As Left Unity moves towards it’s founding conference in November, the Left Party platform, within Left Unity is housing this open meeting to contribute to the discussion about what kind of party we should establish. The Left Party Platform is one of a number of pre-conference platforms that have self-organised to assist political discussion in[...]Read more →
Archive for ‘An Occupier’s Perspective’
It was two years ago today that a frustrated UK public stormed towards Paternoster Square, determined to Occupy the London Stock Exchange. The police acted to protect the City of London, and acted to remove thousands of protesters from the area. Giles Fraser, Canon of St Paul’s Cathedral offered sanctuary to the protesters[...]
Hi folks Bohemia update:
Weds 12-1 pm yoga weds 6pm cabaret workshop, and weds 6-10 pm board games night,
Thurs 4-6 pm home education group,
Fri 7-11 pm burlesque cabaret,
Sat 1-2 pm yoga,
Sunday 3-6 pm share cooking 6-8 pm people’s kitchen share feast.
More info up soon on www.ourbohemia.co.uk
Face book: Our Bohemia[...]
Occupy, two years on
By Jamie Kelsey-Fry
(first published, New Internationalist)
Civil rights activist Jesse Jackson called them ‘a canary in the mine’ while London mayor Boris Johnson called them ‘an eruption of boils’. Labour leader Ed Miliband said they sent out ‘danger signals’ that only the ‘most reckless will ignore’. Conservative Prime Minister David[...]
The Occupy Movement: Two Years On
Activist, anarchist and anthropologist David Graeber talks about the work of the Occupy movement.
Exactly two years ago the Occupy London General Assembly first gathered on the steps of St Paul’s.
Tonight, David Graeber – author of The Democracy Project and key contributor to the Occupy movement worldwide –[...]
This is the question being asked by a few people. Kensington and Chelsea contains some of the most expensive real estate in London, yet there are a number of empty residential properties, some empty for years.
In this case, it has become more profitable to keep a property empty instead of having them occupied. Statistics[...]
To launch the new issue of STIR our guests will discuss the alternatives and possible innovations to our financial system.
STIR’s 3rd issue ‘The Future of Money’ looks at the alternatives and possible innovations to our financial system.
In the issue philosopher activist Nina Power gives an account of money, campaigner Fran Boait describes Positive[...]
PUBLIC DEBATE: To Address Hydraulic Fracturing (Fracking).
SPEAKERS: James Woudhuysen -Professor of Forecasting & Innovation at de Montfort University: [Pro]
David Smythe, Emeritus Professor of Geophysics, University of Glasgow: [Anti]
Public Debate to address Hydraulic Fracturing in the UK
7-9pm October 6th
All Saints Centre, Friars Walk, Lewes BN7 2LE
Speakers: James Woudhuysen (pro)[...]
Join us on Saturday 5th October to block roads and stop the Government’s changes to Legal Aid!
Their cuts have already devastated education, healthcare, welfare and housing. Now, the proposed changes to Legal Aid will take away our ability to challenge them and block all but the rich from access to justice. People will[...]