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General Assembly 22/2/13

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Police set to throw a community of 21 homes onto the street

Save our Homes: Haringey has called for support in its campaign to stop the Metropolitan Police throwing a community of 21 homes onto the street. With austerity cuts, the Met faces a short-fall in funding from the government of £500 million. This is part of a wider assault of cuts, austerity and privatisation that the[...]

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Fracking and Arctic drilling. Is it worth it?

by Imad Gibbs
As I learn more about fracking my views become more and more strongly inclined against it. Obviously anyone with half an environmentally-conscious mind will soon realize, after learning more about it, that it is a hideous and sinister way of extracting energy for our modern lives.
Fracking stands for Hydraulic Fracturing, essentially[...]

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Occupy London Assemby – Discussing “The People’s Assembly” by Coalition of Resistance.

The Occupy London general assembly is a safe space open to all to discuss current issues and events.
This week’s assembly will be held at Colorama2 -

Lancaster Street 44-50; SE1 0RY
London, United Kingdom

7:00pm – Welcome, Agenda and Format
7:15pm – Open Discussion on “The People’s Assembly” organised by Coalition of Resistance.
8:15pm[...]

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Where will economic growth come from?

The global economic system demands exponential growth to survive rather like a bicycle which falls over if forward momentum ceases. It is underpinned by the interest based money system which demands expanding debt to provide sufficient money to pay the interest on pre-existing debt.
Growth in the US, UK and other countries has, for the[...]

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A Polite Revolution

Have an action, favourite activist blog, movie, book, group or individual you’d like us to feature? 

Mail us your choices and comments at outreach@occupylsx.org

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It’s been an eventful two weeks.
In a landmark ruling, the Department of Work and Pensions workfare scheme (working without getting paid) was deemed unlawful. Join us this[...]

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The Battle of Battersea

Tom Moriarty, Occupier, contemplates the closure and now monetisation of the children’s adventure playground in Battersea Park
 
Well I really shouldn’t have to say too much about this but I would ask you to please contemplate the implications, for example, the turning of a children’s playground into a profit centre, the segregation of children[...]

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Bring in the love

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Last week, we met up with a number of groups to discuss visions, tactics and strategies for the coming year.
We came together to support and help organise an action by DPAC, planned for late spring/early summer, in memory of the 10600 people who died within weeks of receiving Work Capability Assessments[...]

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Cyberwarfare for the Facebook generation

Without access to the internet, we would be reliant on the few infotainment conglomerates for news and analysis. Blogging and alternative news media have given us access to an avalanche of information within which we can find nuggets of truth. However, established interests and governments have not stood aside from the world wide web but[...]

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