As Left Unity moves towards it’s founding conference in November, the Left Party platform, within Left Unity is housing this open meeting to contribute to the discussion about what kind of party we should establish. The Left Party Platform is one of a number of pre-conference platforms that have self-organised to assist political discussion in[…]Read more →
It was two years ago today that a frustrated UK public stormed towards Paternoster Square, determined to Occupy the London Stock Exchange. The police acted to protect the City of London, and acted to remove thousands of protesters from the area. Giles Fraser, Canon of St Paul’s Cathedral offered sanctuary to the protesters[…]
Where did Occupy go?
What happened to all your noise?
You started with cymbals, and songs and with speeches
and passionate statements and thousands of people.
Where did Occupy go? You speak like children…
Like Occupy came out of nothing and vanished before you;
Insubstantial as the shredded ripstock in municipal land fill.
Hi folks Bohemia update:
Weds 12-1 pm yoga weds 6pm cabaret workshop, and weds 6-10 pm board games night,
Thurs 4-6 pm home education group,
Fri 7-11 pm burlesque cabaret,
Sat 1-2 pm yoga,
Sunday 3-6 pm share cooking 6-8 pm people’s kitchen share feast.
More info up soon on www.ourbohemia.co.uk
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Occupy, two years on
By Jamie Kelsey-Fry
(first published, New Internationalist)
Civil rights activist Jesse Jackson called them ‘a canary in the mine’ while London mayor Boris Johnson called them ‘an eruption of boils’. Labour leader Ed Miliband said they sent out ‘danger signals’ that only the ‘most reckless will ignore’. Conservative Prime Minister David[…]
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[…]
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[…]Read more →
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 –[…]
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[…]Read more →