Blog

Putney Debates Planning Meeting: 24th June, 2014

Minutes of ‘Occupy the Putney Debates 2014′ Meeting, held at Friends’ House, Euston, 24th June, 2014
If you feel there are errors in my report, please feel free to suggest necessary amendments.
Attendees : Obi, Elena, Julie T, Carl, Steve B, Dave D.
Carl broached the clarification of the programme of events for ‘Occupy the[…]

Read more →
 

Iraq

Cross-posted from Peter Dombi’s website Our Broken System
 
It’s with some hesitation that I write anything on this subject – partly because it’s not really what this website is about, and partly because so much has been written on it already I don’t want to waste time going over well-trodden ground. However there are[…]

Read more →
 

SaveILF by Paula Peters

I would like to say how proud of my brothers and sisters who carried out the action at Westminster Abbey yesterday. I was proud to lead a team of 10 activists across the road and lock on to that gate, it was one of the proudest and nerve wracking moments of my life. But when[…]

Read more →
 

Westminster Abbey Occupation

Cross-posted from Peter Dombi’s website Our Broken System
 
Yesterday members of DPAC (Disabled People Against Cuts), Occupy, and UK Uncut staged a protest in the grounds of Westminster Abbey. This was to highlight government cuts to the ILF (Independent Living Fund), a fund which enables some of the most severely disabled members of society[…]

Read more →
 

DPAC are National heroes, by Carl Green

DPAC are National heroes.
The protest on the 28th June wasn’t just to save the Independent Living Fund, which was it’s prime purpose, it was also a fight for Human Rights. It was a fight for freedom in the face of major adversity.
The massive Police presence bought in to deal with probably a hundred[…]

Read more →
 

The House of Commons by Frances Leader.

Made the mistake of hopefully watching the Labour Party placing their questions to DWP bosses Ian Duncan Smith & his partner in crime, Esther McVey today in the House of Commons.
I was waiting for someone to ask them:
“Are you aware that more than 50,000 people took to the streets of London to object[…]

Read more →
 

Putney Debates Planning Meeting: 17th June

Putney Debates 5th Planning Meeting:
at Friends’ Euston.
Plenty to ponder, do, suggest & probably correct. Thanks. Dave
Minutes: Putney Debates 5th Planning Meeting: Tue 17 June 6.45pm
Present: Obi, Carl, Dave, Julie Apologies: Tim

 

 
a) Assembly for democracy – Agreement of the People, John MacDonald & the Haldane lawyers – Julie contact[…]

Read more →
 

Governments and Tax

Cross-posted from Peter Dombi’s website Our Broken System
 
This week the issue of corporate Tax Avoidance was in the news – again. Firstly it was reported that Thames Water, despite making profits of £259m, will not being paying any tax this year*. (With corporation tax at 20% that’s a loss to the taxpayer of[…]

Read more →
 

Canterbury is not for shale by Julie Wassmer

Crossposted from Canterbury Times by Julie Wassmer
LAST week more than 150 high-profile names signed a letter calling for fracking to be suspended pending an “independent and thorough public debate.”
Part of an initiative called Talk Fracking, the letter’s signees included Professor Sir Harold Kroto FRS (Nobel Laureate in chemistry), Professor David Smythe (Emeritus professor[…]

Read more →
 
© 2012 Occupy London
Powered By DynamiX