Archive for ‘Blog’

Participatory Economics, Robin Hahnel at FireboxLdn

“What do you want in replace of capitalism?” is a constant query put to activists.
Robin Hahnel presents participatory economics – proposed as a coherent set of economic institutions that can deliver economic justice, democracy and ecological sustainability.
Hosted by International Organisation for a Participatory Society (IOPS)
http://fireboxlondon.net/event/participatory-economics-vision-for-a-post-capitalist-economy/[…]

Read more →
 

You, the Police and the Bailiffs: Knowing your Rights and Responsibilities

What powers do bailiffs really have?
What is a section 12 or 14 Public Order offence?
But most importantly – Having fun protesting and making our ‘Big Brother’ look like a silly billy!
Stephen R. Moore and other members of the Occupy Legal Team present the way the police are abusing their powers. i.e. Stop[…]

Read more →
 

The darker side of the London 2012 Olympics – an activist’s view

sporting excellence and feel-good factor of London 2012, but there is a rather gloomy undercurrent to the Olympics – claims activist
The circus has come to London and many people are excited by the spectacle. However, there are dissenting voices protesting against this event, which is mainly financed by British taxpayers. We are often asked[…]

Read more →
 

Fireboxlondon.net Neil Faulkner on the Olympics: Ancient and Modern 8 Aug 2012

The Firebox is a new co-operative Venue, a political project, following in the footsteps of the Chartist’s meeting halls, Sylvia Pankhurst’s International Club, right down to Eric Hobsbawn’s and E P Thompson’s involvement in the Partisan cafe.
As part of the Festival of Dangerous Ideas:
Described in the Guardian as ‘enlightening and apocalyptic in equal[…]

Read more →
 

Cyclists arrested by the bus load

The Olympics has started and it seems cycling has become a criminal offence, worthy of police brutality – I hope the Olympic cyclists are okay tomorrow.
Hang on a minute: this is the same Olympics that politicians have been trying to brand as the greenest Olympics ever? Also, they did say how this would encourage[…]

Read more →
 

Counter Olympics Network: Whose Games. Whose City?

Livestream of the Counter Olympics Demo.

Wennington Green Talks[…]

Read more →
 

Guest blog: Olympic Protesters Arrested for Spilling Custard in Trafalgar Square

Campaigners condemn heavy-handed policing of Greenwash Gold Award ceremony.
A mock awards ceremony at the Olympic Clock in Trafalgar Square descended into farce on Friday 20 July after police arrested seven people taking part. Three people pretending to be corporate representatives from BP, Dow and Rio Tinto were awarded gold medals for being the worst[…]

Read more →
 

Spanish Embassy Protest 19/07/12

[…]

Read more →
 

Protest against PC Simon Harwood’s verdict in Ian Tomlinson trial 19/07/12

Protest against PC Simon Harwood’s verdict in Ian Tomlinson trial

Full Videostream of Protest.[…]

Read more →
 
© 2012 Occupy London
Powered By DynamiX