From the farmyard to fracking, and beyond
By Mandy Pins Perkins. Occupy Bournemouth and Balcombe Community Protection Camp Protector.
We’re blessed to be staying on an organic dairy farm at present, where wildlife and fauna seem to literally sing with joy every moment of the day. Yesterday afternoon, I felt called to go outside to[…]
I have been asked to speak again to my paper on Debt ‘Savage Money’ this Friday.
I’m very happy to discuss the issues raised in more detail. Will you please read the paper and come with questions and answers so that we can answer the problems posed by the paper together. None of[…]
International Meeting Minutes 29/11/2013
The international Working Group meets more or less once every two weeks.
This week be hearing from those who participated in the following events:
– preparing for Agora99 http://99agora.net/
– Blockupy conference http://blockupy-frankfurt.org/en/
Plus updates on other international campaigns and networks and how we can contribute to them.
There will be[…]
Housing Petition to No 10 Downing Street.
A Community Housing Policy Fit for Purpose
Housing is the third most fundamental of human needs after water and food and it is therefore a matter of grave concern in a supposedly civilised democracy that there has been nothing resembling a responsible policy on this front for more[…]
On 26 Nov 2013, at 15:54, “FREER, Mike” <email@example.com> wrote:
Mike Freer MP
Conservative Member of Parliament for Finchley & Golders Green
House of Commons
London SW1A 0AA
020 7219 7071 (Westminster) & 020 8445 5875 (Constituency)
I write in reference to your protest and encampment at my constituency office. I have 74,000[…]
Public Assembly Planned For Thursday Night
Occupy Protest Camp Outside Mike Freer MP’s Office Evicted by Bailiffs.
When: 6:30am, 28/11/13
Where: Mike Freer MP’s Constituency Office. 212 Ballards Lane, Finchley
At 6:30am high court bailiffs entered and evicted the Occupy protest camp erected by squatters outside Mike Freer MP’s constituency office, now in it’s sixth[…]
Somali Pirates “Rescue” Oil Tanker
by Sean Boyle
Describing the Co-op Bank “recapitalisation” plan as a “rescue” is like saying Somali pirates have “rescued” an oil tanker from the Persian Gulf.
In many ways the UK’s Co-op Bank is neither fish nor fowl: not mutual yet owned by the mutually owned Co-op Group; the Co-op[…]
During the last Great Depression over 120,000 unemployed men were given the ‘choice’ of no dole or a period in a labour camp. The camps were proposed by the Tories but then enthusiastically set up by the 1929 Labour Government.
Conditions in the camps were nothing like as brutal as those in Stalin’s or Hitler’s[…]
Piloting an anarcha-feminist approach to researching horizontality and consensus within Occupy London and Global Square
Comments, thoughts and feedback very welcome. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Constructing an anarcha-feminist methodology and participatory action research design, I consider ways that power relations of mainstream capitalist society, with its multiple oppressions, of race, class, gender and socio-economic[…]