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LIBOR rigging bankers defrauded local councils’ funds

 
Treasury reports reveal how local authorities lost hundreds of millions – if not billions –as a consequence of the LIBOR rate rigging scandal.
British councils face 34% cuts to vital services that can be attributed to reductions in government funding. Austerity cuts are interlinked to Britain’s support for the banker’s through the bailout. Additionally,[...]

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Save Clapham Fire Station – Consultation at Lambeth Town Hall

[Where]
Brixton Fire Station, 84 Gresham Road, SW9 7NP
SAVE CLAPHAM FIRE STATION
THURSDAY 16TH MAY @ 6:30PM
ASSEMBLE & MARCH FROM BRIXTON FIRE STATION TO THE CONSULTATION MEETING
Boris Johnson plans to close 12 London Fire Stations and Clapham is one of them. There will also be a cut of 18 fire engines and[...]

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DPAC – Bromley and Croydon Meeting

A number of London Occupy attended the local meeting of the DPAC Bromley and Croydon. There were members of the Labour Party, Socialist Workers, Green Party and a Labour Councillor from Bromley.
We do note that everyone spoke about getting together and fighting the cuts. Local issues of evictions and the national issue of the[...]

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Occupy Tour of Mayfair: Shadow banking and where the financial meltdown started

This Saturday join the Occupy Tour of Mayfair, where the hedge fund managers
You will know it as the most expensive spot on the Monopoly board. But did you know that this upmarket area of west London has the highest concentration of hedge funds and private equity firms in Europe?
This tour takes you into[...]

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London Renters Event: Letdown.org.uk ‘Let Down’ | North/ East action against letting agents!

We will be doing a tour of some of the local letting agents and calling for…
Ø An end to fees for tenants as in Scotland
Ø Proper regulation of letting agents
Ø No discrimination of people on housing benefit
The action will be MONOPOLY themed, and we’ll have props and banner to give out[...]

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Public Meeting | Save Lewisham Hospital, save our NHS 25/04/2013

Yesterday evening, I attended the Save Lewisham Hospital public meeting. The hall had about 400 people attending the public meeting.
I did find it interesting that some of the Save Lewisham Hospital group seemed to be enamoured of the Labour Party. People did point out that PFI was set up by tony Blair and the[...]

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Blacklister of the Year Awards 2013.

Occupy Mayday covered the Blacklister of the Year Awards 2013. He did have wonder why the police looks to have been issued tasers on a peaceful protest.

Longer video

Video streaming by Ustream[...]

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Stories of resistance: Mining-impacted communities bear witness By @LondonMining Network

Across the globe, communities are creatively confronting the devastating impacts of London-based mining companies. On April 15, representatives from Asia, Africa and the Americas will share inspiring stories of resistance – from communities fighting for their very survival, to mine workers asserting their basic rights to just pay and conditions.
Come and hear their tales,[...]

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Saturday 13th April: A Day of Activism. 1000 Mothers March Haringey, London

As many people must have known via the Social Networks and the internet Independent media about all the activism by UK Uncut and the DPAC (Disable People Against the Cuts) happening on the Saturday.
As livestreamer, I decided to join the other lesser known action of the 1,000 Mothers March in Haringey London. Afterwards the[...]

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