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Celebrating the life of Dr Chris Fursdon Davis, Occupier

  
  
  
Our dear friend Dr Chris Fursdon-Davis died this morning (19 November 2015), having lived with cancer for some years. Some of you knew Chris well from our days at Occupy together. That time changed many of our lives and bonded us together. Chris did lots of amazing things with Occupy, participating in[…]

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Re-imagine Democracy – Towards a Citizens’ Convention on the Constitution

Jointly called by Assemblies for Democracy and Occupy Democracy at the Runnymede Festival for Democracy on the 800th anniversary of the Magna Carta.
Occupy Democracy activists and supporters will be key contributors to this ‘Re-imagining Democracy’ event on Saturday November 14 from 10:45 to 16:30 at Waterloo Action Centre, Baylis Road, SE1 7AA.
More info:[…]

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Open Letter to JKRowling regarding BDS

  
  
  
In your letter and follow up you imply BDS is a general boycott against Israel and Israelis. It’s not, it’s targeted only at people and companies that profit off the occupation and denial of equal rights within Israel. So an artist, musician or author wouldn’t be boycotted simply for being Israeli, but[…]

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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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