Today the lorries arrived and so did the police. However the police remained in their vans at each end of Barton moss road . We blockaded the lorries peacefully and slowly walked in front of them up to the site. Not a single police officer came anywhere near. We got to the gates of igas[…]Read more →
Being at the Barton Moss Protection Camp is like being at sea. There are tides, surges, waves and ripples. Calm periods and storms. There’s always the risk of losing a friend overboard. On Monday I was one of those lost to sea, lost to the GMP.
GMP = Greater Manchester Police. It was actually a[…]
Original call out: from the event page on Facebook.
Do you live in the 60% of the UK that has been made available to fracking companies? Solidarity Sunday is an opportunity to support a community fighting fracking NOW, but also to highlight the threat to your community and the resistance taking place where you live![…]
The annual gathering of the global elite – politicians, economists, academics etc., are meeting in Davos, Switzerland this week. Their main topic is to discuss the growing inequality between the richest and poorest people. This piece by Occupier Clive Menzies was written for the website ‘Critical Thinking‘ and puts the topic in perspective.
The World[…]Read more →
We are Occupy Barnet
You may know us from the Mike Freer MP’s front porch, the Bohemia Community Centre or the Friern Barnet Library occupation.
We are part of the global Occupy movement and we campaign on important local issues including:
– Defending Public Services
– Environmental Justice and more.
Your contributions will[…]
A few times a year – we don’t know exactly how often – 52 people meet in a room in London. We think they meet in the Guildhall. While most ordinary people know nothing about these meetings, the British government is fully up to speed. The people who attend these meetings work for organizations from[…]Read more →
Occupy London, Economics Working Group, Monday 20th
Janos, Steve P., Jamie, Julia, Helen
January. Friends Meeting House
Two new people showed up having never been to an EWG or Occupy meeting before. We made a
bit of time at the start of the agenda to welcome them and give them space to talk about[…]
Present: Mark, Ali, Jamie, Steve, Andria, Ellie, Steve, George, Maria, Vica, Obi, Ellena, Clive
Monthly strategy meeting – planning for the next year; reflecting where we’re at.
Occupy values 12:15 to 13:45 Jamie and Mark
What keeps people active and shared ideas across the various working groups? Why does consensus
work or breakdown? Need a[…]