliberals!):
I still reckon the risks of it being turned on its[…]
This is the question being asked by a few people. Kensington and Chelsea contains some of the most expensive real estate in London, yet there are a number of empty residential properties, some empty for years.
In this case, it has become more profitable to keep a property empty instead of having them occupied. Statistics[…]
To launch the new issue of STIR our guests will discuss the alternatives and possible innovations to our financial system.
STIR’s 3rd issue ‘The Future of Money’ looks at the alternatives and possible innovations to our financial system.
In the issue philosopher activist Nina Power gives an account of money, campaigner Fran Boait describes Positive[…]
PUBLIC DEBATE: To Address Hydraulic Fracturing (Fracking).
SPEAKERS: James Woudhuysen -Professor of Forecasting & Innovation at de Montfort University: [Pro]
David Smythe, Emeritus Professor of Geophysics, University of Glasgow: [Anti]
Public Debate to address Hydraulic Fracturing in the UK
7-9pm October 6th
All Saints Centre, Friars Walk, Lewes BN7 2LE
Speakers: James Woudhuysen (pro)[…]