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‘Occupy Eleven’ Judgement

The ‘Occupy Eleven’, arrested and charged with “obstruction of a bailiff enacting a high court writ” during the eviction of the Occupy camp at St Paul’s Cathedral, have been found guilty but were released this afternoon with conditional discharges. The judge handed out the lowest sentence possible, despite the prosecution’s calls to exclude the accused[…]

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‘Occupy Eleven’ in Court

Yesterday, a District Judge declared that there is sufficient evidence for the prosecution case to continue against eleven occupiers who were arrested during the eviction of the OccupyLSX camp at St Paul’s Cathedral on February 28th. The ‘Occupy Eleven’ have been charged with “obstruction of a bailiff enacting a high court writ”.
The OccupyLSX camp[…]

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Piano in OccupyLSX Camp.

If you are ever around the City of London, you would have noticed a number of pianos placed for the amusement of the visitors and city denizens.
We do wonder where the idea originated?
Below, you will find footage of the music found in the OccupyLSX camp, especially the sing songs. Saxophone and Bagpipes were[…]

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International Newsletter n.3 #J14

Weeks June 30 – July 13

Index

1. Repression and police brutality
a) Coal miners’ protest harshly repressed by police in Spain
b) Amnesty International denounces Greek police brutality
c) Protesters in Durban, South Africa, facing increasingly violent repression

2. Democracy
a) Mexico: fraudulent elections and anti-fraud actions by YoSoy132 and other activist groups

3. […]

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Occupy Nomads, the Inside story

Hazel (aka Em) occupied at St Paul’s and now helps out where she can with all things Occupy, most labour-intensively with The Occupied Times. Here she reports on her visit to the Occupy Nomads camp. You can follow her blog at hazelhedge.wordpress.com
 
The Nomadic Occupy group are currently camped in a corner of Haggerston Park,[…]

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Occupiers LIBORate Bikes Across London

 
Every morning this week, Occupy activists have been up early, quietly placing stickers  on the panels of the ‘Boris bikes’, which are sponsored by Barclays.
The London Interbank Offered Rate (LIBOR) rate fixing scandal is being described as possibly the biggest fraud in history, affecting hundreds of trillions of dollars of financial transactions.
Despite[…]

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Occupy London Petition: Government Responsibilities for Housing

 
The Economics Working Group of OLSX/Occupy London have developed a Community Housingdocument to address the many relevant and associated issues. This activity has been supported by the GA of OLSX/OL and after final approval by GA, this petition was delivered by Tammy Samede, Dave Dewhurst and Chris FD to No 10 Downing Street on[…]

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Roving Assembly City of London Tour 7th July 2012.

Start from St. Paul’s Cathedral. Original site of the moots to vote on the Lord Mayor of the City of London

Main Event.

Liverpool Street. Deutche Bank jobsworths.[…]

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Banking is rotten to the core

 
The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in the US and the Financial Services Authority (FSA) in the UK have fined Barclays Bank a combined $450million for manipulating the LIBOR rate over a period of years.
http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/2a4479f8-c030-11e1-9867-00144feabdc0.html
 
Why isn’t a criminal investigation underway?
1. London InterBank Offered Rate (LIBOR) is used to reference $360trillion[…]

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