POP TILL YOU DROP
In a box somewhere I have an old press picture of our great-grandfather’s funeral. His box then was a flag-draped coffin on a gun-carriage, parked outside an imposing church or cathedral porch, with bits of a horse and military honour-guard cut off by the frame. That was the end of General[...]
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POP TILL YOU DROP
On Sunday 10th November , Veterans-For-Peace-UK gathered at Trafalgar Square,
The veterans walked to The Cenotaph with a message of Peace
The press release for the day indicated that in opposition to the pro-war tone of the state parade. Veterans For Peace UK will walk to the Cenotaph under a banner which reflects the[...]
“The fact is that sex workers have not been able to count on prominent feminists to support their long struggle for decriminalisation. Instead, establishment feminists have spearheaded attempts by governments to make it harder for women to work. Their stated aim is to abolish prostitution, not to abolish women’s poverty. That is an old story[...]Read more →
Check out my interview with the Artist Taxi Driver about the Occupy v the Arms Fair action I took part in. We’re being charged with wilful obstruction, arms dealers at the fair who promoted torture equipment – who committed an offence, were not arrested. None of the arms dealers who breached UK law at previous[...]Read more →
Before the Anonymous UK and People’s Assembly Day of Civil Disobedience, Occupy London Press Team was contacted by the police Liaison Gateway Team, regarding the Guy Fawkes Night.
I am part of a small team of Police Officers dedicated to facilitating peaceful protest.
We are aware of many protest groups coming together on[...]
From two of our Occupiers.
I saw the Paxman interview with Russell Brand having just returned from St. Paul’s where I was meeting up with friends I had made during the occupation. I found it particularly interesting that Paxman persisted in criticising Brand for not providing answers to the problems he was naming – specifically[...]
Livestream by DanCole:
“Campaign against the Immigration Bill outside Houses of Parliament”, by Velar Grant[...]Read more →
Facilitating Consensus and Overcoming Barriers in Horizontal Groups – Occupy London workshops
October 20, 2013 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Consensus is not only a decision making tool, but a process that builds group consciousness through mutual understanding. If used appropriately it can empower individuals and groups and improve collaboration. In this short session[...]
The Bohemia Community Project and Agent Burlieque invite you to a night of cheekiness, mischief and fun!
An evening of Underground Burlesque and Cabaret awaits as you enter the doors of North London’s newest community and events space, Our Bohemia.
Music, Entertaintment and just a little debauchery!
A little too hot under the collar? Our[...]