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Target the Treasury!

An action organised by Fuel Poverty Action, Disabled People Against Cuts and the Greater London Pensioners’ Association. Other organisations taking part include Single Mothers’ Self-Defence, Southwark Pensioners’ Action Group and WinVisible (women with visible and invisible disabilities).

 

Meet Thursday 29th November at 11am outside the main entrance to the Treasury on Horse Guards Road,[...]

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Occupy Radio @ The European Social Forum

This podcast was recorded recently in Florence where activists gathered from all over the world. As overwhelming debt cripples countries and citizens, we speak to activists from The Debt Jubilee Campaign and The 15M movement about the new waves of debt resistance that are forming in Europe and the UK.

@ The European Social Forum[...]

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National Demonstration – End Israel’s war on Gaza – End the siege now!

Saturday 24 November
Assemble 12 noon Downing Street; march to the Israeli Embassy
Organised by: Palestine Solidarity Campaign, Stop the War Coalition, CND, British Muslim Initiative, Palestinian Forum in BritainSupported by:
The national trade unions PCS, RMT, and FBU; Jews for Justice for Palestinians, Friends of Al-Aqsa, Islamic Forum Europe, Association of Palestinian Communities, Amos[...]

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Occupy Strategy

A Review by Mark Weaver
Occupy Strategy written by Michael Albert, Jessica Azulay and David Marty is the concluding volume in the Fanfare For the Future trilogy. The previous two volumes Occupy Theory and Occupy Vision build the intellectual framework and foundation for Occupy Strategy but the book remains perfectly accessible on its own. It[...]

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Library Revolution

The Friern Barnet People’s Library is set to return to court in one month’s time. The council closed it in spite of local protests earlier this year. It was then occupied and re-opened by members of the Occupy movement. It is now being run and managed by the Occupiers and local people. An on-line petition[...]

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London Housing Solidarity Meeting

Sick and tired of being ripped off by landlords?
Been bullied by bailiffs?
Been moved on with no place to go?!
Join other tenants, travellers and squatters for a friendly afternoon of socialising, strategizing and networking.
There will be talks from various groups on upcoming campaigns & actions.
ALL WELCOME!
THIS SATURDAY
14.00 – 18.00pm[...]

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This Saturday! Occupy London Tours invites new Lord Mayor (and you!) on sightseeing tour of the City

Occupy London Tours has invited the new Lord Mayor to join their alternative walking tour of the City of London [1], after he used a newspaper interview to attack the protest as ‘dreadful’ [2].
On the day he was sworn-in at the secretive ‘Silent Ceremony’, Roger Gifford criticised the ‘terrible mess’ caused by last year’s[...]

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An Occupier’s Perspective – Happy Independence Day Palestine

By Matthew Varnham, supporter of Occupy London & human rights activist
Happy Independence Day Palestine

On 15 November 1988 the independent state of Palestine was proclaimed by the Palestine National Council (PNC). Just as we pass now into 15 November 2012, Israel has launched airstrikes against Gaza – Operation Pillar of Defence.
 

At the[...]

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Diversity of Tactics Can Be a Bitch

When it comes to strategy and tactics, in spite of our firm principles, there is no one right way. A tactic that works excellently at one time can easily crash and burn at another time. Certain tactics have great appeal to one section of society and can easily alienate others. Tactical choices are based on[...]

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