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4th Anniversary General Assembly!

SATURDAY 17th 2pm @ St. Paul’s Churchyard
Climate change: if not now, when? If not us, who?
Confirmed speakers so far from:
Operation Noah
Reclaim the Power
Global Justice Now
Biofuelwatch
Campaign against Climate Change
Anti-fracking Nanas
HACAN/No 3rd runway
Plane Stupid
Provisional programme:
2-3pm Intro & welcome. Speakers have five minutes each to explain[…]

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LABOUR’S LURCH TO THE LEFT

By Peter Dombi; cross-posted from Our Broken System
 
By electing Jeremy Corbyn as its new leader, the Labour Party has finally thrown off the last vestiges of Blair-ism and taken a firm step back towards its Leftist roots. This has led to much shock, both within the party and outside it, with the inevitable[…]

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CITY POLICE QUESTIONED ON LIKELY USE OF GCHQ’S “ANTI-TERROR” CAPABILITIES DURING POLICING OF OCCUPY LONDON

Matthew Varnham, Director of Legal Observers, questions the City of London Police over their categorisation of Occupy London as Domestic Extremists, following their recent inclusion in a presentation which pictured the movement next to Al-Qaeda and the IRA. [1] In a letter to the City Police Commissioner, he calls for a public apology to be[…]

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Thinking of Going to Calais?

 
 
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THE LABOUR LEADERSHIP

By Peter Dombi; cross-posted from Our Broken System
 
With the demise of Ed Milliband after Labour’s election defeat, the race is now well underway to find a successor. Initially this seemed as if it would follow the predictable path, with various pro-business Blairite-type candidates fighting it out between them, while a token ‘Old Labour’[…]

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OCCUPY DEMOCRACY CHARGES DISMISSED IN COURT

12 peaceful protesters have charges dropped in first two trials.

Judge rules tarpaulin not a structure designed or adapted for sleeping.

£1,945,279 spent in policing operation between mid-October and mid-February.

Police criticised for labelling Occupy Movement ‘Domestic Extremists.’

Judicial Review against Mayor’s decision to close Parliament Square Gardens in run-up to election continues.

 

Charges[…]

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Solidarity to Union workers by Paula Peters

 
  
I would like to share the following with you today. Last night, a great friend and trade unionist tagged me in a post to tell me about what happened to him yesterday morning. A message was left on his car – “Union faggots – lets see you get home from here” and drove[…]

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GREECE AND THE EURO

By Peter Dombi; cross-posted from Our Broken System
 
Over the next few weeks the news will be full of the unfolding Greek tragedy, and if current trends are anything to go by most criticism will be firmly directed either at the Greek people – for borrowing so much money in the first place; or[…]

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The Occupy Gandhi Three Update by Donnachadh McCarthy

The Occupy Gandhi Three Update by Donnachadh McCarthy
(Update on my Gandhi arrest!)
At 11.30am on Monday – three things were happening for me simultaneuously.
RUNNYMEDE TALK
I was giving the talk that I was invited to give about The Prostitute State at the Runnymede Eco-Village Festival of Democracy which was surrounded by police, illegally[…]

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