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INHERITED REMEMBRANCE – POP TILL YOU DROP

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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OUTLAW POVERTY NOT PROSTITUTES

By “Verity” for the Occupy London Social Media
“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[…]

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TOTAL POLICING, TOTAL CONTROL. OPEN LETTER TO THE POLICE GATEWAY LIAISON TEAM

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.

Good morning/afternoon
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[…]

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BOHEMIA UPDATE: BURLESQUE SHOW AND PEOPLE’S KITCHEN

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[…]

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OCCUPY LEICESTER: LEICESTER EVICTION RESISTANCE

Well been here nearly a week and its starting to come along. If ya fancy popping down and helping out everyone welcome.
Having spent a number of nights on the site, the potential for this to become a community hub of learning, shelter and growing is vast. Already we have had contributions of food, tents,[…]

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OUR BOHEMIA PROJECT UPDATE 16/10/2013.

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[…]

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OCCUPY, TWO YEARS ON.

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[…]

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THE OCCUPY MOVEMENT TWO YEARS ON. TALK WITH DAVID GRAEBER & LAURIE PENNY

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 –[…]

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‘THE FUTURE OF MONEY’ WITH DAVID BOYLE AND BRETT SCOTT

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[…]

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