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FRACKING COURT CIRCUS AND SOLIDARITEA 10

Livestream of the arrest of Caroline Lucas MP.

We’d like to thank our families, friends and fellow protectors, our solicitors and our arresting officers, for making all this possible.
Our brave stand at Balcombe slowed down the frackers and gave us all a little bit of hope.We have new ideas. We have growing certainty: we[…]

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EXPOSED KENT COUNTY COUNCIL’S £153M INVESTMENT IN FRACKING.

EAST KENT FRACKING NEWS!!!! Kent’s Green Party exposed how Kent County Council has invested…wait for it….£153M in…wait for it…the unconventional gas/oil industry! KCC is the local Minerals authority whose planning committee is charged with deciding on these applications by Coastal Oil & Gas Ltd in East Kent! (All this covered on BBS SE News tonight[…]

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THE OCCUPY MOVEMENT TWO YEARS ON. TALK WITH DAVID GRAEBER & LAURIE PENNY

The Occupy Movement: Two Years On
Activist, anarchist and anthropologist David Graeber talks about the work of the Occupy movement.
Exactly two years ago the Occupy London General Assembly first gathered on the steps of St Paul’s.
Tonight, David Graeber – author of The Democracy Project and key contributor to the Occupy movement worldwide –[…]

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The NHS, Democracy and People Power.

Dr Louise Irvine chair’s the Save Lewisham Hospital campaign which has seen a massive mobilisation of local people; 25,000 people marched to prevent the closure of the A & E. The campaign is planning a People’s Commissions of Enquiry, chaired by barrister Michael Mansfield QC , who will hear the evidence that the Trust Special[…]

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GREATGASGALA: CAMP BAT. WISBOROUGH GREEN NEW PROTECTION CAMP.

From Ernie Neil: Balcombe Vigil
‘The Vigil’ is now famous…on the news tonight BBC South Today. They turned up due to Greenpeace’s legal action against Fracking. The reporter actually refered to it as ‘The Vigil”.
http://www.itv.com/news/granada/story/2013-10-14/greenpeace-launch-legal-block-to-fracking/
From Vanessa Vine: Frack Free Sussex and BIFF
For anybody interested, I was asked to speak about the UK[…]

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STRATEGY MEETING: FUTURE OF OCCUPY, 2ND ANNIVERSARY OF OCCUPY LONDON.

Steve B. – Precariat

Phoenix Rainbow- Squatting, Squash Campaign.

Steve M. – Solidarity with Syria.

Final Discussion.

The future of Occupy – final discussion. 13th October 2013
Should we do this again? Information overload. Working group meeting once a month – alternative
to GA which is more about recruitment. One meeting to discuss one subject[…]

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MARCH AGAINST MONSANTO LONDON

A message from March Against Monsanto about the march
We would like to remind everyone that MAM does not support violence or aggression towards people or property. Please do not bring abusive comments to our March or to our Event pages. Your comments will be deleted and if it continues you will be banned. We[…]

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VIDEO & LIVESTREAM OF AGORA99

Agora99 is a Euro-Mediterranean meeting on Debt, Democracy and Rights aimed to create a wide and shared process towards a Europe of the commons. It met on the 1st-3rd November 2013
 
 

 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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SWISS TO VOTE ON GUARANTEED $2800 MONTHLY INCOME FOR ALL ADULTS.

Swiss to Vote on Guaranteed $2800 Monthly Income for All Adults
http://gawker.com/swiss-to-vote-on-guaranteed-28-000-monthly-income-for-1441514881
http://news.msn.com/world/swiss-to-vote-on-dollar2800-monthly-income-for-all-adults?stay=1
From Diana – Some potentially useful links:
European initiative: http://basicincome2013.eu/
UK group: http://basicincome.org.uk/
Clues to why UBI is supported by very different groups, for very different reasons (including some neoliberals!):
http://basicincome.org.uk/article/2013/10/neoliberalism/
I still reckon the risks of it being turned on its[…]

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