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Clarification: no decision made to leave St Paul’s

Some of you may have seen the headline “Protesters call end to occupation in St Paul’s” in The Independent, Monday 19 December, or seen or heard similar in other media including the BBC. [1]
We would like to clarify that there is a range of views about the future of the occupation.
There are occupiers[…]

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Today – Lowkey, Get Cape Wear Cape Fly, Alabama 3, Enough is Enough mass sing up, Tiernan Douib. Plus TUC solidarity

Occupy London set to welcome thousands of visitors across Christmas and New Year with a host of events planned plus some special surprises too!
Expect irreverent fun and a continuation of the fight against social and economic injustice. All invited to get involved.

This evening looks set to be busy at Occupy London as the[…]

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Video: Jesse Jackson at OccupyLSX

On Thursday 15 December, Occupy London was thrilled to welcome legendary civil rights activist Rev Jesse Jackson to St Paul’s Churchyard, alongside Bishop Wayne Malcolm (leading representative of the progressive majority black churches), Lee Jasper (co Chair of Black Activists Rising Against the Cuts (BARAC)) and 12-year-old blogger Libdemchild, who examines and unpacks how capitalism[…]

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Occupy London liberates abandoned East End magistrate’s court to put the one per cent on trial

As the Occupy London Stock Exchange (OccupyLSX) occupation prepares to present its case at the High Court today, members of Occupy London alongside a group of military veterans – Occupy Veterans – have liberated a disused court house in London’s East End. The opening of Occupy London’s fourth occupation, will see the movement conducting “trials[…]

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Occupy London to put the one per cent on trial as it brings abandoned court back to life

As Occupy London Stock Exchange occupation prepares to present its case at the High Court today, Occupy London supporters have liberated a disused court house – Old Street Magistrate’s Court – in London‘s East End alongside a group of military veterans, Occupy Veterans.
The opening of Occupy London’s fourth occupation, will see the movement conducting[…]

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City of London Guildhall Cleaners support Occupy London

City of London Guildhall Cleaners have declared support for Occupy London – part of the global movement for social and economic justice – as it prepares for the High Court today to defend its tented occupation at St Paul’s Churchyard just by the London Stock Exchange, against the legal action brought by the City of[…]

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City of London Corporation and investment bank UBS on trial – Occupy London and the Bank of Ideas ready for High Court this Monday

This Monday 19 December looks set to be a big day for Occupy London and the Bank of Ideas as both will be appearing in court. Occupy London will be defending an action brought by the City of London Corporation to prohibit the use of tents at St Paul’s Churchyard. The Bank of Ideas will[…]

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Occupy London gathers today for Bradley Manning and this Sunday walks for peace

A day after accused WikiLeaks whistleblower Bradley Manning’s pre-trial hearing began in the US, Occupy London, UK Friends of Bradley Manning, Veterans for Peace, London Catholic Workers and others will meet today for a gathering outside the US Embassy at 2pm. 17 December marks Bradley Manning’s 24th birthday, the second that he has spent in[…]

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Big Green Day this Sunday at St Paul’s – Occupying for people and planet

On Sunday 18 December, Occupy London will hold an event on environment and the economy. The event will take place in the camp at St Paul’s from 10am to late evening featuring expert speakers, debates, workshops, films, art and poetry. [1]
 
Speakers include Andrew Simms (New Economics Foundation), Ann Pettifor (Green New Deal Group), Joe[…]

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