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Finding Cheerfulness in Bethnal Green

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You, the Police and the Bailiffs: Knowing your Rights and Responsibilities

What powers do bailiffs really have?
What is a section 12 or 14 Public Order offence?
But most importantly – Having fun protesting and making our ‘Big Brother’ look like a silly billy!
Stephen R. Moore and other members of the Occupy Legal Team present the way the police are abusing their powers. i.e. Stop[…]

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Occupy London activists found not guilty for Xtrata action at Panton house

After seven months on bail and an intensive five days taken in two sittings of Westminster Magistrate’s Court, the ‘Xstrata 16′ were  yesterday found not guilty of behaviour likely to cause harassment, alarm or distress by disrupting work activity of global mining giant Xstrata in their London offices last November 30th.
The activists were arrested[…]

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The darker side of the London 2012 Olympics – an activist’s view

sporting excellence and feel-good factor of London 2012, but there is a rather gloomy undercurrent to the Olympics – claims activist
The circus has come to London and many people are excited by the spectacle. However, there are dissenting voices protesting against this event, which is mainly financed by British taxpayers. We are often asked[…]

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Fireboxlondon.net Neil Faulkner on the Olympics: Ancient and Modern 8 Aug 2012

The Firebox is a new co-operative Venue, a political project, following in the footsteps of the Chartist’s meeting halls, Sylvia Pankhurst’s International Club, right down to Eric Hobsbawn’s and E P Thompson’s involvement in the Partisan cafe.
As part of the Festival of Dangerous Ideas:
Described in the Guardian as ‘enlightening and apocalyptic in equal[…]

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Akira: update on ATOS. Paralympics sponsor

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Finsbury Square update 05/08/12

I wanted to see what the state of Finsbury Square after eviction. The harris fencing is still up and homeless people have still not gone back to sleep onsite.
I presume that will remain till the Olympics has been done and dusted.[…]

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Cyclists arrested by the bus load

The Olympics has started and it seems cycling has become a criminal offence, worthy of police brutality – I hope the Olympic cyclists are okay tomorrow.
Hang on a minute: this is the same Olympics that politicians have been trying to brand as the greenest Olympics ever? Also, they did say how this would encourage[…]

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Counter Olympics Network: Whose Games. Whose City?

Livestream of the Counter Olympics Demo.

Wennington Green Talks[…]

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